Junior Procurement and Supply Management Expert, Health

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Employer: IBTCI
Job Title: Junior Procurement and Supply Management Expert, Health
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Somalia
Category: Other
Description:

Overview

International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc. (IBTCI), a U.S. based international development consulting company established in 1987, has worked in over one hundred countries and implemented over two hundred projects. IBTCI serves government agencies, private sector companies and several donor agencies. IBTCI specializes in Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) across many sectors including, but not limited to, conflict and crisis, democracy and governance, economic growth, education, environment, and global health.

  • Job Title: Junior Procurement and Supply Management Expert, Health
  • Department/Location: Global Health
  • Reports To: Team Leader
  • Type: Temporary
  • Classification: Consultant

Overview:

IBTCI is seeking a Junior Procurement and Supply Management (PSM) Expert for health products for a potential award to provide Local Fund Agent (LFA) services in Somalia, funded by the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM). The purpose of this LFA will be to verify selected activities funded by the GFATM grants, particularly in hard-to-reach areas, and to provide the Global Fund Community Team with specific in-country data and assurance services. The services are expected to include data quality reviews, distribution spot checks, ad-hoc procurement and supply management reviews, assessments of District Health Information System (DHIS2), assessments of retention of clients on ART, and assessments of HIV program data management tools.

The LFA activities are expected to occur during the last six months of 2018 with the option to be extended.

Responsibilities

Scope of Work:

Tasks could include, but not be limited to:

  • Conduct reviews of procurement, supply management, and reporting;
  • Assess implementation of malaria vector control intervention (LLIN) distribution, and make appropriate recommendations;
  • Assess DHIS2 implementation, governance, and linkages with surveillance systems, and assess hospital data recording/coding systems, and make appropriate recommendations;
  • Provide other technical and contextual guidance and support, as required.

This position does not authorize/require the consultant to directly communicate with IBTCI clients. This position does not authorize/require the consultant to have decision making authority on final work product. While working on proposals with IBTCI, the consultant is prohibited from working on that same proposal with any other organization.

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

  • At least 4 years of relevant experience in managing or advising on the procurement, supply, and use of health products, particularly in developing countries, including regulations and tendering processes;
  • Experience in supply chain/logistics management systems;
  • Citizen or resident of Somalia;
  • Good working knowledge of Somali or other local language(s);
  • Good written and spoken English; and
  • Good writing and analytical skills.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Professional training in procurement and supply management (PSM) of health products, logistics, and/or public health.
  • Experience in assessing policies, systems and structures in the public and/or private health sector relevant for managing effective and efficient access to pharmaceuticals and other health products, particularly for AIDS, TB and malaria;
  • Experience in quantification and forecasting of health product needs in public health programs;
  • Good understanding of AIDS, TB, and malaria market dynamics and existing global supply challenges as well as international health products procurement and supply management practices, applicable national and international laws and recognized standards; and
  • Knowledge of and access to Central-South, Somaliland, and/or Puntland regions.

Education: Graduate degree in public health, pharmacy, medicine, or another related discipline.

Supervisory Responsibility: None

Travel: Travel may be required for various activities. Candidates based in South-Central, Somaliland, or Puntland would be an asset.

No phone calls please. All candidates will be acknowledged, but only final candidates will be contacted.

IBTCI is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, disabled veteran or Vietnam-era veteran, or any other classification protected by applicable anti-discrimination laws. We prohibit and do not tolerate any form of discrimination or harassment.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please apply at this url: https://careers2-ibtci.icims.com/jobs/1856/junior-procurement-and-supply...

Publish date: 2018-04-18 23:47:39
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