Friday, 14 April 2017

Vacancy at Chemonics International

Chemonics has been engaged by the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, with the concurrence of USAID, leverage the GHSC-PSM health supply chain in Nigeria to provide warehousing and distribution services for Global Fund-financed HIV and malaria health commodities
in Nigeria.
Currently managed by the Global Funds Principal Recipients (PRs) the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) and the National Malaria Elimination Program (NMEP), Chemonics will work closely with the Global Fund, the PRs, and as needed USAID, to transfer the warehousing and distribution services from the PRs to Chemonics, for steady-state implementation through December 2017.

Job Title: Quantification Advisor

Responsibilities 
  • Provide technical leadership and support to the National and State Governments and partners in the development of health products forecast and supply plans with periodic reviews to inform funding requirements, financial gap analysis and resource mobilization.
  • Facilitate on assumptions building activities that will guide the development of health product forecast and supply plans to meet the needs of clients.
  • Support advocacy to the Governments on funding requirements for health commodities procurement and appropriate use for service delivery.
  • Facilitate capacity building of Government and implementing partners on forecasting and supply planning processes including the development, review and implementation of standard operating procedures for these activities.
  • Provide technical support to health program procurement and supply management technical working group (PSM-TWG) meetings on supply chain activities around product selection, regimen analysis and product use
  • Collaborate with Procurement unit to manage client’s expectations on product availability based on updated supply plan.
  • Collaborate with M&E team to develop and update necessary tools needed for logistics data management and use on health commodities supply chain.
  • Develop and deliver appropriate supply chain presentations on current situations, innovations and supply chain solutions that will promote sustainable systems.
  • Perform other duties assigned.
  • Perform other tasks as directed by the Quantification and Planning, Team Lead
  • Maintain a good knowledge and understanding of all office rules and procedures as set forth in the field office policy manual.
  • Support quarterly update and submission of Quantimed and PipeLine databases to the GHSC-PSM Home Office on specific health commodities to inform procurement decision and funding mobilization.
  • Support update and submission of quarterly quantification reports using current logistics data and program assumptions that will guide procurement's.
  • Support achievement of the overall project goals as required to ensure project performance.
Requirements
  • Master's Degree in Public Health, Pharmacy, Supply Chain Operations
  • Two to five years of professional experience in health programs, preferably in an international healthcare supply chain management environment
  • Excellent technical writing and oral presentation skills highly desired
  • A proven ability to work as part of a team and to be self-managing
  • Ability to use forecasting and supply planning tools (e.g. Quantimed & PipeLine) is highly desired.
  • Ability and willingness to travel in the field
  • Specific experience in HIV/AIDS, TB, Malaria, FP& MNCH programs desired
  • Demonstrated ability to monitor and train in health supply chain programs
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Experience working on a USAID or donor-funded project required
  • Fluency in English is required
  • The Quantification Advisor will report to the Quantification Manager, in coordination with the Global Fund Liaison.
Working Conditions
  • This is a Long-Term position for the life of the project based in Abuja, Nigeria
  • Note: Uploaded CV/Resume (containing detailed contact information for at least three professional references) MUST clearly indicate your name and position title. 
Location: Abuja, Nigeria.

Closing Date
21st April, 2017.

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