NGO Jobs - Logistics Officer at Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)



Job Title: Logistics Officer
Organisation: Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)

About IDI:
IDI is a centre of excellence, which is part of Uganda’s preeminent medical training institution, the Makerere University College of Health Sciences.  IDI is registered as a non-government organization, is owned by Makerere University, and is funded by both public and private resources.  IDI’s focus is strengthening care and treatment of HIV and related infectious diseases – for people living with HIV across Africa. Since its establishment, IDI’s mandate has expanded to cover HIV prevention, malaria, TB and capacity building in research and laboratory services.  IDI supports Adult Safe Male Circumcision as part of HIV prevention across eight districts in Uganda.

Job Summary: The Logistics Officer will be charged with the coordination of all logistics aspects of the expanded SMC project area across all the districts.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Coordinate project logistics activities including procurement, management and storage of surgical, pharmaceutical and lab supplies .
  • Ensure availability and cost-effective, safe efficacious and rational use of surgical , pharmaceutical products including strengthening the already existing SCM health systems at the project sites .
  • Strengthen the process of Logistics management of supplies in alignment with MOH guidelines.
  • Support forecasting and qualification of project supplies
  • Support good storage and distribution practices at all project circumcision sites .
  • Support Logistics related technical aspects of training targets (including development of a training plan to achieve training targets).
  • Prepare reports on all project activities including Pharmacy and Laboratory Logistics.
  • Build Logistics Support through coaching  (on-site training) and mentorship.
  • Track all project surgical and pharmaceutical supplies to ensure proper accountability.
  • Ensure all circumcision equipment is in place and in good condition including follow-up on repair, maintenance and replacement if need be.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The minimum requirement is a Diploma in Pharmacy.
  • At least two years of relevant work experience in a similar position.
How to apply:
All interested and qualified candidates may hand deliver or post their application letter with a detailed CV, naming at least two professional referees to ;

The Human Resource Manager
Infectious Diseases Institute
P. O. Box 22418, Kampala

Deadline: 17th May 2013

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