GAVI Project Jobs – Cold Chain Technician at Ministry of Health

Organisation: Ministry of
Health
Funding Source: Global
Alliance for Vaccine and Immunization (GAVI)
Duty Station: Entebbe,
Uganda
About US:
The Government
of The Republic of Uganda has received financing from the Global Alliance for
Vaccine and Immunization (GAVI) towards the cost of the Health Systems
Strengthening and immunization strengthening in Uganda.
Job Summary: The Cold Chain
Technician will be in charge of installing and maintaining efficient Cold Chain
systems for the safe storage of vaccines at all levels.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
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The incumbent will be in charge of planning,
coordinating, monitoring and evaluating cold chain activities in Health units;
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Responsible for installing, maintaining and
servicing refrigerators and other cold chain equipment;
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Preparing and keeping and an up-to-date cold chain
inventory
·        
In charge of reporting, requisitioning and
accounting for vaccines, equipment and allocated resources;
·        
Adhering to professional code of conduct and ethics;
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Actively participating in research activities;           
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The job holder will also take part in programme and
monitoring and evaluation activities;
·        
Providing safe custody for the equipment and
maintain their functionality
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The ideal candidate for the Cold Chain Technician
placement must hold an Ordinary Diploma in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
or Mechanical Engineering from a recognized institution.
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At least five years of related work experience.
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Highly self motivated;          
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Ability to work and minimum supervision;
·        
Computer skills are an added advantage;
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Concern for quality and standards;
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Excellent communication skills and team-work;
·        
Ability to conduct field visits;
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their applications
addressed to the Permanent Secretary, MOH to the address below;
Ministry of
Health,
Plot 6 Lourdel
Road, Room C101,
P.O. Box 7272,
Kampala,
Kampala.
Uganda.
Deadline: 30th November 2015

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