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Thursday, July 5, 2018

3 Medical Supply Chain Officers Job at Rakai Health Sciences Program - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
3 Medical Supply Chain Officers

Jobs at:
Rakai Health Sciences Program

Deadline of this Job:
17th July, 2018, 5:00pm

Duty Station:
Mpigi, Gomba and Lyantonde

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, Kyotera district as indicated below:
Job Title: 3 Medical Supply Chain Officers– One Year Contract Renewable
Reports To: Regional Manager Medical Supply Chain and operationally to the Cluster Office Coordinator
Duty Station: Mpigi, Gomba and Lyantonde

Job Summary:
The Medical Supply Chain Officer supports in monitoring and providing on-site support of medical logistics management in the supported districts/health facilities according to MoH standards. ensure close monitoring of ART commodities and stock levels, further ensure adequate supply of quality drugs, responding to dynamic changes in demand, managing increased volumes of commodities and minimizing pilferage and misuse.

Key Result Areas
  • Support health workers in health facilities in their dispensing, stock management, and storage management practices.
  • Provide technical assistance, mentorships and CMEs in medicines and health supplies management.
  • Support districts to develop district pharmacy systems and annual procurement plans
  • Support facilities in ordering pharmaceuticals and reporting bi-monthly and participate in district order review meetings
  • Support health workers and medicine management supervisors to implement RX solution, SPARS, PFM and submit all the required reports.
  • Strengthen pharmacovigilance and adherence issues in the health facilities.
  • Participate in budgeting for supply chain activities, requisitioning and appropriately account for the disbursed funds.
  • Develop and follow up on activity plans developed with the focal logistics personnel in the district health facilities.
  • Participate in CMEs and disseminate information updates regarding logistics management.
  • Any other assigned duties in line with your roles
Minimum Qualifications, Skills and Experience
  • Diploma in Pharmacy OR Nursing
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in Medicines and Health Supplies Management
  • Active Registration with the Allied Medical Practitioners Council Or Nurses and Midwifes Council
  • Experience with HIV/AIDS Clinical Setting is an added advantage.
  • Must be computer literate
  • Knowledge in using WAOS & TWOS
  • Good presentation and report writing skills
  • Must poses exceptional communication skills and ability to give timely feedback
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision
Job application procedure
Only qualified applicants should submit their application letter, valid academic documents and detailed resume (C.V) with three recognizable referees in one pdf file not later than 17th July, 2018, 5:00pm to:
The Human Resource Manager
Rakai Health Sciences Program,
P.O. Box 279, KALISIZO
Deliver to: Rakai Health Sciences Program offices
Clement Hill Plot 8 Kampala
Send by E-Mail to:- 
Please indicate on the envelope & application;
  1.  the position applied for,
  2. The district of preference
    For all online applications, save your documents as position & district of preference ( e.g Medical Supply Chain Officer-- Mpigi)