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District Supply Chain Officer at MDH November, 2022 Job Description
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ob Title: District Supply Chain Officer

Reports to : Officer

Deadline: 2nd December

Location: Dar es Salaam 

Job Summary :

The District Supply Chain Officer is a self-motivated individual who will be responsible for providing oversight to supply chain management systems of HIV/AIDS care and treatment programs at the district and MDH-supported facilities. Her/his main objective is to ensure uninterrupted availability of all programmatic HIV/IADS commodities specifically HIV RTK’s, ARV medicines, and Isoniazid 300 and 100mg for TPT at all districts/sites.  She/he will work in close collaboration with the relevant district and facility-level health management teams to ensure that MDH-supported sites meet national standards of Health commodities Logistics Systems by:

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Monitor all facilities that:
    • Dispense/refill by using MoH Standard prescriptions
    • Provide medication adherence counselling to patients
    • Maintain records of all drugs issued to patients to dispensing register, paper-based or electronic
    • Maintain appropriate stock levels (max – min levels)
  2. Ensure the Logistics Information Management Tools are available and properly filled to all Health facilities(electronic/manual).
  3. Actively perform supportive supervision of MDH-supported sites and use these supervisions to strengthen their capacity on issues related to supply chain management in collaboration with the Municipal council.
  4. Work closely with supported health facilities to promote rational use of medicines and ADR reporting.
  5. Collaborate with Municipal Council by conducting mentorships/on-the-job training at MDH-supported sites within the district.
  6. All relevant staff at MDH-supported sites/districts are trained on health commodities logistics systems to ensure efficient supply chain management.
  7. Facilitate redistribution of health commodities to prevent wastage due to expiries as well as understocking which leads to stock out.
  8. All facilities report and request All HIV/AIDS Commodities Bi-monthly on the agreed timelines                            
  9. Prepare and Submit District Monthly reports on stock availability.
  10. Performa any other duties that may be assigned by the Supervisor.

Requirements, Education, work experience and skills

1. Bachelor Degree in Pharmacist or equivalent field from a recognized institution

  1. Registered/enrolled by the Pharmacy Council of Tanzania.
  2. A minimum of two(2) years working experience in a Pharmaceutical and Supply chain environment, preferably in a similar position.
  3. Work experience in HIV/AIDS care and treatment program will be an advantage.
  4. Highest level of integrity. 2. Ability to work and deliver under pressure and tight deadlines with minimum supervision.
  5. Excellent communication (both verbal and written) and presentation skills.
  6. Computer literate – conversant with, Microsoft Office i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

Special Employment Condition

10 months Employment contract, Employment contract will end on 29th September 2023

How to Apply:

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The deadline for submitting the application is 2 December 2022.


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