Fresher Medical Supply Chain Officer NGO Jobs – Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP)

Job Title:      Medical
Supply Chain Officer
Organisation: Rakai
Health Sciences Program (RHSP)
Duty Station: Uganda
About US:
Rakai Health
Sciences Program is a collaborative Bio-medical research and service delivery
organization. It strives to improve the quality of life of the local population
through a combination of community based research, curative services and
prevention strategies in the District of Rakai, South Western Uganda. It is
based at the Uganda Virus Research Institute – Entebbe and Kalisizo in Rakai
Job Summary:  The Medical Supply Chain Officer supports in
monitoring and providing on-site support of medical logistics management in the
supported districts/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 pilferage
and misuse.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Support health workers in health facilities in their dispensing,
    stock management, and storage management practices.
  • Provide technical assistance, mentorships and CMEs in medicines and
    health supplies management.
  • Support districts to develop district pharmacy systems and annual
    procurement plans
  • Support facilities in ordering and reporting bi monthly and participate
    in district order review meetings
  • Support health workers and medicine management supervisors to
    implement RX solution, SPARS, PFM and submit all the required reports.
  • Strengthen pharmacovigilance and adherence issues in the health
  • Participate in budgeting for supply chain activities, requisitioning
    and appropriately account for the disbursed funds.
  • Develop and follow up on activity plans developed with the focal
    logistics personnel in the district health facilities.
  • Participate in CMEs and disseminate information updates regarding
    logistics management.
  • Perform any other assigned duties in line with your roles

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The Medical Supply Chain Officer must hold a diploma in Pharmacy
  • Experience in medical supply chain and logistics of medicines and
    health supplies is an added advantage
  • 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.
  • Computer Knowledge and skills
  • Experience in using WAOS & TWOS
  • Good presentation and report writing skills
  • Communication skills and ability to speak the local languages.
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision
  • Ability to work with the health care workers in the district as a
    team and provide timely feedback.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested applicants should send their application letter, valid
academic documents and detailed resume (CV) with three recognizable referees
The Human Resource
Rakai Health
Sciences Program,
P.O. Box 279,
Kalisizo, Rakai, Uganda
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Deadline: 15th March 2019
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