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Organization: Management Sciences for Health (MSH)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Technical Advisor - District Support

About Us:
Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is a non-profit international health organization composed of nearly 2500 people from more than 74 nationalities working in over 50 countries. Our mission is to save lives and improve the health of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people by closing the gap between knowledge and action in public health. Together with our partners, we are helping managers and leaders in developing countries to create stronger management systems that improve health services for the greatest health impact.

Job Summary: The Technical Officer - District Support will be planning, implementing, and monitoring pharmaceutical management improvement interventions (e.g. EM SPARS, PFM, ART SPARS, Lab SPARS, TB SPARS etc) in the assigned districts. He or she works closely with district health management teams to ensure that all UHSC technical assistance, capacity building and pharmaceutical information systems activities (e.g Rx Solutions, WAOs and PIP) are adequately implemented. The incumbent also supports implementing partners in the allocated districts to ensure they also adequately roll out the medicines management interventions, and pharmaceutical information systems. The jobholder will be directly responsible for implementing transition strategy (from UHSC direct district support to regional IP support) in the assigned districts and that results are adequately documented.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Develops appropriate UHSC district implementation plans, timelines and budgets for all district level activities.
  • Mobilizes all technical assistance and training resources from the UHSC to deliver mentorship programs and technical assistance aimed at medicines management improvements in the assigned districts.
  • Coordinates medicines management interventions (EM SPARS, PFM, ART SPARS etc) in the assigned districts to ensure that districts, sub-districts and facilities are able to adopt positive practices towards supply chain including the procurement, storage and distribution of essential medicines and supplies required for assuring continuous availability of these commodities.
  • Monitors MMS, Districts and Health facility performance using data submitted in the PIP and institute corrective actions in real time
  • Supports rollout and implementation of Pharmaceutical Information systems in the districts. These include (but not limited to), Rx Solutions, WAOs, TWOs, and PIP.
  • Supports implementing partners in the allocated districts to ensure they also adequately roll out the medicines management interventions, and pharmaceutical information systems.
  • Supports district logistics coordination meetings with other partners and regional pharmacists
  • Prepare and disseminate district specific quarterly performance reports. Discuss and review those with District Health Teams and other partners.
  • In coordination with other IPs, support DHT capacity take over issuance of district performance report, analysis of those reports and other data source for decision making
  • Participate in planned operational and impact research
  • Perform other duties as required.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicants for the Management Sciences for Health (MSH) Technical Officer - District Support job placement must hold a professional degree in a health area; including pharmacy, medicine, public health; Pharmacy background preferred.
  • A minimum of three years work experience in providing pharmaceutical management services especially in the area of supply chain.
  • Capability to support electronic systems including, Rx Solutions, WAOS, PIP, and able to use Ms Office suite
  • Long-term working experience in Uganda with knowledge and comprehensive understanding of the Uganda public health system.
  • Demonstrated strong organizational, administrative and communications skills.
  • Strong teamwork and team-building skills
  • Willingness and flexible to adapt to changing priorities and shifting deadlines.
  • Strong English skills required, including ability to write lucid technical reports and documents.
  • Ability and willingness to travel extensively throughout Uganda

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the Management Sciences for Health in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to Apply Online by clicking on the link below.

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