2 Fresher Medical Supply Chain Officer Job Placements – Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP)

Job Title:      Medical
Supply Chain Officer (2 Fresher Job Placements)

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 primarily
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 medicines and health
supplies. He/she will further ensure adequate supply of quality medicines,
responding to dynamic changes in demand, managing increased volumes of
commodities and minimizing pilferage and misuse..

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Support health facilities to develop pharmacy systems and annual
    procurement plans.
  • Provide technical assistance, mentorships and CMEs in medicines and
    health supplies management and disseminate information updates regarding
    logistics management.
  • Support health facilities in ordering and reporting for medicines
    and health supplies as per the warehouse schedule.
  • Support health facilities and medicine management supervisors to
    implement RX solution, RASS and SPARS and submit timely required reports.
  • Strengthen pharmacovigilance and adherence issues in the supported
    health facilities.
  • Develop and follow up on activity plans developed with the focal
    logistics personnel in the district health facilities.
  • Actively participate in verification of medicines and health
    supplies on delivery to the health facilities and submit order fulfillment
  • Support health workers in their dispensing, stock management, and
    storage management practices.
  • Participate in the redistribution of medicines and health supplies
    in the supported districts.
  • Participate in budgeting for supply chain activities, requisitioning
    and appropriately account for the disbursed funds.
  • Any other assigned duties in line with your roles.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidate for the Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP)
    Medical Supply Chain Officer job must hold a diploma in Pharmacy or
  • Two years’ experience in pharmacy practice in HIV care and treatment
  • Two years’ experience in health commodities inventory management.
  • Active Registration with the Allied Medical Practitioners Council
  • Experience in working in a district led program is an added
  • Computer Knowledge and skills
  • Experience in using WAOS, TWOS & RX solution.
  • Good presentation and report writing skills
  • Communication skills and ability to speak the local languages.
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision

How to Apply:

All interested
candidates should send their applications including a cover letter, latest Copy
of CV (with 3 referees), copies of academic qualifications/certificates
addressed to the HR Manager to jobs@rhsp.org. Please kindly indicate the Job
title under subject of the mail. Only Online applications will be considered.

Deadline: 21st June 2019

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