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
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
  • 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
  • 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 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

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