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Kampala, Uganda



October 20, 2023 at 2:00:00 PM

About the Organisation

Makerere University School of Public Health (MakSPH) is one of the four Schools under the Makerere University College of Health Sciences, a constituent College of Makerere University. Established, in 1922, Makerere University is one of the oldest Universities in Africa and is currently ranked the 2nd best in research in Africa. It was the first university in East Africa to offer degrees in public health and it remains the leading School of Public Health in the region.

MakSPH conducts research and provides consultation services to the Government of Uganda and various national and international health organizations as well as bilateral and multilateral agencies involved in health.

It has four major departments of

Health Policy, Planning and Management
Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Disease Control and Environmental Health
Community Health and Behavioural Sciences.

Job Title

Laboratory Technologist job at Makerere University School of Public Health

Job Description

Coordinate and supervise all activities of the project logistics management department

Duties and Responsibilities

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Engage with supply chain stakeholders to ensure availability of all project’s supplies

  • Give guidance at various stages of procurement to ensure adherence to applicable procurement procedures.

  • Responsible for Developing, reviewing, and implementing processes, policies, procedures, standards, work instructions and checklists relating to the inventory management

  • Supervise and provide TA to Sentinel site labs

  • Ensure that the site administration team strictly conducts their work in accordance with the approved processes, policies, procedures, standards, work instructions and check lists.

  • Manage inventory tracking system to record deliveries, shipments, stock levels of the medical consumables.

  • Evaluate deliveries. Shipments and product levels to improve inventory problems and shortages.

  • Propose strategies to reduce costs and improve procedures of supply chain logistics

  • Monitor demand and analyze data to anticipate future supply and logistical needs.

  • Report on inventory levels, supply chain progress, procedural efficiency, and personnel issues to management.

Qualifications and Competencies

Education Qualifications

  • A Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree in Medical Laboratory Technology or its equivalent. Must have GCP and GCLP certification, and training in LQMS is an added advantage

Experience, skills, and other requirements

  • The potential candidate should possess the following requirements:

  • Experience of working with KPs is an added advantage

  • Good organizational skills

  • Self-driven and team player

  • Multi-lingual communication ability is added advantage

  • Period of contract: 12 months

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