23 May 2016

USAID Project Commodities & Procurement Specialist Careers - Abt Associates

Organisation: Abt Associates
Funding Source: U.S Agency for International Development (USAID)
Duty Station: Uganda

About Abt:
Abt Associates is an international development organization composed of dedicated professionals who provide technical assistance, research, analysis, and practical training services in more than 128 countries. Abt seeks to implement a five-year project funded by the U.S Agency for International Development (USAID).

Job Summary: The Commodities & Procurement Specialist will be responsible for providing technical assistance and capacity building in health commodity procurement and management.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Offer technical assistance to analyze Uganda’s commodities management and provide expertise on commodities logistics and procurement.
  • Propose appropriate cost-containment measures, such as the strategic purchasing of services and pharmaceuticals.
  • Responsible for implementing such measures in conjunction with relevant stakeholders
  • Offer technical guidance and assistance working with relevant counterparts to ensure the timely procurement and distribution of health commodities
  • Contribute to timely and accurate reporting 
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the USAID Project Commodities & Procurement Specialist vacancy should possess a Master’s Degree in Public Health, Supply Chains, or other relevant field.
  • A minimum of six (6) years of professional experience public health with a focus on commodities, or related area.
  • Excellent networking and work relations with the government and health partners.
  • Experience on USAID programs highly preferred. 
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the USAID Project are encouraged to send their updated resumes / CVs and application letters that provide details of the applicant’s specific qualifications via Email to Uganda_Jobs@abtassoc.com. Please clearly include the position title in the subject of the E-mail.

Deadline: 25th May, 2016

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