Senior Supply Chain Advisor

JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. (JSI)

Location: Lilongwe, Malawi
Position Category: Local hire, paid in country
Posting Date: 07/02/2019
Deadline Date: 07/16/2019
Starting Date: 01/01/2020

Description

JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. (JSI) seeks dynamic and highly experienced candidates for multiple positions for anticipated USAID/ Malawi HIV Prevention activities under PEPFAR. The program aims to expand the use of high quality, integrated, sexual and reproductive health (SRH) and HIV prevention services by high-risk populations, especially men and adolescent girls and young women (AGYW), in PEPFAR priority districts, including VMMC, PrEP for high risk populations, targeted HIV testing with linkages to anti-retroviral treatment (ART), and comprehensive condom promotion.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume on the JSI website: www.jsi.com

Deadline for consideration is rolling.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide oversight for supply chain management (SCM) of male and female condoms and lubricants.
  • Ensure a well-functioning commodity management systems for all phases of the supply chain for the condom social marketing program.
  • Provide technical support to national and district-level health staff and build their capacity to manage distribution of free public sector condoms, as well as lubricants.
  • Develop innovative approaches and models for performance and quality improvement for supply chain management of male and female condoms and lubricants.
  • Build lasting local capacity in SCM by training host-country partners to facilitate use supply chain management of male and female condoms and lubricants and Improvement techniques for program improvement;
  • Train in-country partners in the use of simple methods to maintain efficient supply chain management of male and female condoms and lubricants and conduct self-assessments and evaluate system performance to identify progress and problems; provide additional training in the use of methods and tools as necessary.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s degree or higher in public health or business administration, with a focus on supply chain/commodities/logistics management.
  • A minimum of 7 years of professional experience in international public health, including at least 4 years in a leadership role in commodities management in resource-challenged settings.
  • Demonstrated expertise in all phases of SCM: forecasting, quantification, ordering, storage, distribution, monitoring and reporting.
  • Prior experience working to strengthen capacity of health facilities for improved commodity management in resource-challenged settings.

Salary commensurate with experience.

Interested candidates should submit their resumes and cover letters online by 07/16/2019.

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