Project Officer Supply Chain Jobs – Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau (UPMB)


Job Title:       Project Officer Supply Chain
Organisation: Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau (UPMB)
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to: Regional Project Manager

About US:
The Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau (UPMB) was founded in 1957 as a registered faith based Non-Governmental Organization under the Trustees Incorporation Act (CAP 165) as Registered Trustees of the Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau. UPMB brings together Protestant Churches in Uganda involved in Provision of Health Services. It serves as a link between Government and / or Development Partners and UPMB-Member Institutions and provides support to its members through capacity strengthening, coordination, lobbying and Advocacy, public relations and translation of government policies.

Job Summary: The Project Officer Supply Chain supports in monitoring and providing on-site support of medical logistics management in the supported districts and health facilities according to MoH standards. He/she will ensure close monitoring of ART commodities and stock levels. He/she will further ensure adequate supply of quality drugs, responding to dynamic changes in demand, managing increased volumes of commodities and minimizing wastage and misuse.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Play a supportive role in getting the project supported health facilities to compile and submit their expected periodic reports.
  • Develop and follow up on activity plans developed with the focal logistics personnel in the district health facilities.
  • Participate in providing technical training and mentoring to health workers to manage health logistics.
  • Participate in CMEs and disseminating information updates regarding logistics management.
  • Provide support in ensuring proper storage of drugs at the units of dispensing.
  • Work alongside the IBC teams in carrying out supportive supervision to the lower health facilities.
  • Maintain tracking sheets on the various supported health facilities and provide reports


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate should preferably hold a Diploma in Pharmacy
  • Active Registration with the Allied Medical Practitioners Council
  • At least two years of working in a clinical setting/ facility, preferably in an HIV/AIDS setting.
  • Additional experience in logistics management of ART commodities
  • Communication skills and ability to speak the local languages.
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision

How to Apply:
All candidates should send their applications with e-mail addresses, telephone numbers and two references addressed to:

The Executive Director,
Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau,
Plot 877, Balintuma Rd Mengo,
P.O. Box 4127 Kampala, Uganda.

Email to: upmbadmin@upmb.co.ug

Deadline: 29th April 2018

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