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SUPPLY CHAIN OFFICER- SAMASHA MEDICAL FOUNDATION UGANDA | MAY 2020



DETAILS 

POSITION : SUPPLY CHAIN OFFICER 
EMPLOYER : SAMASHA MEDICAL FOUNDATION 
DUTY STATION: UGANDA (VARIOUS DISTRICTS)
DEADLINE: 24/05/2020 AT 11:59 PM

ABOUT SAMASHA MEDICAL FOUNDATION 

Samsha is a Global South Non-Governmental-Organization with headquarters in Uganda that provides technical assistance to improve Reproductive, Maternal, New-born, Child, Adolescent Health outcomes through Advocacy, Accountability and Transparency, Health Systems Strengthening, as well as generating evidence and innovations. The organisation was incorporated in Uganda in 2012 and has since grown to implement projects in Uganda, Indonesia, Tanzania, Kenya, Ethiopia, Zambia, Malawi,Ivory Coast,Togo,Burkina Faso and Nigeria.

OUR VISION:
A highly networked technical agency that contributes to policies and practices to improve population, health and sustainable development in the Global South.

OUR MISSION:
Samasha is a technical agency that supports and engages governments, development partners, civil society and private sector through policy advocacy, governance, reproductive health commodity security, skills transfer, innovations, research and partnerships to improve reproductive, maternal, new-born, child, adolescent health and nutrition (RMNCAH-N) health outcomes in the Global South.

ABOUT THE VACANCY 

OVERALL: 
The Supply Chain Officer will support the District Health Management Team (DHMT) to strengthen Reproductive Health Commodity Security (RHCS) in supported districts of Kyankwanzi, Kyegegwa and Kyenjojo. He/She will coordinate with various implementing partners at district, facility and community levels, and monitor supplies available through public and social marketing systems. He/She will be based in the Cluster Office based in Fort Portal, Kabarole District under FPA Project. The Supply Chain Officer will perform his/her duties under mentorship and supervision from the Supply Chain Manager.

KEY DUTIES: 
▪︎ Leverage Supervision Performance Assessment and Recognition Strategy (SPARS) to strengthen inventory management, ordering and accountability for family planning commodities at district, health facility and community levels
▪︎ Monitor and compile stock status and performance reports for the FPA project districts to support strategic decision making by the DHMT and FPA project team to ensure availability of a full method mix of contraceptives in the districts
▪︎ Support the district and health facility personnel to implement improved processes for contraceptive logistics management, including the family planning component of the HMIS reporting in line with guidance from Ministry of Health
▪︎ Provide technical support supervision and capacity building to districts to ensure continuous improvement and strengthening of the contraceptive supply chain systems including delivery of relevant training
▪︎ Provide technical support to strengthen contraceptive commodity security coordination structures at the district health office, health sub district, health facility, private sector, USAID/CDC partners, social marketing organizations and any other IPs implementing FP activities in the district through actively participating in monthly district performance review meetings and effective linkages and coordination between supply chain and family planning stakeholders
▪︎ Contribute to timely and accurate reporting by the project through participating in the cluster work plan development process, implementation and monitoring of supply chain related activities and drafting the supply chain related cluster quarterly and annual performance report
▪︎ Document lessons learned and share best practices in logistics management across the cluster districts
▪︎ Enforce strict adherence of health facilities to national supply system reporting requirements
▪︎ Perform any other duties as assigned by your supervisor

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS:
▪︎ A Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy, Public Health, or related field. A relevant master’s degree is an added advantage
▪︎ At least three years’ experience in providing support in management of pharmaceutical supply chain management
▪︎ Working knowledge and comprehensive understanding of the Uganda public health system, particularly for family planning
▪︎ Knowledge of Uganda’s health system, district local government systems and extensive knowledge of the supply chain
▪︎ Demonstrated strong organizational, administrative, communications and reporting skills
▪︎ Ability to work collaboratively with stakeholders to achieve common goals
▪︎ Strong teamwork and team-building skills
▪︎ Excellent analytical and presentation skills with Microsoft office packages desired

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
 
All suitably qualified and interested candidates Please send your CV and cover letter to: FPA Project Manager and send to info@samasha.org.

Subject of the Email: SUPPLY CHAIN OFFICER


 

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