Career Opportunities

Pharmaceutical Logistics Officer

Location: Jinja, Uganda | Job Type: Full-time | Post Date: 03/17/2017
Job Description: 

To assist in strengthening pharmaceutical logistics services leading to improvement in logistics and inventory management of health commodities in the supported districts and health facilities.

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APPLICATION PROCESS: Qualified applicants should submit their cover letter, certificate of good conduct curriculum vitae, copies of academic credentials and contact information for 3 professional references by Friday 31st March, 2017 at 12:00 pm addressed to:
Human Resource Coordinator
University Research Co., LLC – Centre for Human Services
Plot 10 Kiira Lane, Mpumudde Division, UGANDA

E-mail: HR-RHITES-EC@urc-chs.com

Job Responsibilities: 
  • Coordinate implementation of Supervision Performance Assessment and Recognition Strategy (SPARS) and PEER strategy in all supported districts. Support roll out of electronic logistics management information systems such as Rx Solution, WAOS in supported facilities to improve logistics management and timely reporting by facilities
  • Keep a database of all received reports/accountabilities from facilities and generate quarterly reports on reporting rates by supported sites. Implement improved processes for logistics information management of the MOH supply chain
  • Participate in building capacity for health facility staff involved in the health programs, including logistics management training, with preparations of training materials and budgeting
  • Provide support supervision to districts to ensure continuous improvement and strengthening of the supply chain logistics systems
  • Participate in monthly district performance review meetings
  • Develop and maintain databases for all relevant sites, commodities, lead times, reporting histories and supervision visits at all levels
  • Enforce strict adherence of health facilities to national supply system-reporting
  • Coordinate pharmacy and focal persons in the districts and HFs and improve linkages to the national supply chain for health commodities
  • Contribute to timely and accurate reporting by the project
  • Any other duties as assigned by your supervisor
Job Requirements: 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy or a related field
  • 3 years work experience in providing support in management of the national pharmaceutical supply chain system
  • 3 years work experience with medicines logistics and inventory information management systems
  • Demonstrate good analytical and presentation skills with Microsoft office packages desired
  • Willingness to be flexible and adapt to changing priorities and deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with various stakeholders towards achievement of common goals desired
  • Please note: Only candidates who are eligible to work in the Uganda for an indefinite period without a need for sponsorship will be considered for this position

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About University Research Company (URC):
URC is a global company dedicated to improving the quality of health care, social services, and health education worldwide. With a non-profit affiliate, the Center for Human Services (CHS), URC manages projects in over 45 countries, including the United States. URC is an E-Verify employer and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

URC’s mission is to provide innovative, evidence-based solutions to health and social challenges worldwide. Please join us in carrying out our mission.