Joint Medical Store Business Development Officer – D2V Jobs in Uganda

Joint Medical Store Business Development Officer – D2V Jobs in Uganda

Main Purpose of the position

To coordinate the identification, registration, market entry and market development of products in
liaison with the quality assurance, procurement and business development departments and the
biomedical engineering directorate.

Key Result Areas

  • Prioritisation of products for registration
  • Product registration
  • Product launch and market support
  • Monitoring progress and reporting

    Key Duties and Responsibilities
  • Identify potential products for registration
  • Prepare documents for GMP applications and product registration
  • Coordinate review of dossiers for pharmaceutical product registration
  • Liaise with the Directorate of Technical Services to follow up and track the product
    registration process.
  • Provide the necessary technical and regulatory information and support to the marketing
  • Develop business and marketing plans for products in coordination to achieve revenue
  • Research and identify new business opportunities for products and deliver the relevant product launches
  • Explain to prospective clients about the advantages of the products or services offered
    and follow up with them in order to close the business deals.
  • Respond to the client queries regarding the products in a timely fashion.
  • Develop business proposals for new and existing customers.
  • Develop creative strategies to retain the clients including interviewing them to take their
    feedback and incorporate it into the growth plan.
  • Prepare the annual marketing budget and track the expenses against the budget.
  • Compile and submit to Management monthly performance and progress reports

    Person specifications


  • Degree in Pharmacy from a recognised institution
  • Member of the Pharmaceutical Society of Uganda with valid certificate of registration
    as pharmacist in Uganda
  • Training in dossier review, and business development or marketing is an added

    Knowledge and Skills
  • Thorough working knowledge of pharmaceutical formulations and the related clinical
  • Very good understanding of the pharmaceutical and medical device regulatory
    requirements in Uganda.
  • Very good understanding of the CTD format for product dossiers.
  • Thorough working knowledge of the NDA product registration process
  • Ability to compile and submit the necessary information to the NDA for product
  • Ability to meticulously follow up the product registration process and ensure successful
    resolution of
    emerging issues.
  • Ability to connect and collaborate with quality assurance and marketing teams.
  • Ability to develop training materials on products and deliver the same to internal JMS
    staff and health facility staff.
  • Ability to communicate with and prepare informative reports for management and
    collaborating departments.
  • Strong relationship management skills like communication and negotiation skills,
    customer service skills, marketing, and sales skills, being confident, building a trust, the
    ability to connect with diverse stakeholders, and strong attention to detail skills.
  • Business intelligence; ability for collecting and analyzing data; knowing which market
    segments respond to what types of campaigns, how large the market is, competitors’
    edge and general understanding market trends.
  • Project management; should have the ability to set goals, establish timelines, manage
    risk, create and stick to budgets, delegate tasks, and work with teams.

  • Post qualification experience in registration of medical products in Uganda
  • Post qualification experience in product dossier review
  • Post qualification experience in launching new medical products in Uganda
  • Business development
    How to Apply
  • Only qualified candidates who meet all the above requirements are invited to submit applications, resume, copies of academic certificates, testimonials and three referees (who are not relatives) with their day time telephone contacts.
  • Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
  • Applications may be hand delivered to JMS Head office Reception Desk or Email to
  • Closing date for applications is Monday 19th June, 2019 at 5.00pm.
  • Please address your applications to:
  • The Manager Human Resource & Administration
  • Joint Medical Store
  • P.O. Box 4501
  • Kampala
  • For more information and job application details, see; Joint Medical Store Business Development Officer – D2V Jobs in Uganda

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