Eastern Provincial Health Office
Posted Job
about 2 months ago

Provincial HIV Pharmaceutical Services Coordinator (X1)

Open to: All Interested Candidates/All Sources

Work Hours: Full-Time, 40 Hours/Week

Salary: A competitive package will be offered to successful candidates on annual contract basis.

The Eastern Provincial Health Office under the US President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) Project through a Cooperative Agreement (CoAg) with the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the positions listed to be employed on a one-year contract basis.

Location: Eastern Provincial Health Office- Chipata District

Job Purpose: To provide TB/HIV related pharmaceutical services and activities in the supported districts to enable uninterrupted supply of logistics.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Undertakes regular stocking of TB/HIV pharmaceutical logistics, updates inventory data for both electronic and paper-based records at the provincial hub
  • Undertakes proper storage of TB/HIV related pharmaceutical logistics and supplies
  • Undertakes regular stocking of TB/HIV pharmaceutical logistics, updates inventory data for both electronic and paper-based records at the provincial hub
  • Undertakes proper storage of TB/HIV related pharmaceutical logistics and supplies
  • Supports districts in timely placement of orders to ensure uninterrupted supply of TB/HIV logistics
  • Provides logistical support to all supported districts to enable fast tracking of clients stable on ART and provides 6 months’ supply (6MMS) of both ARVs and TPT.
  • Devise strategies for districts to implement the best way to supply TB/HIV drugs to fast tracked clients in supported districts
  • Undertakes technical support to supported districts to ensure efficient use of TB/HIV logistics
  • Supports supported districts in commodity management (forecasting, quantification, and ordering) to ensure uninterrupted supply of TB/HIV and related logistics
  • Monitors treatment regimens for clients on TB and ART and collaborates with ART providers to ensure that all PLHIV are on standard regimens
  • Ensures that all effects of TB/HIV and related drugs are monitored timely to identify and evaluate adverse reactions by supported districts
  • Compiles weekly, monthly, quarterly as well as any ad-hoc reports as required in the required formats
  • Undertakes timely operational research activities in pharmaceutical services

Required, Qualification, Skills and Experience

  • Grade 12 certificate with at least five O- level credits
  • Degree in Pharmacy
  • Registered with Health Professions Council of Zambia with a valid Practicing License.
  • At least three (3) years relevant experience in TB/HIV commodity management.
  • Experience in PEPFAR supported TB/HIV programs will be an added advantage
  • Trained in Project management and supply chain will be an added advantage
  • Ability to write technical papers and reports clearly in English
  • Ability to communicate fluently in English and local languages
  • Must between the Age of 21 years and 55 years
  • Other skills/Attributes: Computer literate, Managerial skills, Interpersonal relations, initiative

Method of Application

Qualified candidates should send: The Provincial Health Director Mailing Address:

Ministry of Health Provincial Health Office,

Eastern Province,

PO Box 510023, Hospital Road,

Chipata.

Attaching the following credentials:

A formal application letter or cover letter;

A current CV;

Photocopies of all professional certificates and degrees; and

Contact information for at least three professional references.

Application deadline
11 Sep 12:22

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