The Global Health Supply Chain – Procurement and Supply Management Project (GHSC-PSM) Is a USAID program implemented by SAII Associates Ltd. /Gte., an associated company of Chemonics International Inc. in Nigeria. The purpose of the Project is to ensure uninterrupted supplies of health commodities in support of U.S. government-funded public health initiatives throughout the world.
The Global Health Supply Chain Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) Program is seeking to fill the following position:
Position: Logistics Advisor (Please indicate State of Interest)
Location/Duration of Assignment:
This is a long-term position for the life of the contract based in multiple locations in Nigeria.
The Logistics Advisor will in collaboration with the State team, will provide technical support for the strengthening of the Logistics management coordination units and improving related supply chain systems at the State and LGA levels.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Functions)
Provide technical assistance to the State Ministry of Health in the implementation of the National HIV Logistics Management System to improve data availability and HIV commodity security in supported health facilities:
Provide technical assistance to the State Ministry of Health in the implementation of the National Malaria Commodities Logistics System to improve data availability and Malaria commodity security in supported health facilities
Provide technical assistance to the State Ministry of Health and Primary Health Care Development Agency in the implementation of the National Contraceptive Logistics Management System to improve the availability of Family planning commodities in supported health facilities:
Provide technical assistance to the State Ministry of Health to improve data availability and Malaria. MNCH and Family planning commodity security in supported health facilities through the DDIC mechanism:
Support the Global Fund by coordinating state-level warehousing and distribution activities
Improve the effective management of state level LMIS data
Provide feedback to health facilities and support performance improvement strategies for sites with commodity management challenges
Provide support to strengthen state level supply chain coordination mechanism and effective collaboration among supporting partners
Support collation and transmission of adverse drug reaction reports from the health facilities to the State LMCU
Provide support in the coordination of PSM TWG meetings at State and Regional levels
Provide TA to SMOH and SPHCDAs to develop and implement annual operational plans
Provide TA to the LMCU to develop and ensure implementation of annual supply chain work plans Support assessment activities (EUV, storage facilities, supply chain, LIAT, LSAT, etc.)
Support the state in developing and implementing performance enhancement strategies, SC chain optimization strategies such as integrating cross functional activities like MSVs
Perform other tasks as directed by the Director Field Program Management
Maintain a good knowledge and understanding of all office rules and procedures as set forth in the field office policy manual.
Support achievement of the overall project goals as required to ensure project performance.
Bachelor Degree in Pharmacy, Public Health, Medical Laboratory Sciences, Logistics management or other related Sciences.
Specific experience in HIV/AIDS, TB, FP, MNCH or Malaria programs strongly desired.
At least 3 years of relevant work experience
Experience working on a USAID or donor-funded project required
Fluency in English is required
To submit your application please upload your CV/Resumes (Should detail the contact information for at least three professional references) by copying the following links to your browser:
Uploaded CV/Resume MUST clearly indicate your name and the position title.
The Deadline for submission of applications for these positions is 24th April, 2017
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted