Logistics Coordinator -Laboratory Services at Ministry of Health (Wizara ya afya) through Global Fund Grants September, 2018

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Employment Opportunity

Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children (MOHCDGEC) through Global Fund Grants is looking for enthusiastic, creative and energetic individuals to fill the following vacant positions:-

Job Tittle: Logistics Coordinator -Laboratory Services (1 Position)
Location: Central – PSU Dodoma
Reporting To: Head of Logistics Management Services  
Duties and Responsibilities:
  1. Inform and advises the Head of LMS on the performance of Laboratory Services.
  2. Works closely with MSD the Head of Unit, M&E Specialist, Head of Supply Chain.
  3. Monitoring Team and Logistics Data Analyst to identify any gaps in the supply chain and
  4. work to ensure these gaps
  5. Coordinates forecast and quantification of Laboratory supplies needs with all players of the
  6. Supply Chain including MSD.
  7. Coordinate the preparation of quantitation calendar for all programs.
  8. Liaise with MSD and other stakeholders to prepare and update procurement plans, supply
  9. plans and delivery schedules
  10. Routinely informs the Head of LMS on planned shipments, funds available and commitments to Laboratory Supplies.
  11. Conducts regular pipeline analyses and monitoring of laboratory supplies at the national and facility levels and routinely share this information.
  12. Periodically consolidate reports on Laboratory supplies and submit to Head of LMS.
  13. Participate in preparation of annual work plans and budgeting.
  14. Participate in Data Quality Assessments for Pharmaceutical Services organized by LMS.
  15. Link with MSD to assess the timeliness and completeness of deliveries of all laboratory commodities to inform decisions.
  16. Work with M&E Specialist to ensure that the Pipeline databases for all laboratory supplies are routinely updated.
  17. Identify any potential gaps in the laboratory commodities supply chain and inform leaders.
  18. Maintain collaborative working relationships with other LMS team members.
  19. Assist in conducting logistics Management training, mentoring and coaching.
  20. Participate in meetings, forums organized by LMS and other stakeholders as may be required.
  21. Prepare Laboratory related technical and status/progress reports on logistics system performance and implementation activities.
  22. Perform other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor

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Experience and Qualifications:
  1. Basic Degree/Advance diploma in Health Laboratory Sciences.
  2. Registered by the respective professional board.
  3. Three or more years’ experience in health service delivery and/or logistics management
  4. Knowledge in monitoring, critically analyzing data and reporting on operational performance of multiple teams
  5. Computer skills in Basic Microsoft Office.
  6. Age not more than 50 years

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Terms of Employment: 2.3 year Contract (Renewable based on Performance and availability of funds)
Details on How to Apply:
If you believe you are the ideal person we are looking for, please send your cover letter describing why you are the right candidate for the position, a curriculum vitae/resume detailing your experience, relevant copy of certificates and three (3) professional referees from previous and current place of employment. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and all interview costs will be borne by the applicants. Successfully candidates should be ready to relocate to Dodoma. To find out more about these positions kindly visit www.moh.go.tz
Note: All applications should be sent on or before 12th September, 2018 to:-

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Permanent Secretary, 
Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children, 
University of Dodoma, 
Faculty of Social Science in Community Development, 
Building No 11, P.O Box 743, 
40478 DODOMA.