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  • Posted: Mar 27, 2023
    Deadline: Mar 31, 2023
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    We started working in Nigeria in 1966 and established Crown Agents Nigeria Ltd in Abuja in 1995. We provide consultancy, supply chain and financial services to support a range of clients including DFID, USAID, Nigeria’s National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA), the Federal Inland Revenue Service and the Ministry of Finance. Project highlights inc...
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    Procurement and Logistics Consultant

    About the role

    Main role responsibilities

    • The role will be responsible for the implementation and management of an effective procurement, logistics and supply chain process for the basic nutrition package project in Gombe state.
    • Management of an effective procurement process, including planning, sourcing, tendering, technical and commercial evaluation, contracting, expediting and reporting.
    • Responsible for logistics and supply chain management of nutrition-related products, supplies and pharmaceuticals in accordance with the needs of the programme and best practice.
    • Establish and maintain strong relationships with suppliers and key stakeholders to support efficient management of supplies and programme planning.
    • Work closely with the state programme team to understand their procurement and logistic needs and plan accordingly and ensure forecasted needs are met.
    • Monitor, with supervisory visits and documented spot checks, inventory storage and movement records in the warehouse which hold stock for which the project is accountable
    • Develop and review the procurement, logistics and distribution plans for the project, including commodity quantification and distribution plans using correct assumptions and best practices.
    • Support project distribution planning and execution to ensure all stock is received on time at distribution points, and all stock is recorded during the distribution, and reconciled
    • Regularly collect, collate and analyse value for money parameters and recommend areas of efficiency gains for Crown Agents
    • Take the lead on all relevant procurement, logistics and supply chain activities within Gombe state, giving suggestions for improved and innovative practices to the organisation and co-ordinating planning with the other states when required.
    • Developing capacity at the State CMS and the Logistics Management and Coordination Unit to undertake supply chain activities to coordinate movement and monitoring of project commodities within the state.
    • Support the State Logistics Management and Coordination Unit (LMCU) so that it is able to act as the centre of activity and discussions, especially regarding fulfilling

    About you

    Main requirements:

    • At least 7 years of experience in procurement planning and management in private sector/ international organizations
    • Master’s degree or equivalent in engineering, sciences, social sciences with training in procurement, logistics and supply chain management
    • Knowledge and ability to work on ICT tools for inventory management, logistics and supply chain management
    • Knowledge of completing procurement of health sector good and commodities in Nigeria or countries affected by fragility, conflict and violence
    • Excellent communication skills (oral and written) in English, as well as a strong credibility and integrity in this domain
    • Experience in health commodities supply chain management and in community level intervention
    • Experience working and collaborating with diverse sets of stakeholders, such as local NGOs, government officials, donor representatives, local and international staff
    • Accountability and ownership of tasks and results
    • Excellent people management


    • A qualified pharmacist
    • Confirmed experience working on large-scale, consortium led, nutrition/ health programmes in challenging contexts, ideally in Nigeria
    • Experience in capacity building of implementing partners
    • Ability to represent the project to various audiences including senior government officials and donor representatives
    • Strong communication skills, including advanced report writing skills
    • Nigerian national with the ability to articulate and demonstrate a strong understanding of the contextual challenges faced by communities in Nigeria (ideally in Gombe)

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Crown Agents on to apply

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