Friday, 31 August 2018

Job Opportunity At Management of Science for Health-Intern National Malaria Control Program


About US:
Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is a non-profit international health organization composed of nearly 2500 people from more than 74 nationalities working in over 50 countries. Our mission is to save lives and improve the health of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people by closing the gap between knowledge and action in public health. Together with our partners, we are helping managers and leaders in developing countries to create stronger management systems that improve health services for the greatest health impact.

About UHSC Project:
Uganda Health Supply Chain (UHSC) a project under MSH is a five year program ending in September 2019. UHSC’s main focus is supporting the Government of Uganda’s health system to improve the availability and accessibility of essential medicines and health supplies (EMHS).

Job Summary:  The Intern - National Malaria Control Program will perform a range of critical functions aimed at ensuring availability of malaria commodities at central and facility level. The intern will support NMCP in compiling supply chain information and reporting requirements to enable the program make informed decisions related to supply chain management.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Support Updating Malaria commodity stock data i.e. shipments, consumption, stock on hand in pipeline
  • Support preparation of monthly malaria commodity update reports to be shared with the program and stakeholders
  • Support preparation of supply chain management updates to inform preparations of the program weekly & quarterly bulletins
  • Support extraction of data on commodity consumption, malaria cases, malaria testing from the DHIS 2 systems to enable comparative analysis of cases vs consumption to inform commodity accountability
  • Support monthly engagements with the district health teams & Implementing partners to follow up on commodity redistribution
  • Support collection, collation and analysis of data for the ACT & Artesunate study and the EUV survey
  • Participate in quarterly supply plan review meetings and support revisions to the supply plans for both Public and PNFP sectors
  • Support close out activities for the Universal coverage campaign (UCC) and Refugee net distribution campaign including but not limited to; Reconciliation of net balances, preparing allocation lists for identified beneficiaries, receipt and reconciliation of accountabilities among others
  • Reconcile NMS invoices following commodity distribution to support GF payment process
  • Perform any other duties that may be assigned from time to time as need arises.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicants for the Management Sciences for Health (MSH) Intern - National Malaria Control Program job placement must hold a Degree in Pharmacy
  • Willingness to be flexible and adapt to changing priorities and shifting deadlines.
  • Demonstrated organizational, administrative, communications and reporting skills.
  • Ability to work with diverse teams
  • Strong English skills required
  • Demonstrated computer skills, including knowledge of Windows, Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the Management Sciences for Health in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to Apply Online by clicking on the link below.

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