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Wednesday, 12 February 2014

Regional Field Support Officer - Medical Access Uganda Limited (MAUL) Uganda

Vacancy: Regional Field Support Officer
Recruiter: Medical Access Uganda Limited (MAUL)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Country Uganda
Reports to: Field Support Services Coordinator

About Us:
Our client, a leading Health Supply Chain Management Organisation that specialises in Logistics and Supply Chain Management Services for pharmaceutical products and health commodities is seeking to recruit for the following positions to support their projects:

Job Summary: The Regional Field Support Officer will be responsible for building capacity at the health facility level in order to facilitate an efficient flow of HIV related commodities to the beneficiaries of the health facility.

Key Duties
Offer support the partner health facility in management of the supply chain through analysis and forecasting the required commodities, placing timely orders and liaising with warehousing, and ensuring consistent availability of HIV commodities (zero tolerance for stock outs)
Build the capacity and manage performance of the health facility pharmacy staff in the supply chain management systems and tools including Ministry of Health HMIS and LMIS.

Develop, appraise, and support the logistics and pharmacy management staff at the health facilities through giving constructive feedback, coaching, training and mentoring. This also includes participation in the routine support supervision exercise in collaboration with the district health teams.
Build, mentor and develop linkages and partnerships with other stakeholders in the region and district to support the strengthening, capacity of health facility and district logistics supply chain systems.
Offer support to the health facilities to ensure quality and timely data collection and LMIS reporting to the district, Ministry of Health and project.
Provide technical support to commodity delivery and security process to health facilities in the region.

The applicant must possess a good Bachelor's degree in Pharmacy or any other health related degree.
A minimum of two to five years’ professional experience in procurement.

Skills and Experience:
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to handle flexible working hours
Good report writing skills
Appropriate computer skills
Excellent analytical skills
Self-starter, focused, disciplined, have the drive and dynamism to work under pressure with competing deadlines.
Ability to live in a rural setting

All applicants who are interested in working with Medical Access Uganda Limited (MAUL), a leading Health Supply Chain Management Organisation should send their detailed Curriculum Vitae to: The Human Capital and Business Manager, Edes & Associates Consultants Limited, Plot 22 Entebbe Road, Conrad Plaza, 6th Floor, P.O. Box 21984 Kampala-Uganda or email them to: kampala@edesassociates.com

Deadline:  21st February, 2014.