Fresher Medical Supply Chain Officer NGO Jobs – Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP)

Job Title:      Medical
Supply Chain Officer
Organisation: Rakai
Health Sciences Program (RHSP)
Duty Station: Uganda
About US:
Rakai Health
Sciences Program is a collaborative Bio-medical research and service delivery
organization. It strives to improve the quality of life of the local population
through a combination of community based research, curative services and
prevention strategies in the District of Rakai, South Western Uganda. It is
based at the Uganda Virus Research Institute – Entebbe and Kalisizo in Rakai
District.
Job Summary:  The Medical Supply Chain Officer supports in
monitoring and providing on-site support of medical logistics management in the
supported districts/health facilities according to MoH standards. He/she will
ensure close monitoring of ART commodities and stock levels. He/she will
further ensure adequate supply of quality drugs, responding to dynamic changes
in demand, managing increased volumes of commodities and minimizing pilferage
and misuse.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Support health workers in health facilities in their dispensing,
    stock management, and storage management practices.
  • Provide technical assistance, mentorships and CMEs in medicines and
    health supplies management.
  • Support districts to develop district pharmacy systems and annual
    procurement plans
  • Support facilities in ordering and reporting bi monthly and participate
    in district order review meetings
  • Support health workers and medicine management supervisors to
    implement RX solution, SPARS, PFM and submit all the required reports.
  • Strengthen pharmacovigilance and adherence issues in the health
    facilities.
  • Participate in budgeting for supply chain activities, requisitioning
    and appropriately account for the disbursed funds.
  • Develop and follow up on activity plans developed with the focal
    logistics personnel in the district health facilities.
  • Participate in CMEs and disseminate information updates regarding
    logistics management.
  • Perform any other assigned duties in line with your roles


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The Medical Supply Chain Officer must hold a diploma in Pharmacy
  • Experience in medical supply chain and logistics of medicines and
    health supplies is an added advantage
  • Active Registration with the Allied Medical Practitioners Council
  • At least two years of working in a clinical setting/ facility,
    preferably in an HIV/AIDS setting.
  • Computer Knowledge and skills
  • Experience in using WAOS & TWOS
  • Good presentation and report writing skills
  • Communication skills and ability to speak the local languages.
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision
  • Ability to work with the health care workers in the district as a
    team and provide timely feedback.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested applicants should send their application letter, valid
academic documents and detailed resume (CV) with three recognizable referees
to:
The Human Resource
Manager,
Rakai Health
Sciences Program,
P.O. Box 279,
Kalisizo, Rakai, Uganda
OR
Send by E-mail to:
jobs@rhsp.org
Deadline: 15th March 2019
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