Central Medical Store Officer NGO Jobs – AIRD Uganda

Job
Title:            
Central Medical Store Officer
Organization:  AIRD Uganda
Duty Station:   Kampala, Uganda
About US:
AIRD Uganda is
non-governmental, non-political, non-religious and non-profit making
organization with the main aim of protecting and seeking durable solutions for
Refugees and IDP’s in Africa in partnership with UNHCR the UN refugee agency.
Job Summary:   The Central
Medical Store Officer will be working in co-operation with the Medical Supply
chain Manager and the pharmacy technician to ensure safety of drugs. The
incumbent will be ensuring safety of the drug stores
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·       
Assist
the Pharmacy Technician in receiving incoming items on GRN and bin and stock
cards by counting, and checking for damage, shortages or extras.
·       
Assist
the Pharmacy Technician in pulling orders for agencies, taking care that only
quantities and presentations shown on the packing list are given.
·       
Counter
check balances of items after pulling an order, and assist the Pharmacy
Technician to update the bin and stock cards for all items pulled.
·       
Immediately
notify the Pharmacy Technician of any damaged or leaking packaging, however
caused.
·       
Maintain
the drug store, and other storage areas used by the section, in a clean and
tidy state.
·       
Identify
in writing (form to be provided) to the Pharmacy Technician each month, those
items that will expire within the next six months.
·       
Ensure
that those packing units with the shortest expiry dates are always used first,
and facilitate this by bringing to the front and top of displays.
·       
Plan the
layout of the store, clean floor and prepare pallets in advance of new stocks
arriving.
·       
Ensure that
all stocks are stacked in a way that facilitates easy counting, identification
of contents and expiration dates, minimises damage and does not place anyone at
risk from falling items.
·       
Ensure
that heavy items are not stored in areas where they have to be lifted above
head-height.
·       
Store
small, easily lost items in designated areas.
·       
Minimise
the exposure of drugs to sunlight at all times.
·       
Ensure
that cold-chain items received are immediately stored in the cold-storage
facility.
·       
Participate
in inventory taking, co-operating with other Pharmacy Section staff during any
necessary trouble-shooting that may arise.
·       
Ensure
that no unauthorised person enters the drug store or other warehousing areas.
·       
Regularly
oil the locks used on the drug store door.
·       
Maintain
the padlocks and keys used on drug trunks, ensuring that drivers leave with the
correct keys for the locks used. Label all locks and keys for easy
identification.
·       
Inform
the Admin Section of any stationary, packing or security items needed for the
Drug Management Section.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The applicant
should preferably hold a University Degree in stores management or any other
related field
·       
At least
three years of experience is required in stores management
·       
Previous
experience in management drug stores or pharmacies is desirable
·       
Experience
in the use of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc.) and
knowledge of spread sheet and database packages
·       
Strong
interpersonal and communication skills.
·       
High
level of honesty and Integrity
·       
Attention
to detail and accuracy
·       
Advanced
computer skills in Ms Word, Excel, 
PowerPoint presentation, Creating forms, org charts, mail merges,
labels, name tags, charts and graphs, pivot tables, presentations with
animation and sound  .
·       
Ability
to work under pressure with minimum supervision.
·       
Willingness
to work in any part of the country
How to Apply:
All candidates are
strongly encouraged to apply online at the link below.
Deadline: 24th January 2020
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