3 Cold Chain Technician – Regions Job Placements – National Medical Stores (NMS)

Job Title:    Cold Chain Technician – Regions
 (3 Job Placements)

Organization:  National
Medical Stores (NMS)

Duty Station:  Entebbe,
Uganda

Reports to: Senior
Maintenance Engineering Officer

Reference Number: NMS/2020/29

About US:

National Medical
Stores (NMS) is an autonomous Corporation that was established by an Act of
Parliament in 1993. Our mandate is to Procure, Store and Distribute medicines
and other medical supplies to health facilities.

Job Summary:  The Cold Chain Technician – Regions will manage
Cold chain equipment maintenance across the country

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

·       
Support
and oversee regional cold chain maintenance activities to plan, and implement
cold chain equipment maintenance.

·       
Conduct
regular preventive and corrective maintenance of cold rooms, generators &
refrigerators, refrigerated trucks, and remote temperature monitoring devices.

·       
Ensuring
functionality of cold chain equipment in the districts.

·       
Inspect
Cold Chain Equipment and ensure that the preventive maintenance for this
equipment is done

·       
Coordinate
Cold Chain Maintenance of DCCTs

·       
Control
maintenance activities through periodic checks, standard engineering practices,
root-cause analysis and corrective action for cold chain equipment.

·       
Support
forecasting, availability and proper stock management of the cold chain
materials and spare parts.

·       
Provide
cold chain maintenance training for senior and mid-level cold chain technicians

·       
Build
capacity of district cold chain technicians through on the job-training and
regular supportive supervision in the districts.

·       
10.Support
establishment of proper documentation on recording & reporting systems on
cold chain maintenance and temperature monitoring and control activities in the
districts

·       
11.Submit,
weekly, monthly and quarterly reports on the implementation and monitoring of
the above activities to senior maintenance and engineering officer.

·       
Execute
any additional tasks as advised by the supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal applicant for the National Medical Stores (NMS) Cold Chain
Technician-Regions job opportunity must hold a Diploma in Refrigeration, Cold
Chain Management or Heat and Air Conditioning.

·       
A
minimum of three years of hands-on experience in overseeing cold-chain systems.

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested applicants should submit an online application. Please
scan your academic qualifications: Degree/Diploma qualifications, Curriculum
Vitae, Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education, Uganda Certificate of
Education and other relevant academic documents and National Identity Card
(both faces) and submit them online at the link below:

Click Here

The application
letter should be addressed as below and should be scanned and sent online to:

The Chief Human Resource
and Administration Officer,

National Medical
Stores,

P.O Box 16, Entebbe,

Plot 4-16 Nsamizi
Road,

Entebbe- Uganda.

Note:

·       
Only
shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you don’t hear from us, one month
from the date of closure of receipt of applications, consider your application
unsuccessful.

·       
Candidates
should attach all relevant academic documents as One File

·       
Please
note that National Medical Stores reserves the right to verify documents
attached with the relevant awarding institutions to authenticate their
validity. Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
National Medical Stores is an equal opportunity employer.

Deadline: Tuesday 19th May 2020 by 5: 00pm.

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