Positions: 01

Duty Station: Mpigi

General Position Summary

The Supply Chain Officer will support and monitor health facility medical logistics management in the supported districts 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

Jobs 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 one year experience in pharmacy practice in HIV care and treatment.
  •  At least one year 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.
  • Ability to ride motorcycle and possession of valid riding permit is required.

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 ( in one document (Word/PDF)) 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: Wednesday 03 rd February 2020 by 5:00pm Only short-listed candidates will be contacted by Rakai Health Sciences Program. Any form of lobbying and canvassing will lead to disqualification.