• Vacancy at John Snow Inc

  • Posted on: 18 October, 2012 Deadline: 1 November, 2012
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  • John Snow, Inc. (JSI) is a US based international Public Health consulting firm, manages four (4) projects/contracts through its integrated office in Abuja, Nigeria. Through the Partnership for Supply Chain Management consortium, JSI implements the Supply Chain Management System (SCMS) project for the US Government as part of the US President's Emergency Plan for Aids Relief (PEPFAR). The purpose is to establish and operate a safe, secure, reliable and sustainable supply chain management system to procure pharmaceuticals and other products needed for the care and treatment of persons with HIV/AIDS and related infections. JSI implements the USAID | DELIVER Project, funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), a global technical assistance project aimed at increasing the availability of essential health supplies through procurement services and assistance designed to strengthen health commodity supply chains in developing countries.

    JSI is looking to employ the following:


    The Logistics Management Information Service (LMIS) Officers will work under the guidance of the State Pilot Direct Delivery and information Capture (ODIC) Coordinator to provide oversight for all information technology related components of the ODIC pilot. specifically the Auto DRV and Top Up software and other related activities. The LMIS Officers will be based in Bauchi and Abakaliki.

    Key Responsibilities
    Perform network configuration and resolve problems with infrastructure support software at both the server and user level
    Install new software releases and system upgrades
    Provide both first and second level support, responding to problems and implementing planned changes.
    Receive laptops and completed AutoDRV Commodity Receipts from the Team leader.
    Migrate data from AutoDRVs software into Top Up software and analyze data for any errors.
    Produce Summary Delivery Reports (SDRs) for State Coordinator to disseminate as required.
    Highlight any outstanding LMIS issues and work with project staff to resolve the issues.
    Develop strategies for maintaining and advancing IT infrastructure
    Ensure that the software is working appropriately
    Troubleshoot any problems that arise; maintain a bug tracking sheet
    Ensure data migration from AutoDRV to Top up happens on routine basis
    Run system pertormance reports (such as the Summary Delivery Report)
    Run any ad hoc reports from the software
    Provide any needed technical support to the Team leaders on the software
    File and store hard copies of IMIS records. Ensure they align with the data recorded in the Top Up and AutoDRV software
    Conduct initial test of software and maintain communication with the DC based software development group
    Manage and maintain upkeep of the laptops that are used by theTeam leaders
    Responsible for backing up data routinely
    Responsible for ensuring that data transfer happens
    Ensure availability of aU paper based IMIS forms
    Conduct trainings on the use of AuloDRV
    Perform other duties that may be assigned

    Should possess the following minimum skills and Qualifications
    Bachelors degree in IT related discipline
    At least 3 years of network administration and IT related experience
    Proficiency in working with windows 2008 Server, Microsoft office suite 2010 and window 7
    Strong knowledge of wireless and wired LAN technologies and protocols, network security
    Experience with supply chain management for health commodities
    Excellent technical writing and oral presentation skill are highly desired
    Ability to work as part of a team and work independently

    Method of Application
    Interested applicants should submit cover letter and resume by e-mail to: it-lmis@ng.jsi.com with job location and salary
    expectation boldly written at the top of the resume within two weeks of the publication of this advertisement. Please ensure that you write lhe position and location applied for in the subject line of your email, otherwise you may be disqualified.

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