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Wednesday, May 17, 2017

3 Pharmacy Logistics Support Officers Job at The AIDS Support Organization (TASO Uganda) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
3 Pharmacy Logistics Support Officers

Jobs at:
The AIDS Support Organization (TASO Uganda)

Deadline of this Job:
27th May 2017 at 4:30 pm

Duty Station:
Soroti,-Katalwai; and Kumi

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Job details:
The AIDS Support Organization (TASO Uganda), was founded to contribute to the process of preventing HIV infection, restoring hope and improving the quality of Life of persons, families and communities affected by HIV infection and disease. TASO has received a 5-year CDC-PEPFAR Grant to implement accelerated HIV/AIDS epidemic control activities through a Health Systems Strengthening approach in Soroti Region, covering B districts oi Soroti, Kaberamaido (Cluster 1), Katakwi, Amuria (Cluster 2), Serere, Kumi, Bukedea and Ngora (Cluster 3). in addiuon, TASO will be implementing accelerated HIV/AIDS epidemic control activities through a Health Systems Strengthening approach in Masaka and Kalungu districts, as a Sub-recipient under the Masaka Region Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP) Consortium funded by PEPFAR through CDC. in pursuit of such intentions, TASO invites applications from qualified, dedicated‘ competent, innovative and results-oriented persons for employment on a contract basis for the posts below;
Classification : Contract- lull time
Reporting to : Cluster Team Leader and functionally to
Pharmacy Logistics Support Advisor
Supervises : None
Salary : Commensurate with training and experience
Duty Station : Soroti,-Katalwai; and Kumi
Supervises : None
Main Purpose of the Job
The Pharmacy Logistics Support Officer is responsible for the forecasting transportation, storage and management cl Medial supplies in the Cluster Area; working closely with Medical Access Uganda Limited (MAUL), National Medical Stores (NMS), National Tuberculosis and E Leprosy Program (NLTP) District Health Office and Ministry of Haiti also provides technical support to the procurement teams for procurement of pharmaceuticals, medical devices and related equipment.
Key Outputs -
  • Proper operation of Medical Stores tor medical supplies 3 including placing the orders, receipt, storage and distribution to all Health Centers in the Cluster Area
  • Up-to-date records using the WAOS system in accordance
  • with relevant schedules, policies, processes, standard operating procedures and instructions;
  • A healthy and sale work with the right temperature, humidity and light exposure in the warehouse E
  • Quality reports and/or related deviation reports compiled and submitted in time; 3 :
  • Proper recording of medical supplies received; 5
  • Monitoring and reporting of compliance as guided by the 3 standards ~
  • Regular management of medical supplies in the Medical Store and alert the Pharmacy Logistics Support Adviser
  • Proper timely replenishment of all drugs done
Minimum Academic Qualifications
  • Diploma in Pharmacy! Dispensing
  • Degree in Pharmacy will be an added advantage
  • Training in Forecasting, Quantification and Logistics and Supply Chain management is desired
  • Comprehensive knowledge of antiretroviral therapy and HIV/AIDS treatment guidelines
  • Knowledge of MS Office Applications
  • Possession of a valid license to practice Pharmacy in Uganda
Required Experience and Skills ,
At least two years of experience in pharmacy services, one of . which should have been in administration and management of the medical supply chain operations;
Job application procedure
All interested Candidates MUST attach a fully filled Application Form which can be down loaded from the TASO Website at or any TASO Centre and register in the applications register.
Only qualified candidates who meet all the above requirements are invited to submit their resume, copies cl certified academic certificates, testimonials and three referees including their telephone and email contacts.
Note: Please firmly staple your papers together and note that only short listed candidates will be contacted. Please visit the TASO website for more details in regards mite Job advert.
Posting Date: 15th May 2015
Closing Date: 27th May 2017 at 4:30 pm
Please forward your applications to;
The Director Human Resources and Administration
TASO Uganda Ltd