Business Development & Procurement

The directorate consists of;

  1. Procurement section
  2. Communication
  3. Marketing and Business Development
  4. Business Incubation.

Procurement; Comprised of a dynamic team, the team is motivated by the customer satisfaction derived from 100 percentage order fill rate as a result of stock availability. The section monitors and ensures the availability of inventory at JMS. To enhance customer satisfaction, the section has a special order desk to cater for emergencies that involve non stock items.

Communication: The section‘s core objective is to enable and foster effective communication with JMS internal and external audiences. The vibrant team utilises multi-media tools to stir 2 way flow of information.

Marketing and Business Development; backed by field, sales and technical staff, the section recruits new customers and manages customers/partners relationships. It also carries out business intelligence advising Procurement and Customer Relations on market needs.

Business Incubation; the team keeps track of the pharmaceutical industry trends and emerging technologies. It designs strategies to enable JMS proactively stay ahead and benefit from the revolving trends of pharmaceutical opportunities.

Mrs Denise Tusiime Mutambi - Director Procurement and Business Development
With a global network of the service providers, we work tirelessly to ensure that we avail the right quantities and quality  of relevant emerging new health technologies.”

About Us

Joint Medical Store (JMS) was established in 1979 as a joint venture of the Uganda Catholic Medical Bureau (UCMB) and the Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau (UPMB).

Get in Touch

  • Plot 1828 Gongonya Rd P.O. Box 4501 Kampala
  • 0800203018; 0800340340; 0312236400

Our Schedules

  • Monday - Friday: 8:30am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday: 8:30am - 12:30pm
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