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Courier Clerk




Kampala, Uganda

Position Type


Experience Needed

2-3 Years Experience

Skills Required

Planning, Organising,Self-management, Team leader skills, Accuracy, Ability to work in a pressured environment

Job Start Date


Applications Time

2024-03-25 - 2024-04-02

About the position

Key Performance Areas

Sample handling

  • Conducts delivery and collection of specimens from outlying laboratories, supporting doctors and clients to ensure that specimens, reports and other goods arrive at correct destinations timeously and in good condition to increase customer service levels.
  • Scans specimens and results on the Courier Management Programme to ensure that all deliveries and collections can be tracked and traced.
  • Completes and signs proof of delivery for specimens or reports collected or delivered to endure records are kept for tracking purposes if and when applicable.


Document management

  • Properly deliver all documents and parcels to rightful owners.
  • Maintaining confidentiality of all company documents
  • Liaising with Laboratory quality officers and managers in ensuring all documents are updated.
  • Implement all QMS procedures

Regulatory Affairs

  • Ensure all regulatory requirements are adhered to.
  • Assist the Laboratory Manager with compliance with various regulatory authorities where required.
  • Up to date and Valid driving permit.

QC process

  • Record trend analysis by capturing findings from internal audit and external audit reports for the purpose of identifying training needs, and for input into management review


Health & Safety

  • Utilises protective wear (such as specimen bags, gloves, eye specs etc) to ensure own safety and adherence to the Health and safety regulations policy.
  • Maintain daily safe keeping and fault reporting on Lancet’s assets (such as vehicles, petrol cards, uniforms etc) and equipment to ensure that they remain in good condition to provide excellent collection and delivery of goods and shuttle services.
  • Ensure a safe working environment in accordance with relevant legislation and all safety protocols. This includes the correct handling patient samples.
  • Ensure that incidents and working tools failures are reported to Transport supervisor, thereby ensuring compliance with relevant organisational policy and laboratory standard operating procedures.

Competencies required for the Job

  • UCE Certificate
  • Valid CLASS (A) Driving Permit
  • Certificate in Medical Laboratory Technology is added advantage
  • 2-3 Years Relevant Working Experience with corporate companies is an added advantage.
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to work in a pressured environment
  • Accuracy
  • Attention To Detail
  • Confidentiality / Sensitivity
  • Follow up of Incompletes
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Planning and organising
  • Problem solving
  • Rule orientation
  • Self-management
  • Team leader skills



How to Apply:

Interested applicants should submit their Application, CV, certified ID copy, qualifications.

To: Human Resource Manager, Lancet Laboratories Uganda Limited, Pox 36335, Kampala. Or Hand deliver Lancet Head Quarters, North Park Plaza, Bweyogerere, Opposite Uganda National Bureau of Standard (UNBS). Or Email: Short listed candidates will be required to undergo background checks and assessments.

Short listed candidates will be required to undergo background checks and assessments.

Closing date: 2nd April 2024

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