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  • Posted: Aug 30, 2018
    Deadline: Sep 5, 2018
  • Axios was formed by a group of health experts who shared the vision of an organization that could work effectively with clients and stakeholders across the public and private sectors to improve access to healthcare for patients in developing countries. In 1997, following the pioneering efforts of its founders in bringing together the public and private se...
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    Supply Chain Advisor

    Locations: Bauchi, Kebbi, and Sokoto.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Support training and capacity building of LGA supply chain managers on good storage, commodity management and logistics management information system (TOT).
    • Support the stepdown training of facility staff by the LGA supply chain managers (trainers).
    • Support the establishment and training of health facility committees in the LGAs to serve as champions for mobilization of the community to access quality services.
    • Strengthen a private public partnership (PPP) last mile distribution model for the LGAs.
    • Strengthen LGA Logistic Management Coordinating Units (LMCUs) to work collaboratively with the State LMCUs and GHSCPSM to ensure availability and visibility of logistic data as well as essential health commodities in the health facilities.
    • Management of consultants (STTAs) in supporting key activities in the state.
    • Support and participate in work planning activities in the state.
    • Support each state technically in the procurement of essential health commodities.

    Qualifications, Experience and Skills

    • Bachelor's Degree in Pharmacy, Supply Chain, and other relevant areas.
    • Master's degree in Public Health, Epidemiology, Operations Management, or other relevant areas.
    • Relevant professional qualification or membership is an advantage.
    • Minimum 7 -10 years of experience in Logistics and Supply Chain Management for Health Commodities, preferably in Nigeria.
    • Knowledge and experience in routine immunization programs, reproductive health, family planning, and other health programs.
    • Experience in capacity building and training of logistics and health facility staff.
    • Experience working in Northern Nigeria.
    • Demonstrated ability to work with government staff at multiple levels in including the state and local community levels.
    • In-depth understanding of the Nigerian public health sector especially in the areas of HIV/AIDS, family planning, maternal and child health, malaria, tuberculosis, etc.
    • Advanced knowledge of drug logistics and supply chain management techniques.
    • Good project management skills.
    • Good knowledge of data analysis and evaluation.
    • Excellent writing, communication and presentation skills.
    • Ability to work with international organizations, government officials, non-governmental organizations and the private sector.
    • Strong computer skills.
    • Fluency in oral and written English.
    • Flexibility and ability to work long hours.

    Method of Application

    Applicants should send their Cover Letter (explaining suitability for the job) and comprehensive Curriculum Vitae in ONLY one attachment (MS word document) to:


    • Please indicate the Position and Location as the subject of your e-mail and header of your cover letter.
    • Applications without a cover letter stating suitability will be rejected. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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