Rakai Health Sciences Program Medical Supply Chain Officer Jobs in Uganda

Rakai Health Sciences Program Medical Supply Chain Officer Jobs in Uganda

General Position Summary

The Supply Chain Officer supports in monitoring and providing on-site support of medical logistics management in the supported districts/health facilities 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.

Essential Job Functions

  • 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.
  • Participate in verification of medicines and health supplies on delivery to the health
    Facilities and submit order fulfillment reports.
  • Support health workers in their dispensing, stock management, and storage management practices.
  • 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.

    Knowledge and Experience
  • The ideal applicant should have minimum qualification of a diploma in Pharmacy or nursing
  • The
    Candidate must have at least 2 years’ experience in pharmacy practice in HIV care and treatment
  • 2 years’ 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

    How to Apply:
  • Applications: 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 addressed to the HR Manager to jobs@rhsp.org
  • Kindly indicate the Job title under subject of the mail.
  • Only Online applications will be considered.
  • Deadline for Submission: Close of business by 5:00pm, Friday, 21st June 2019
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted by Rakai Health Sciences Program.
  • Any form of lobbying and canvassing will lead to disqualification.
  • For more information and job application details, see; Rakai Health Sciences Program Medical Supply Chain Officer Jobs in Uganda

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