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Friday, December 15, 2017

Stores and Logistics Assistant Job at Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Stores and Logistics Assistant

Jobs at:
Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation

Deadline of this Job:
December 29th 2017

Duty Station:
Mbarara, Uganda

The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) seeks to end pediatric HIV/AIDS through research, advocacy, prevention and treatment programs. We are a global leader in the fight against pediatric HIV and AIDS working in 15 countries and at 7,000 sites around the world to prevent the transmission of HIV to children and to help those already infected with HIV/AIDS. Today, because of the highly successful work of the Foundation and its partners over the last 25 years, Pediatric AIDS has been virtually eliminated in the United States and new infections in children have declined by 58% worldwide. EGPAF Uganda Country program scope involves; 1) the USAID Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services in the South West Uganda project that aims to increase the availability, accessibility, and quality of integrated health services including HIV and TB prevention, Care and Treatment, Maternal, Neonatal, Child Health Services, Family Planning, Nutrition Assessment, Counseling Support, Malaria Prevention and Treatment and other Primary Care Services. 2) The Optimizing HIV Treatment Access among Pregnant Women (DHTA) covering eight districts of South West Uganda. 3) The ELMA-funded Unfinished Business Project that focuses on closing the Adult-Pediatric ART gap. 4) Saving Lives at Birth that focuses on Development of a Model for National Scale-up of the Pratt Pouch to expand Infant Nevirapine Prophylaxis in Uganda, Prevent Mother—to-child Transmission of HIV and to Save Infant Lives. 5) Supporting Operations AIDS Research (SOAR). 6) Catalyzing Pediatric TB Innovations (CaP TB).
EGPAF therefore seeks to hire suitable persons to perform the roles below;
Job Title: Technical Advisor - Quality Improvement
Job Title: Stores and Logistics Assistant
Location: Mbarara
Reporting Relations: Stores and Logistics Officer
Department: Operations
Job Summary
The primary duty of the Stores Assistant is to assist in managing the stocks processes and the general store practices. The lob holder will play a key role in stock receiving, counting, record keeping, preparation of dispatches, maintaining order end cleanliness, and keeping the general safety of stocks, staff and the facility, in a way that contributes directly lo efficiency and effective management of stock.
This position requires a person who has capacity in the areas oi basic stocks and store management, system maintenance, supplies, and customer handling knowledge with emphasis Pharmaceutical products with excellent communication and interpersonal skills. The person should have the capacity to work under minimum supervision, be proactive, high sense of integrity and honesty with demonstrated sense of organizing skills. Additional knowledge in logistics and fleet management will be oi an added advantage.
Core Duties and Responsibilities:
Diploma in Stores Management from recognised institution. Additional knowledge in fleet/logistics management is required. Knowledge oi Computer applications like Word, Access. Excel and Solomon Accounting. Application of supply chain management techniques e.g. re-order levels, ABC or Pareto Analysis
Job application procedure
Please send a cover letter and CV to: The Senior Human Resources Manager, Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (ECPAF), Plot 15, Kitante Close P.0. Box 21127-Kampala, Uganda. Application should be sent to: Deadline for submission of applications is December 29th 2017.