Earn over 15000 US Dollars as Malaria Supply Chain Officer – Malaria Consortium

Organization: Malaria
Consortium
Project Name: USAID/PMI
Malaria Action Program for Districts (MAPD) Project
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Salary: USD
15,338 gross per annum
About US:
Malaria Consortium
is the world’s leading not-for-profit organisation dedicated to the
comprehensive control of malaria and other communicable diseases in Africa and
Southeast Asia. Malaria Consortium works with communities, government and
non-government agencies, academic institutions, and local and international
organisations, to ensure good evidence supports delivery of effective services,
providing technical support for monitoring and evaluation of programmes and
activities for evidence-based decision-making and strategic planning. Malaria
Consortium works to improve not only the health of the individual, but also the
capacity of national health systems, which helps relieve poverty and support
improved economic prosperity.
About USAID MAPD Project:
The Malaria Action
Program for Districts (MAPD) project is a 5-year USAID/PMI funded project. The
project aims to prevent and control Malaria illnesses and deaths in order to
minimise the social economic effects of the disease among the overall population
of Uganda especially in children under 5 years of age. The project will be
implemented starting in August 2016, and will cover 43 districts with a total
population of more than 13 million. The Malaria Action Program for Districts
project offers a partnership uniquely positioned to deliver this implementation
rollout. Partners include Johns Hopkins Program for International Education in
Gynecology and Obstetrics (JHPIEGO), Banyan Global, Deloitte &Touché
Uganda, Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) and Communication for Development
Foundation-Uganda (CDFU).
Job Summary: The
Malaria Supply Chain Officer will provide technical and implementation support
to all MAPD project activities with a focus on supply chain management for
malaria commodities in the project districts of operation.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the Malaria Consortium
    USAID MAPD Malaria Supply Chain Officer job opportunity should hold a
    degree in a health-related field including 
    (pharmacy preferred), Supply Chain, Public Health, Nursing
  • Three years of experience in similar
    field and /or experience working on a USAID funded project
  • Possession of a post graduate
    degree/diploma in Public Health or health related discipline is desired
  • Experience in using participatory adult
    learning techniques
  • Experience in monitoring and evaluation
    of public health programmes
  • Experience in capacity building/
    transferring of skills
  • Experience in working with local
    government
  • Experience in developing work plans and
    activity budgets
  • Understanding of both preventive and
    curative aspects of malaria control
  • Familiarity with the strategies and
    guidelines of the MoH supply chain management and the Uganda National
    Malaria Control Programme
How to Apply:
All interested
applicants are encouraged to apply online at the web link below.
Deadline: 18th May 2018
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