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Health Supply Chain Specialist

Date Posted
16th November 2017
Reference
VAC-27432
Sector
Procurement, Logistics & Supply Chain
Job Type
Volunteer
Location
Port-au-Prince
Salary
Not Disclosed

Job Summary

Currently, the organization seeks a Health Supply Chain Specialist Volunteer to take strategic leadership in supply chain management for effective program implementation.

Job Description

The Health Supply Chain Specialist reports to the Program Coordinator and works in collaboration with project Directors and Managers.

 

General Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and support implementation of supply chain management systems.
  • Facilitate training and development of supply chain teams at Facility partners for effective performance.
  • Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of the supply chain and advice on remedial measures.
  • Ensure proper chain supply management, reporting, and administration of projects by local partners.
  • Collect, review, and disseminate reports on technical assistance activities in a timely manner.
  • Advise program management on supply chain related issues.
  • Prepare periodic reports on supply chain for decision making

 

Specific responsibilities

  • Working closely with the Program Coordinator in the oversight of the functions of Facility Partners Pharmacists.
  • Ensure proper chain supply management, reporting, and administration of projects by local partners.
  • Collect, review, and disseminate reports on technical assistance activities in a timely manner.
  • Maintain open lines of communication with local implementing partners and work with Program coordinator and health system strengthening officer to assist facilities in developing a plan for integration of HIV meds, supplies, clinic services and systems into the wider health system structure of the health facility.

 

Required Skills/Experience

  • Must be 21 years old
  • Bachelor's degree in pharmacy, business, industrial engineering or supply chain management
  • Ideally 5 years of experience in medical supply chain management
  • Experience in supply chain management related to public health programs, pharmaceutical management and HIV & AIDS.
  • Knowledge of professional and ethical standard of health care delivery and practice
  • Communication, management, leadership, negotiation, and troubleshooting skills
  • Report writing and interpersonal skills
  • Familiarity and interest in global health issues, especially maternal and child health issues
  • Willingness to endure resource-limited working conditions and evening/weekend hours
  • Ability to travel extensively in the field.
  • Proficiency in English; strong communication skills
  • French or Creole required for Haiti

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