Supply Chain Officer, Kano
Closing dateFebruary 5, 2020
To provide technical support on the supply chain management of malaria commodities at the project offices within the SuNMaP 2 project.
Scope of work
The Supply chain officer will be actively responsible for maintaining an effective and efficient logistic management of drugs at the state level. S/he will be work directly within the State Logistic Management Coordinating Unit and the Malaria Consortium offices at the assigned state.
Key working relationships
The Supply Chain Officer will be a member of the programme implementation team and report to State Team Manager and other project staff in delivering programme work plan.
- Supply Chain (70%)
· Ensuring that the supply chain activities meet the needs of the programmes in a timely manner and does so in accordance with donor requirements, MC policies and procedures
· Carry out monthly stock status assessment of all SuNMaP 2 commodities at the state central medical stores and report on the assessments to higher levels flagging issues needing actions
· Provide technical support to strengthen the procurement and supply chain management of malaria commodities at the assigned state
· Support and assist in the management of SuNMaP2 commodities at the assigned State Central Medical Stores (SCMS) and health facilities.
· Provision of general and technical logistics/Supply chain management support for SuNMaP2 commodities
· Submit timely and accurate logistic report and review all LMIS reports for project commodities at the assigned state.
· Monitor the delivery of SuNMaP2 commodities and escalate any discrepancies in the quantity of commodities delivered and any quality issues.
· Working with the state Logistic Management Coordination Unit on the management of project commodities and also serves as a link between Malaria Consortium and the state Logistic Management Coordinating Unit
· Provide support for the Monitoring and Evaluation team and reconcile logistic data with M&E data
· Maintaining and regularly updating a database of malaria commodity logistics data for the project
· Performs other duties as directed.
- Coordination/Feedback (30%)
· Ensure smooth relationship with Country Office and other technical managers within the project;
· Facilitate routine monitoring and supportive supervisory visits to health facilities on effective supply chain management of commodities.
· Coordinate review meetings for all LMIS reports to provide feedbacks on the quality of LMIS reports
· Provide regular feedback to the country Supply Chain Specialist and Country Commodity Manager as well as State Malaria Service Delivery Expert in a timely manner
· Provides support to the Malaria Service Delivery Expert on program implementation
Qualifications and experience:
· Proven previous experience in Supply Chain and Logistics Management of Malaria or HIV/AIDS commodities
· A minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in a related role
· Have a bachelor degree in Pharmacy
· Experience managing a medical supply chain and coordination
· The person must be familiar with the national supply chain system of MoH and LMIS , including MCLS
· Ability to engage with stakeholders on the supply chain management of public health commodities
· Good inter-personal, communication and planning skills
· Experience with good understanding of logistic management of public health commodities in Nigeria
· Experience with using Microsoft Dynamics NAV or another equivalent Enterprise Resource Planning system
Work-based skills and competencies:
· Strong analytical skills
· Proven writing skills in English
· Ability to work effectively and sensitively in developing countries
· A collaborative and flexible style, with a strong service mentality
· Negotiation, Facilitation and coordination skills
· Demonstrable passion for Malaria Consortium’s mission; a strategic manager with integrity and a desire to work in a dynamic environment
· Excellent computer skills in Excel and knowledge and use of database tools
How to Apply
If qualified and interested, kindly click on the link below:https://recruitment.malariaconsortium.org/VacancyDetails.aspx?VacancyID=2118