Fresher Project Officer Supply Chain CDC Grant Jobs – Uganda Episcopal Conference (UEC)

Job Title:  Project Officer Supply Chain (Fresher Jobs)

Organisation: Uganda Episcopal Conference (UEC)

Duty Station:  Masaka, Uganda

Reports to: Regional Team Lead


About US:

The Uganda Episcopal Conference (UEC), the legal body of Catholic Bishops of Uganda with funding from Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention (CDC) is implementing the Comprehensive HIV Epidemic Control project through FBO/PNFP health facilities in the seven CDC supported regions within Uganda. The project supports PNFP facilities in Masaka-Wakiso, Kampala, Mubende, Soroti, Hoima, West Nile and Rwenzori regions. Internally the project is known and shortened as FLASH- Faith Led Action to Sustain HIV Epidemic Control. The five-year project (Oct 2020- Sept 2025) is in its 4th year of implementation.


Job Summary:   The Project Officer Supply Chain supports health facilities in stock management of pharmaceuticals and other health supplies. S/he collects, synthesizes and transmits data & information related to health supplies utilized by the program, supports facilities to adhere to forecasting and reporting requirements, use of standard templates and systems; coordinates Adverse Event reporting and Pharmacovigilance and commodity redistribution.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with health facilities to quantify and forecast commodities needed
  • Support health facilities to implement Good Pharmaceutical Practices (GPP) and support their certification in the GoU GPP
  • Assess the regional, district and facility level supply chain business processes and identify key performance indicators to be used to monitor the supply chain process.
  • Facilitate the recording and reporting of SCM data in paper-based registers and in the EMR including TWOS, WAOS (DHIS2), weekly RASS
  • Support formation of Therapeutic Medicines Committees (TMCs) at facility level and monitor their activities
  • Build capacity of health workers to respond to, and report Adverse Events (AEs)
  • Facilitate redistribution of commodities between over-stocked facilities and those which are understocked
  • Support disposal and waste management of expired commodities
  • Link health facilities to Warehouses; NMS, JMS, MAUL to enable uninterrupted supply of commodities essential for delivery of quality HIV/TB
  • Facilitate the capture of supply chain transactions and the maintenance of complete and accurate records at each stage of service
  • Facilitate the preparation and circulation of periodic and ad-hoc supply chain reports for use in planning and performance
  • Support implementation of internal controls to mitigate risks in all supply chain business processes
  • Promote awareness and understanding of relevant SCM tools and
  • Train and mentor health workers in Good Pharmaceutical Practices (GPP).
  • Collaborate with district teams, other implementing partners and warehouses to secure commodities for UEC supported facilities.
  • Any other duty that may be assigned from time to time

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Diploma in Pharmacy; a degree in a related field is an added advantage
  • Knowledge in training, mentorship and technically sound
  • Strategic decision making and leadership
  • Risk management
  • Teamwork, networking and good interpersonal skills
  • Certification in GPP is an added advantage
  • Experience working with HIV, TB or related public health projects for the past five years


How to Apply:

All eligible and interested candidates should apply and attach their signed CVs, copies of certificates, degrees, and testimonials. Suitable candidates residing in highlighted regions are encouraged to apply. Applications indicating duty station and job applied for should be directed to the address below. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


The Secretary General,

Uganda Catholic Secretariat,

Plot 672, Hanlon Road, Nsambya Hill,

P.O. Box 2886 Kampala. Uganda


Deadline: 24th November 2023


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Date Posted 2023-11-21
Valid Through 2023-11-24
Employment Type FULL_TIME
Hiring Organization Uganda Episcopal Conference (UEC)
Job Location Masaka, Masaka, Masaka, 0256, Uganda