5 Fresher District Logistics/Supply Chain Officer NGO Job Opportunities – Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)

 

Job Title:    District Logistics/Supply
Chain Officer (5 Fresher Job Opportunities)

Organization: Infectious
Diseases Institute (IDI)

Funding Source: Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)/PEPFAR

Duty Station:
Uganda

Reports to: Field
Office Coordinator

Vacancy Code:  DLCO X009

 

About US:

The mission of the
Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) is to “Strengthen Health Systems in Africa
with strong emphasis on Infectious Diseases through Research and Capacity
Development”. IDI has six operational areas through which it works to achieve
its mission: Prevention, Care and Treatment, Training, Research, Laboratory services
(including the CAP-certified IDI Core Lab & Translational Lab), Global
Health Security and Health System Strengthening Programmes.

With funding from  Centres for Disease Control and Prevention
(CDC)/PEPFAR, and in partnership with MoH and respective District Local
Governments, IDI is implementing comprehensive HIV/AIDS services in the West
Nile region of Uganda under the project “Accelerating and Sustaining HIV
Epidemic Control and Related Diseases in West-Nile Region of Uganda under the
President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), 2020-2025”. The project
supports the 12 districts of; Arua, Maracha, Madi-Okollo, Terego, Koboko,
Yumbe, Moyo, Obongi, Adjumani, Pakwach, Nebbi and Zombo.

 

Job Summary: The
District Logistics/Supply Chain Officer supports monitoring and provision of
on-site logistics management support in the supported districts in line with
MoH standards. He/she will ensure close monitoring of ART commodities and stock
levels as well as ensuring 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 facilities to compile and submit their expected periodic MoH reports.

·       
Support
development and follow up of logistics and supply chain related activity plans
in supported health facilities.

·       
Provide
training and mentorship support to health workers in management of health
logistics.

·       
Support
CMEs and dissemination of information updates related to logistics management.

·       
Support
activities that ensure proper storage of drugs at dispensing units.

·       
Work
with district teams to offer supportive supervision to health facilities.

·       
Maintain
tracking sheets on various supported health facilities and provide reports  on the following areas: number of clients
enrolled in care, on ART and initiated on ART in a month ,consumption reports
from the various units, stock status levels of the various health units, basic
supply requirements of the pharmacy & store, regularly reports on
identified challenges in the health units, Monthly report on availability of
tools necessary to maintain data records.

·       
Maintain
records on quantities of commodities ordered and those received from the MoH
and other partners

·       
Participate
in therapeutic drug committee meetings held in the health facilities.

 




Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold a Diploma in Pharmacy

·       
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.

·       
Additional
experience in logistics management of ART commodities

·       
Computer
Knowledge and skills, as well as good presentation and report writing skills

·       
Communication
skills and ability to speak local languages.

·       
HIV
Counseling and Interpersonal skills

 

 

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their CVs, including details of
email address, present position, current remuneration, Certificate/testimonials
and address of three (3) Referees plus telephone contact to the stipulated
email address. Email your application and CV to hr@idi.co.ug

 

Key Notes:

·       
IDI is
an equal opportunity employer and does not charge a recruitment fee or any
other fees at any stage of the recruitment process.

·       
Internal
candidates who meet the required specifications and have worked with IDI for a
period of at least one year will be given priority.

·       
Make
sure that your application letter, CV (Not more than 4pages) and certificates
are attached as one PDF document.

·       
Indicate
the Vacancy Code as the subject line of your email.

·       
Please
note that if you DO NOT indicate the vacancy code as instructed above, your
application will not be considered.

·       
Any form
of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

·       
Only
shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

The Senior Human Resource Manager

Infectious Diseases
Institute — IDI Knowledge Centre, Makerere University Main Campus College of
Health Sciences, Makerere University

P.O. Box 22418,
Kampala, Uganda

 

Deadline:  4th October 2020

 

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