Rakai Health Sciences Program Medical Supply Chain Officer Jobs in Uganda

Rakai Health Sciences Program Medical Supply Chain Officer Jobs in Uganda


Job Details

  • 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 supports in monitoring and providing onsite 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

    Job 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.

    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.

    Job Education

  • Diploma in Pharmacy or Nursing

    Job Experience

  • 2 years

    How to Apply

  • All interested candidates possessing the above attributes can send their; applications including a cover letter, updated CV with 3 referees, and copies of academic qualifications/certificates (One document), 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 for Submission: Monday 22nd June 2020 by 5:00pm.

  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

  • Any form of lobbying and canvassing will lead to disqualification.

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