3 Pharmacy Logistics Support Officer Career Opportunities – TASO Uganda

Organisation: The AIDS
Support Organization (TASO Uganda)
Funding Source: Centre for
Diseases Control and Prevention (CDC) Uganda
Duty Station: Uganda
VA No.: TASO-2017-HR/5
REF: REF: TS/HR/SORP-08
Reports to: Cluster Team
Leader
About Us:
The AIDS Support Organization (TASO Uganda) is an organisation
contributing to a process of preventing HIV infection, restoring hope and
improving the quality of Life of persons, families and communities affected by
HIV infection and disease.
About CDC Project:
TASO has received a 5-year CDC-PEPFAR Grant to implement accelerated
HIV/AIDS epidemic control activities through a Health Systems Strengthening
approach in Soroti Region, covering 8 districts of Soroti, Kaberamaido (Cluster
1), Katakwi, Amuria (Cluster 2), Serere, Kumi, Bukedea and Ngora (Ouster 3). In
addition, TASO will be implementing accelerated HIV/AIDS epidemic control
activities through a Health Systems Strengthening approach in Masaka and
Kalungu districts, as a Sub-recipient under the Masaka Region Rakai Health
Sciences Program (RHSP) Consortium funded by PEPFAR through CDC.
Job Summary: The Pharmacy
Logistics Support Officer is primarily responsible for the forecasting,
quantification, transportation, storage and management of Medical supplies in
the Cluster Area; working-closely with Medical Access Uganda Limited (MAUL),
National Medical Stores (NMS), National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Program
(NTLP), the District Health Office and Ministry of Health. The incumbent also
provides technical support to the procurement teams for procurement of
pharmaceuticals, medical devices and related equipments.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:   
  • Ensure proper operation of Medical Stores
    for medical supplies including placing the orders, receipt, storage and
    distribution to all Health Centers in the Cluster Area,
  • Ensure updated records using WAOS system
    in accordance with relevant schedules, policies, operating procedures and
    instructions;
  • Ensure a healthy and safe work with the
    right temperature, humidity and light exposure in the warehouse
  • Send quality reports and/or related
    deviation reports
  • In charge of proper recording of medical
    supplies which are received;
  • Tasked with monitoring and reporting of
    compliance as guided by the standards
  • Ensure regular checking-up of medical
    supplies in the Medical Store and alert the Pharmacy Logistics Support
    Advisor
  • Ensure timely replenishment of all drugs is
    done
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the CDC Project Pharmacy
    Logistics Support Officer job opportunity should hold a Diploma in
    Pharmacy/ Dispensing. Possession of a Degree in Pharmacy will be an added
    advantage
  • Additional training in Forecasting,
    Quantification and Logistics and Supply Chain management is desired
  • Possession of a valid licence to practice
    Pharmacy in Uganda
  • A minimum of two years’ experience in
    pharmacy services, one of which should have been in administration and
    management of the medical supply chain operations;
  • Broad knowledge of Antiretroviral therapy
    and HIV/AIDS treatment guidelines
  • Computer literacy skills i.e. proficiency
    in MS Office applications
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are invited to send an application
letter, resume, copies of academic certificates, testimonials and three
referees. All interested Candidates MUST attach a fully filled Application
Form, download
here
, or pick it from any TASO Centre and register in the applications
book.
Note: Please firmly
staple your papers together only short listed candidates will be contacted.
Please forward your applications to:                  
The Director, Human Resource & Administration,
P.O. Box 10443, Kampala. Uganda
      
OR Hand deliver your application to TASO HQ level II, located at Old
Mulago Hospital
Deadline: 27th May
2017 by 4:30pm

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