Regional Logistics Officer Job Vacancy at Malaria Consortium in Uganda



Job Title: Regional Logistics Officer

Department: OPERATIONS

Reports To: Africa Operations Manager

Location: Kampala - Uganda


Background:
Malaria Consortium is an international organisation working primarily in Africa and Asia on communicable disease control. Malaria Consortium works closely with Ministries of Health (MoH) and partners and is involved in all aspects of malaria control, from policy and strategy development to implementation, monitoring, evaluation and research. Malaria Consortium also works on tuberculosis control and other communicable diseases, including neglected tropical diseases. Malaria Consortium provides comprehensive technical services and ensures its Programmes have high level technical oversight. Its approach is to support national systems wherever possible and to improve programmes through rigorous monitoring, evaluation and operational research. The Malaria Consortium’s head office is in London, UK and the Africa Regional Office is in Kampala, Uganda. There are several country offices in Africa and a regional office in Thailand.



Job Purpose:
The Regional Logistics Officer is part of the Malaria Consortium Operations department at regional level and provides support to the Africa regional officeand country logistics staff in a wide range of logistics processes including;

• Procurement policy implementation, training and follow up
• Asset management policy implementation, training and follow up
• Warehousing and storage policy implementation, training and follow up
• Fleet Management policy implementation, training and follow up
• Follow up of international procurement through the appointed procurement agent

The Regional Logistics Officer will work with the Africa Operations Manager and logistics staff across the region to ensure that logistics systems are in place and followed and that reporting processes are adequate.He/she will also ensure high quality of support to the well-functioning of the Africa Regional office.

Key Accountabilities:

Procurement and Logistics
• Support the delivery of a high quality, timely, transparent and accountable procurement through a standard procurement tracking system.
• Carry out procurement for the Africa regional office and for projects supported at regional level
• Be the focal person between Malaria Consortium and the appointed procurement agent by ensuring the right goods are purchased, through the right channel, delivered at the right place and at the right time.
• Support the review of, and ensure compliance with, Malaria Consortium operations and logistics systems including manuals and purchase order processes and filing
• Assist country offices to establish authorised and contracted vendors and maintain a reliable database of price list for different categories of works, supplies and suppliers
• Support country offices to maximise compliance with procurement and logistical donor compliance

Fleet Management
• Support country logistics staff to ensure that vehicle transportation needs are met in a safe manner with well-maintained and insured vehicles driven by trained and disciplined drivers
• Ensure that vehicle maintenance schedules are monitored and maintained through monthly tracking from each country programme.
• Ensure that mileage and fuel use is actively monitored and correctly reported to finance for donor reporting and management information through monthly tracking from country programmes.

Warehouse Management
• Provide advice and training to support teams to ensure that all stocks are well received, stored and dispatched with good record keeping in line with Malaria Consortium’s warehouse policy
• Ensure regular stock counts are carried out in all countries through monthly stock reports from country programmes.
• Travel to country programmes to assist with stock reconciliation and quality control when there is a need.

Asset Management
• Support the implementation of the asset manual in country offices and provide training to staff as required
• Ensure asset checks and reports are consistently and accurately submitted by country offices through a quarterly tracking report form country programmes.
• During country visits perform a check of the assets register and the asset registering process to ensure that assets are recorded, the asset register is up to date, and that assets are well maintained and stored.

Office support
• In Kampala, support the logistical and office running activities of the regional office in coordination with the country office operations team.
• Support the regional admin officer in conference, meeting and or other official events preparation when requested.
• Assist the Africa Operations Manager in compiling and producing qualitative logistics reports including Procurement Tracking, Stock, Vehicle fuel consumption and usage tracking on a monthly basis.


PERSON SPECIFICATIONS
Qualifications and experience:

Essential
• A degree or high level of education in a relevant field: Supply Chain, Logistics, Procurement, Administration
• At least three years logistics experience with an International NGO or similar organisation
• Experience in international procurement and good knowledge of key commodities and suppliers
• Good working understanding of various donors requirements
• Proficient in the use of MS Office in particular Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

Desirable
• Experience in providing regional logistics support
• Financial and budgetary skills
• Experience of working in relatively insecure locations
• Flexible approach and positive attitude

Other Information
• Length of contract:
• Travel: when required.
• National Position at regional level


How to Apply
Applications should be sent to hr.recruitment@malariaconsortium.org
Ref: Regional Logistics Officer

Deadline: 31/07/2013




Jobs at Uganda Investment Authority - CDM Technical Advisor




Job Title: CDM  Technical  Advisor
The  Uganda  Investment  Authority  in partinership  Deutsche  Gesellschaft  fur  Internationale  Zusammenarbeit  has  initiated  cooperation  in mutual  agreement  to promote  Climate  Change  Mitigation .

Specifications
•    University  degree  in an  Energy , Science  and /or  Environment  related  course   Qualification in  a field  related  to business  management  is an added advantage .
•    Professional  experience  of at least  3 years  with proven experience  in renewable  energy  and climate change .

Key  Competencies
•    Skills  and knowledge  acquired through training in  any  environmental  aspect is  an added advantage .
•    Ability  to identify  and develop  business  opportunities
•    Ambitious  networker and ,marketing  knowledge.
•    A good  knowledge  of relevant  funds  and  loans .


How to apply
Applications  with  detailed  curriculum  vitae , copies  of  certificates  and/or  testimonials  together  with  the  applicant’s  telephone  contact  ,names , addresses  and telephone  numbers  of three referees  should  be sent  to;
The  Executive  Director
Uganda  Investment  Authority
P. O. Box 7418, Kampala
Uganda


Deadline: 07 /08 /2013

Social Workers Jobs Vacancies at Doctors with Africa CUAMM in Uganda




Job Title: Social Workers
Doctors  with Africa  CUAMM   is  implementing  a 2  year  extension  of a health system  strengthening  project  Responding  to Chronic  Emergency  in Karamoja IV with  support  from  UNICEF.
Functions
•    Specifically  oversee  the  implementation  of the family  support  group  activities  including  cross referral  from facility  to community  and vice  versa  to ensure  continuum of care
•    They will be involved  in  planning , formation  and making  family  support  groups   functional  .
•    Family  support  group  is a  psychosocial  support  group that offers  peer  support  to help HIV  positive  pregnant /lactating  mothers  and their  families  cope  better   with the impact  of HIV/AIDS on  their  lives  through  utilization  of  EMTCT  and  EID  interventions .

Qualifications
•    Bachelor’s  degree  in sociology,  social work  and social  administration , community  development  , development  studies  or related  courses .
•    Ability  to speak  one or  more  Karamoja  languages  ,
•    Experience  in HIV/AIDS  community  activities  advantageous  .
•    Computer  knowledge  is  strongly  desirable


How to apply
Application  forms  can be  collected  from  CUAMM  offices in  Kampala or Karamoja  districts  (with  in District  Health  Offices ) Inquiries  can be made through phone  :041-4267585/508.  Applications can be  collected   from  CUAMM  offices  in  Kampala  or Karamoja  districts  or downloaded   . They can also  be emailed  to Uganda@cuamm.org   with the subject –RCEK  Application   July  2013


Deadline: 29 /07 /2013



Midwifery Supervisors Jobs at Doctors with Africa CUAMM in Uganda




Job Title: Midwifery  Supervisors
Doctors  with Africa  CUAMM   is  implementing  a 2  year  extension  of a health system  strengthening  project  Responding  to Chronic  Emergency  in Karamoja IV with  support  from  UNICEF.
Functions
•    Supervising  , mentoring  , training of  midwives  in health  centres  in collaboration  with the  district  health  office ,
•    Managing the  voucher  scheme  and supporting  the  VHT  functionality ;
Requirements
•    Diploma  in midwifery with solid  clinical  experience  and health  center  management  competencies 
•    Computer  knowledge  is strongly  desirable  .


How to apply
Application  forms  can be  collected  from  CUAMM  offices in  Kampala or Karamoja  districts  (with  in District  Health  Offices ) Inquiries  can be made through phone  :041-4267585/508.  Applications can be  collected   from  CUAMM  offices  in  Kampala  or Karamoja  districts  or downloaded   . They can also  be emailed  to Uganda@cuamm.org   with the subject –RCEK  Application   July  2013


Deadline: 29 /07 /2013



Assistant Lecturer Job Vacancy at Makerere University in Uganda




Job Title:  Assistant  Lecturer

Makerere  University  is recruiting  suitable qualified  candidates  for the vacant position  above.

Qualifications
•    At  a Least  Second  Class Upper  Division  Bachelor’s  Degree .
•    A  Masters  Degree  or evidence  of successful completion  of first year Master’s degree  program in a  clinical  discipline .


How to apply
•    Applications  are invited  from  suitably  qualified  candidates  for the above post.
•    Please submit  your applications , Curriculum  Vitae ,
•    Certificates   and  Transcripts  (3  copies  each  set)  giving full  details  of applicants  education , qualifications ,
•    Work experience , present  salary  and naming  three  referees, plus  their  contact  addresses.
•    Applicants  should make  sure that  at  least  two  referees have  forwarded  references  supporting  the  applications  by the closing date.
•    Applications  should  be delivered  to the  Employment  Division  Office, Room 406, Top  Floor ,Main  Building , Makerere  University  , and addressed to;
The  Director
Human  Resources
P. O. Box  7062, Kampala.

Deadline: 05 /08 /2013



Jobs at Makerere University in Uganda - Lecturer


Job Title:  Lecturer

Makerere  University  is recruiting  suitable qualified  candidates  for the vacant position  above.

Qualifications
•    A  PhD  or  Masters’  degree  in Clinical  Sciences.


How to apply
•    Applications  are invited  from  suitably  qualified  candidates  for the above post.
•    Please submit  your applications , Curriculum  Vitae ,
•    Certificates   and  Transcripts  (3  copies  each  set)  giving full  details  of applicants  education , qualifications ,
•    Work experience , present  salary  and naming  three  referees, plus  their  contact  addresses.
•    Applicants  should make  sure that  at  least  two  referees have  forwarded  references  supporting  the  applications  by the closing date.
•    Applications  should  be delivered  to the  Employment  Division  Office, Room 406, Top  Floor ,Main  Building , Makerere  University  , and addressed to;
The  Director
Human  Resources
P. O. Box  7062, Kampala.


Deadline: 05 /08 /2013

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