Responsible for developing and monitoring the implementation of systems and guidelines for providing pharmaceutical services/Medical logistics to support efficient operations at Baylor Uganda sites.
1. Strategic Planning & Budgeting Activities
Develop systems, policies and standard operating procedures and guidelines for the provision of pharmaceutical services across Baylor-Uganda supported regions.
Develop pharmacy procurement plans and provide technical support in procurement evaluation of pharmacy-oriented bids.
Develop the pharmacy departmental operation strategy.
Develop periodic consolidated Baylor-Uganda Pharmaceutical work plan, procurement plan and manage the budget.
Provide Differentiated Service Delivery (DSD) models that are adapted to provide HIV treatment and care to either address specific barriers/bottlenecks or ease access to HIV treatment and care for a subgroup of persons living with HIV.
2. Supply chain Services Monitoring
Review and analyse the prescriptions data reports from supported Health Units to detect and verify root causes of errors and make pharmaceutical recommendations on drug treatment.
Organize the quarterly and monthly audits of pharmacy operations at supported Health Units and monitor implementation of the recommendations
Monitor the supply system for pharmaceutical products in line with established SOPs.
Monitor the implementation of pharmaceutical activities across the organisation and write periodic consolidated reports in regard to the performance of the department.
3. Capacity Building
Develop a capacity building plan and monitor the implementation of the plan across Baylor Uganda supported sites.
Review and monitor the implementation of strategies for identification, implementation and closing of quality improvement projects
4. Partnerships and Stakeholder Engagement
Identify and follow up the utilization of resource mobilization opportunities for Baylor.
Develop and maintain partnerships with key stakeholders, and advocate for coordinated and harmonized interventions in handling medical logistics & buffer stock management Baylor-Uganda Medical logistics objectives and MoH related guidelines.
Identify research opportunities and monitor the conducting of research findings.
Carry out operational research on the areas of supply chain and logistics to guide and provide lessons to improve performance then document best work practices in Health Facilities.
Promote knowledge sharing through CMEs on areas of health commodities new developments and changes in line with Baylor-Uganda research guidelines and Pharmacy SOPs.
6. Leadership and People Management
Provide leadership and direction to the team.
Mentor and coach team members towards the achievement of directorate objectives.
Required Qualification, Experience and Competencies:
o Masters in Pharmaceuticals and Health Supplies Management or any other related pharmacy related masters with additional training in procurement and supply chain management or Masters in Procurement and logistics/public health or any other relevant field
o A first degree in Pharmacy
o A minimum of 9 years total working experience with at least 4 years in a senior role.
o Experience in medical logistics health system strengthening at supervisory level.
9 Years Relevant Experience
Applications should include a cover letter, CV, daytime telephone contact, three traceable professional references and certified UNEB certificates as well as certified University Transcripts
You must have at least a credit 6 in MATHEMATICS and ENGLISH at Ordinary Level (UCE). Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview. Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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