Lecturer, Human Nutrition

Job Summary :

To teach, conduct research and carry out other academic related tasks.

Qualifications:

Grade 12 Certificate or its equivalent;

Bachelor’s degree in Human Nutrition, Dietetics or related subject;

Master of Science or PhD in Dietetics or Human Nutrition Sciences;

Must have experience of teaching or research at College or University level;

Must have proof of publications;

Must be computer literate;

How to Apply

Submit your CV to:

The Registrar

University of Zambia

PO Box 32379

Lusaka

Application deadline
30 Apr

District TB Officer – Kitwe

District TB Officer – Kitwe

PATH is seeking to recruit a District TB Officer who will be seconded to the District Health Office in Kitwe. This position will report to the TB Technical Specialist based at the Copperbelt Provincial Health Office.

Responsibilities;

o Ensure effective programme planning and management

o Support the District in planning to ensure that TB activities are in line with the national TB strategic and operations plan and ensure that these are integrated into the district annual plan and budget

o Coordinate with partners supporting TB programs in the district

o Debrief district, and other relevant stakeholders on TB/HIV performance in the district

o Ensure effective supervision, mentorship and performance management of TB service delivery

o Support the dissemination of standards of care for susceptible TB, DR-TB, TB-HIV and pediatric TB case detection, diagnosis, and treatment to health facilities

o Conduct quarterly technical supervision to health facilities, document findings and address common performance issues

o Lead efforts to ensure quality in TB service delivery and diagnostics at district, facility and community levels

o Participate in mentoring TB service providers to build capacity and skills in quality TB service delivery

o Ensure that all patients are started on treatment within 7 days of diagnosis according to NSP guidelines

Oversee quality data collection, management and reporting for TB

• Collect TB service delivery data from Private (GPs) and Public health facilities and community partners and ensure it is adequately entered into NTP, DHIS and other databases as required

• Ensure completeness, correctness and timely submission of Quarterly reports

• Participate in the implementation of Community Monitoring and Evaluation in the district

• Conduct field visits to follow-up on missing or questionable data and provide mentoring to staff to address data quality issues.

Support management of TB district related stores

• Support the monitoring of stocks, and distribution to ensure non stock outs of anti TB medicines and laboratory supplies and consumables

• Support appropriate logistic and supplies management at the district.

Support the coordination of TB Training and staff orientations in the district

• Support the orientation of new TB staff to the TB-related tasks and responsibilities

• Identify training needs of different categories of staff for different services

• Plan and coordinate TB/HIV training in the district

Required Skills

• Diploma in Clinical Health Services or equivalent academic degree.

• Five (05) years of experience in health services provision.

• Experience in TB control is required.

• Ability to conduct trainings and build capacity in TB control, including DOTS and MDR-TB case-finding, diagnosis, and treatment.

• Demonstrated ability to multi-task and maintain schedules for deliverables with excellent attention to details.

• Exemplary interpersonal skills to facilitate relations with the Government and local partners.

• Excellent written and oral communication skills.

• Excellent report writing skills.

• Strong computer skills, including familiarity with Microsoft Office programs.

• Excellent organizational, planning, negotiating and problem-solving skills.

• Familiarity working with international organizations is preferred.

• Must have legal authorization to work in Zambia.

How to Apply

Submit your CV and Application on Company Website:

Application deadline
25 Apr

 

Apply online
https://path.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.dspjob&jobid=303078&company_id=15780&version=1&jobBoardId=3345

 

Pharmaceutical Sales Representatives X2

Marie Stopes Zambia (MSZ) is a results-focused social enterprise, which uses modern marketing techniques to provide family planning and reproductive healthcare. MSZ is part of the global network that is Marie Stopes International (MSI). MSZ subscribes to the MSI goal and mission, which is to prevent unwanted births and to ensure the individual’s right to Children by Choice not Chance.

It is a role requirement that the job holder must fully support the concept of Child Protection, zero tolerance for fraud and bribery and comply with and promote and live MSI CORE VALUES.

Purpose:

o The sales representative is responsible for the success and sustainability of MSI’s sales and distribution function.

o In this capacity, this person ensures the attainment of MSI’s strategic goals by focusing on the effective and efficient use of commercial and semi-commercial sales and distribution structures for increasing access to sexual and reproductive health products.

o The person is also expected to ensure good collaboration and coordination with key internal and external stakeholders.

o The position will involve extensive domestic travel.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

o Set up, implement, manage and monitor high quality, efficient and profitable physical sales distribution network comprising distributors and stockists for MSZ products in the assigned region;

o Set up, implement and manage a robust supply chain involving the national and regional warehouses, distributors and stockists and customers to facilitate timely and cost effective order processing, payment realization and supply of products and services in the assigned region;

o Achieve overall sales, customer support and revenue targets set for MSZ products on monthly basis in consultation with the Corporate Director;

o Collaborate with call centre/helpline support network for sales of MSZ products;

o Design, adopt and introduce wider product range and brand choice, appropriate pricing, medical detailing, sales promotions and appropriate localized demand generation initiatives to attract new and existing customers in collaboration with the relevant teams;

o Gathers information relating to market performance of MSZ’s products against competitive products, including consumers and traders perception and attitudes, consolidates the findings and submits a report to the Corporate Director;

o Distributes Point of Purchase Materials to various vendors;

o Create, maintain and share sales and financial reports by customer profiles and other relevant parameters on regular basis;

o Any other duties as required by the Corporate Director

Qualifications/Knowledge/Expertise

o A minimum of a College Diploma in Commerce or in Business Administration

o A minimum of two years’ post qualification experience in Sales and Marketing, preferably from the telecoms, pharmaceutical or reproductive healthcare industry

o Understanding of the issues surrounding provision of pharmaceutical and reproductive health care products

o Understanding and working knowledge of the major policies/issues related to sales and marketing of drugs and pharmaceutical products.

o Track record in achieving sales, financial and non-financial targets

Skills

o Good interpersonal/communication skills – both oral and written

o Analytical and organizational skills

o Proven ability to interpret verbal, written and numerical data

o Proven ability to ‘sell’ ideas, concepts

o Negotiation skills

o Flair for sales

Attitude/Motivation

o Pro-choice

o Pro-private healthcare

o Keen to pursue personal development

Other:

o Able to travel extensively

How to Apply

Qualified candidates should submit a detailed CV and cover letter to:

Application deadline
27 Apr
Email applications to
jobs@mariestopes.org.zm