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  • Posted on: 29 April, 2016 Deadline: 25 June, 2016
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    Gilead is a Limited Liability Pharmaceutical Company Registered in Uganda in 1999. The company has both a retail and and Import/distribution division; the former has a large network of retail outlets in Uganda.

    Production Manager


    Job Description

    • Overseeing the production process, drawing up a production schedule.
    • Ensuring that the production is cost effective.
    • Develop and track improvement in reduction of planned production hours.
    • Coordinate, set up and implement standard operating procedure for all production operations.
    • Making sure that products are produced on time and are of good quality.
    • Manage the adherence to prescribed procedures to ensure first pass quality meets or exceeds planned goals.Working out the human and material resources needed.
    • Drafting a timescale for the job.
    • Estimating costs and setting the quality standards.
    • Track competencies of subordinates and provide leadership and development as required to achieve the objectives.
    • Ensure implementation and evolution of safety procedure.
    • Monitoring the production processes and adjusting schedules as needed.
    • Monitoring product standards and implementing quality-control programs.
    • Implement and drive continuous improvement activities through implementation of change management process and best practices.
    • Liaising among different departments, e.g. Suppliers, managers.
    • Optimize resource utilization by implementation of an effective production organization.
    • Working with managers to implement the company’s policies and goals.
    • Ensuring that health and safety guidelines are followed.
    • Ensure coaching and development of resources to meet business’s objectives.
    • Supervising and motivating a team of workers.
    • Reviewing the performance of subordinates.


    • Diploma or Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Production or related field.
    • 3-5 years’ experience in production at same position in the pharmaceutical industry.
    • Management skills.
    • Planning skills.
    • Leadership skills.
    • English, computer: good.
    • Proven track record in managing production, preferably in the pharmaceutical industry. Experience managing the production process from beginning to end will be desired.
    • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, set priorities, identify and address problems, meet deadlines, and stay within budget.
    • Ability to create and manage production budgets.
    • Proficiency with spreadsheet, and electronic editing programs.
    • Strong interpersonal skills; a team player and independent worker.
    • Experience coordinating work of packers and loaders .
    • Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication skills.

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    Health & Safety Officer


    Job Description

    • Participate in all health and Safety, environmental and process audits and ensure that all corrective actions and recommendations arising from the said audits are acted on as per the timeline.
    • Coordinate statutory OHS exercises e.g. equipment inspection, effluent analysis
    • Ensure availability of appropriate and functional PPE
    • Train teams on risk assessment, improvement plans, monitor action plans and oversee ongoing security projects
    • Generate required regulatory and other reports as required per Company reporting expectations and update and advice management on all HSE issues.
    • Steer the development and implementation of the Company’s health & safety policies and procedures.
    • Secretary to the Occupational Health and Safety Committee.
    • Ensure that the Company has an adequate number of trained emergency marshals.
    • Plan and oversee internal emergency preparedness programs and test the adequacy of emergency preparedness
    • Coordinate the investigation of near misses and dangerous occurrences and develop appropriate recommendations to eliminate/reduce recurrence or mitigate impact.
    • Maintain a system for recording, reporting and investigating injuries, accidents and dangerous occurrences in Company’s premises
    • Translate company HSE policy and commitments into workable plans and communicate the policy to employees and other relevant stake holders including all suppliers and subcontractors.
    • Compile and submit OHS statistics and reports
    • Document appropriate HSE procedures for the company and communicate, educate and engage employees in the implementation
    • Ensure that all welfare facilities i.e. first aid boxes, canteen, toilets, kitchen etc. meet the requisite hygiene standards and operate efficiently as per the standard operating procedures.


    • Bachelors’ degree in Occupational Health & Safety or Environmental Science or Social sciences plus specialized professional qualifications in health and safety
    • Computer literacy is mandatory.
    • Solid advisory skills
    • Detail oriented and conscientious
    • Effective organizational and report writing skills

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV's/Applications to

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