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  • Posted on: 26 December, 2016 Deadline: 3 January, 2017
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  • UNOPS supports the successful implementation of its partners’ peacebuilding, humanitarian and development projects around the world. Our mission is to serve people in need by expanding the ability of the United Nations, governments and other partners to manage projects, infrastructure and procurement in a sustainable and efficient manner.

    Working in some of the world’s most challenging environments, our vision is to advance sustainable implementation practices, always satisfying or surpassing our partners’ expectations.

    With over 7,000 personnel spread across 80 countries, UNOPS offers its partners the logistical, technical and management knowledge they need, wherever they need it.

    Advocacy Officer

     

     Partner GFATM

    Job categories Project Management

    Vacancy code VA/2016/B5316/11446

    Department/office AFR, GHOH, Nigeria

    Duty station Abuja, Nigeria

    Contract type Local ICA Support

    Contract level LICA-4

    Duration 12 Months

    Application period 22-Dec-2016 to 03-Jan-2017

    Applications to vacancies must be received before midnight Copenhagen time (CET) on the closing date of the announcement.

    Background Information - Job-specific
    This position is advertised by UNOPS on behalf of the Global Fund and the level and remuneration are based on the Global Fund’s applicable scales and policies.

    The Global Fund is a 21st-century organization designed to accelerate the end of AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria as epidemics. As a partnership between governments, civil society, the private sector and people affected by the diseases, the Global Fund mobilizes and invests nearly US$4 billion a year to support programs run by local experts in more than 140 countries. By challenging barriers and embracing innovative approaches, we are working together to better serve people affected by the diseases. In close collaboration with the Nigerian Ministry of Health’s National Products Supply Chain Management Programme (NPSCMP), we are embarking on an ambitious and innovative approach to the challenges across Nigeria’s supply chain.

    Our Client is a consortium of International Health Projects Funding Agencies collaborating with the Federal Ministry of Health and Principal Recipients of the Global Fund in Nigeria. The Consortium intends to support the Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH) Nigeria Supply Chain Integration Project Office in Abuja. In this regard, there is a need to fill key positions in the project office. Applications are hereby invited from interested and suitably qualified individuals. The National Product Supply Chain Management Program (NPSCMP) domiciled in the Food & Drug Services Department of Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH) commenced the process towards an effective and efficient supply management system in the country in 2012. The main objective was to collaborate with other programmes and projects within the FMOH especially HIV/AIDs, TB, Malaria, Reproductive Health and Vaccines and immunization (ATMRHV) to ensure effective and coordinated management of their supply chains. To achieve this objective in its continuous efforts collaborating with Donors/Partners, the National Supply Chain Integration Project (NSCIP) was created in 2014 as a transitory mechanism to full Government ownership after its termination in 2017.

    The goal of NSCIP is to effectively and efficiently integrate Health Programmes Supply Chain Management activities for Procurement and Supply Chain Management (PSM) services that would prevent stock outs in store/facilities minimize wastage and effectively operationalize the entire system. After extensive discussions, planning and resource mobilization, GON and Donors agreed that this intervention would be deployed to 14 prioritized high disease burden states with subsequent scale up to other states of the country. The overall vision of the NSCIP is captured in 4 work stream which are as follows: 1. Strengthen the Federal and State Government coordination. 2. Establish a network of Zonal Hubs (Warehouses) operated under a Public Private sector Partnership (PPP) covering all HIV, Malaria, TB, Reproductive Health and Vaccines where possible. 3. Integrate Logistics and Transportation including Last Mile Delivery. 4. Establish Logistics Management Coordination Units (LMCU) at State level and deploy Logistics Management Information System (LMIS). Advocacy Officer will play a key role in the delivery of advocacy projects and activities to support NSCIP’s Local & international profile and to help properly position the project and its mandates. The Advocacy Officer will develop innovative and creative ideas and projects to help deliver the Project’s strategic objectives. He/she will represent NSCIP within certain formal and ad hoc advocacy networks and groups within and not limited to Donors/Partners, Federal/state govt, National Assembly, policy makers and other key stakeholders. The Advocacy Officer will also provide general support as required for the development, communication and monitoring of advocacy across the NSCIP.

    Functional Responsibilities
    Develop advocacy strategies and activities in line with NSCIP’s organiz...

    Competencies
    Excellent knowledge of the principles of advocacy and what it involves at...

    Education
    Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Development Studies, Social Policy, Development...

    Experience
    3-5years experience in a similar advocacy role Good knowledge of internation...

    Languages
    An Excellent knowledge of English is required
    Contract type, level and duration

    Contract type: Local ICA Support Contract level: LICA 4 Contract duration:12 Mon...

    Media Officer

     

     Partner GFATM

    Job categories Communications, Project Management

    Vacancy code VA/2016/B5316/11447

    Department/office AFR, GHOH, Nigeria

    Duty station Abuja, Nigeria

    Contract type Local ICA Support

    Contract level LICA-4

    Duration 12 Months

    Application period 22-Dec-2016 to 03-Jan-2017

    Applications to vacancies must be received before midnight Copenhagen time (CET) on the closing date of the announcement.

    Background Information - Job-specific
    This position is advertised by UNOPS on behalf of the Global Fund and the level and remuneration are based on the Global Fund's applicable scales and policies.

    The Global Fund is a 21st-century organization designed to accelerate the end of AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria as epidemics. As a partnership between governments, civil society, the private sector and people affected by the diseases, the Global Fund mobilizes and invests nearly US$4 billion a year to support programs run by local experts in more than 140 countries. By challenging barriers and embracing innovative approaches, we are working together to better serve people affected by the diseases. In close collaboration with the Nigerian Ministry of Health National Products Supply Chain Management Programme (NPSCMP), we are embarking on an ambitious and innovative approach to the challenges across Nigeria supply chain.

    The National Product Supply Chain Management Program (NPSCMP) domiciled in the Food & Drug Services Department of Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH) commenced the process towards an effective and efficient supply management system in the country in 2012. The main objective was to collaborate with other programmes and projects within the FMOH especially HIV/AIDs, TB, Malaria, Reproductive Health and Vaccines and immunization (ATMRHV) to ensure effective and coordinated management of their supply chains. To achieve this objective in its continuous efforts collaborating with Donors/Partners, the National Supply Chain Integration Project (NSCIP) was created in 2014 as a transitory mechanism to full Government ownership after a three year implementation. The goal of NSCIP is to effectively and efficiently integrate Health Programmes Supply Chain Management activities for Procurement and Supply Chain Management (PSM) services that would prevent stock outs in store/facilities, minimize wastage and effectively operationalize the entire system. After extensive planning, resource mobilization and roll out intervention; GON and Donors agreed that this integration would be deployed beyond the 14 prioritized high disease burden states with now scale up to other states of the country.

    The NSCIP is seeking the services of applicants to fill the under listed position in its bid to increase tempo in focus states and roll out interventions to other states of the federation.

    Functional Responsibilities
    The purpose of the Media Officer role is to ensure that NSCIP’s communicat...

    Competencies
    Extensive experience in copywriting and proofreading within a Public Relation...

    Education
    Secondary School qualification

    Experience
    3 - 5years extensive experience in copywriting and proofreading within a Public ...

    Languages
    Fluency in English Language is required

    Contract type, level and duration

    Contract type: Local ICA Support Contract level: LICA 4 Contract duration:12 Mon...

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