Non-profit Careers – Logistics Officer at Makerere University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP)

Job Title:   Logistics Officer
Organisation: Makerere University Walter Reed Project
(MUWRP)
Duty
Station:
  Kampala, Uganda
About
MUWRP:
The Makerere University Walter Reed
Project (MUWRP) is a non-profit HIV research program that was established in
2002 as a result of a memorandum of understanding between Makerere University
and The Henry M. Jackson foundation for Advancement of Military Medicine Inc.
of USA (HJF). The primary purpose of MUWRP is to develop, evaluate and provide
interventions to mitigate disease threats of public health importance to
Uganda. Activities include; vaccine development and building of vaccine testing
capability in Uganda, conducting of epidemiological and basic research and
provision of HIV Treatment, care and support and surveillance of influenza and
other emerging infections.
Job
Summary:
The Logistics
Officer will be responsible for facilities maintenance, stores and supplies
activities as they relate to stores and logistics function in the administration
department
Key
Duties and Responsibilities: 
1. Stock and Supplies:
·        
The
incumbent will maintain and update a filling system for all procurement and
supply records in line with set departmental and administrative guidelines.
·        
Solicit
for quotations for local purchases
·        
Render
support in converting requisitions that have been approved into purchase orders
especially for local supplies.
·        
Make
outside deliveries and pick – ups when necessary.
·        
Implement
logistical support process in the receipt and distribution of products in accordance
with the set reporting guidelines.
·        
Technically
support and assist the logistics supervisor on all issues related to the
procurement procedures for goods, works and services.
·        
Render
support in monitoring materials availability to avoid stock outs.
·        
Ensure
safety of the project premises, assets and materials.
·        
The
incumbent will receive requests for goods and services from user departments.
·        
Ensure
that supplies are appropriately stored for easy identification and retrieval.
·        
Ensure
appropriate stores documentation for receipt and release of materials: Supplies
·        
receiving
reports, stores requisitions, delivery notes and records of the same.
2. Facilities Maintenance:
·        
Generator
–ensure adequate fuel and maintenance
·        
Office,
lab and clinic premises – to coordinate with cleaners and gardeners to ensure
·        
cleanliness
and to recommend renovations when necessary
·        
Project
house – to coordinate with housekeeper to ensure adequate food supplies, water
flow,
·        
electrification,
DSTV subscription and cleanliness of house and compound especially when
·        
visitors
are expected.
·        
Ensure
that all new staff are issued with Identity Cards.
·        
Motor
Vehicles – to coordinate with drivers to ensure licensure and maintenance.
·        
Tag
furniture and equipment with HMJF or MUWRP labels appropriately.
·        
Perform
any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by administration.
Qualifications,
Skills and Experience: 
·        
The
applicant for the aforementioned vacancy should hold a Degree in Purchases and
Supplies/ Procurement or related field from a recognized University.
·        
At
least three years’ experience in stores and logistics environment.
·        
Excellent
computer skills with knowledge of supplies/stock management software like
Microsoft
·        
Dynamics
is an added advantage.
·        
Highly
organized, detail-oriented and self-motivated.
·        
Ability
to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
·        
Ability
to work independently and in a team.
·        
Fluency
in both verbal and written English.
How
to Apply:
All suitable candidates should download
application forms, Click Here, and
attach them on their Applications letters, Photocopies of academic
qualifications and Resume with three referees to: The Human Resource
Administrator, Makerere University Walter Reed Project, Plot 42 Nakasero Road.,
P.O. Box 16524, Kampala, Uganda.
NB: Only shortlisted
candidates will be contacted.
Deadline:
27th July 2015
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