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Fresher UN Assistant Pharmacy Officer Job Vacancies - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Job Title:           Assistant Pharmacy Officer
Organisation: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Position No.: UNOPS/001/19/8
Vacancy Notice No.: UNOPS - 001/2019           
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Position Grade: LICA-8        

About UNHCR:
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees was established on December 14, 1950 by the United Nations General Assembly. UNHCR’s mandate under the Statute of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees is to lead and co-ordinate action for international protection to refugees; seek permanent solutions for the problems of refugees and safeguard refugee rights and well-being. UNHCR has an additional mandate concerning issues of statelessness, as it is given a designated role under Article 11 of the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness.

Job Summary: The Assistant Pharmacy Officer will be member of the Public Health team and will support to coordinate and provide support to Public health monitoring and evaluation function of the unit with strong emphasis on timelines, completeness, analysis, feedback and dissemination of the health information to the partners at the country office and sub offices. The incumbent will work with the Public Health team to ensure efficient and effective data programm data management practices are implemented in the refugee settlements to meet minimum UNHCR and international standards

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Manage the medical supply chain and its deliveries (80%) and provide oversight to the medical supply chain in UNHCR Uganda operation that will include: - Follow-up on the national medical supply chain for the entire UNHCR Uganda Operation Mission. Keep track of the received international medical supplies in country and the remaining pipeline.
  • Implement a medical supply chain system adapted to a “pull” system: by which medical supplies and medicines are delivered to the partners and regions respecting the needs expressed in the annual quantification (the items and their quantities) validated by the partners and UNHCR.
  • Ensure that medical supplies and medicines are reaching the field on a timely and coordinate manner.
  • Follow-up on UNHCR medical pipeline per region and partner; keep a track of the validated medical needs, including what has been delivered and what is still pending per region and partner.
  • Liaise with UNHCR field offices and partners, increasing their capacity and improve accountability by: - Providing periodically and under request updates regarding the medical supply chain: informs about medical supplies delivered, remaining pipeline, and their time frame per region and partner.
  • Ensuring that partners and UNHCR field offices implement tools to monitor and report on stocks, average monthly consumption and medical supplies (Rx solutions software and excel reporting templates)
  • Performing field visits in order to improve pharmacy management in all field locations.
  • Perform quality control inspections and stock management monitoring (inventories and medical deliveries)
  • Providing capacity building (training) to all partners, with special emphasis in rational drug use (prescription practices), consumption monitoring and medical supply follow-up.
  • Sharing with the implementing partners policies, guidelines, protocols and any other materials relevant for pharmacy management
  • Supporting the quantification of medical needs in UNHCR Uganda Operations: - Using the data (average monthly consumption and stocks) collected and reported by the field partners, he/she provides critical input during the calculation and design of the annual medical quantification for the entire mission.
  • In the events of adhoc local procurement, he/she supports the calculation of the quantities of medicines and medical supplies to be purchased locally and the reviewing of the bids of local suppliers and quotations. 2)     Be in charge of the clearance of medical supplies and medicines imported in Uganda (20%)
  • Works as the focal point for the application of the importation permits for medical supplies and medicines imported by UNHCR in Uganda
  • He/she is the technical referent within UNHCR Uganda team for the importation of the medical supplies and medicines: follows-up the applications submitted to obtain the import permits and any technical queries and needs that might rise from the National Drug Authorities in Uganda, UNHCR team, or the International suppliers.
  • He/she is in charge of the communications with the Uganda National Authorities, WHO, UNHCR Procurement Service and the International Suppliers in what refers to the medical importations.

Key Performance Indicators:
  • Collation, analysis and dissemination of the medicines and medical supply stock situation including pipeline including health information reports from all the implementing partners
  • Train all the implementing partners in the medicines and supply chain management with as will be measured by the IPs ability to adequately manage, quantify and analysis and dissemination reports.
  • Ensure implementation and monitor use of the medicines and medical supplies SoPs using the established indicators
  • Timely clearance of medicines and medical supplies and delivery to the field
  • Summarized weekly highlights from the field and calendar of events

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations UNHCR Assistant Pharmacy Officer job placement should hold a University degree in Pharmacy.
  • A Master’s degree in supply chain management and/or equivalent experience
  • At least two years of experience in pharmacy management and medical logistics
  • Past working experience with health programs for refugee / asylum seekers or international organizations required.
  • Good knowledge in supply chain and medical logistics related processes and exposure to provision and support services in an International organization.
  • Experience in medical importations clearing and in dealing with National Drug Authorities
  • Excellent computer skills and working knowledge in MS Office
  • Analytical and report writing skills.
  • Good communicator with strong interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Excellent written English.
  • Experience in East and Central Africa region is an added advantage.

How to Apply:
All interested Ugandan nationals who wish to join the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to click on the link below and follow the application instructions after reviewing the job details.

Deadline: 17th January 2019

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UN Monitoring Assistant Career Placements - United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)

Job Title:              Monitoring Assistant
Organization: United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)
Duty Station:  Uganda
Grade: G5
Reports to: Programme Policy Officer or Programme Associate

About US:
The UN World Food Programme (WFP) is the United Nations frontline agency against world hunger. It is the largest and longest serving humanitarian agency in Uganda. Currently WFP focuses on three priority areas: Saving lives in Emergencies; Building Resilience through Predictable Safety Nets; Improving Nutrition & Mother-and Child Health; and Supporting Small Holder Farmers to Access Markets. WFP has operations in various parts of the Country.
Job Summary:  The Monitoring Assistant will take responsibility for completion of a range of processes and activities related to monitoring that require some interpretation of standard guidelines/practices. Job holders are able to recommend a course of action to staff at various levels and may allocate tasks to other support staff. The incumbent will coordinate and perform monitoring activities within a specific coverage area and provide reports to support the effective delivery of assistance packages.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Verify the planned movements and distribution of food or non-food items, resolving routine issues and escalating where appropriate, to ensure that the quantity distributed and the quality of the operation is in line with WFP standards.
  • Collect and summarise assistance programme(s) data, collaborating with cooperating partners where required, conduct analysis and prepare reports in order to support programme reviews and informative decision-making.
  • Liaise with cooperating partners and internal counterparts to gather feedback and comments to support programme reviews and improve services.
  • Suggest improvements to field monitoring processes and procedures for efficient implementation of the assistance programmes.
  • Arrange for regular meetings with community leaders and cooperating partners on commodity pipeline, distribution arrangements, food entitlements and other relevant issues to support effective communication flow and efficient operations.
  • Allocate tasks to other staff, providing guidance and on-the-job training to support their development and high performance.
  • Provide standard trainings for cooperating partners on WFP operational practices, monitoring tools and methods in order to support them to independently self-monitor and to contribute to the visibility of WFP in the coverage areas.
  • Prepare field mission reports to document programme implementation.
  • Follow set emergency response processes and procedures for emergency food assistance.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations UN World Food Programme (WFP) Monitoring Assistant job placement should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Nutrition, Agriculture, Commerce, ICT related or any other related field;
  • At least three years of relevant working experience in either of the following fields, agriculture production, relief, humanitarian intervention, statistics, social administration and community mobilization;
  • Proficient in the use of office equipment and computer software packages, such as Microsoft Word;
  • Good knowledge and skills using data management packages;
  • Uses tact and courtesy to give and receive information to a wide range of individuals;
  • Ability to identify data discrepancies and rectify problems requiring attention;
  • Previous experience in collecting programme output and outcome data, conducting quantitative and qualitative analyses, and reporting findings to management team, partners and other stakeholders.
  • Has experience utilizing WFP monitoring and evaluation systems and standards.
  • Language: General Service (Field): Fluency in both oral and written communication in English and any of the Karamojong languages used at the duty station is a MUST

  • Strategic Management: Displays basic understanding of WFP’s policies and strategies to perform monitoring and/or evaluation activities and their inter-relationship.
  • Performance Management: Applies knowledge of WFP’s performance management system to manage resources and relationships to undertake monitoring actions or deliver straightforward evaluations of operations, programmes, or processes to WFP monitoring and/or evaluation quality standards.
  • Qualitative/Quantitative Methodology: Understand and applies an appropriate mix of established methods and data collection tools to monitoring, reviews or straightforward evaluations, in line with WFP’s strategic and operational results frameworks (metrics), WFP guidance and technical standards.
  • Data Analytics and Visualization: Collects and summarizes programme data, including information on shipments, distribution site logistics, the status of personas in need, and beneficiaries planned and reached for all programme assistance modalities and activities.
  • Programme Monitoring and Review: Gathers, organizes, and provides data on programme outputs, processes, and outcomes, including distribution plans and the status, quantity, and quality of food and cash distributed and technical assistance provided.

NB: Female applicants and qualified applicants from developing countries are especially encouraged to apply

How to Apply:
All candidates who desire to join the United Nations World Food Programme are encouraged to submit their applications online at the link below.

Deadline: 27th January 2019

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Regional Manager Employment Opportunity - Living Goods (LG)

Job Title:         Regional Manager
Organisation: Living Goods (LG)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Deputy Director Field Operations

About US:
Living Goods supports networks of ‘Avon-like’ micro-entrepreneurs who go door-to-door teaching families how to improve their health and wealth while selling affordable, high-impact products like basic medicines, fortified foods, water filters, clean cook stoves, and solar lights. Living Goods seeks nothing less than a disruptive reinvention of distribution in emerging markets, through networks of franchised micro-entrepreneurs who leverage Living Goods’ brand, buying power and mobile marketing tools to deliver vital products at accessible prices to the people who need them most. By combining the best practices from the worlds of micro-enterprise, franchising and public health, Living Goods is creating a fully sustainable system to improve the health, and wealth, of underserved communities.

Job Summary:  The Regional Manager will provide direct supervision and support to field based branch teams. You will have extensive experience in leading and driving the performance of large teams. Foremost, you will be a skilled coach, helping to solve complex field based problems in a timely fashion. You will have demonstrated experience at working closely with community health workers or similar community based structures. You are an expert communicator – able to bridge gaps between your team members across Uganda and the HQ in Kampala. The Regional Manager will be field based, with the primary work location being a Living Goods branch or a District Health Office in the region the position supervises. You will spend approximately 75% of your time in the field and 25% of time at HQ in Kampala.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Planning and Analysis
  • Support branch teams efficiently plan their monthly activities
  • Based on branch performance, support branch teams for effectively prioritize their time to concentrate efforts on most urgent areas of improvement
  • Monitor branch KPIs using dashboard and other tools. Support branch teams overcome challenges
  • Proactively monitor and resolve potential risks at branch e.g. lack of compliance against LG policy, low stock of items etc.
Performance Management
  • Provide leadership to the branch managers building a high efficient and effective team.
  • Provide supportive supervision to branch teams in your region both face to face and remotely
  • Provide coaching to Senior Branch Managers and Community Health Manager to improve individual and team performance.
  • Support professional development of branch team members
  • As required support the new Branch Management (Community Health Managers/Supervisors) Trainees as they are undergoing training in your region
  • Visit the field with all branch team members and observe interactions between Community Health Workers, clients and branch teams. Provide feedback using performance management tools
  • Pro-actively work with branch teams to meet key KPIs through brainstorming problems, identifying areas for improvement, bringing new ideas for testing to the innovations committee
Compliance and Quality Improvement
  • Ensure branches are compliant with all LG policies and procedures
  • Support the management of credit, consignment and other finance processes
  • Support branch team members in inventory management including shrink remedial plans
  • Support branch teams in the development and implementation of quality improvement action plans
Communications and linkage with other departments
  • Champion changes and new policies and build understanding within the region
  • Cascade messages from HQ to field teams accurately and in a timely fashion
  • Represent the region at HQ meetings, ensuring that their voices are heard and their concerns are addressed
  • Liaise effectively between branch teams and relevant HQ based teams to ensure efficient operations

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
  • The ideal candidate for the Living Goods Regional Manager job placement should hold a Clinical or public health degree. Masters degree preferred
  • Certificate in coaching preferred
  • Track record of developing field based teams including managing teams of 15+
  • Results oriented and strong track record of driving KPIs qualitative
  • Unimpeachable integrity
  • Ability to analyze and use data to inform decision-making
  • Social enterprise experience a plus
  • Fluency in English is required.  Ability to conduct business in Luganda and other local  languages preferred.

NB: Please note that only candidates meeting the minimum qualifications will be considered.

How to Apply:
All candidates are strongly encouraged to Apply Online at the web link below.

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Earn a UNICAF Scholarship to Study Online for an Internationally Recognised Degree (Bachelor’s, Master’s or Ph.D) from the US, UK and Europe

About Scholarship Programme:
UNICAF Scholarship Programme partners with UK, US and European universities to offer online quality higher education degrees to students in Africa. Current partners include the University of South Wales (UK), the Marymount California University (USA) and the University of Nicosia (Europe). It was founded to offer gifted, underprivileged students the opportunity to further their education, by earning internationally recognised qualifications, at low cost, through online study, or through blended learning (only available for Unicaf University programmes). 

Why study with UNICAF?
  • High Quality, Lower Cost: Save up to 80% by studying online. Online learning gives you access to modern education at a fraction of the cost of the chosen programme.  See the Available ProgammesClick Here, for more information regarding each programme.
  • Internationally Recognised Degrees: Quality programmes taught by lecturers who are national and international experts. 
  • Easy, Quick, Registration Process: You can easily apply and start learning, benefiting from a state-of-the-art online virtual environment!
  • Flexible, 24/7 Online Access: No fixed study hours, no ground rules. Adjust your studying schedule to suit your needs. The only requirement is to keep up with your deadlines.
Number of Beneficiaries: Over 8,000 students have benefited from this scholarship package and they intend to give out over 60,000 of them by 2020. 

How to Apply for Scholarship:
UNICAF invites Ugandans to join thousands of students from Nigeria, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Ghana, Kenya, Botswana, Malawi, and many other countries, who have earned their degrees with the help of the UNICAF Scholarship Programme by submitting their applications online at the link below.

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Fresher Registered Nurse Job Opportunities - Sawa HealthCare Group (SHCG) - Old Kampala Hospital

Job Title:     Registered Nurse
Organization: Sawa HealthCare Group (SHCG)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Medical Director

About US:
Sawa HealthCare Group exists to provide affordable, accessible and quality healthcare services in the communities we serve and to do so in a sustainable manner with the highest level of integrity. 

Job Summary: The Registered Nurse will provide care to patients, by providing medical support. The Registered Nurse will provide a comprehensive nursing package that includes preventive, curative and health education to support and encourage a healthy living culture within the target population.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Promotes and restores patients' health by completing the nursing process; collaborating with physicians and multidisciplinary team members; providing physical and psychological support to patients, friends, and families; supervising assigned team members.
  • Identifies patient care requirements by establishing personal rapport with potential and actual patients and other persons in a position to understand care requirements.
  • Maintains a cooperative relationship among health care teams by communicating information; responding to requests; participating in team problem-solving methods.
  • Establishes a compassionate environment by providing emotional, psychological, and spiritual support to patients, friends, and families.
  • Actively promotes patient's independence by establishing patient care goals; teaching patient, friends, and family to understand condition, medications, and self-care skills; answering questions.
  • Assures quality of care by adhering to therapeutic standards; measuring health outcomes against patient care goals and standards; making or recommending necessary adjustments; following hospital and nursing division's philosophies and standards of care set by state board of nursing, state nurse practice act, and other governing agency regulations..
  • Resolves patient problems and needs by utilizing multidisciplinary team strategies.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations; calling for assistance from health care support personnel.
  • Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols, medication administration and storage procedures, and controlled substance regulations.

  • Documents patient care services by charting in patient and department records.
  • Maintains continuity among nursing teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
  • Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential. title: nurse, registered
  • Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques.
  • Maintains nursing supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies; using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.
  • Participate in ward side nursing procedures as a member of the caring team
  • Prepare and perform sterile procedure and support the Medical Doctor in their delivery of medical services
  • Ensure patients are comfortable, in a healthy and secure environment to enhance quick recovery.
  • Conduct observations, diagnosis, and nursing procedures and give necessary treatment in consultation with the Medical Officer.
  • Participate in drug supply management that includes drug requisition, monitoring consumption and supervision of the drug dispensing process.
  • Coordinate nursing activities in the wards and ensure patient focused approach is used at all times.
  • Offer support to the Medical Officer in keeping simple books of accounts and make estimates for the wards and other units.
  • Maintain personal contact with patients, take note of their complaints, carry out corrective measure and escalate for further action if necessary.
  • Prepare and send progress reports covering the areas of operation.
  • Manage patients with confidentiality and adherence to the professional code of conduct.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant should preferably hold relevant qualifications and experience

How to Apply:
All candidates who are suitably qualified are advised to send their application and curriculum vitae to hr@sawahealthcare.org

Deadline: 31st January 2019

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