• New Recruitment at John Snow Incorporated (JSI) - 16 Positions

  • Posted on: 24 October, 2014 Deadline: Not Specified
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  • John Snow Incorporated (JSI) is a public health research and technical assistant firm dedicated to improving the health of individuals and communities throughout the world. It manages the USAID/DELIVER PROJECT and the Supply Chain Management System (SCMS) project in the Nigeria office.

    JSI is recruiting to fill the below position:

    Logistics Advisor

     

    Job Type: Consultant
    Duration: 6-7 months
    Slot: 8

    Job Description:
    Under the supervision of the Senior Logistics Advisor and overall guidance of the Director HIV/AIDS program, the Consultant Logistics Advisor/Associate will assist Logistics Advisors resident in the states in providing hands-on support to health facilities and states through the Logistics Management Unit (LMU) in the states. In collaboration with the Advisor/Associate, the consultant will support the State Ministry of Health (SMOH) in ssigned states, PEPFAR implementing parterners, Global Fund-supported partners and other stakeholders in defined location on supply chain-related acitivities to enhance data visibility and information sharing.

    Responsibilities:

    •     Support the Logistics Advisor/Associate in coordinating supply chain activities for timely receipt of reports from health facilities, processing of reports, and filling of requirements to ensure that health facilities are re-supplied with appropriate commodities
    •     Support activities of the state-based logistics management coordinating unit in the data collection, collation, dissemination, and use to inform decision making on supply chain activities
    •     Work with the Logistics Advisor/Associate to serve as the link between PEPFAR implementing partners, SMOH and Global Fund/NACA partners and the warehouse location to ensure that commodities supplies to health facilities are seamless
    •     Participate in monitoring and support visits to health facilities and other relevant assessments and provide the needed support for smooth implementation of supply activities in selected areas
    •     Work with government counterparts in providing feedback to health facilities and partners on supply chain data to improve the quality of reporting
    •     Support the revitalization and operations of the state procurement and supply management technical working group that will support and monitor the activities of supply chain in the state
    •     Support the activities of warehouse and distribution services providers to troubleshoot and address supply chain issues that will impact commodities availability before, during and after distribution of commodities
    •     Support the process of proof of delivery gathering, review and sharing with relevant stakeholders in the state to validate the supply of health commodities to the facility
    •     Under the guidance of the Advisor/Associate, collaborate with other JSI project staff in the states to support supply chain activities and relationship with the state officials and relevant stakeholders
    •     Attend relevant supply chain meetings within the state and make presentations as required
    •     Perform any other duties as assigned

    Minimum Skills and Qualification

    •     Applicants for this position should possess the following minimum skills and qualification:
    •     Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy, Public Health, Laboratory Science, Logistics Management, or Business Administration
    •     3-5 years of professional experience in health programs, preferably in an international health care supply chain management environment
    •     Specific experience in HIV/AIDS, TB, or malaria programs is strongly desired
    •     Ability to monitor, supervise and provide support to health facilities in supply chain activities
    •     Extensive knowledge of the Nigerian public health sector
    •     Strong analytical and problem solving skills
    •     Excellent technical writing and oral presentation skills are highly desired
    •     Ability to work as part of a team and to be self-managing
    •     Knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
    •     Ability and willingness to travel in the field

     

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    Logistics Associate

     

    Job Type: Consultant
    Duration: 6-7 months
    Slot: 8

    Job Description
    Under the supervision of the Senior Logistics Advisor and overall guidance of the Director HIV/AIDS program, the Consultant Logistics Advisor/Associate will assist Logistics Advisors resident in the states in providing hands-on support to health facilities and states through the Logistics Management Unit (LMU) in the states. In collaboration with the Advisor/Associate, the consultant will support the State Ministry of Health (SMOH) in ssigned states, PEPFAR implementing parterners, Global Fund-supported partners and other stakeholders in defined location on supply chain-related acitivities to enhance data visibility and information sharing.

    Key Responsibilities:

    •     Support the Logistics Advisor/Associate in coordinating supply chain activities for timely receipt of reports from health facilities, processing of reports, and filling of requirements to ensure that health facilities are re-supplied with appropriate commodities
    •     Support activities of the state-based logistics management coordinating unit in the data collection, collation, dissemination, and use to inform decision making on supply chain activities
    •     Work with the Logistics Advisor/Associate to serve as the link between PEPFAR implementing partners, SMOH and Global Fund/NACA partners and the warehouse location to ensure that commodities supplies to health facilities are seamless
    •     Participate in monitoring and support visits to health facilities and other relevant assessments and provide the needed support for smooth implementation of supply activities in selected areas
    •     Work with government counterparts in providing feedback to health facilities and partners on supply chain data to improve the quality of reporting
    •     Support the revitalization and operations of the state procurement and supply management technical working group that will support and monitor the activities of supply chain in the state
    •     Support the activities of warehouse and distribution services providers to troubleshoot and address supply chain issues that will impact commodities availability before, during and after distribution of commodities
    •     Support the process of proof of delivery gathering, review and sharing with relevant stakeholders in the state to validate the supply of health commodities to the facility
    •     Under the guidance of the Advisor/Associate, collaborate with other JSI project staff in the states to support supply chain activities and relationship with the state officials and relevant stakeholders
    •     Attend relevant supply chain meetings within the state and make presentations as required
    •     Perform any other duties as assigned

    Minimum Skills and Qualification
    Applicants for this position should possess the following minimum skills and qualification:

    •     Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy, Public Health, Laboratory Science, Logistics Management, or Business Administration
    •     2-3 years of professional experience in health programs, preferably in health care supply chain management environment
    •     Specific experience in HIV/AIDS, TB, or malaria programs is strongly desired
    •     Knowledge of the Nigerian public health sector
    •     Strong analytical and problem solving skills
    •     Good technical writing and oral presentation skills are highly desired
    •     Ability to work as part of a team and to be self-managing
    •     Knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
    •     Ability and willingness to travel in the field

     

    Method of Application

    Interested candidates should send their CV's and cover letters, stating why they consider themselves suitable for the position to: logistics-consultant@ng.pfscm.org

    Note: Applicants should include the title of the position they are applying for as the subject line of their email. Applications without a cover letter stating suitability will be rejected and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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