Fresher Stores Assistant NGO Jobs – Medical Research Council (MRC UK) /UVRI and LSHTM Uganda Research Unit


Job Title:    Stores Assistant (Fresher

Organisation: Medical
Research Council (MRC UK) /UVRI and LSHTM Uganda Research Unit

Duty Station:  Entebbe,
Wakiso, Uganda

Reports to: Stores

Position Code: SAOPS-1220


About US:

The Medical Research
Council (MRC UK) is an internationally recognised centre of excellence with
dominant research themes in the areas of HIV and emerging infections, vaccines
and immunity, and chronic diseases and cancer. Through a multidisciplinary
approach, intersecting basic science, epidemiological research,
social-behavioural research and the conduct of new intervention evaluation
studies, the Unit contributes knowledge on changing epidemics and diseases, the
evaluation of innovative health care options, treatment and prevention and the
development of health policy and practice in Africa and worldwide. Following
the signing of strategic transfer agreements between the London School of
Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) and the Medical Research Council
(MRC UK), the Unit formally joined LSHTM on 1st February 2018. The exciting new
partnership will boost research capacity into current and emerging health
issues in Africa and throughout the world. The Unit is based at the UVRI
Entebbe campus with established outposts in Kalungu, Masaka, Wakiso and Kampala


Job Summary:  The Stores Assistant will provide support to
the Stores Officer by ensuring that MRC Stores are operated according to the
approved Unit operating procedures


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

out supplies to end users according to approved stores requisition vouchers;

supplies from Suppliers according to approved Purchase Orders;

proper recoding of stores items in MS Dynamics system;

out routine inventory verification under guidance of the Stores Officer;

support to the Stores Officer at the MRC stores;

inventory items are well stored and easily accessible, and the store rooms are

out monthly storeroom reconciliation for the fast moving project stock; and,

restricted access of people to stores/inventory items.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

applicant must hold a diploma in Stores Management or a related field;

of a degree in Procurement and Supply Chain Management is desired;

One year
of experience working in a busy stores environment preferably in an
international or research organization;

and experience working with MS Dynamics Navision ERP packages is desired;

knowledge of standard workplace IT-tools such as use of computers, printers,
scanners and the Windows Office suite; and

and inventory management skills.


How to Apply:

All candidates
should follow the link below to fill a form and submit your application




Filling the form
more than once will lead to automatic disqualification. High level of integrity
while filling the form is required and will be considered during shortlisting.


Combine all your
application documentation i.e. cover letter, CV & academic documents into
one PDF document. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.
This position is open to Ugandan nationals only. Strictly follow the
application procedure as failure to do so will lead to automatic
disqualification. Only online applications will be accepted.


The applications
should be addressed to:

The Head of Human

Uganda Research Unit,

P.O. Box, 49,

Entebbe, Uganda.


Consider your
application unsuccessful if not contacted within eight (8) weeks after the
closing date of the advert. Any form of lobbying at any stage will lead to
automatic disqualification. By submitting your personal information, you
consent to the MRC/ UVRI and LSHTM Uganda Research Unit holding and using it in
accordance with its recruitment policy and procedure. The Unit reserves the
right to verify documents attached with the relevant awarding institutions to
authenticate their validity.


Deadline: 29th December 2020 by 5:00pm.


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