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Fresher Pharmacist Non-profit Jobs - UVRI-IAVI HIV Vaccine Program

Job Title:    Pharmacist
Organisation: The UVRI-IAVI HIV Vaccine Program
Duty Station: Entebbe, Uganda
Reports to: Clinical Trials Manager

About UVRI-IAVI:
The UVRI-IAVI HIV Vaccine Program (the Program), founded in 2001, is a not for profit organization with offices and research facilities based at the Uganda Virus Research Institute in Entebbe. The Program’s main activities are conducting research, building capacity and providing advocacy for HIV/AIDS vaccine as well as molecular and epidemiological work toward HIV prevention. The Program is mainly funded by the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI), USA but also receives funding from other donors.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • To prepare and dispense investigational products according to the research protocol, aiming to ensure the safety of the volunteer and the viability of products at all times       
  • To ensure that the activities of the pharmacy comply with best local and international pharmaceutical practices; especially that the safety of volunteers and the security of investigational product are upheld at all times
  • To dispense medicines and supplies according to UVRI- IAVI procedures, ensuring that the safety of patients and the security of medicines are upheld at all times
  • To manage the store of medicine and medical supplies ensuring that a full inventory is always in stock and that supplies are in good condition
  • To oversee the transport and storage of investigational product, ensuring that the expected quantities are delivered and are kept in good condition at all times
  • To ensure that cold chain is maintained for all pharmacy drugs and investigational products
  • To contribute towards the gaining of Approvals and Import Permits from the National Drug Authority
  • To supervise the pharmacy technician and other staff working in the pharmacy


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in pharmacy
  • GCP training
  • Participation in a clinical trial is an added advantage

How to Apply:
All candidates are strongly encouraged to send a written cover letter along with copies of academic certificates, Curriculum Vitae, day-time telephone contact numbers and names of two professional referees addressed to:

Administration Manager,
UVRI-IAVI HIV Vaccine Program Ltd,
 P.O. Box 49, Entebbe.

E-mail to:  information@iavi.or.ug

Deadline: 15th February 2018 by 5:00pm East Africa Time.

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