USAID EMHS Project Careers – Senior MIS Associate at Management Sciences for Health (MSH)

Organisation: Management
Sciences for Health (MSH)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: MIS Advisor
About MSH:
Management Sciences for Health
(MSH) is a international non-profit health organization composed of nearly 2500
people from more than 74 nationalities working in over 50,countries. Our mission
is to save lives and improve the health of the world’s poorest and most
vulnerable people by closing the gap between knowledge and action in public
health. Together with our partners, we are helping managers and leaders in
developing countries to create stronger management systems that improve health
services for the greatest health impact.
About USAID MSH Project:
USAID funded Uganda Health
Supply Chain is a five-year program supporting the Government of Uganda’s
health system to improve the availability and accessibility of essential
medicines and health supplies (EMHS).The expected results of are to:1)
strengthen national policies and strategies and support cost-effective,
equitable, and transparent utilization of EMHS resources; 2) Strengthen country
capacity for effective management and utilization of EMHS; and 3) increase
availability and access of EMHS among priority populations.
Job Summary: The Senior
MIS Associate will work closely with Pharmacy Division (PD) of the Ministry of
Health (MOH) and other MIS staff to ensure effective and efficient support in
national roll out of the Pharmaceutical Logistics software RxSolution and use
of District Supervision Data System (DSDS). S/he will support the process of
identify training needs, development of training manuals, conducting trainings
for the supported districts and implementing partners. In addition s/he will
provide front-line support for RxSolution software including following up user
calls, diagnosing and resolving system faults, and running routine system
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Work
    closely with relevant stakeholders when needed to optimize RxSolution roll
  • Actively
    monitor roll out of RxSolution using a SharePoint system.
  • Collaborate
    with implementing partners and medical bureaus in providing technical
    support to ensure smooth roll out of the PMIS.
  • Technically
    support the update and dissemination of the comprehensive catalogue on
    essential medicines, health supplies and laboratory equipment.
  • Prepare
    a routine service report on the PMIS performance, recurrent issues in the
    help desk, risks and planned initiatives.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicants should hold Professional degree in a health area,
    pharmaceuticals, social sciences, or other related field
  • At
    least three years of related experience
  • Good
    management, coordination and planning experience
  • Past
    experience with pharmaceutical and logistics management software;
    RxSolution preferred but could also be Navision, mSupply or similar software
  • Good
    knowledge and understanding of M&E, indicators and report generation
  • Excellent
    facilitation and communication skills
  • Good
    and documented experience in development of training materials
  • Strong
    teamwork and login building skills
  • Past
    Experience in developing curricula
  • Highly
    proficient in both spoken and written English
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates are encouraged to send their applications (cover letter
and CV only) addressed to The Human Resources Partner at MSH, Plot 15 Princess
Anne Drive, Bugolobi, P.O. Box 71419, Kampala or email to:
NB: We
thank all applicants for their interest, but can only acknowledge shortlisted
candidates. Please note that any form of canvassing by candidates will lead to
immediate disqualification.
Deadline:  23rd
January, 2015 by 5.00pm.
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