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

Job Title:  Stores and Logistics Assistant (2 Fresher Jobs)

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

Duty Station: Entebbe and Kyamulibwa, Uganda

Reports to: Stores and Logistics Associate

Position Code: SLA -524


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 Districts.


Job Summary: The Stores and Logistics Assistant will support the Stores & Logistics Associate in accurately receiving, storing, and issuing the Unit’s supplies, ensuring adherence to approved Standard Operating Procedures for timely and efficient operations.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Issuing out supplies to end users according to approved stores requisition vouchers;
  • Receiving supplies from Suppliers according to approved Purchase Orders;
  • Tracking items in storage and manage inbound/outbound movement documents;
  • Reviewing, verify, and reconcile inbound/outbound shipping documents;
  • Repackaging of supplies, prepare dispatch notes, and initiate transfer orders in ERP;
  • Maintaining clean storerooms with restricted access for proper storage;
  • Conduct monthly and quarterly stock takes for accurate recording of stock values;
  • Generating monthly purchase order fulfilment report and forward to procurement team;
  • Addressing user queries regarding stock status, availability, and shelf life;
  • Identifying operational needs and initiate purchase requisitions;
  • Monitoring stock levels and advise on reorder in line with replenishment policy;
  • Prepare and submit monthly report on stock utilization;

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Procurement and Supply Chain Management or related field;
  • Should possess at least 6 months experience in a busy research or medical warehouse environment;
  • Should have membership of a professional Body E.g. CIPS;
  • Experience in Stores and Logistics management and ability to work with minimum supervision;
  • Experience working with MS Office programs, office equipment (printer, fax, copier, scanner); and,
  • Working knowledge of any ERP System and MS Dynamics – Navision.


How to Apply

Follow the link below to fill a form and submit your application documentation:


Click Here


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.


All candidates should combine all their application documentation i.e. cover letter, CV & certified copies of academic documents into one PDF document. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an 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 through the link provided will be accepted. You will receive a notification in your email if your application and documentation have been successfully received.


N.B: You will be required to present certified copies of your academic documentation before employment.


The applications should be addressed to:


The Head of Human Resources,

MRC/ UVRI and LSHTM Uganda Research Unit,

P.O. Box, 49, Entebbe,



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.


NB: MRC/UVRI & LSHTM Uganda Research Unit strives for inclusion and diversity and therefore considers all job applicants based on merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, marital status, and disability. We highly encourage persons with disabilities to apply and compete for different job openings at the Unit. The Unit is an equal opportunity employer committed to having a diverse work force and does not ask for money at any stage of recruitment.


Deadline: 28th May 2024 


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Date Posted 2024-05-21T15:26
Valid Through 2024-05-29T00:00
Employment Type FULL_TIME
Hiring Organization MRC/UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS Uganda Virus Research Institute
Job Location Entebbe, Entebbe, Entebbe, 0256, Uganda

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