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Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Supply Chain, Logistics and warehouse Specialist Job at Infectious Diseases Institute ( IDI ) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Supply Chain, Logistics and warehouse Specialist

Jobs at:
Infectious Diseases Institute ( IDI )

Deadline of this Job:
not later than 27th April 2018

Duty Station:

Job details:
The mission of the Infectious Diseases Institute ( IDI ) is to build capacity of health systems in Africa for the delivery of sustainable, high quality care and prevention of HIV/AIDS and related infectious diseases through training, research, and advanced clinical services. IDI has five operational areas through which it works to achieve its mission: Prevention, Care and Treatment; Training, Research and Laboratory services (provided through a partnership with the Makerere University-John Hopkins University Core Lab) and Outreach.
In order to achieve the above, IDI wishes to recruit a highly motivated employee as indicated below;
Post: Supply Chain, Logistics and warehouse Specialist
Vacancy code: SCLWSX01
Classification: Short term- full time (3 months)
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Carry out a comprehensive evaluation of IDI supply chain, logistics and warehouse management benchmarking with standard market practices
  • Produce a report recommending improvements/ changes to the current systems with consideration to the areas of forecasting, fulfillment, purchasing, storage and distribution.
  • Provide technical support to the development of the Procurement Web Application
  • Develop a Logistics and warehouse Policy
  • Educational requirements
    Advanced university degree from a recognized academic institution in one of the following areas is preferred: Supply Chain Management, Logistics and Warehouse management.
  • Must have a CIPS Uganda membership.
Skills and Knowledge required
  • Ability to work strategically to realize organizational goals, develop strategies, set clear visions.
  • Ability to persuade and influence, negotiate to obtain agreement, promote ideas.
  • Strong understanding of an automated supply chain process
  • Strong understanding of supply chain processes, from programme needs assessment, and in the context of risk management
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with experience of working in multicultural environments
Work Experience required
At least 5 years of progressively responsible professional work experience at the national and international levels in supply/logistics management.

Job application procedure
IDI will offer a competitive remuneration package to the successful candidate. Candidates that know that they meet the above criteria and have what it takes to excel in the above position, please send their Cvs, which should include details of email address (it any), present position, current remuneration, Certificate/testimonials and address of three (3) Referees plus telephone contact to the stipulated email address not later than 27th April 2018. (Email your application and CV to  and let’s save the environment).
Key Notes:
  • IDI is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge a recruitment fee or any other lees at any stage of the recruitment process
  • Make sure that your application letter, CV and certificates we attached as one document
  • Indicate the Vacancy Code as the subject for your email
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
  • Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. The Senior Human Resource Manager infectious Diseases Institute— IDI Knowledge Centre, Makerere University Main Campus College of Health Sciences, Makerere University P.0. Box 22418, Kampala, Uganda