Fresher Pharmacy Logistics Officer NGO Job Careers – Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)

 

Job Title:    Pharmacy Logistics Officer

Organization: Infectious
Diseases Institute (IDI)

Duty Station:
Uganda

Vacancy Code: PLOPACT-002

 

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.

 

Job Summary:  The Pharmacy Logistics Officer (PLO) will
support monitoring and provision of on-site technical assistance in logistics
management to districts and health facilities according to Ministry of Health
standards. He/she will ensure close monitoring of stock levels of antiTBs, ancillary
medicines, TB related supplies and further ensure adequate supply of quality
drugs, respond to dynamic changes in demand, manage increased volumes of commodities
and minimize pilferage and misuse.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Support
health facilities to compile and submit their expected Ministry of Health
periodic logistics reports.

·       
Develop
and follow-upon activity plans developed with the district logistics focal
persons.

·       
Support
the health facilities with commodity quantification and order submission
process in to the national web based TB ordering systems.

·       
Monitor
the order fulfilment rates, months of stock and average monthly consumption of
anti-TBs and ancillary medicines provided by the national ware houses as well
as the lead time.

·       
Ensure
submission and utilization of TB data from Real Time ARV Stock Status Reporting
System for decision making.

·       
Support
existing district structures to identify, assess and accredit health facilities
to provide TB services with in Karamoja region.

·       
Support
the implementation of national supply chain interventions namely Essential
Medicines Supervision Performance Assessment and Recognition Strategy (EMSPARS)
& TB SPARS to improve service delivery.

·       
Work
alongside the districts to assistants in carrying out supportive supervision to
lower health facilities.

·       
Develop
the capacity of health care professionals through mentorships, Continuous
Professional

·       
Development
at district, health facility and community levels to enable adherence to the
current treatment guidelines for TB management.

·       
Provide
technical assistance in ensuring proper storage of anti-TBs & ancillary
medicines at the units of dispensing.

·       
Strengthen
pharma co vigilance interventions at health facility levels including
documentation, monitoring and reporting of adverse drug reactions to national
drug authority.

·       
Work
with the districts to ensure health facilities attain the sawasawa
certification of Good Pharmacy Practice from National Drug Authority.

·       
Maintain
tracking sheets on the supported health facilities and provide reports on the
following areas;

·       
Consumption
reports from the various units in relation to patient number per regimen

·       
Basic
supply requirements of the pharmacy & store

·       
Regularly
report on identified challenges in the health units

·       
Monthly
reports on availability of tools necessary to maintain logistics related
records

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

·       
Support
the functions of the respective IDI regional office storage units

·       
Performing
other duties as assigned.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant for the Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) Pharmacy Logistics
Officer job must hold a Diploma in Pharmacy and registration with the Allied
Medical Practioners’ Council.

·       
At least
two years’ experience in a busy HIV or TB clinical setting

·       
Experience
in logistics management of TB commodities in an added advantage.

·       
Computer
knowledge as well as good presentation, communication, and report writing
skills

·       
Ability
to work under minimum supervisions

 

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:  14th February 2021

 

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