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Saturday, 29 June 2013

Shop keeper - Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI)

Job Title: Shop keeper (1 post)

The Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI) has signed a cooperative agreement with the U.S Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to strengthen Institute capacity through the management and coordination of laboratory surveillance, epidemiology, public health evaluations and training in Uganda under the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). Under this cooperation, UVRI intends to recruit the following personnel on a one-year contract to be renewed depending on availability of funds. All positions are based at Entebbe.

Main Purpose of the Job:
 To oversee all Program store operations to ensure that stock is efficiently and effective received, stored and issued in accordance  to the end-users

Key Duties and responsibilities

    Establish appropriate stores management procedures as mentioned in the inventor procedures manual.
    Enter the supplies delivered to the project store, and raise the necessary documentation.
    Ensure safe and clean storage of supplies.
    Liaise with the respective users to maintain up to date information on required stock levels to ensure continuous availability.
    Prepare regular reports on stock balances, stock received, stock issued, stock valet and stock location.
    Carry out periodic stocktaking and adequate records for inventory management
    Ensure that supplies are received, stored, and issued in accordance with tin technical requirements for the items stored.
    Ensure that technical items are received in the presence of a user, who shall verify that the required specifications have been fulfilled.


   A degree in store-keeping or a related field.
Additional qualifications like CIPS or pot graduate diploma/degree in store keeping or a related held will be an advantage.
    At least 3 years’ experience preferably in a health-related store of a reputable organization Demonstrable knowledge of MS WORD & EXCEL.
    Knowledge of QUICK BOOKS will be an added advantage.
    High Integrity, motivated to work and willing to learn.
Experience: 3
How to apply:
Applications together with copies of academic certificate., transcripts, a CV, including names of at least two work-related referees indicating their contacts with e-mail an phone numbers should be forwarded to the address Mow not later than 5pm or 5th July 2013. The Director, Uganda Virus Research Institute P. O. Box 49 Entebbe.
Or hand delivered to his office on Plot 51-59 Nakiwogo Road, Entebbe Municipality. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.