Supply Chain Associate Job – FHI 360

Job Title:   Supply Chain Associate (Fresher Jobs)

Organisation: FHI 360

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

About US:

FHI 360 is an international non-profit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research, technology, communication and social marketing — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries and all U.S. states and territories.

Job Summary:  The Supply Chain Associate mainly provides basic technical support and guidance to staff and partners in the region and in country offices. Drafts the technical portions of proposals and project design, based on the design and direction set by technical leadership. Implements and monitors technical strengthening initiatives. Develops adoption and/or training strategy, designs and conducts training or adoption activities for a specific technical area. Creates scientific or technical material in area of expertise. Evaluates programmatic effectiveness and provides technical assessment reports. Provides administrative support on core project operations (e.g., update manuals, assist with proposals, and budget tracking).

Purpose: Supply Chain Associate will work closely with the Medical Logistics Officers and Medicines Management Supervisors of Kampala Capital City Authority and the Faith-Based Medical Bureaus to implement the subnational supply chain basic medicines management package aimed at ensuring the availability of essential medicines and health supplies in Kampala.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and work with the Medicines Management Supervisors to implement the bi-monthly Reproductive Health Supervision, Performance, Assessment, and Recognition Strategy (SPARS) at priority health facilities.
  • Ensure verification and submission of the RH SPARS assessment findings in the Pharmaceutical Information Portal (PIP).
  • Operationalize the RH Alternative Distribution strategy for optimize access to RH commodities.
  • Using a CQI approach, conduct targeted onsite supply chain mentorships to improve stores and stock management.
  • Work closely with health facility teams to ensure accurate forecasting, quantification, reporting, and timely submission of RMNCAH and Nutrition commodity orders using the NMS+ Client Self-Service Portal and eLMIS.
  • In collaboration with the KCCA Medical Logistics Technical Officer, compile and share RMNCAH and Nutrition commodity order fulfillment rate analyses within 7 days of delivery of supplies by NMS or JMS.
  • Support KCCA health facilities to carry out data-driven procurement planning and procurement plan performance review.
  • Conduct weekly RMNCAH and Nutrition commodity stock status monitoring and institute corrective actions including redistribution to understocked health facilities.
  • Provide technical support for data-driven annual procurement planning for MCNH commodities to KCCA and supported health facilities.
  • Assist the KCCA supply chain and medicines stores teams in the planning, management, and monitoring of outgoing and inbound deliveries of vaccines and related commodities to KCCA’s and Division Vaccine stores and sites; and collecting and managing data on stocks available at these sites.
  • Ensure integration of supply chain into the city hall and division performance review meetings.
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant should have at least three years of experience in providing pharmaceutical logistics technical support at the subnational level in public health programs in Uganda.
  • Experience working with district stakeholders in the implementation of donor-funded programs using a district-led programming approach.
  • Prior work experience in a USAID-funded program is an added advantage.
  • Experience in Logistics Management information systems (NMS+ and eLIMS) and the Pharmaceutical Information Portal including the SPARS reporting platforms.
  • Demonstrate good analytical and presentation skills with Microsoft office packages
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with various
  • stakeholders towards the achievement of common goals
  • Willingness to be flexible and adapt to changing priorities and deadlines

How to Apply:

All candidates should apply online at the link below.

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