Fresher Medical Supply Chain Officer NGO Job Careers – 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 (RHSP) is a collaborative bio – medical research and service
delivery organization. RHSP 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 districts of South-central Uganda.

 

Job Summary:  The Supply Chain Officer will support and
monitor health facility medical logistics management in the supported districts
according to MOH standards. He/she will ensure close monitoring of medicines
and health supplies. He/she will further ensure adequate supply of quality
medicines, responding to dynamic changes in demand, managing increased volumes
of commodities and minimizing pilferage and misuse

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Support
health facilities to develop pharmacy systems and annual procurement plans.

·       
Provide
technical assistance, mentorships and CMEs in medicines and health supplies
management and disseminate information updates regarding logistics management.

·       
Support
health facilities in ordering and reporting for medicines and health supplies
as per the warehouse schedule.

·       
Support
health facilities and medicine management supervisors to implement RX solution,
RASS and SPARS and submit timely required reports.

·       
Strengthen
pharmacovigilance and adherence issues in the supported health facilities.

·       
Develop
and follow up on activity plans developed with the focal logistics personnel in
the district health facilities.

·       
Support
health workers in their dispensing, stock management, and storage management
practices.

·       
Participate
in verification of medicines and health supplies on delivery to the health
facilities and submit order fulfillment reports.

·       
Participate
in the redistribution of medicines and health supplies in the supported
districts.

·       
Participate
in budgeting for supply chain activities, requisitioning and appropriately
account for the disbursed funds.

·       
Any
other assigned duties in line with your roles.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal applicant should have minimum qualification of a Diploma in Pharmacy or
Nursing.

·       
The
candidate must have at least one year experience in pharmacy practice in HIV
care and treatment.

·       
At least
one year experience in health commodities inventory management.

·       
Active
Registration with the Allied Medical Practitioners Council.

·       
Experience
in working in a district led program is an added advantage.

·       
Computer
Knowledge and skills.

·       
Experience
in using WAOS, TWOS & RX solution.

·       
Good
presentation and report writing skills.

·       
Communication
skills and ability to speak the local languages.

·       
Ability
to work under minimal supervision.

·       
Ability
to ride motorcycle and possession of valid riding permit is required.

 

How to Apply:

All interested
Candidates possessing the above attributes can send their applications
including a cover letter, latest Copy of CV (with 3 referees), copies of
academic qualifications/certificates (in one document (Word/PDF)) addressed to
the HR Manager to jobs@rhsp.org. Kindly indicate the job title in the subject
line of the email. Only online applications will be considered.

 

Deadline: 3rd February 2020 by 5:00pm

 

NB:
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted by Rakai Health Sciences Program.
Any form of lobbying and canvassing will lead to disqualification.

 

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