Fresher Supply Chain Officer USAID Project Jobs – FHI 360

Job Title:    Supply Chain Officer
Organisation: FHI
360
Project Name: USAID
Communication for Healthy Communities (CHC)
Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda
About US:
FHI 360 is a leading
global development organization dedicated to improving lives around the world.
Our professional staff includes experts in education, health, nutrition,
economic development, civil society and environment as well as cross-cutting
experts in gender issues, research, applied science, behavior change and
Technology giving us the unique mix of capabilities to address today’s diverse
and interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 operates from 60 offices with
4,400 staff in the U.S. and around the world.
About USAID CHC Project:
Communication for
Healthy Communities (CHC) is a five- year program implemented through a
cooperative agreement between the United States Agency for International
Development USAID/Uganda) and FHI 360. The project is designed to support the
Government of Uganda and partners to design and implement quality health
communication interventions to contribute to reduction in HIV Infections, total
fertility, maternal & child mortality, malnutrition, malaria &
tuberculosis. CHC works with Ministry of Health and partners to rollout a
nationwide OBULAMU integrated health communication platform through: Mass
media; outdoor media; social and digital media; and, inter personal
communication (IPC).
Job Summary:  The Supply Chain Officer will monitor the
movement of all USAID-supported socially marketed commodities through the
distribution chain. Reporting to the Sales and Marketing Manager, the Officer
will conduct regular spot-checks at various levels of the distribution chain to
verity stock-levels against reports. The Officer will also participate in
regular data reviews to identify problem areas and formulate actions to improve
sales performance.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Support oversight of sales and distribution activities.
  • Conduct checks to ensure distribution partners are compliant with
    agreement terms and reported stock levels
  • Reflect actual stock levels.
  • Supervise execution of contracted re-packaging services, ensuring
    quality of final product reflects program requirements.
  • Provide inputs into regular forecasting activities.
  • Develop and maintain database of sales and distribution information,
    including current stock levels and sales, existing and targeted outlets,
    and other performance monitoring data.
  • Track distribution partner report deadlines and manage follow-ups.
  • Assist with the development of program reports and information.
  • Liaise with suppliers and take them through the process to ensure
    that registration is correct and complete.
  • Promptly provide responses for all stakeholder requests, as needed.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicants for the USAID FHI 360 Supply Chain Officer jobs must
    hold Bachelor’s degrees in Procurement and Supply Chain Management/Public
    Administration/Accounting/Cost Accounting, Logistics.
  • At least two years of experience managing supply chain systems and
    commodities
  • Familiarity with USAID project regulations preferred.
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good planning and organization skills
  • Computer literacy including office applications, such as MS Office
    Word, Excel, PowerPoint
How to Apply:
All interested job
applicants should submit a cover letter, copies of their CV, academic
transcripts and three professional referees m one folder to: The Human Resource
Office. FHI 360 Plot 15 Kitante Close, P.O. Box 5768 Kampala, Uganda or via
email to: fhi360_Uganda-info@fhi360.org 
Deadline: Friday, 22nd February 2019
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