USAID Project Jobs – Pharmaceutical Logistics Coordinator at Plan

Organisation: Plan
Reports to: Sub-regional
Project Coordinator
Duty Station: Gulu, Uganda
About Plan:
Founded 75 years ago, Plan International is one of the oldest and
largest children’s development organizations in the world. We work in 50
developing countries across Africa, Asia and the Americas to promote child
rights and lilt millions of children out of poverty. Plan’s vision is of a
world in which all children realize their ‘full potential in societies that respect
people’s rights and dignity. Plan is independent, with no religious, political
or governments/affiliations. 
Working in 50 developing countries across Africa, Asia and the
Americas. Plan aims to reach as many children as possible, particularly those
who are excluded or marginalized with high quality programs that deliver long
lasting benefits by increasing Its Income, working In partnership with others
and operating effectively. NU-HITES (Northern Uganda Health Integration to
Improve Services) is a USAID funded project in northern Uganda to improve
access lo I regular use of basic health services and requires intensive
monitoring and evaluation at many levels with many stakeholders.
Job Summary: The Pharmaceutical
Logistics Coordinator will candidate
will be a member of the Sub-Regional Team The incumbent will provide technical
support towards achieving improved availability of essential medicines and
other health commodities in population in Northern Uganda.
Key Duties &
  • Provide support to District health offices
    in pharmaceutical management to ensure effective and efficient
    quantification, forecasts and management of health commodities.
  • Provide technical assistance to district
    logistics teams to ensure that vertical programs’ commodity pipelines are
    analyzed and monitored at all levels of the supply system.
  • Build capacity of pharmacy staff and data
    managers in health facilities and at district health offices to accurately
    enter data.
  • In collaboration with other USAID
    partners, build capacity of district and health facility logistics teams
    to effectively monitor stocks and accurate and timely reporting for
    commodity utilization.
Qualifications, Skills &
  • A degree in Pharmacy. Post-graduate
    training in Health Systems Management, public health or M&E is an
    added advantage
  • Hands-on experience in providing
    pharmaceutical management technical assistance especially in the area of
    supply chain management quantification and procurement.
  • Work experience with medicines logistics
    management Information systems.
  • Working experience in Uganda with
    knowledge and comprehensive understanding of the Uganda public health
  • Previous experience with USAID supported
    programs is an added advantage.
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with
    other stakeholders in developing creative and strategic solutions to
    achieve common goals
  • Demonstrated strong organizational,
    administrative, communications and reporting skills.
  • Strong teamwork and team-building skills.
How to apply:
If interested in this job vacancy, please visit and
search for it. Send only your CV and cover letter with 3 work related referees
to the address or e-mail below. Please mark your application with the Position
Name of the job you are applying for. E-mails
that exceed 2MB will be rejected by the system. While we thank all applicants
for your interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Any
form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification. Qualified female
candidates are encouraged to apply. As a child centered development
organization, Plan strives to ensure that children are kept sale in all the
areas we operate. The organization further has a child protection policy that
every staff is required to sign. Potential candidates will be required to
provide information confirming whether or not they have ever been convicted of
any child abuse crimes,
People Performance Group Plot 8 Kitante Close, Kitante P.O. 8ox 12405,
Kampala – Uganda
Deadline: Friday, 17th
May, 2013 at 5PM
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