Supply Chain Technical Assistant

Job FieldProcurement / Store-keeping / Supply Chain
Supply Chain Technical Assistant (4-Position) – One Year Contract Jamii Tekelezi Project (Embu, Meru, Nyandarua & Tharakanithi)

Job Description

Reporting to Laboratory Specialist, the position will support deliver expected outcomes under sup-purpose 5 of the USAID Jamii Tekelezi program. The position will strengthen commodity logistics and Inventory Management and Laboratory Health Systems for quality Health Services.

Key responsibility

Working with CHMTS the position will strengthen commodity logistics and inventory management for improved accountability and patient safety as well as coordinate laboratory health systems for quality health services.

Strengthen health supply chain and Inventory Management for improved accountability and patient safety;
Strengthen inventory management practices
Strengthen systems for commodity data reporting and data utilization at facility level management
Coordinate and strengthen laboratory health systems
Job requirements:

Diploma in Pharmacy and registered by Pharmacy & Poisons Board (PPB).
Functional skills: Communication skills, Report writing skills, Strong group facilitation, Training skills, Understanding Supply Chain and Logistics under Health Systems.
Behavioural competencies and attitude: High level of integrity, interpersonal relations, self-driven and attention to detail.
Past work experience of 2 years working with USG Grants at a Program Officer level on related scope of work or in similar capacity.
Previous engagement/ work with clients in the 4 counties will be added advantage

The 4 positions will be based in Embu, Meru, Nyandarua and Tharakanithi Counties.
Position will be hired under County Government terms.


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About Mission for Essential Drugs and Supplies (MEDS)

Mission for Essential Drugs and Supplies (MEDS) is a registered trust of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) and Christian Health Association of Kenya (CHAK) with the mandate to provide reliable, quality and affordable essential drugs, medical supplies, training and other pharmaceutical services.