VACANCY: Chemonics International is Recruiting

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Chemonics International – We’re one of the world’s leading partners in international development, because where Chemonics works, development works. From our founding in 1975, we have worked in more than 150 countries to help our clients, partners and beneficiaries take on the world’s toughest challenges. Today, we re-imagine global supply chains to deliver essential medicines to the right place at the right time. Our global network of more than 4,000 specialists share an unwavering resolve to work better, driven by a conviction that the world must be better.

We are recruiting to fill the positions of:

 

 

Job Title: Integrated Supply Chain Planning Advisor

Location: Abuja
Career Category: Logistics / Procurement
Theme: Health

Background

  • The purpose of the USAID Global Health Supply Chain Program-Procurement and Supply Management single award Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract is to ensure uninterrupted supplies of health commodities to prevent suffering, save lives, and create a brighter future for families around the world.
  • The IDIQ has four task orders that directly support the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), the President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI), and USAID’s maternal and child health, and population and reproductive health programs. GHSC-PSM provides health commodity procurement services and systems strengthening technical assistance that address all elements of a comprehensive supply chain. All four task orders are implemented in Nigeria.
  • The Integrated Supply Chain Planning Advisor will provide technical support to the National and State Governments, PEPFAR implementing partners, The Global Fund partners and other relevant stakeholders in developing health product inventory management and positioning across the four task orders ensure access to health commodities and uninterrupted supply to health facilities.
  • She / he in collaboration with other advisors will inform health product planning, distribution and inventory management to promote uninterrupted access to health service delivery under the direction of the Plan and Source Director or his/her designate.

Job Description / Scope of Work:

  • This scope of work (SOW) sets forth the services to be provided by the Integrated Supply Chain Planning Advisor to SAII Associates Limited / Gte, an associate company of Chemonics International Inc. in the implementation of the USAID Global Health Supply Chain Program – Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) project in Nigeria.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Functions)

  • Provide technical support to the National and State Governments and partners in the development of health products inventory management strategy to guide efficient health product positioning for an optimized warehousing and distribution services.
  • Support national long-term inventory planning and warehouse network optimization to facilitate timely and efficient distribution of required health products to the clinics.
  • Support integrated business planning processes on health commodity management, in-flow and outflow of the products from national and international sources to the clinics.
  • Support the collaboration with Deliver and Return Team in development of efficient long-haul distribution plan to maximally utilize warehouse and distribution infrastructures, manage product shelf life and minimize expiry of health products.
  • Support the management of aggregated end-to-end commodity demand planning and inventory positioning to ensure uninterrupted access to essential health commodities at the clinics.
  • Support the development of long-term forecast of clinic requirements to guide efficient and effective deployment of third-party logistics providers’ assets to support service delivery.
  • Provide national support in supply chain system design, implementation and reviews in line with program changes that will improve access to health commodity needs to patients.
  • Support the development of a synchronized inventory management activities in collaboration with forecasting and supply planning team, deliver and return team and state-based field program teams to increase visibility and prompt decision making based on available data.
  • Facilitate the development and sharing of months of stock information as required by GHSC-PSM Home Office to monitor national and facility level stock availability data.
  • Facilitate capacity development of Government at the National and State levels in the establishment of system for periodic stock status review, presentation and dissemination for decision making.
  • In collaboration with the Management Information Systems, team review available logistics data and support development of national stock status report to inform forecasting, supply planning and procurement decisions.
  • Provide technical support to health program procurement and supply management technical working group (PSM-TWG) meetings on national inventory management.
  • Collaborate with the M&E team to develop and update necessary tools needed for logistics data management and use on health commodities supply chain.
  • Support the development of appropriate supply chain presentations and reports on current situations, innovations and supply chain solutions that will promote sustainable systems.
  • Maintain a good knowledge and understanding of all office rules and procedures as set forth in the field office policy manual.
  • Support achievement of the overall project goals as required to ensure project performance.
  • Perform other tasks as directed by the Integrated Supply Planning Manager.
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Supervision:

  • The Integrated Supply Chain Planning Advisor will report directly to the Integrated Supply Chain Planning Manager.

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree Pharmacy, Public Health, Medical Laboratory Science, Supply chain operations and equivalent is required. Master’s degree is an added advantage
  • Three to five years of professional experience in health programs, preferably in an international healthcare supply chain management environment
  • Specific experience in HIV/AIDS, TB, Malaria, FP & MNCH programs desired
  • Demonstrated ability to monitor health supply chain programs
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent technical writing and oral presentation skills highly desired
  • A proven ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to use Microsoft tools projections and planning in is highly desired.
  • Ability and willingness to travel in the field
  • Experience working on a USAID or donor-funded project preferred
  • Fluency in English is required

Working Conditions / Duration of Assignment:

  • This is a long-term position for the life of the contract based in Abuja, Nigeria.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

 

 

 

Job Title: Integrated Supply Chain Planning Associate

Location: Abuja, Nigeria

Job Description/Scope of Work

  • This scope of work (SOW) sets forth the services to be provided by the Integrated Supply Chain Planning Associate to SAII Associates Ltd/Gte, an associate company of Chemonics International Inc. in the implementation of the USAID Global Health Supply Chain Program – Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) project in Nigeria.

Background

  • The purpose of the USAID Global Health Supply Chain Program–Procurement and Supply Management single award Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract is to ensure uninterrupted supplies of health commodities to prevent suffering, save lives, and create a brighter future for families around the world.
  • The IDIQ has four task orders that directly support the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), the President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI), and USAID’s maternal and child health, and population and reproductive health programs. GHSC-PSM provides health commodity procurement services and systems strengthening technical assistance that address all elements of a comprehensive supply chain. All four task orders are implemented in Nigeria.
  • The Integrated Supply Chain Planning Associate will assist in the provision of technical support to the National and State Governments, PEPFAR implementing partners, The Global Fund partners and other relevant stakeholders in developing health product inventory management and positioning across the aforementioned task orders to ensure access to health commodities and uninterrupted supply to health facilities.
  • S/he in collaboration with other associates, and advisors to inform health product planning, distribution and inventory management to promote uninterrupted access to health service delivery under the direction of the Plan and Source Director or his/her designate.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Functions)

  • Assist in integrated business planning processes on health commodity management, in-flow and outflow of the products from national and international sources to the clinics.
  • Support the management of aggregated end-to-end commodity demand planning and inventory positioning to ensure uninterrupted access to essential health commodities at the clinics.
  • Assist in the development of long-term forecast of clinic requirements to guide efficient and effective deployment of third party logistics providers’ assets to support service delivery.
  • Support the development of a synchronized inventory management activities in collaboration with forecasting and supply planning team, deliver and return team and state-based field program teams to increase visibility and prompt decision making based on available data.
  • Assist in the development and sharing of months of stock information as required by GHSC-PSM Home Office to monitor national and facility level stock availability data.
  • In collaboration with the Management Information System team, review available logistics data and support the development of national stock status report to inform forecasting, supply planning and procurement decisions.
  • Participate in procurement and supply management technical working group (PSM-TWG) meetings to provide information on national inventory management.
  • Assist in the development of appropriate supply chain presentations and reports on current situations, innovations and supply chain solutions that will promote sustainable systems.
  • Maintain a good knowledge and understanding of all office rules and procedures as set forth in the field office policy manual.
  • Support achievement of the overall project goals as required to ensure project performance.
  • Perform other tasks as directed by Integrated Supply Chain Planning Manager.
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Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree Pharmacy, Public Health, Medical Laboratory Science, Supply chain operations and equivalent is required. Master Degree is an added advantage
  • One to three years of professional experience in health programs, preferably in an international healthcare supply chain management environment
  • Specific experience in HIV/AIDS, TB, Malaria, FP & MNCH programs desired
  • Demonstrated ability to monitor health supply chain programs
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent technical writing and oral presentation skills highly desired
  • A proven ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to use Microsoft tools projections and planning in is highly desired.
  • Ability and willingness to travel in the field
  • Experience working on a USAID or donor-funded project preferred
  • Fluency in English is required

Supervision:

  • The Integrated Supply Chain Planning Associate will report directly to the Integrated Supply Chain Planning Manager.

Working Conditions/Duration of Assignment:

  • This is a long-term position for the life of the contract based in Abuja, Nigeria.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

 

 

 

 

Job Title: Procurement Manager
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Classification: ST Local
Level of Effort: TBD
Dates: TBD

Scope of Work (SOW)

  • This scope of work (SOW) sets forth the services to be provided by the Procurement Manager to SAII Associates Ltd/Gte, an associate company of Chemonics International Inc. in the implementation of the USAID Global Health Supply Chain Program – Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) in Nigeria.

Background

  • The purpose of the USAID Global Health Supply Chain Program–Procurement and Supply Management single award Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract is to ensure uninterrupted supplies of health commodities to prevent suffering, save lives, and create a brighter future for families around the world.
  • The IDIQ has four task orders that directly support the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), the President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI), and USAID’s family planning and reproductive health program, and maternal new born and child health program. GHSC-PSM provides health commodity procurement services and systems strengthening technical assistance that address all elements of a comprehensive supply chain. All four task orders are implemented in Nigeria.
  • The Procurement Manager will provide and support technical assistance to the National and State Governments, PEPFAR implementing partners, The Global Fund partners and other relevant stakeholders in the developing health product requirements across HIV/AIDS, Malaria, Tuberculosis, Family Planning and Maternal, New Born and Child Health Programs.
  • These will be supported as part of the mandate of the Global Health Supply Chain Program-Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) project to develop capacity of Government counterparts in estimation of products requirements and gap analysis.
  • S/he in collaboration with the other Manager(s) and Advisor(s) will inform health product procurement to promote uninterrupted access to health service delivery under the direction of the Director, Procurement and Subcontracts or his/her designate.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Functions)

  • Support the Director, Procurement and Subcontracts in the development of overall strategic plan, implementation framework and review of the Department’s goals and objectives to support the GHSC-PSM Project and Chemonics International, Inc.
  • Provide support for the technical procurement of health products and services that will support the implementation of the GHSC-PSM Project Nigeria and Chemonics International, Inc. programs for uninterrupted access to health commodities at the service delivery points.
  • Collaborate with Home Office Risk Management team in development of RFP, RFQ, IQC-sub-awards and TO for procurement services.
  • Develop and manage request for information (RFI), request for proposal (RFP), request for quotation (RFQ) and Indefinite Quantity Contract (IQC) Sub-awards that will support the management of technical procurement of products and services for GHSC-PSM Project and Chemonics International Inc. health service delivery in Nigeria.
  • Develop, review and issue task orders (TO) to contracted service providers for smooth implementation of services in line with Chemonics policies.
  • Initiate, follow through and complete local commodity procurement using ARTMIS.
  • Work with the compliance team to ensure that technical procurement of goods and services are in line with USAID FAR/AIDAR regulations and Chemonics policies.
  • Develop and manage relationships with vendors (including performing relevant assessment and due diligence) to ensure that technical procurement of goods and services are of the highest quality that meets US Government regulations.
  • Support the development of appropriate sourcing strategies that will enable the project to obtain best value for resources committed to project activities.
  • Supervise and manage the Procurement Advisor(s) and Associate(s) to promote smooth internal operations of the unit in line with Chemonics operational manual.
  • Supervise the regular update of the Procurement Master Tracker to ensure that all required information is completed and shows the correct position of each approved PAR received.
  • Support the development and regular reporting on key performance indicators to demonstrate the project achievements in support of technical procurement services.
  • With input from team members, prepare monthly funds forecast for review by the Director, Procurement and Subcontracts.
  • Demonstrates maturity, dependability, integrity, and initiative to learn competencies and skills required for the job assignment.
  • Contributes positively to a work environment that emphasizes teamwork, respect for differences, accepting and giving constructive feedback.
  • Supervises, develops, and evaluates assigned staff. Ensures that staff receives regular constructive performance feedback, prompt resolution of problems, and time/opportunity to grow and develop professionally.
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned by the Director, Procurement and Subcontracts considered necessary to achieve success and which are consistent with the overall nature of the contract and work plan.
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Job Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Supply Chain Operations, Public Health, Management, Procurement, or relevant degree required
  • Minimum of 8 years’ relevant experience in procurement of goods and services with International Non-Governmental Organization especially in the health sector preferred. USAID experience a plus.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in developing technical proposals and managing complex procurement of goods and services for the health sector required
  • Experience in supply chain, warehousing and distribution, contraction and Logistics
  • CIPS – Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply Certification and/or membership a plus.
  • Demonstrated experience leading and managing high performing team required.
  • Experience engaging with local and international vendors on procurement of goods and services required
  • Knowledge of procurement using ERP systems required.
  • Knowledge of the Nigeria public health sector environment a plus.
  • Proactive, with positive problem-solving approach and attention to detail.
  • Good interpersonal and team-working skills.
  • Fluency in English and effective communication skills are required.

Supervision:

  • The Procurement Manager will report directly to the Director, Procurement and Subcontracts.

Working Conditions/Duration of Assignment:

  • This is a Short-term position and is based in Abuja, Nigeria.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

 

NOTE:

  • * We do not charge any application, processing, training, interviewing, testing or other fee in connection with the application or recruitment process. Should you receive a solicitation for the payment of a fee, please disregard it. Furthermore, please note that emblems, logos, names and addresses are easily copied and reproduced. Therefore, you are advised to apply particular care when submitting personal information on the web
    * We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity inclusion. We do not discriminate on grounds of colour, race, nationality, religion, age, ethnic origin, disability, gender, marital status, or sexual orientation in our employment practices
    * Our people are all equally gifted in unique ways: we come from diverse traditions, personal experiences and points of view. And we want to include yours, Are you ready to inspire us with your ideas?
    * We encourage all applicants to apply and does not practice any discrimination in any recruitment process.
    * Applications submitted after the deadline will not be considered.
    * Due to the urgency of the position, we have the right to recruit a candidate who matches the required profile before the above deadline
    * Only qualified candidates will be invited for interview

 

 

Application Deadline  12th October, 2020

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