Fresher Logistics and Supply Chain Officer – HIWA Project NGO Careers – World Vision International

Organisation: World
Vision International
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Senior
HIV/Health Technical Advisor
About US:
World Vision Uganda is a
Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Government Organization
dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome
poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 41 districts in Uganda. World
Vision is committed to the protection of children and we will not employ people
whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is
conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks,
including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child,
Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so.”
Job Summary: The Logistics
and Supply Chain Officer – HIWA Project will mainly lead the Supply Chain
Management (SCM) for all key commodities (including pharmaceuticals and
laboratory) on the USAID’s HIV/Health Initiatives in Workplaces Activity. S/He
will give supervisory and technical support for the planning, handling, and
management of HIV/AIDS, TB, RMNCAH, and nutrition commodities for all HIWA
supported health facilities. The Officer is also responsible for providing
technical assistance and capacity building in health commodity forecasting,
quantification, ordering, storage and use across all supported districts and
health facilities.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Strengthen
    commodity (pharmaceutical and Laboratory) logistics management, information
    management and tracking, at health facilities through Supervision
    Performance Assessment and Recognition Strategy (SPARS) implementation,
    and use of electronic systems such as DHIS 2 for Web-Based Ordering
    Systems (WAOS), Rx solutions and open MRS.
  • Support
    health facilities within the region to effectively implement the
    Differentiated Service Delivery Models (DSD) for HIV infected clients in
    care, by ensuring constant availability of commodities.
  • Ensure
    the national Logistics Management System (LMIS) is kept up to date at all
    HIWA supported health facilities.
  • Determine
    the training needs, and develop desired trainings to build capacity of
    health workers involved in LSCM at the supported Health Facilities.
  • Represent
    the project at the central level Technical Working Group (TWG), of the
    Ministry of Health, on medicines procurement and management.
  • Support
    the revitalization of Medicines and Therapeutic committees (MTCs) at HC IV
  • Coordinate
    the adherence to drug policies and regulations at supported facilities.
  • Quantify
    and leverage supplies for HIV/AIDS, TB, RMNCAH, and nutrition commodities
    not supplied by NMS/JMS/MAUL from other sources.
  • Build
    and maintain databases for all relevant sites, commodities, lead times,
    reporting histories, and supervision visits at all levels.
  • Support
    health facilities to establish logistics management teams to conduct in
    addition to CQI to bridge service delivery gaps.
  • Coordinate
    with districts, health sub districts and other stakeholders to improve SCM
    in the region.
  • Contribute
    to timely and accurate reporting by the project.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    ideal candidate for the World Vision Logistics and Supply Chain Officer –
    HIWA Project job opportunity should hold a Bachelors of Pharmacy or
    Equivalent, with additional training in Logistics and Supplies Chain
  • Two
    years of work experience leading a procurement team in a demanding work
    environment, preferably with an International NGO.
  • Excellent
    public and negotiation skills along with business acumen essential,
    coupled with attention to details, maturity in decision making and time
    management skills
  • A
    proactive person with initiative and drive, honest with a high level of
    integrity; a team-player with good planning skills
  • A
    strategic thinker with strategy and procurement experience
  • Computer
    literate in MS Office
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified
candidates are encouraged to apply online by visiting World Vision
International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.
Please follow instructions on
How to Create Account and Profile at World Vision’s e-recruitment portal. 
Qualified female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
Deadline: 12th January 2018

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