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ZAMRA wishes to invite applications from suitably qualified and experienced persons who are ambitious, innovative, energetic and performance-driven to fill in vacant positions.

About Zambia Medicines Regulatory Authority The Zambia Medicines Regulatory Authority (ZAMRA) was set up by the Medicines and Allied Substances Act (No. 3) of 2013 as a statutory body responsible for medicine and allied substances regulation in Zambia

ZAMRA’s vision is to be a leader and centre of excellence in regulation of medicines and allied substances. Its mission is to protect and enhance public and animal health through the regulation of medicines and allied substances.

Purpose of The Job

To maintain adequate inventory, records of inventory, distribution, records of distribution, including records of costs and pricing for all items of laboratory,

Key Duties And Responsibilities

  • Issue out reagents, supplies, consumables, equipment, parts, paper, forms, and any other inventory item(s) related to the operation of the Laboratory;
  • Initiate activities that provide for cost effective use of all supplies used in the business of the Laboratory
  • Develop annual supply and expense budget, within the limit established for utilisation, and reporting any variations from budget;
  • Act as a resource person to the laboratory staff and clients regarding procurement of supplies;
  • Ensure that the laboratory staff and clients are aware of procedures that provide for efficient ordering, receiving, storage and distribution of all laboratory supplies on a daily basis;
  • Maintain adequate stocks of inventory while allowing for no wastage of inventory, reagent or product due to shelf storage expiration
  • Responsible for ordering, receiving, storage and distribution of all reagents, supplies, consumables, equipment, parts, paper, forms, and any other inventory item(s) related to the operation of the Laboratory
  • Distribute information regarding the availability of supplies and other pertinent information to all laboratory staff and clients; and
  • Undertake routine and annual physical inventory of all laboratory supplies.

Qualification And Experience:

  • Full Form V/Grade 12 School Certificate with five (5) ‘O’Levels with credit or better, including Mathematics and English;
  • Diploma in Laboratory Science/Equivalent
  • Certificate in Purchasing and Supply;
  • Valid ZIPS Practicing Certificates;
  • Knowledge of ISO17025 and WHO Good Practices for Pharmaceutical Quality Control Laboratory, and
  • Three years’ work experience required.

Competencies/Attributes:

  • computer literate;
  • interpersonal skills,
  • integrity
  • confidentiality
  • analytical skills;
  • Analytical thinking
  • Conceptual thinking; and
  • Customer service orientation

Method of Application

Applicants who meet the above qualifications MUST

Submit a signed application letter accompanied by a detailed Curriculum Vitae including three (3) traceable referees and day time telephone numbers and contact address.

Certified and validated copies of Academic and Professional Certificates

All applications should reach the undersigned.

Apply to:

The Director-General,

Zambia Medicines Regulatory Authority,

Plot No. 2350/M, Off Kenneth International Airport Road,

P.O.BOX 31890,

Lusaka.

Application deadline
14 Oct 13:01