Malaria Supply Chain Specialist USAID Project Careers – Malaria Consortium

Organization: Malaria
Consortium
Project Name: USAID/PMI
Malaria Action Program for Districts (MAPD) Project
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Salary: USD
23,213 gross per annum
About US:
Malaria Consortium
is the world’s leading not-for-profit organisation dedicated to the
comprehensive control of malaria and other communicable diseases in Africa and
Southeast Asia. Malaria Consortium works with communities, government and
non-government agencies, academic institutions, and local and international
organisations, to ensure good evidence supports delivery of effective services,
providing technical support for monitoring and evaluation of programmes and
activities for evidence-based decision-making and strategic planning. Malaria
Consortium works to improve not only the health of the individual, but also the
capacity of national health systems, which helps relieve poverty and support improved
economic prosperity.
About USAID MAPD Project:
The Malaria Action
Program for Districts (MAPD) project is a 5-year USAID/PMI funded project. The
project aims to prevent and control Malaria illnesses and deaths in order to
minimise the social economic effects of the disease among the overall
population of Uganda especially in children under 5 years of age. The project
will be implemented starting in August 2016, and will cover 43 districts with a
total population of more than 13 million. The Malaria Action Program for
Districts project offers a partnership uniquely positioned to deliver this
implementation rollout. Partners include Johns Hopkins Program for
International Education in Gynecology and Obstetrics (JHPIEGO), Banyan Global,
Deloitte &Touché Uganda, Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) and
Communication for Development Foundation-Uganda (CDFU).
Job Summary: The
Malaria Supply Chain Specialist will provide technical support to and liaise
closely with the Ministry of Health (MOH) and other counterparts to ensure
malaria commodity availability in MAPD focus areas


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the Malaria Consortium USAID MAPD Malaria Supply
    Chain Specialist job opportunity should hold a Masters in a field related
    to pharmacy, public health or a health related discipline
  • A minimum of five years of relevant work experience in aspects of
    malaria supply chain management, including procurement, quantification,
    supply planning and forecasting, as well as knowledge of malaria control
    strategies
  • Familiarity with monitoring and evaluation of public health
    programmes
  • Previous experience in conducting capacity building, on-the-job
    mentoring, or continuous quality improvement programs
  • Extensive knowledge and experience of working with NGOs, donors and
    other stakeholders including district and Ministry of Health
  • Knowledge of and experience of working on USAID funded projects,
    DfID  and the Global Fund
  • Experience in writing program reports
How to Apply:
All interested
applicants are encouraged to apply online at the web link below.
Deadline: 24th May 2018
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