28 June 2017

Health Logistics Officer NGO Jobs - Doctors with Africa CUAMM

Job Title:     Health Logistics Officer
Organisation: Doctors with Africa CUAMM
Duty Station: Uganda

About US:
Doctors with Africa CUAMM was the first non-governmental organisation (NGO) in the field of healthcare to be officially recognised in Italy.  Doctors with Africa Cuamm is the largest Italian body working to improve and safeguard the health of African populations.

About Project:
Doctors with Africa CUAMM is due to implement a district health systems strengthening project in West Nile with a similar intervention already running in Karamoja in partnership with UNICEF. The purpose of the project is to support the district health systems in service planning, implementation, support supervision, quality improvement and information management and reporting leading to sustainable increase in access to health services especially maternal, neonatal, adolescent, nutrition and EMTCT services and stronger district health systems. The project will focus on strategies and delivery platforms that have potential to reach the most vulnerable children in both host communities and refugee settlements. Districts with refugees will receive support in line with the Refugee and Host Population Empowerment (ReHoPE) strategy, in order to deliver government-led, multi sector actions directed to both host communities and refugees.

Job Summary: The Health Logistics Officer will work closely with the district supply focal points to ensure functionality of ordering and distribution processes between the districts and National Medical Stores (and other warehouses as necessary) and between districts and facilities. The incumbent will also provide capacity building to health facilities to ensure favourable change in knowledge, attitude and practice of supplies management that ensures improved management (including timely reporting) and availability of supplies at health facilities. The jobholder will actively participate in training, supervision and mentorships for logistics management.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Health Logistics Officer job placement should possess a Bachelor’s Degree in logistics and supplies management or equivalent qualification with experience in managing health logistics; knowledge of health logistics warehousing and distribution practice in Uganda.
  • Extensive knowledge of Web-based ordering of health logistics and logistics management software will be an advantage.
  • Preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate that they have sound experience working in the region and/or in a closely related project
  • Demonstrated ability to work in difficult environments of scarcity and with minimum supervision.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications with telephone contacts and contactable referees addressed or delivered to: The Human Resource Officer, Doctors with Africa CUAMM P.O. Box 7214 Kampala, Email uganda@cuamm.org. The Email subject of the applications should include the title of the job advert. Emails and attachments (only CV and Application letter) must not exceed 2MB otherwise they will be rejected by server. Hard copies can also be delivered to the CUAMM Country Offfice in Kansanga.

Deadline: 30th June 2017 by 5:00pm.


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