Fresher Pharmacy Logistics Officer NGO Job Careers – Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)


Job Title:    Pharmacy Logistics Officer

Organization: Infectious
Diseases Institute (IDI)

Duty Station:

Vacancy Code: PLOPACT-002


About US:

The mission of the
Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) is to “Strengthen Health Systems in Africa
with strong emphasis on Infectious Diseases through Research and Capacity
Development”. IDI has six operational areas through which it works to achieve
its mission: Prevention, Care and Treatment, Training, Research, Laboratory
services (including the CAP-certified IDI Core Lab & Translational Lab),
Global Health Security and Health System Strengthening Programmes.


Job Summary:  The Pharmacy Logistics Officer (PLO) will
support monitoring and provision of on-site technical assistance in logistics
management to districts and health facilities according to Ministry of Health
standards. He/she will ensure close monitoring of stock levels of antiTBs, ancillary
medicines, TB related supplies and further ensure adequate supply of quality
drugs, respond to dynamic changes in demand, manage increased volumes of commodities
and minimize pilferage and misuse.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

health facilities to compile and submit their expected Ministry of Health
periodic logistics reports.

and follow-upon activity plans developed with the district logistics focal

the health facilities with commodity quantification and order submission
process in to the national web based TB ordering systems.

the order fulfilment rates, months of stock and average monthly consumption of
anti-TBs and ancillary medicines provided by the national ware houses as well
as the lead time.

submission and utilization of TB data from Real Time ARV Stock Status Reporting
System for decision making.

existing district structures to identify, assess and accredit health facilities
to provide TB services with in Karamoja region.

the implementation of national supply chain interventions namely Essential
Medicines Supervision Performance Assessment and Recognition Strategy (EMSPARS)
& TB SPARS to improve service delivery.

alongside the districts to assistants in carrying out supportive supervision to
lower health facilities.

the capacity of health care professionals through mentorships, Continuous

at district, health facility and community levels to enable adherence to the
current treatment guidelines for TB management.

technical assistance in ensuring proper storage of anti-TBs & ancillary
medicines at the units of dispensing.

pharma co vigilance interventions at health facility levels including
documentation, monitoring and reporting of adverse drug reactions to national
drug authority.

with the districts to ensure health facilities attain the sawasawa
certification of Good Pharmacy Practice from National Drug Authority.

tracking sheets on the supported health facilities and provide reports on the
following areas;

reports from the various units in relation to patient number per regimen

supply requirements of the pharmacy & store

report on identified challenges in the health units

reports on availability of tools necessary to maintain logistics related

in the medicine therapeutic committee meetings held in the health facilities.

the functions of the respective IDI regional office storage units

other duties as assigned.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

applicant for the Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) Pharmacy Logistics
Officer job must hold a Diploma in Pharmacy and registration with the Allied
Medical Practioners’ Council.

At least
two years’ experience in a busy HIV or TB clinical setting

in logistics management of TB commodities in an added advantage.

knowledge as well as good presentation, communication, and report writing

to work under minimum supervisions


How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their CVs, including details of
email address, present position, current remuneration, Certificate/testimonials
and address of three (3) Referees plus telephone contact to the stipulated
email address. Email your application and CV to


Key Notes:

IDI is
an equal opportunity employer and does not charge a recruitment fee or any
other fees at any stage of the recruitment process.

candidates who meet the required specifications and have worked with IDI for a
period of at least one year will be given priority.

sure that your application letter, CV (Not more than 4pages) and certificates
are attached as one PDF document.

the Vacancy Code as the subject line of your email.

note that if you DO NOT indicate the vacancy code as instructed above, your
application will not be considered.

Any form
of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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


Deadline:  14th February 2021


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