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Wednesday, May 3, 2017

2 Supply Chain Officers Job at Rakai health Sciences Program - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
2 Supply Chain Officers

Jobs at:
Rakai health Sciences Program

Deadline of this Job:
not later than 12th May, 2017, 5:00pm

Duty Station:

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Job details:
Rakai Health Sciences Program is a collaborative Bio-medical research and service delivery organization. It strives to improve the quality of life of the local population through a combination of community based research, curative services and prevention strategies in the district of Rakai, South Western Uganda. it is based at the Uganda Virus Research Institute - Entebbe and Kalisizo in Rakai District.
The Program is seeking to strengthen its staffing position in order to efficiently execute its research and service activities at a Regional Level. Applications are therefore invited from qualified and competent Ugandans to fill vacant positions based at RAKAI HEALTH SCIENCES PROGRAM
- Kalisizo, Rakai district as indicated below:
Supply Chain Officers (2 Positions — One year Contract) Renewable
Reporting to: Supply Chain Manager
Duty station: Kalisizo – Rakai
Duties & Responsibilities:
Work with district medicine supen/isors, District Lab Focal Person and Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision offlcers to support providers to forecast and place commodity orders in a timely manner.

  • Monitor commodity stock levels, storage conditions and recommend improvement.
  • Liaise with the DHOs to obtain approval and ensure redistribution of commodities based on health facility needs.
  • Support Health Workers to generate monthly and quarterly commodity reports.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • At least Diploma in pharmacy or Nursing
  • At least one year experience in HlV prevention, care and treatment supply chain management in a DLP setting.
  • Training in mentoring skills
The applicants should be;
  • Good interpersonal skills and a spirit of team building/work
  • Self-motivated, able to work under minimum supervision and well organized
  • Able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Able and willing to work and reside in the rural setting.
Sub - Regional Health information Systems Manager (1 position — One year Contract) Renewable
Reporting to: Regional M&E / QI Manager
Duty station: Kalisizo - Rakai
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Summarize PEPFAR reports from the participating districts
  • Oversee reporting requirements in the participating districts
  • Ensure operational OpenMRS (running tools and software in place)
  • Ensure completeness of entries into DHISII, HIBRID(Completeness, Accuracy and Timeliness)
  • Tracking Progress to Targets
  • Capacity building concerning running data from the DHlS2 and HlBRlD and OpenMRS at the District level.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • Masters Bio Statistics or Post Graduate M&E or MPH,
  • 3 years M&E; Team Leader,
  • Knowledgeable of MoH and National frameworks,
  • Understanding of Local Government Structures,
  • Experience with Donor funded programs; Experience with any of OpenMRS, DHlSll, HIBRID),
  • Working experience with any statistics packages (STATA, SAS, R-programming, SPSS) is added advantage,
  • Knowledge of MER 2.1 PEPFAR indicators will be an additional advantage; willingness to work in a rural area,
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision,
  • Background training in a medical field will be an added advantage.
Job application procedure
Only qualified applicants should submit their application letter, valid academic documents and detailed resume (C.V) with three recognizable referees not later than 12th May, 2017, 5:00pm to:
The Human Resource Manager 
Rakai Health Sciences Program,
P.O. Box 279, KALISIZO Or
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