Risk Management Officer Job Opportunities – National Drug Authority (NDA)


Job Title:    Risk Management Officer

Organisation: National
Drug Authority (NDA)

Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda

Reports to:
Manager Business Development and Planning


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 Risk Management Officer is responsible for
the identification and management of risks to minimize negative impact to
strategy delivery; The incumbent will undertake the risk function on behalf of


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

the process of identifying and assessing risks affecting NDA and develop risk
mitigation, risk responses and monitoring strategies for the critical risks,
and continuously review risk management capabilities.

update and maintain the NDA risk register, and risk management plan in
consultation with management and provide management reports.

Risk Management framework, policy, guidelines and objectives and ensure
alignment with the NDA corporate strategy.

regular risk management training in order to increase risk awareness across

and develop the NDA risk strategy.

out planned and ad-hoc risk reviews on designated projects and make
recommendations for corrective actions.

that effective risk management strategies and processes are embedded within
NDA’s day to day activities and are in compliance with regulatory requirements.

up and co-ordinate closure and status of implementation of corrective actions
arising from matters raised in the Auditor Generals Management letter in
liaison with the relevant Directorates.

any other responsibilities, tasks or activities as may be assigned from time to
time by line Supervisor.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Economics, Finance or
Statistics from a reputable institution

At least
three (3) years working experience in risk management/ control, compliance,
audit in a reputable organization

literacy and Computer software applications skills, MS applications Proactive
and independent

for precision and rigor Analytical and reliable

and stress resilient

to organize and prioritize


How to Apply:

Please submit 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 either electronically to the e-mail
address- hr.nda@nda.or.ug or hand delivered to National Drug Authority office,
First Floor, Rumee, Plot 19 Lumumba Avenue opposite TWED PLAZA. Your
application should be addressed to:


The Secretary to the

National Drug

Plot 19, Lumumba

P.O. Box 23096

Kampala, Uganda.


Deadline: Thursday 4th March 2021.


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