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Rakai Health Sciences Program (Uganda)   |   Kampala, Uganda   |   Log in or register to see the closing date

Medical Supply Chain Officers- Mpigi

  • Diploma, Associate's degree
  • Medical, health
  • Experienced (senior worker)
  • Full Time
  • Temporary
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Job Summary

The Medical 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. ensure close monitoring of ART commodities and stock levels, further ensure adequate supply of quality drugs, responding to dynamic changes in demand, managing increased volumes of commodities and minimizing pilferage and misuse.


Responsibilities

  1. Support health workers in health facilities in their dispensing, stock management, and storage management practices.
  2. Provide technical assistance, mentorships and CMEs in medicines and health supplies management.
  3. Support districts to develop district pharmacy systems and annual procurement plans
  4. Support facilities in ordering pharmaceuticals and reporting bi-monthly and participate in district order review meetings
  5. Support health workers and medicine management supervisors to implement RX solution, SPARS, PFM and submit all the required reports.
  6. Strengthen pharmacovigilance and adherence issues in the health facilities.
  7. Participate in budgeting for supply chain activities, requisitioning and appropriately account for the disbursed funds.
  8. Develop and follow up on activity plans developed with the focal logistics personnel in the district health facilities.
  9. Participate in CMEs and disseminate information updates regarding logistics management.
  10. Any other assigned duties in line with your roles


General Information

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Contract type: Temporary
Job type: Full Time
Location: Kampala
Area of work: Medical, health
Seniority: Experienced (senior worker)

Job Requirements

Required education: Diploma, Associate's degree
Required relevant work experience: 2 years
Required skills: Nursing; Supply and demand planning; Procurement; Quality control and supervision; Stock and inventory management; Medicine
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Rakai Health Sciences Program (Uganda)

Health care, medicalCompany size: 100-500 people

Rakai Health Sciences Program is a collaborative Bio-medical research and service delivery organization. It 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 district of Rakai, South Western Uganda