Assistant Technical Officer - Essential Drugs & Logistics Job at Nigerian Red Cross Society (NRCS) - Career Opportunity in Nigeria

Vacancy title:
Assistant Technical Officer - Essential Drugs & Logistics

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Health Science , Category: Doctors & Other Health Professionals ]

Jobs at:

Nigerian Red Cross Society (NRCS)

Deadline of this Job:
10 September 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Nigeria , Akwa Ibom , West Africa

Date Posted: Friday, September 03, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed


• Job TypeContract , Full Time
• QualificationBA/BSc/HND
• Experience2 years
• LocationAkwa Ibom
• Job FieldMedical / Healthcare , NGO/Non-Profit

Location: Uyo, Akwa Ibom

Job Roles and Responsibilities
• Under the direct supervision of the Technical Officer-Clinical Services, the ATO-Log is expected to support theimplementation of the logistics and essential drugs components of the intervention.
• Provide Logistics support to the outreach team and PHCs focusing on reporting, distribution, storage, and warehousing of PHC essential drugs and commodities.
• Provide technical coordination in product selection, quality assurance, receipt of commodities and efficient storage and distribution systems including laboratory logistics.
• Work with the team in developing, maintaining, and improving a logistics management information for PHCs
• Ensure establishment and strengthening of Performance Based Financing and Drug Revolving Fund systems committees for health facilities through engagement of host and refugee communities.
• Support coordinated systems for NRCS to transport health commodities report and forecast delivery times, transport costs and performance to reduce stock-outs, eliminate wastes and lower costs.
• Ensure that all documentation for health commodities in the team is complete and compliant to established standards.
• Monitor disbursements of Medication, drugs and consumables.
• He/ She shall also provide mentorship and guidance to health workers in PHCs on LMIS.

Qualifications and Experience
• Bachelor's Degree in Pharmacy
• Must be registered with Pharmaceutical Council of Nigeria
• Must possess a valid practicing license
• At least two years' experience in clinical work or humanitarian settings.
Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:
• Ability and willingness to stay at the project sites is required
• Ability to collect, analyze and produce good quality data and information
• Proven skills in data management with concrete knowledge of open-source tools such as ODK collect, KoBo Toolbox.
• Computer literacy with possible advanced Ms Word, Ms Excel, Ms PowerPoint and Ms access
• Demonstrated experience in capacity building and mentoring of staff
• Strong communication skills; oral, written and presentation skills.
• Must be flexible and culturally sensitive.
• Demonstrate experience in management and supervision of outreach services.
• Demonstrate experience working in a multi-cultural/religious setting.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 12

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree


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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Nigeria
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 10 September 2021
Duty Station: Akwa
Posted: 03-09-2021
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 03-09-2021
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 03-09-2063
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