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Job Title:        Logistics and Supply Chain Specialist

Organization: Beyond Logistics Ltd (BLL)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Head Business Solutions


About US:

Beyond Logistics Ltd (BLL) is a Ugandan organization providing 3rd & 4th Party Logistics services, health commodities and medical devices to organizations that are futuristic.


Job Summary:  The Logistics and Supply Chain Specialist will oversee the execution of product and service offerings with key focus on adding value to our client while optimizing quality, time and cost. The position will also ensure performance meets BLL and client's strategy, requirements, and policies.


Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Support the effective utilization of pharmaceutical/medical logistics information to ensure effective and sustained availability of pharmaceutical/medical logistics products
  • Conduct regular mentorship and support supervision visits to all targeted health facilities in the country on pharmaceutical products supply management
  • Conduct regular trainings on use of pharmaceutical management information system tools and related documents to improve availability of pharmaceutical products at IP/health facility level
  • Support facilities/BLL clients on proper stock management and calculation for all pharmaceutical logistics products
  • Assist in the design and implementation of an efficient and effective Quality Assurance system to ensure teams can routinely achieve the desired quality, customer experience, and business result. This includes development and implementation of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) that support good distribution practices
  • Manage the implementation and evaluation of key supply chain projects. Identify, eliminate, and/or manage risks, their escalation processes, and corrective action through a portfolio management system within projects in your department
  • Lead the continuous improvement processes; provide process expertise to identify improvement opportunities, risks, critical paths and impact of process change in order to drive innovation, finding solutions and optimizing business opportunities; share complex results in a format that is easily understandable for partners / end users; ensure timely implementation within the supply chain team in coordination with other teams
  • Design and conduct regular pharmaceutical logistics supply chain data quality assessment activities in line with company SOPs
  • Identify and develop action plans to ensure improvement in quantification and reporting quality for pharmaceutical/medical logistics products
  • Plan and do lot to lot verification of pharmaceutical logistics commodities at warehouse level, before they are distributed to end users


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing, Pharmacy, Medicine, Pharmaceutical Science, or a related field.
  • Additional qualification and experience in logistics and supply chain management is an added advantage.
  • Five (5) years diversified and progressive work experience in procurement, order fulfillment, logistics, and / or supply chain systems.
  • Experience in the Health/Pharmaceuticals sector is an added advantage.
  • Experience with large-scale organizational change efforts and continuous improvement efforts.
  • Experience with ERPs and/or LMISs is an added advantage
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities within deadline and prioritize effectively, while delivering high quality work.
  • Understanding of Supply Chain Technologies and the critical cost and efficiency drivers of supply chain operations.
  • Makes decisions that are 'fact1 based, using well developed quantitative and analytical skills.
  • Strong project management ability, Prior experience in managing multiple complex cross-functional projects simultaneously and in aligning resources with relevant projects.
  • Excellent written/verbal communication and interpersonal skills with strong sense of client service.
  • Ability to simplify complex processes and present ideas in a clear and concise manner. Highly skilled in Microsoft Office suite applications.


How to Apply:

All applicants should write your cover letter by email. Include the Position you are applying for in the subject / header of the mail. DO NOT attach a separate cover letter; your cover letter should be in the body of the email. Only ONE ATTACHMENT no greater than 2MB file size is allowed. The attachment should contain your CV and any other supporting documents. Submit the application email and attachment to


Applications outside the above procedure may be disqualified.


Deadline: 16th September 2020 by 5:00pm


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