Ministry of Health Lusaka Provincial Health Office - Pharmacy Program Officer Jobs in Zambia

Ministry of Health Lusaka Provincial Health Office - Pharmacy Program Officer Jobs in Zambia


Job Purpose

  • To provide TB/HIV related pharmaceutical services and activities in the supported districts to enable uninterrupted supply of logistics

    REPORTS TO: Clinical Care Specialist .

    Main Duties

    • Undertakes regular stocking of TB/HIV pharmaceutical logistics, updates inventory data for both electronic and paper based records at the provincial hub

    • Undertakes proper storage of TB/HIV related pharmaceutical logistics and supplies

    • Undertakes regular stocking of TB/HIV pharmaceutical logistics, updates inventory data for both electronic and paper based records at the provincial hub

    • Undertakes proper storage of TB/HIV related pharmaceutical logistics and supplies

    • Supports districts in timely placement of orders to ensure uninterrupted supply of TB/HIV logistics

    • Provides logistical support to all supported districts to enable fast tracking of clients stable on ART and provides 6 months' supply (6MMS) of both ARVs and TPT.

    • Devise strategies for districts to implement the best way to supply TB/HIV drugs to fast tracked clients in supported districts

    • Undertakes technical support to supported districts to ensure efficient use of TB/HIV logistics

    • Supports supported districts in commodity management (forecasting, quantification and ordering) to ensure uninterrupted supply of TB/HIV and related logistics

    • Monitors treatment regimens for clients on TB and ART and collaborates with ART providers to ensure that all PLHIV are on standard regimens

    • Ensures that all effects of TB/HIV and related drugs are monitored timely to identify and evaluate adverse reactions by supported
    districts

    • Compiles weekly, monthly, quarterly as well as any ad-hoc reports as required in the required formats

    • Undertakes timely operational research activities in pharmaceutical services

    Requirements

    • Grade 12 certificate with at least five O-level credits:

    • Degree in Pharmacy Registered with Health Professions Council of Zambia with a valid Practicing License.

    • At least five (5) years relevant experience in TB/HIV Programme

    • Must be trained in WHO ART Modules

    • Experience in PEPFAR supported TB/HIV programs will be an added advantage

    • Trained in Project management and supply chain will be an added advantage

    • Ability to write technical papers and reports clearly in English

    • Ability to communicate fluently in English and local languages.

    • Must between the Age of 21 years and 55years.

    Other skills/Attributes:

    • Computer literate, Managerial skills, Interpersonal relations, initiative

    How to Apply

  • Interested candidates meeting the above stated qualifications and attributes are required to submit their applications with the following documents: Curriculum Vitae with Three (3) traceable Referees, NRC, Academic and Professional Qualifications, Full Registration and Practicing license with relevant Professional Bodies were applicable to the address below by 17:00hrs Thursday 30" July 2020.

  • Successful applicants will be appointed on one year contract subject to renewal depending on performance.

  • Applicants should provide valid phone numbers for easy communication. Applications should be clearly marked on the envelope with the position being applied for. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

  • Address applications to:

    The Provincial Health Director
    Provincial Health Office Independence Road
    P.O.Box 910022
    MONGU

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