Health Supply Chain Specialist
Catholic Relief Services (CRS), AIDS Relief Program is seeking candidates for the position of Health Supply Chain Specialist
The Primary role of the Health Supply Chain Specialist is to provide technical and in-kind support to local partners for implementation of quality HIV care and treatment services
A Degree in Pharmacy and valid registration with the Pharmacy and Poisons Board to practice in Kenya.
Good understanding of the health systems in Kenya.
Have solid working knowledge of ART in Kenya.
Experience in managing ART commodities logistics will be an added advantage.
2-3 years experience managing a busy ART Pharmacy in a public or mission health facility.
Demonstrated ability to transfer knowledge through formal and informal training.
Demonstrated ability to work in a team.
Excellent written, oral communication and computer skills (Microsoft Office Programs).
Specific Tasks & Responsibilities:
Coordinate and manage logistics involved in supply chain management of ARVs, laboratory reagents and drugs for opportunistic infections.
Conduct training of AIDSRelief partners including Local Partner Treatment Facilities on forecasting drug needs, procurement, tracking inventory and monitoring pharmaceuticals and other health supplies locally.
Ensure logistical management systems for management of ARVs, Ol drugs and reagents are harmonized with existing Kenya national infrastructure.
Collect, synthesize and transmit data & information related to ARVs and other related health supplies utilized at the LPTF as an input into forecasting program future needs.
Work to develop, strengthen and integrate ARVs supply systems with LPTF overall pharmaceutical management systems.
Work with LPTFs to set up their Medicines and Therapeutic Committees and operationalise them.
Maintain documentation of all work and decision-making processes under AIDSRelief s health supply chain management portfolio for assigned region.
Deadline: 4th September.
Written applications indicating the reference number of position applied for, including CV and day-time contact phone numbers, as well as names and contact information of three references should reach the;
Human Resources Specialist
Catholic Relief Services - Kenya Program
P.O. Box 49675, GPO 00100 Nairobi
E-mail: hr [at] ke.earo.crs.org