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General Manager - Supply Chain
Uttar Pradesh Medical Supplies Corporation Ltd. (UPMSCL)
Location: Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
Posted on Apply by: 28 Mar 2019
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General Manager - Supply Chain, Uttar Pradesh Medical Supplies Corporation Ltd. (UPMSCL), Lucknow

1. POSITION VACANT: General Manager- Supply Chain, Uttar Pradesh Medical Supplies Corporation Ltd. (UPMSCL), Lucknow


Headquartered in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh Medical Supplies Corporation Ltd. (UPMSCL) is registered under the Companies Act 2013 and set up with a seed capital of Rs. 20 Crores from the state exchequer. It is headed by an IAS officer and acts as the nodal organization for centralized procurement and distribution of drugs and equipment to Government Health Facilities in Uttar Pradesh.

UPMSCL’ vision is to ensure availability of quality drugs, medical equipment at lowest cost at all public health facilities.

Besides procuring medicines and equipment, UPMSCL will also enter into private-public partnerships for bringing changes in the health sector.

Basic Objective of UPMSC:

1) Ensuring coverage of all the essential drugs under Rate Contract;
2) Facilitating supplier selection, contract negotiation and share of business allocation;
3) Establishment and execution of Centralized procurement systems for the procurement of drugs, consumables and medical equipment in Uttar Pradesh;
4) Ensuring quality control and availability of all the drugs & consumables and medical equipment at district drug warehouses, procured through UPMSCL;
5) Ensuring timely payments to the suppliers against the procurement of drugs, consumables and medical equipment by UPMSCL;
6) Maintaining records related to indents/ requirements, purchase orders, supply and consumption of drugs, consumables and medical equipment and support in preparation of annual forecasting and budgeting process;
7) Reconciliation of indents vs budgetary allocations and budget variance analysis for procurement of drugs, consumables and medical equipment;
8) Procurement of medical equipment or other materials based on purchase requests received from others department/ organization of Government of Uttar Pradesh.

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Reporting to the Managing Director & Executive Director (Procurement & Supply Chain), UPMSCL, the General Manager- Supply Chain shall be responsible for coordinating supply chain of drugs and equipment in the state of Uttar Pradesh including warehouse operations, management and distribution of supplies.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

1) Ensuring supply of drugs, consumables and medical equipment in the state by doing continuous adequacy planning as per demands;
2) Overseeing inventory analysis and management for drugs at UPMSCL warehouses and ensuring that the inventory norms are followed;
3) Supervising timely generation of Purchase order recommendations to ensure fast and efficient release of Purchase Orders and distribution of drugs and consumables;
4) Overseeing the performance of operations at all the warehouses related to Stock handling, Store-keeping, MIS Operations, Logistics etc. and ensuring smooth functioning as per the pre-defined norms;
5) Ensuring that stock-outs are adequately monitored at all warehouses and fulfillments are managed in a timely manner;
6) Coordinating with the Quality Control division to enable fast and efficient quality assurance process at all the drug warehouses;
7) Monitoring the distribution of drugs from warehouses to health facilities in the state and ensure safe and timely delivery;
8) Ensuring that the manpower and talent pool are trained and well equipped for managing the procurement and logistics of drugs and equipment.



Applicants must have a B.Pharma./PG degree or diploma in Inventory/Logistics/Supply Chain Management from a recognized University/ institution.

Post Graduate degree or diploma in Business Management from a recognized institution/ university.


Applicants must have:
1) Minimum 8 years of post-qualification experience of which at least 5 years in supply chain management of drugs and medical supplies;
2) Minimum 3 years of supervisory experience.

1) Experience of supply chain management of drugs/medical supplies for public agencies;
2) Applicants with deep understanding of and logistics cycle, QA and regulatory requirements for drugs and medical supplies shall be preferred;
3) Experience in public healthcare sector.

Skills and Attitude:
1)In-depth knowledge of inventory management;
2)Applicant must be conversant with IT based Drugs Logistics Inventory Management system/Application in private/public health setting;
3) Ability to develop and institutionalize operational processes and controls;
4) People Management skills.

5. Age: Maximum age limit 45 years

6. VACANCY DETAILS: 1 Vacancy (UR)


The position is on offer on a contractual basis, initially for a period of three years, extendable thereafter, based on performance and subject to further approval by the UPMSC.


Maximum fixed Honorarium for the position s approx. Rs. 1,40,000 per month.

9. LOCATION: Lucknow



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1/1B, Choudhary Hetram House, Bharat Nagar
New Friends Colony, New Delhi 110 025
Phone Nos.: 011- 2684 2162; 4165 3612


Eligible candidates interested in this position are requested to apply online at by or before March 28, 2019, 11:59:59 PM.

Online Application Link:

Please Note: Only online application submitted by the candidates shall be considered valid. Applications received through other sources shall be deemed invalid.

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Posted on Apply by: 28 Mar 2019

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