Family Health International (FHI) is dedicated to improving lives, knowledge, and understanding worldwide through a highly diversified program of research, education, and services. FHI is recruiting for an Associate Director, Health Commodities Logistics.
The Associate Director, Health Commodities Logistics will provide leadership in health commodities supply chain management, from market research and supplier identification to logistics and post-procurement support, warehousing, distribution, utilization and reporting.
- Prepare logistics and support plans, deployment timelines and budget requirements for current and planned programs.
- Develop FHI in-house capacity among program management, medical services, laboratory services and M&E staff in all aspects of supply chain management including forecasting, LMIS and contract management of partners and implementing agencies (IAs) involved in the supply chain management of health commodities.
- Advise senior management on the most cost-efficient organization of FHI s health commodities (i.e., medicines, laboratory reagents and other medical supplies and consumables) procurement and distribution and ensure accountability of processes.
- Provide capacity building to FHI 11 zonal offices on systems and monitoring for health commodities supply and utilization in Nigeria. Ensure that all documentation relating to PSM and supply chain for commodities in FHI, with funding agencies, suppliers, implementing partners and regulatory bodies is complete and compliant.
- In addition, provide TA to all tiers of government in Nigeria to strengthening national systems for procurement and supply chain management of health commodities.
- Bachelors Degree in a relevant discipline and 9 years of experience working on international projects OR Masters Degree in a relevant discipline and 7 years of experience
- Minimum 5 years professional experience of supporting international procurement and distribution of health commodities such as medicines, laboratory reagents, hospital and laboratory equipment and personal protective equipment.
- Significant international work experience in large scale HIV/AIDS, TB or Malaria programs, health commodity logistics, and/or supply chain strengthening essential.
Remuneration: FHI has a competitive compensation package.
Method of Application: Interested candidates should register online through – FHI’s global career center. All offers are contingent upon awarded proposal.
Deadline: 26th November, 2009.
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