Procurement Advisor – HIV/AIDS, and Family Planning USAID Project Careers – Chemonics International Inc.

Organization: Chemonics
International Inc.
Project Name: USAID
Global Health Supply Chain Program – Procurement and Supply Management (USAID
GHSC-PSM) Project
Funding Source: United
States Agency for International Development (USAID)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Technical
About US:
Chemonics International Inc. is
certified consulting company that has partnered with local and international
organizations to promote social and economic change around the world for overe
40 years.
About USAID GHSC-PSM Project:
Chemonics International is
implementing the USAID Global Health Supply Chain Program – Procurement and
Supply Management (USAID GHSC-PSM) project in Uganda. The purpose of the USAID
GHSC-PSM project is to ensure uninterrupted supplies of health commodities in
support of United States Government (USG) funded public health initiatives
around the world. The project provides direct procurement and supply chain
management support to the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR),
the President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI), and Population and Reproductive
Health (PRH). In supporting USG funded global health activities, USAID GHSC-PSM
will develop and manage a wide array of services for health commodity
procurement and related systems strengthening technical assistance encompassing
different elements of a comprehensive supply chain.
Job Summary: The
Procurement Advisor is responsible for providing high-level assistance in the
procurement of medical equipment and commodities for the GHSC-PSM program in Uganda
including HIV/AIDS and family planning related health commodities. The
Procurement Advisor may also be required to assist in the clearance and receipt
of health commodities and equipment.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Work
    closely with local partners to prepare quarterly supply plans for
    HIV/AIDS, and family planning related health commodities
  • Keenly
    review client procurement requests for eligibility and accuracy
  • Coordinate
    closely with USAID, MOH, and the Chemonics International Global Supply Chain
    Office to place and process orders for commodities
  • Responsible
    for tracking incoming shipments, reviewing completeness and accuracy of
    shipping and Proof of Delivery (POD) documentation, and confirming arrival
    of the right quantity and quality of delivered consignments
  • Works
    closely with the Technical Director and Clearing and Delivery Specialist
    to provide updated information with respect to expected arrival dates of
    incoming shipments, facilitate acceptance of those commodities into the
  • Provide
    an oversight in the management of the pipeline of HIV/AIDS and Family
    Planning commodities
  • Prepare
    regular procurement status reports
  • Participate
    in policy review, Technical working Group and commodity security meeting
    ensuring that decisions that affect HIV/AIDS and Family Planning
    commodities are well documented and communicated to relevant authorities
    including GHSC-PSM
  • Maintain
    auditable records for all FO managed procured items, including approved
    supply plans and supporting documentation
  • Assist
    in the creation of reporting templates, standard operating procedures,
    supervision checklists, training materials, key performance indicators,
    feedback reports, and project reporting as appropriate.
  • Other
    duties as assigned by the Technical Director

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    Procurement Advisor – HIV/AIDS and Family Planning should hold an advanced
    degree in health or management-related discipline
  • At
    least eight years of experience in public health program management,
    pharmaceuticals and medical supplies and/or supply chain management
    systems, procurement experience preferred
  • Proficient
    in USAID procurement regulations and policies, required
  • Skilled
    in leading and managing high-performing teams
  • Demonstrated
    ability to work with cooperating partners in implementing complex programs
  • Excellent
    interpersonal, written and oral communications skills;
  • Proven
    diplomatic and public relations skills
  • Fluency
    in English
How to Apply:
All candidates should send
their applications to:
Deadline: 19th January 2018 by 5:00pm
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