Fresher Pharmacy Logistics Officer International Non-profit Jobs – Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)

Logistics Officer
Organisation: Infectious
Diseases Institute (IDI)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Regional
Pharmacy and Logistics Coordinator
Vacancy Code: PLOX01
About US:
The Infectious Diseases
Institute (IDI) is an international non-profit organization which is a
partnership of infectious diseases and public health specialists. The overall
objective of the IDI is to strengthen health systems with strong emphasis on
Infectious Diseases, through Research and Capacity Development. IDI has five
operational areas through which it works to achieve its mission: Prevention,
Care and Treatment; Training, Research and Laboratory services (provided
through a partnership with the Makerere University – John Hopkins University
Core Lab) and Outreach.
Job Summary:  The Pharmacy Logistics Officer will support
Logistics activities in the Expanded AMAKA Project across the 5 Districts of
West Nile (and others as the geographical scope of the project expands).
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Coordinating project activities that involve the management and
    storage of commodities including surgical and pharmaceutical supplies.
  • Ensuring the availability of cost-effective, safe, efficacious and
    rational use of surgical and pharmaceutical products for the project
    including strengthening the already existing SCM health systems at the
    project’s sites.
  • Strengthening the process of Logistics management of supplies in
    alignment with MOH guidelines.
  • Liaise with the districts to ensure availability of Low Dose
    Diphtheria Tetanus Toxoid with in the VMMC sites across the region.
  • Build Logistics capacity, through mentorship and on-site training of
    the different healthcare workers involved in Supply Chain Management.
  • Ensure tracking and accountability for all surgical and
    pharmaceutical products as well as related supplies used by the health
  • Ensure that all medical equipment necessary for circumcision are in
    place and in good working condition, including follow up on servicing,
    maintenance, repair and replacement
  • Support forecasting and quantification of supplies obtained from the
    designated warehouse and those procured through the Project
  • Support good storage and distribution practices at all circumcision
    sites supported within the region.
  • Work in tandem with Project Administrator to conduct asset
    verification as well as ensure availability of asset registers on site.
  • Support Logistics related technical aspects of training targets
    (including development of a training plan to achieve training targets).
  • Prepare reports on all the activities relating to Pharmacy and
    Logistics aspects of the supported region.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) Pharmacy Logistics Officer
    job placement must hold a Diploma in Pharmacy.
  • Active Registration with the Allied Medical Practitioners Council
  • Two years of experience in a clinical setting
  • Ability to effectively communicate
  • Ability to train other health care workers.
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision
  • Ability to use Logistics data for decision-making.
  • Good report- writing and presentation skills.
  • Good communication and people management skills.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should E-mail their updated CVs, which
should include details of email address (if any), present position, current
remuneration, Certificate/testimonials and address of three (3) Referees plus
telephone contact to the following address. Please make sure that your
application letter, updated CV and certificates are attached as one document
and indicate the Vacancy code as the subject for your email
The Senior Human
Resource Manager,
Infectious Diseases
Institute — IDI Knowledge Centre,
Makerere University
Main Campus College of Health Sciences, Makerere University,
P.O. Box 22418,
Kampala, Uganda.
Email to:
Deadline: 8th August 2018
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