Earn 550 US Dollars on Internship as Supply Chain and Procurement Officer – Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)

Organisation: Global Health
Corps (GHC)
Placement Organisation:
Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)
Duty Station: Mbarara,
Eligible Citizenship:
Salary: Monthly Stipend of
550 dollars per month
Position Code: G05-Nat
About GHC:
Global Health Corps pairs intelligent and passionate fellows with
organizations that require new thinking and innovative solutions. We provide
these young leaders with the tools to remain connected after their fellowship
year finishes, deepening their ability to enact change through heightened
skills and strong partnerships. We currently place fellows in Malawi, Rwanda,
Uganda, the United States, and Zambia.
About Us:
The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) seeks to prevent
pediatric HIV infection and to eliminate pediatric AIDS through research,
advocacy, and prevention, care and treatment programs. Since 2000, EGPAF has
been supporting prevention of mother to child transmission (PMTCT) and HIV and
AIDS care and treatment services in Uganda. EGPAF Uganda is a leading provider
of technical assistance to Uganda’s Ministry of Health and supports clinical
service delivery at the facility, regional, and national levels. The
organization works closely with the Ministry of Health and other partners to
increase access to comprehensive, high-quality HIV prevention, care and
treatment, and tuberculosis (TB) identification and treatment services among
women, children, and families living with and affected by HIV and AIDS.
Job Summary: The Supply
Chain and Procurement Officer will manage the stock and inventory at both the
on-site and off-site office stores of EGPAF Uganda. The role involves verifying
all goods before receiving them and keeping updated records of all inventory in
stock. The Supply Chain and Procurement Officer will be responsible for
preparing all dispatches to the field and periodically reporting these
dispatches to management. The Officer will also ensure that all assets are
properly engraved before delivery to the recipient and keep an updated assets
record for property in facilities and in the program office. Additionally, the
Supply Chain and Procurement Officer will be expected to keep the stores neat
and orderly for easy access and efficient management.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • The jobholder will also receive and record
    all procurements and disbursements
  • Track all dispatched items to ensure that
    they reached their final destinations and also track the incoming goods to
    ensure timely delivery
  • Monitor stock levels and maintain these at
    the required levels
  • Issue stocks at request and ensure they
    are properly authorized
  • Ensure the safety of items in the store
    and that only authorized staff access the store
  • Maintain an orderly and up-to-date
    documentation and filing system of the stores documents
  • Maintain updated inventory of all
    equipment, furniture, and other assets of EGPAF
  • Ensure proper arrangement and clean
    storage area with shelves labeled properly
  • Carryout periodic stocktaking
  • Make stock variance reports to senior
    leadership team
  • Periodically report expired stocks to
    senior management team and arrange for their destruction
  • Make regular report about stock movement
    and general stores operations
  • Perform any other duty as may be assigned
    by management

Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate for the Global Health
    Corps Supply Chain and Procurement Officer career placement should hold a
    Bachelor’s degree in procurement, supply chain and logistics management,
    or stores management, business, or related field
  • Demonstrated experience working on procurement
    and supply chain activities in a professional environment
  • Experience with inventory management
  • High proficiency with Microsoft Office,
    especially Excel and Access
  • Certificate/diploma in medical records
  • Experience working in medical stores
  • Good writing and reporting skills
  • Good team player
  • Application of supply chain management
    techniques (e.g. re-order levels, ABC, or Pareto Analysis)
Fellowship Stipend, Benefits,
and Logistics:
In addition to the intensive leadership development and professional
growth that the fellowship offers, the Global Health Corps fellowship includes
the following benefits. GHC arranges several logistical details on fellows’
behalf with the expectation that fellows will take ownership of their overall
experience. Read on below to learn more about how these items apply to specific
Monthly living stipend of $550
Award of $1500 upon successful completion of the
fellowship year
Housing, including utilities assistance
Health or travel medical insurance
Support in applying for visas and/or work
permits, as necessary
Travel costs covered to and from placement site,
GHC training and retreats
Professional development funds of up to $600
How to Apply:
All applicants who desire to be placed by the Global Health Corps in
the aforementioned organization should express interest by clearly following
the instructions at the web page below.
Deadline: 17th January, 2018 at
11:59pm EST
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