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Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Project Officer Supply Chain Job at Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau ( UPMB ) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Project Officer Supply Chain

Jobs at:
Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau ( UPMB )

Deadline of this Job:
26th April 2018

Duty Station:

Job details:
The Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau, a leading Christian organization coordinating 294 Member Health facilities all over Uganda, is inviting applications for the following positions front suitably qualified individuals to work as part of a professional and self-driven team. Candidates should be people of good reputation and are willing to uphold the ethics and values of UPMB.
JOB TITLE: Project Officer Supply Chain
REPORTING TO: Regional Project Manager
DUTY STATION: Rwenzori Regional Office
Major Function:
The Supply Chain Officer supports in monitoring and providing on-site support of medical logistics management in the supported districts and health facilities according to MoH standards. He/she will ensure close monitoring of ART commodities and stock levels. He/she will further ensure adequate supply of quality drugs, responding to dynamic changes in demand, managing increased volumes of commodities and minimizing wastage and misuse
Tasks and Responsibilities:
  • Play a supportive role in getting the project supported health facilities to compile and submit their expected periodic reports.
  • Develop and follow up on activity plans developed with the focal logistics personnel in the district health facilities.
  • Participate in providing technical training and mentoring to health workers to manage health logistics
  • Participate in CMES and disseminating information updates regarding logistics management.
  • Provide support in ensuring proper storage of drugs at the units of dispensing.
  • Work alongside the IBC teams in carrying out supportive supervision to the lower health facilities.
  •  Maintain tracking sheets on the various supported health facilities and provide reports
Education, Key Competencies and Experience:
  • Diploma in Pharmacy
  • Active Registration with the Allied Medical Practitioners Council
  • At least two years of working in a clinical setting’ facility, preferably in an HIV/AIDS setting.
  • Additional experience in logistics management ot ART commodities
  • Communication skills and ability to speak the local languages.
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision
Job application procedure
interested persons who wish to apply may e-mail, post or hand-deliver an application letter with a detailed CV naming at least two referees and of academic transcripts to: Executive Director, Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau Plot 877 Balintuma Road Mengo, P.0 Box 4127, Kampala-Uganda E-mail: