The Management Sciences for Health (MSH), a global health nonprofit organization, uses proven approaches developed over 40 years to help leaders, health managers, and communities in developing nations build stronger health systems for greater health impact. We work to save lives by closing the gap between knowledge and action in public health.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Consultant II: Zonal PSM Consultant
Job ID: 13-10774
Slot: 3 Openings
Group/Office: PDG (Program Delivery Group)
Dept/Unit: PDGGEN - Program Delivery Group
Project/Program: A607 - Nigeria Global Fund RSSH
Reports To: Director, PSM
The Key role of the Zonal Consultant is to provide hands-on guidance to the State Ministry of Health (SMOH), partners, and other stakeholders within the assigned zones. S/he will lead a team of consultants in strengthening the Logistics Management Coordination Units (LMCUs) and related supply chain systems across supported States and LGAs in the assigned zones.
In Addition, the consultant will help to build capacity of State LMCU in the assigned zones to collect, report and analyze logistic data, to routinely determine and report all risks and issues at health facilities within the state.
In collaboration with the NPSCMP and with support from the RSSH Grant PR, lead a team of consultants in the States within the assigned zones to strengthen the LMCU for effective PSM leadership and coordination of supply chain implementation across health programs
Support state LMCUs to ensure all active facilities within the zones are on the NHLMIS platform
Collaborate with the leadership of State ministries of health and partners within each zone to improve supply chain performance and build capacities with a focus on integration across the critical SCM components of health programs including LMIS, capacity building for personnel inventory management, etc
Support LMCU in cluster States in the development, monitoring and review of work plan for supply chain activities in conjunction with government and partners.
Qualifications and Experience
Bachelor's Degree in Pharmacy, and Logistics, Medical Laboratory Sciences, Logistics Management or other health related degree
Minimum of 6 years working experience in health programs and/or supply-chain industry, preferably in supply chain management for medical supplies
Experience in logistics management of HIV, TB and malaria commodities,
Strong leadership and people’s skills to use different advocacy tools to strengthen the supply chain system,
Demonstrable evidence of ability to transfer skills
Professional training in Supply Chain Management or related fields is a requirement.
Knowledge of Microsoft office package (such as excel, word, and PowerPoint) and internet proficiency,
Application Closing Date
23rd August, 2019.
Method of Application
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