Senior Technical Officer-Procurement & Supply-Chain Management

Global Fund - GC7
Anambra
Posted 3 months ago

Achieving Health Nigeria Initiative (AHNi) is an indigenous non-governmental organization that promotes socio-economic development by supporting a broad range of global health interventions, education and economic initiatives in Nigeria.

The Global Fund Grant Cycle (GC7) is to ensure a coordinated and intensive effort to scale up the prevention, identification, and treatment of HIV in both general and key populations in Anambra state. The focus will be on facility and community-based approaches to reach epidemic control, and in addition, ensure improvement in the coverage of pregnant women on ART as well as target KP and AGYW programs.

To strengthen our operations and interventions in the country, we are seeking qualified candidates for the following position:

SENIOR TECHNICAL OFFICER – PSM & LOGISTICS: will work to provide technical leadership in the planning, implementing, and monitoring of procurement and supply chain management activities at the state level in the project. S/he will contribute to providing technical assistance and coordination to implementing health facilities within the state to promote commodity security. S/he will provide technical support and leadership to Nigeria’s efforts to strengthen the supply chain process of health commodities, using the LMIS supply chain management information system, to reduce stock-outs, lower costs and eliminate wastage. The STO-PSML will coordinate the Logistics Management Information System at GF-supported health facilities by ensuring collation, validation, prompt and timely submission of CRRFs by the Health Facilities to the stakeholders, coordinate the generation and validation of the last mile distribution (LMD) orders in collaboration with the state LMCU and ensure that same are submitted to the service providers for resupply to the health facilities. S/he will also coordinate the activities of the Technical Officers in the state to ensure continuous availability of health commodities for uninterrupted service delivery, promote transparency and accountability in the management of health commodities by ensuring best practices in storage and inventory management at GF supported health facilities and collaborate with partners and relevant stakeholders at all levels to implement strategies aimed at sustaining the availability of health commodities and improving service delivery at the health facilities.

Minimum Recruitment Standard:

  • MB.BS/MD/PHD or similar degree with 3 to 5 years post national youth service experience with at least 3 years progressive experience in in managing a PSM cycle, including rational health commodities selection, forecasting/quantification, quality assurance spanning the PSM cycle, warehousing/storage, distribution, and LMIS.
  • Or MPH or MS/MA in relevant degree with at least 5 to 7 years post national youth service experience with at least 3 years progressive experience in managing a PSM cycle, including rational health commodities selection, forecasting/quantification, quality assurance spanning the PSM cycle, warehousing/storage, distribution, and LMIS.
  • Or BS/BA in logistics, pharmacy or relevant field with 7 to 9 years relevant experience managing a PSM cycle, including rational health commodities selection, forecasting/quantification, quality assurance spanning the PSM cycle, warehousing/storage, distribution, and LMIS.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health system and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.

Method of application: Interested and Qualified candidates should forward a suitability statement (application) and resume (CV) as a single MS Word document to:  AHNi-PSMJobs@ahnigeria.org

Vacancy closes: Tuesday 5th December 2023

Only applications sent electronically (i.e., by e-mail) with the job title and location clearly indicated as the subject of the mail will be considered and only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

AHNi is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Disclaimer: AHNi does not charge Candidates a fee for a test or interview

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