Medical Logistics Officer Career Job at Baylor Uganda

Job
Title: Medical Logistics Officer
(Rwenzori Region)

About
Baylor:
The Baylor
College of Medicine Children’s Foundation – Uganda (Baylor -Uganda)
headquartered at Mulago Hospital, is a comprehensive HIV/AIDS care and treatment
organization that supports the treatment and care of HIV infected and affected
Children and Adults.

Baylor – Uganda has four
operational areas; HIV/AIDS care, treatment and prevention services, maternal
child health services, Health Professional training and Clinical Research.

Baylor-Uganda is in receipt
of PEPFAR grant through CDC, and is looking for knowledgeable, enthusiastic and
compassionate individuals to become part of its team in Rwenzori region, West
Nile and Eastern region.

Job
Summary
: Review and
monitor the implementation of systems and guidelines for providing
Pharmaceutical services in the region in line with Baylor-Uganda pharmacy
mission and related guidelines for NMS and MoH.

Key
Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Develop
    and implement quarterly regional activity work plan, procurement plan, and
    budget for medical logistics activities and as well provide technical
    support in the functionality of district procurement committees in the
    region in line with Baylor-Uganda Medical logistics objectives and MoH
    related guidelines.
  • Maintain
    an updated hard copy records and electronic data bases for tracking of all
    ‘inventory and supplies’ received & stored at regional office and
    issued to Baylor supported HFs as monitor the update of inventory records
    and data bases per district in region in line with the Baylor-Uganda
    pharmacy Operating Procedures.
  • Conduct
    periodic needs assessment and build capacity of Health workers in Health
    Facilities and at District involved in handling procurements, storage and
    use of health commodities through training, mentorships and support
    supervision in line with Baylor Uganda and MoH pharmaceutical SOPs.
  • Monitor
    the forecasting and ordering process for each supported Health Facilities
    in alignment to the national supply chain (NMS) for health commodities and
    distribute buffer supplies as per the facility requests in case an
    emergency and NMS supply chain delay in line with Baylor Uganda and MoH
    pharmaceutical SOPs.
  • Perform
    stock spot checks in selected supported Health Facilities and facilitate
    both internal and external audits and provide all the necessary
    information for the effective audit as well as follow up on the audit
    recommendations in line with Baylor-Uganda, & MoH Pharmacy SOPs.
  • Monitor
    the implementation of pharmacovigilance programs in supported Health
    Facilities and support Health Workers to identify, manage and report
    adverse drug reactions to National Drug Authority (NDA) for each district
    in line with Baylor Uganda and MoH pharmaceutical SOPs.
  • Develop
    and monitor the implementation of periodic performance targets for store
    management and medical logistics supply chain then write and submit
    periodic reports to key stakeholders in line with Baylor-Uganda pharmacy
    Operating Procedures.
  • Develop
    and maintain partnerships with key stakeholders, and advocate for
    coordinated and harmonized interventions in handling medical logistics
    & buffer stock management Baylor Uganda Medical logistics objectives
    and MoH related guidelines.
  • Carry
    out operational research on the areas of supply chain and logistics to
    guide and provide lessons to improve performance then document best work
    practices in HFs and promote knowledge sharing through CMEs on areas of
    health commodities new developments and changes in line with Baylor-Uganda
    research guidelines and Pharmacy SOPs.

Qualifications,
Skills & Experience:

The job holder should have:

  • A
    Relevant diploma in Pharmacy. However a Degree in Procurement and Supply
    Chain management or professional qualifications in CIPS will be an added
    advantage.
  • At
    least two years of working experience in medical logistics work.
  • Have
    Key personal competences in team and communication skills, Must be
    dynamic, Persuasive &convincing, self-motivated and able to
    demonstrate high initiative.

How
to Apply:

If you have the relevant
qualifications and experience, please send your application to the address
below not later than 4.00p.m., Monday,
28th January, 2013.

Provide a detailed CV
demonstrating possession of the job requirements, current position, names and
addresses of three referees, copies of professional/Academic documents, email
address, and day time telephone contact. Knowledge of the local language will
be an added advantage. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for
interviews.

THE HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGER,

BAYLOR COLLEGE OF MEDICINE
CHILDREN’S FOUNDATION-UGANDA

BLOCK 5 MULAGO HOSIPITAL,

P.O. Box 72052, CLOCK
TOWER, KAMPALA.

Tel: +256-417-119200/100

EMAIL: applications@baylor-Uganda.org

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