2 Fresher Laboratory Assistant (Microbiology) Job Vacancies – National Drug Authority (NDA)

Organisation: National
Drug Authority (NDA)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to:
Laboratory Technician
About US:
The National Drug
Authority (NDA) is an autonomous body which was established by the National
Drug Policy and Authority Act Cap 206 , Laws of Uganda (2000 Edition) to
regulate Human and Veterinary Medicines and other healthcare products. 
NDA’s mandate is to ensure quality, safety and efficacy of human and veterinary
medicines and other healthcare products through the regulation and control of
their production, importation, distribution and use.
Job Summary:  The Laboratory Assistant (Microbiology) will take
custody of laboratory supplies and clean laboratory equipment.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Ensure
safe custody of laboratory equipment and supplies.
·        
Ensure
cleanliness of laboratory equipment in accordance with written procedures.
·        
Distill
water and prepares chemical reagents for use in testing of samples.
·        
Receives
samples for testing from the sample and database officer and delivers them to
the laboratory.
·        
Delivers
samples for storage to the retention stores for proper storage.
·        
Participate
in sample preparation for attribute sampling.
·        
Ensure
glassware is clean and fit for intended use according to laboratory procedures.
·        
Aseptic
cleaning of the microbiology laboratory and decontamination of microbial waste.
·        
Daily
verification of pH meters and analytical balances.
·        
Participate
in laboratory quality management system activities as required.
·        
Ensure
good housekeeping practices and cleaning of laboratory testing areas.
·        
Any
other duties as assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·        
The
ideal candidate for the National Drug Authority (NDA) Laboratory Assistant
(Microbiology) job must hold an Ordinary Diploma in Laboratory Technology
(Microbiology) from a reputable Institution.
·        
At least
two years’ experience in a Microbiology testing Laboratory.
·        
Good
analytical and reporting skills
·        
High
integrity
·        
Pays
attention to details
·        
Must be
able to work as a team
·        
Ability
to work with minimum supervision
·        
Good
communication skills and fluent in English language.
How to Apply:
All candidates
should send a cover letter, copies of your academic qualifications together
with your Curriculum Vitae (CV) indicating three (3) referees of whom one (1)
should be your current or most recent employer. 
Please deliver your application pack in hard copy to National Drug
Authority Office, First Floor, Rumee, Plot 19 Lumumba Avenue Opposite TWED
Plaza, or through post office P.O. BOX 23096, Kampala Uganda.
Deadline: 1st November 2018
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