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Logistics Assistant (2) – Katsina & Jigawa at Malaria Consortium


Malaria Consortium (www.malariaconsortium.org) is one of the world’s leading Non-Profit Organisations, which is dedicated to the comprehensive control of malaria and other communicable diseases in Africa and Southeast Asia. Malaria Consortium (MC) works to improve lives in Africa and Asia through sustainable, evidence-based programmes that combat targeted diseases and promote child and maternal health.

Malaria Consortium has recently been awarded funding from Givewell Foundation to implement Seasonal Malaria Chemoprevention (SMC) in three countries, including Nigeria. The funds will support SMC implementation in selected LGAs in Jigawa and Katsina states as a follow on to previous SMC campaigns funded by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and DFID. Approved by WHO in 2012, SMC is the monthly administration of a combination sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine and amodiaquine (SP+AQ) to children aged 3-59 months during the malaria transmission season to prevent or reduce the effects malaria. Evidence suggests that SMC given monthly prevents approximately 75% of all malaria episodes.

Malaria Consortium is currently looking to recruit for the following role in the Givewell SMC project.

Position: Logistics Assistant (2) – Katsina & Jigawa

The Logistics Assistant/Officer will be responsible for providing logistics support to the State Project Office. S/he will also support distribution of commodities and maintain effective relationships with service providers across the state offices

Qualifications: Interested candidates should have a Degree in Public Health, Supply Chain, M&E or related field and at least 3-5 years’ experience working in an operations related role specifically in Logistics or Operations. Excellent knowledge in the use of Microsoft tools is essential for this role.

Terms and Conditions of Employment: The appointment term will be for a renewable period of up to 24 months, with an initial 6 months’ probationary period. Interested candidates should also check our website for full job descriptions.

How to Apply

All Interested candidates who meet the above requirements should submit an application letter and a copy of their recent CV through the appropriate link at www.gridconsulting.net. All applications must be submitted latest Monday, 10th July 2017. Please note, that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.


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