3 New Jobs at Gilead Pharmaceuticals

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.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Pharmacist
Job Description

  • Compounds and dispenses prescribed drugs in a Healthcare facility environment.
  • Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a manager.
  • Responsible for transferring prescriptions, handling incoming physician calls, logging data into the computer, and Drug Utilization Review.


  • Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy or Doctor of Pharmacy Degree.
  • Active and registered pharmacist.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment.
  • Considerable knowledge of drug interactions and side effects of medications.
  • Ability to prepare, compound and dispense medications with accuracy.
  • Minimum experience is 1-3 years.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong computer skills.

Job Title: Project Engineer
Job Description

  • Completes engineering projects by organizing and controlling project elements.


  • Develops project objectives by reviewing project proposals and plans; conferring with management.
  • Determines project responsibilities by identifying project phases and elements; assigning personnel to phases and elements; reviewing bids from contractors.
  • Controls project costs by approving expenditures; administering contractor contracts.
  • Prepares project status reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends; recommending actions.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by enforcing procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Maintains project data base by writing computer programs; entering and backing up data.
  • Maintains product and company reputation by complying with federal and state regulations.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Determines project specifications by studying product design, customer requirements, and performance standards; completing technical studies; preparing cost estimates.
  • Confirms product performance by designing and conducting tests.
  • Determines project schedule by studying project plan and specifications; calculating time requirements; sequencing project elements.
  • Maintains project schedule by monitoring project progress; coordinating activities; resolving problems.
  • Controls project plan by reviewing design, specifications, and plan and schedule changes; recommending actions.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Requirements Analysis, Design Skills, Project Management, Manufacturing Methods and Procedures, Process Improvement, Technical Understanding, Documentation Skills, Safety Management and Supervision.

Job Title: Paramedic/Nurse
Job Description

  • To support the Field Supervisor on a day to day basis and to coordinate and oversee all site specific healthcare activities.
  • To develop and train employees on preventive healthcare programs.
  • To handle some general administrative tasks.
  • To develop and align strategy with the HSECS (Health, Safety, Environment, Community and Security) Department.
  • To provide day to day operations and administration of medical services.
  • To provide emergency medical care and coordinate and support all Emergency Response requirements with the operations team.
  • To draft and present daily, weekly and monthly health related reports and statistics.
  • To ensure compliance and regular audit of all work areas and facilities under health and hygiene auspices.


  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel and general administration skills.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Must have good time management and leadership skills.
  • A previous experience would be appreciated.
  • Ability to train and mentor local nurses.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Open to only health related trained applicants.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV’s to: [email protected]

Note: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Application Deadline  30th May, 2016.

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