Supervising Pharmacist – DKT International Uganda

Job Title:    Supervising Pharmacist

Organisation: DKT International Uganda

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda


About DKT International:

DKT International is a leading contraceptive social marketing organization whose core mission is the provision of safe and affordable options for family planning, reproductive health, and HIV/AIDS prevention. DKT International is one of the largest private providers of family planning and reproductive health products in the world, with a presence in over 50 countries. DKT began operations in Uganda in 2017 and currently markets and sells a variety of products under the leading brand categories: Kiss Condoms, Lydia Contraceptives, and Kare Maternal Health products. DKT is a dynamic, entrepreneurial, and health-minded organization where individuals can make a difference in improving lives of people.


DKT is looking for dynamic, committed, and success-driven candidates for the position of a Supervising Pharmacist who will be responsible for overseeing and ensuring compliance to regulatory matters and managing submissions, follow-ups, and ensuring requirements are met with the National Drug Authority in Uganda (and other regulatory and Government bodies as required). The Supervising Pharmacist will report to DKT Country Manager.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Regulatory Affairs and Compliance:

  • Ensure company’s regulatory compliance as it relates to the rules and Laws of Uganda and requirements of the National Drug Authority.
  • Represent the Company in issues as pertains to the National Drug Authority and/or other Government bodies and regularly update the Management on the same; ensure prompt follow up on all matters with NDA.
  • Ensure registrations and requirements related to company’s products are up-to-date and 100% accurate; ensure all required licenses are up-to-date
  • Ensure marketing approvals for DKT products according to brand plans
  • Ensure compliance with all federal and local regulations
  • Coordinating Pharmacovigilance related issues as required with the National Drug Authority, including recalls if required
  • As required, create internal documents and SOPs related to NDA procedures
  • As required, lead or work with outside regulatory consultant on new product registrations, including dossier and application preparation.
  • Orient staff on requirements of the NDA and ensure compliance
  • Other tasks as required related to the company’s regulatory matters

Programs capacity-building activities

  • Lead implementation of training for pharmacy drug shop staff, pharmacists, and other Health Care Workers on SRH, NDA compliance, and DKT products

Support of Distribution and Demand Generation Activities:

  • Support the marketing team in the development of marketing materials to meet consumer needs
  • Support the Medical representatives and marketing team in quality checks and assurance to customers
  • Other activities as required by management to support the business operations.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in pharmacy
  • Minimum of five years working experience as a Pharmacist
  • In-depth knowledge of Ugandan requirements related to pharmaceutical distribution
  • Valid license with National Drug Authority and other authorities as required


Attributes and Abilities:

  • Strong leadership, interpersonal and communication skills
  • A strong sense of ethics, honesty, and integrity
  • Enthusiasm and “can do” attitude, solution-oriented
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work in teams and bring together diverse groups of stakeholders
  • Passionate about family planning and reproductive health issues
  • Self-driven with a positive attitude


How to Apply:

All interested candidates to send their applications to


Please kindly also indicate details of your availability, current and expected salary, names & addresses of 3 business referees, current and previous employers, roles and responsibilities handled to date, together with your day and cell contacts.


Deadline: 20th August 2022


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