Logistics Officer

at Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted December 2, 2019
Category Logistics
Job Type Full-time
Currency UGX

Description

About US:
The mission of the Infectious Diseases Institute IDI is to strengthen health systems in Africa, with a strong emphasis on infectious diseases through research and capacity development. IDI has five operational areas through
which it works to achieve its mission: Prevention, Care and Treatment; Training, Research, Laboratory services including the CAP-certified IDI Core
Lab and Outreach.

Job Summary

The Logistics Officer will support the JMEDICC Site Coordinator and different project thematic areas according to need. He/she will work closely with the Logistics team at the JMEDICC warehouse in Nakasero, the team in Fort Portal and the Procurement team at IDI to ensure timely submission of procurement requests, tracking of all purchases and Inventory and Stock management to support areas related to clinical care,
Infection control and microbiology services. The person will also be expected to support JMEDICC mobile operations at the various locations in the country including but not limited to Kampala, and Fort Portal.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Keenly monitor orders in the pipeline and update the JMEDICC site coordinator
  • Work in close collaboration with the JMEDICC site coordinator support establishment and maintenance of a procurements tracking system and filing of the necessary paperwork for all purchases
  • Work closely with the Logistics team from MUWRP to coordinate preparation and distribution of supplies in support of management of sporadic outbreaks both at Fort Portal and other locations outside Fort Portal
  • Coordinate courier services for emergency transportation of supplies between Fort Portal and Kampala
  • Support the Logistics team at the various JMEDICC storage areas and actively participate in provision of weekly/monthly/quarterly/annual updates

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant for the Logistics Officer job must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Procurement and Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, or related field
  • Additional Qualification: IATA certification in handling and transporting biological materials will be an added advantage.
  •  At least two years’ experience working with health systems strengthening projects
  • Working experience in institutional development and conversant working with MOH systems.
  • Familiar with the laboratory working environment and be prepared to be trained in Biosafety and Biosecurity and for certification in international sample transportation IATA
  • Demonstrated ability to provide technical assistance, one-on-one mentoring and small group training sessions
  • Principles and Concepts of M &E, good report writing and communication
    skills

Applying Instructions

Candidates that meet the above criteria and have what it takes to excel in these positions should semi their Cvs. including details of email address, present position, current remuneration, Certificate/testimonials and address of three (3) Referees plus telephone contact to the stiputate email address

Email your application and CV to hr@idi.co.ug 

Key Notes:

• IDI is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge a recruitment fee or any other fees at the stage of the recruitment process

• Make sure that your application letter, CV and certificates are attached as one document

• indicate the Vacancy Code as the subject for your email

• Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

• Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

The Senior Human Resource Manager

Infectious Diseases Institute— lDl Knowledge Centre,

Makerere University Main Campus College of Health Sciences, Makerere University

P.0. Box 22418, Kampala, Uganda

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