March 22, 2018
World Health Organization (WHO) is an organization whose goal is to build a better, healthier future for people all over the world. Working through offices in more than 150 countries, WHO staff work side by side with governments and other partners to ensure the highest attainable level of health for all people.
WHO seeks to employ a Logistics Assistant for the EPI programme. The objective of the EPI programme is to support national authorities to provide high quality immunization services that will contribute to (a) the reduction of mortality, morbidity and disability from vaccine preventable diseases through the optimum use of available and new vaccines and (b) the strengthening of national health systems as well as efforts to achieve the Millennium Development Goals
The Logistics Assistant will:
- Maintain an up to date record of all EPI fixed assets and attractive items.
- Supervise physical verification of fixed assets and generate collated quarterly reports from zonal logistics assistants.
- Provide guidance on handling of non-functional equipment and assist with arrangements for proper disposal.
- Generate annual fixed assets movement cards based on the WHO e-manual
- Liaise regularly with zonal and state offices to monitor operations activities and report on vehicle, staff movement, facilities maintenance and security related matters from zones.
The Logistics Officer will work under the overall supervision of the Operations Officer and the functional guidance of the Technical Officer for Operations.
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March 19, 2018
Chemonics seeks a quantification and supply planning specialist for the ongoing USAID Global Health Supply Chain – Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC- PSM) project in Angola. GHSC-PSM is the primary vehicle through which USAID provides technical assistance to improve partner countries’ management of the health commodities supply chain and collaborates with key international stakeholders to support global health initiatives.
The quantification and supply planning specialist will forecast and quantify GHSC-PSM Angola activities, including training, reporting, reviewing existing protocols, developing and implementing new tools and protocols, and monitoring and evaluating improvement of related processes. The project will continue to spearhead quantification and forecasting working groups and supply planning for HIV/AIDs, reproductive health, and malaria national programs to improve needs-based forecasting using best practice methodology and Quantimed software. GHSC-PSM’s continued coordination of regular meetings and ensuring that representatives of the technical working group support forecasting efforts are paramount for assuring commodity requirements are accurately and consistently updated. These forecasts will then be used to inform supply planning and coordination with the Ministry of Health and partners. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.
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March 15, 2018
Established in 2003, Malaria Consortium is one of the world’s leading non-profit organisations specialising in the prevention, control and treatment of malaria and other communicable diseases among vulnerable populations. We have increasingly found our work on malaria can be effectively integrated with similar public health interventions for greater impact and have therefore expanded our remit to include child health and neglected tropical disease interventions.
Malaria Consortium is recruiting for the following positions:
Supply Chain Specialist
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March 13, 2018
Catholic Relief Services is a humanitarian aid organization which helps the poor and vulnerable overseas by responding to major emergencies, fighting disease and poverty, and nurturing peaceful and just societies.
The supply chain manager will plan, manage, and provide technical and operational oversight of all supply chain activities — including procurement, logistics, transportation, and warehousing – to ensure effective and efficient delivery of goods to the poor and vulnerable. Be able to anticipate and manage supply chain needs and challenges, and introduce improvement solutions, while applying the principles of stewardship, integrity, transparency, and accountability.
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March 6, 2018
The Supply Chain Officer will have responsibilities across all functional areas of supply chain, including sourcing, planning and ordering, logistics, and systems. The Supply Chain Officer will manage the sourcing and compliance function within the supply chain team, which includes managing vendor relationships and contracts, working with clinical and program teams to manage global product formularies, and supporting the development team in identifying partnership needs.
The role will also include managing, auditing, and improving global supply chain funding and regulatory compliance and the design of supply chain plans for new restricted funding projects. Responsibilities also include building the capacity of our international supply chain and pharmacy teams, implementing systems and processes, and managing junior staff. The Officer will also provide support to other functional areas within supply chain as needed. They must be comfortable representing the supply chain team both internally and externally to donors, vendors, and other partners with importance to the organization, and will support and contribute to broader organizational projects, including proposal development, grant reporting, budget creation, and systems design.
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February 27, 2018
The University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS) is seeking a Medical Supply Chain Management Consultant to support a health systems strengthening project entitled, “Sustained Strengthening of Public Health Laboratory, Transfusion Services, and Health Care Worker Infection Control Practices for Ebola Virus Disease in Liberia.”
The focus of this consultancy is to provide support to the MOH and NPHIL to fill-in the existing gap in laboratory, blood safety and IPC supply chain management by preparing a SWOT analysis with specific recommendations for sustainability following the ISO-15189 standards. Recommendations should include, but are not limited to, a plan for integration into the national MOH SCMU, a mechanism for centralized coordination with partners, national-level yearly forecasting tools (including forecasts) for supplies and reagents for MOH-selected tests, as well as preventive maintenance schedules for lab, blood safety and IPC support equipment, given the existing capacity in country.
Key activities include:
1. Review National SCM policy and sustainability framework
2. Develop laboratory, blood safety and IPC quantification tools
3. Conduct national-level yearly reagents and supplies quantification for MOH/NPHIL-selected IDSR and blood safety tests
4. Develop a national equipment preventive maintenance and service plan for laboratory and blood safety equipment
5. Deliver SCM training of trainers with a focus on laboratory, blood safety and IPC
The SCM Consultant will report directly to the project Program Director and the PI or designee. The engagement will span an 18 month period and will involve approximately 180 days of total effort, including 120 days in Liberia.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to request a copy of the full TOR before March 15, 2018. Applications are due by March 30, 2018.
February 23, 2018
Action Against Hunger is an international humanitarian organization committed to saving the lives of malnourished children while providing communities with sustainable access to safe water and long-term solutions to hunger.
The supply chain manager will be responsible for the Supply Chain Management of all procurement activities whilst ensuring full compliance with Action Against Hunger and donor procedures. The successful candidate will:
- Ensure Logistics Supply Chain, review and prepare all documentation during the procurement process, and manage the Supply team.
- Negotiate supplier framework agreements and contracts.
- Ensure quality & quantity control of deliveries
- Compile and submit timely reports
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February 22, 2018
Background/IRC Summary: Health programs represent the largest single sector within which IRC currently operates, constituting approximately 45% of the international budget and with activities in 22 countries. IRC health programs worldwide provide drugs, medical and surgical equipment, and disposables to health facilities managed by the Ministry of Health or nongovernmental organizations. IRC is also engaged in direct provision of health care to beneficiaries where needed. Thus, procurement and rationale use of drugs, medical equipment, instruments and disposables are necessary and high cost activities for IRC health programs.
IRC Health Unit contributes to the effectiveness and comprehensiveness of IRC health programs through technical support, staff development, and institutional learning. IRC Global Supply Chain provides operational support for pharmaceutical supply chain needs of IRC country programs, including comprehensive support for international procurement and guidelines for local procurement of pharmaceuticals. The two units work together to ensure that pharmaceuticals for IRC health programs are selected in accordance with the essential drug lists, good quality products are procured in a timely manner and at a reasonable cost, pharmaceuticals are stored and distributed appropriately, stock out and wastage are minimized, and pharmaceuticals are used rationally by the providers and patients.
Job Overview/Summary: The Pharmacy Advisor will act as focal point for all drug management issues except procurement, and provide drug management related technical assistance to country health programs, including training of relevant staff.
Education: Degree in Pharmacy; Master in Public Health and/or training in pharmaceutical supply chain is a plus
Work Experience: At least five years’ experience in drug management/medical logistics/ pharmaceutical supply chain, with progressive increase in responsibilities
Field Experience: At least one year field experience in humanitarian setting
Team work: Able to work with remote and multi-disciplinary teams
Communication Skills: Excellence in writing and presentation
Training Skills: Able to transfer technical knowledge and skills
Language Skills: English proficiency is a must; French and/or Arabic a big plus
Travel Requirement: 30 – 40% of the time
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February 19, 2018
Partners In Health (PIH) is an international health organization relentlessly committed to improving the health of the poor and marginalized. PIH partners with local governments to build local capacity and works closely with impoverished communities to deliver high-quality health care, address the root causes of illness, train providers, advance research, and advocate for global policy change.
The Supply Chain Officer will have responsibilities across all functional areas of supply chain, including sourcing, planning and ordering, logistics, and systems. The Supply Chain Officer will manage the planning and ordering function within the supply chain team, which includes forecasting, budgeting, ad hoc data analysis, data quality management, and managing a team that executes ad hoc and recurring orders. Within this role, responsibilities also include, tracking and optimizing work streams, building the capacity of our international supply chain and pharmacy teams, and implementing systems and processes. The Officer will also provide support to other functional areas within supply chain as needed. They must be comfortable representing the supply chain team both internally and externally to donors, vendors, and other partners with importance to the organization, and will support and contribute to broader organizational projects, including proposal development, grant reporting, budget creation, and systems design.
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February 15, 2018
The USAID Global Health Supply Chain – Procurement and Supply Management program (GHSC-PSM) is designed to ensure uninterrupted supplies of health commodities to prevent suffering, save lives, and create a brighter future for families around the world. This is supported by President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), the President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI), and USAID’s family planning and reproductive health program and Zika.
GHSC-PSM is improving the availability of health commodities on a sustainable basis by meeting the following three objectives; Global commodity procurement and logistics, Systems strengthening Technical Assistance, and Global Collaboration to improve Long-Term Available of Health Commodities.
The design and implantation of product quality assurance (QA) for GHSC-PSM project’s prime task orders, TO1, TO3 and TO4 is led by FHI360, GHSC-QA contractor. The QA/QC Liaison is to collaborate and liaise with GHSC-QA and procurement teams, and is responsible to relay information, to facilitate conversations and communications, and to support implementation of GHSC-QA requirements.
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