Supply Chain Advisor at Management Sciences for Health (MSH) – 3 Openings

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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 of:

Job Title: Supply Chain Advisor

Job ID: R1686
Locations: Kebbi, Zamfara, Sokoto
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Summary

  • The objective of the Supply Chain (SC) Advisor position is to provide technical leadership that will ensure the reliable availability of diagnostics, ARVs, and drugs for HIV treatment, care and support as well as other consumables at designated health facilities in each focus project state, in close coordination with the Senior Supply Chain Advisor.
  • The SC Advisor will work under the anticipated award which aims at delivering evidence-based HIV services including HIV Case Finding and Linkage (HTS), Adult Care and Treatment, Paediatric / Adolescent Care and Treatment, Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission (PMTCT), Cervical cancer screening, TB/HIV Care, Laboratory, and Health Systems Strengthening to Support Clinical Services  in  Kebbi, Sokoto, and Zamfara States.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Spearheading the strategic design and implementation of all supply chain management systems (SCMS) activities implemented under the project in the designated focus state
  • Member of the state project management team responsible for overall project implementation and performance.
  • Manage the partnership with the third-party logistics partners to ensure timely delivery of pharmaceutical and laboratory commodities and supplies.
  • Provide technical inputs at the state SCMS technical working group (TWG) meetings hosted by SACA/SASCP.
  • Provide technical assistance (TA) to a multi-disciplinary team of service providers (doctors/nurses/pharmacists/laboratory scientist) to streamline the process for requesting HIV/AIDS medical supplies by the partner health facilities and order the same from state medical stores.
  • Provide TA to a multi-disciplinary team of service providers (doctors/nurses/pharmacists/laboratory scientist) to ensure the institutionalization of efficient and effective inventory management system at designated partner health facilities
  • Provide guidance to a multi-disciplinary team of service providers (doctors/nurses/pharmacists/laboratory scientist) on Adverse Drug Reaction (ADRs) real time monitoring, documentation and reporting (monthly and quarterly), and present reports at TWG meetings.
  • Conduct bi-monthly regimen analysis to inform resupply.
  • Coach and mentor service providers and state government partners to strengthen the SCMS capacity at the state level and in each partner health facilities.
  • Utilizing adapted tools, build the capacity of relevant health facility staff (doctors/nurses/pharmacists/laboratory scientists) on forecasting, inventory management and reporting.
  • Provide Technical Assistance to the state logistics technical working group (TWG) to ensure the implementation of a harmonized logistic management system and framework
  • Provide Technical Assistance to the state government and partner health facilities to ensure the efficient collection and safe disposal of expiries across the supported sites in the state, in line with national and USG waste drive policy.
  • Take responsibility for monitoring, evaluation and reporting of supply chain management activities implemented under the project.
  • Write and submit to the state team leader all required reports on supply chain management including clear documentation of programmatic achievements, challenges and opportunities on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis.

Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy or Doctor of Pharmacy Degree, or related field.
  • A Postgraduate degree in public health/health science is an advantage. Registration with the Pharmacy Council of Nigeria (PCN) is a must.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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