Director of Logistics and Operations at MSD 2022

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Job Vacancy For Director of Logistics and Operations at MSD 2022

On behalf of Medical Stores Department (MSD), Public Service Recruitment Secretariat(PSRS) invites dynamic and suitable qualified Tanzanians to fill 1 vacant posts for Director of Logistics and Operations at MSD


Medical Stores Department (MSD)

Job Vacancy For Director of Logistics and Operations at MSD 2022

Medical Stores Department (MSD) could be a pioneering autonomous Department beneath the Ministry of Health, established by Act of Parliament No.13 of 1993 with associate objective of developing associated maintaining an economical and value effective system of procurance, storage and distribution of health commodities needed to be used by the general public and licensed religion based mostly health facilities.

MSD is at a really exciting stage of reforming its operations, systems and processes with the aim of turning into a extremely effective provide chain organization that’s agile and versatile to fulfill health commodities demands within the market. MSD arranges to implement these structural changes so as to achieve the objectives of the medium terms strategic plan.


Job Vacancy For Director of Logistics and Operations at MSD 2022

Job Details:

Post: Director of Logistics and Operations at MSD



  • Successful candidate will ensure that effective warehouse management, fleet utilization
    and stock distribution procedures are in place to minimize costs and maximize order
    fulfilment of medicines and medical supplies across the country



i. To advise the Director General on all matters related to logistics and Operations of the organization pertaining to storage and distribution of products;

ii. To provide impeccable leadership and supervision of the entire zonal operations to ensure that all operations are conducted as per MSD mandate in concurrence with the strategic plan;

iii. To lead the department based quantification process in collaboration with the parent Ministry to ensure all goods procured, distributed and stored are of the right quantities;

iv. To oversee and implements MSD’s strategic plan in relation to logistics, operations and customer service objectives;

v. To provide requisite advisory and leadership on implementation of logistics and operations performance contract and Strategic Management Office (SMO) targets in the directorate;

vi. To manage the warehousing operations including vertical programs (donorfunded products) in accordance with the governing procedures;

vii. To identify, plan, manage and implement projects within warehouse and distribution functions in line with MSD’s strategic objectives which includesexpansion, and modernization;

viii. To establish and oversee implementation of effective inventory management procedures for cost-effective distribution, with minimal expiries and enhanced storage space;

ix. To provide high level advisory and management of transport services and the outsourced transport in a cost effective manner and in a seamless function to ensure they are readily available for distribution with no loss time;

x. To establish more platforms for stakeholder engagement to support increased funding, collaboration opportunities and information sharing between different stakeholders;

xi. To conduct Performance Review and Appraisal of subordinates and givesfeedback; and

xii. To perform any other related duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.



Masters and Bachelor Degree in one of the following fields: Logistics Management, Procurement and Supplies Management, Business Administration, Material Management, Business Administration majoring in Procurement and Logistics Management or equivalent qualifications from recognized institutions.

The Master Degree must be related to Bachelor Degree. Candidate must be registered by the
Procurement and Supplies Professional and Technicians Board (PSPTB) with ten years
of working experience of which two (2) years must be in a managerial level.



Attractive remuneration package in accordance with Institute’s
salary scale (MSDS).


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  • An applicant for Director of Finance at MSD with special needs/case (disability) is supposed/advised to indicate;
  • A signed application letter should be written either in Swahili or English and Addressed to Secretary, President’s Office, Public Service Recruitment Secretariat, P.O. Box 2320, Utumishi Building at University of Dodoma – Dr. Asha Rose Migiro Buildings – Dodoma.
  • Deadline for application is 12th August, 2022;
  •  Only shortlisted candidates will be informed on the date of interview and;
  • Presentation of forged certificates and other information will necessitate to legal action;

All applications must be sent through Recruitment Portal by using the following address; not otherwise (This address also can be found at PSRS Website, Click ‘Recruitment Portal’)


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PSRS kutangaza Nafasi za Kazi MSD


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