Program Officer Supply Chain and Logistics NGO Job Careers – Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)

Organization: Elizabeth
Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)
Duty Station: Mbarara,
Uganda
Reports to: Logistics &
Supply Chain Advisor
About US:
The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) seeks to end
pediatric HIV/AIDS through research, advocacy, and prevention and treatment
programs. We are a global leader in the fight against pediatric HIV and AIDS,
working in 15 countries and at 7,000 sites around the world to prevent the
transmission of HIV to children, and to help those already infected. Today,
because of the highly successful work of the Foundation and its partners over
the last 25 years, pediatric AIDS has been virtually eliminated in the United
States and new infections in children have declined by 58% worldwide. EGPAF
Uganda Country program is currently implementing a number of projects in
partnership with various donors.
Job Summary: The Program
Officer Supply Chain and Logistics will be providing technical support to the
Medicines Management Supervisors (MMS) in the districts of support and
contribute to health commodity management strengthening in the decentralized
health system.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·        
Work in liaison with the district health teams
and project staff to provide technical support to the MMS and other persons
involved in the management of health commodities and supplies.
·        
Regularly monitor stock levels for the essential
medicines and provide appropriate support to the implementing sites.
·        
Lead capacity-building activities for logistics
and supply chain. These may include CPDs, mentorships, workshop type trainings
and others.
·        
Support districts and health facilities to plan,
quantify, forecast and monitor usage of medicines and ensure rational use of
drugs. Supports district health facilities to timely prepare supplies reports
and orders and submit them to appropriate central medical stores (NMS and JMS
for public and private facilities respectively).
·        
Work in close liaison with District logistics
focal persons and technical area focal persons in the areas of PMTCT, ART, HCT,
Laboratory, community services and TB , ensures that all lower level facilities
are regularly supervised and mentored on logistics management.
·        
Work with the Senior Logistics and Supply Chain
Technical Advisor to coordinate technical reporting according to deffned
reporting schedule and write regular monitoring and technical reports as
required by EGPAF and the donor.
·        
Provide support in identifying, documenting,
disseminating and scaling up best practices in logistics and supply chain.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
·        
The applicant for the USAID Project Program
Officer Supply Chain and Logistics job opportunity should hold a Diploma in Pharmacy
or Dispensing from an institution recognised by the Pharmaceutical society of
Uganda (PSU).
·        
The applicant must be registered with the allied
medical council.
·        
Additional training in health related logistics
management is of added advantage.
·        
Five or more years’ experience in
management/coordination of supply chain and logistics.
·        
Extensive knowledge of logistics and supply
chain management Policies, guidelines and strategies in Uganda. Knowledge of
decentralized health system.
·        
Knowledge of HIV/AIDS issues in Uganda
·        
Excellent communication skills
·        
Proven ability to work as a member of a team,
experience in handling ARVs, computer literacy, report writing,
·        
Working knowledge of project planning and
management principles.
·        
Integrity, Confidentiality, Empathy, Patience,
Emotional Control.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send
their applications to this address;
The Senior Human Resources Manager, Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS
Foundation (EGPAF), Plot 15 Kitante Close, P.O. Box 21127, Kampala, Uganda
E-mail to:
UgandaRecruitment@pedaids.org
Deadline: 8th December 2017
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