14 Apr 2018

Kenya Red Cross Job Vacancy : Medical Logistician

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Kenya Red Cross Society is one of the largest humanitarian organisations in Kenya. Its vision is to be the most effective, most trusted and self-sustaining humanitarian organization in Kenya, serving present and future generations.

The society is set to open a Drugs and Substance abuse Rehabilitation Center in Hindi, Lamu County.

The Centre will provide both Out-patient and In-patient services focusing on prevention, treatment and harm reduction of drugs and substance abuse. The Society is therefore searching for qualified, dedicated and enthusiastic individuals to fill the below position:

Position Title: Medical Logistician

Reporting to: Pharmaceutical Technologist in Charge

Job Location: Lamu

Job Summary

Reporting to the Pharmaceutical technologist In-Charge, the position takes overall responsibility of all procurement and inventory management of all medical supplies.

Key Responsibilities

  • Coordinate with the procurement assistant on all the procurement of the trimester and regular procurement of all medical supplies.
  • Manage the quality of all medical supplies and confirm upon delivery from suppliers
  • Manage drugs disposal as and when required.
  • Training and overseeing on management of drugs in the warehouse and tracking movement in close liaison with the storekeeper.
  • Follow up on medical sample/cold chain from external sources.
  • Verify and recommend specific medical equipment for the program from the market place.
  • Support in the technical review and analysis of bids as required
  • Inventory control: analyse demands, prepare regular forecasts, calculate replenishment orders and initiate procurement accordingly
  • Planning: participate in project designs, anticipate needs for supplies, support in the procurement of items for different departments, and keep abreast of changes in medical supplies in close cooperation with the facility in charge

 Minimum Qualifications

  • Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology.
  • Diploma in Supply Chain Management/Medical logistics will be an added advantage

Desired Competencies

  • At least 3 years’ experience working in a complex, multifaceted, community health program.
  • Strong communication skills: oral, written and presentation skills.
  • Must be computer literate.
  • Must give careful attention to assigned duties and prompt execution of all work assignments.
  • Must be a team player with the ability to work independently.
  • Good communication, customer service and organizational skills, with excellent attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, database, email and utilization of the internet.

How to Apply

Interested candidates who meet the above qualifications should send their applications to the address below on or before 27th April 2018.

Secretary General

Kenya Red Cross Society

P.O. Box 40712-00100,


Applications should have a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of relevant certificates and practicing licence where applicable, names and contacts of three referees.

Job disclaimer and notification: Kenya Red Cross Society does not charge / accept any amount or security deposit from job seekers during the selection process or while inviting candidates for an interview

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