Supply Chain Specialist USAID Project Careers – John Snow, Inc (JSI)

Job Title:      Supply Chain
Specialist
Organization: John
Snow, Inc (JSI)
Funding Source: United
States Agency for International Development (USAID)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Senior HSS
Advisor
About US:
John Snow, Inc. (JSI) is a
leader in improving the health of individuals and communities by providing
high-quality technical and managerial assistance to public health programs
worldwide. JSI has implemented projects in 100 countries, and currently
operates from eight U.S. and 81 international offices for the past 30 years.
The JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. ID a leading public health
research and consulting organization.
About USAID RHITES-N Project:
RHITES-N, Lango will contribute
to improving key population- based national health indicators; build the
capacity of the Ugandan government to carry out a sustainable and locally-
driven response to the HIV epidemic, while also improving TB, malaria,
nutrition, MNCH+A, and WASH outcomes. JSI will work with Ugandan stakeholders
to design and implement health system strengthening strategies to scale up
high-impact, evidence-based interventions at the national, sub-regional,
district, and community levels. Interventions will include VMMC, virtual
elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV, antiretroviral therapy, and
condom education and distribution. JSI will focus where the greatest impact can
be realized, with a priority on hard-to-reach and high-HIV-prevalence
locations.
Job Summary: The Supply
Chain Specialist will serve as the supply chain resource on the project,
overseeing and coordinating in-country supply chain strengthening activities to
improve the availability of key commodities. S/he will provide technical
guidance and assistance on logistics system design, logistics management
information systems (LMIS), LMIS data management for HIV/AIDS and TB, maternal
and child health, reproductive health and family planning commodities. S/he
will provide training, monitoring and supervision, forecasting and
quantification, pipeline monitoring and procurement planning.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Strengthen commodity (pharmaceutical
    & laboratory) logistic management, information management and tracking
    at health facilities through Supervision Performance Assessment and
    Recognition Strategy (SPARS) implementation, and use of electronic systems
    such as DHIS-2 for web-based ordering systems Rx Solutions and open MRS;
  • Support the health facilities with in
    the region to effectively implement the differentiated service delivery
    models for HIV infected clients in care by ensuring constant availability
    of commodities;
  • Ensure the National Logistics Management
    Information systems (LMIS) is kept up to date at all health facilities
    within the RHITES-N, Lango region;
  • Determine the training needs including
    identification of potential medicine management supervisors and develop
    the modules for capacity building of health care workers involved in
    supply chain management within the region;

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the USAID RHITES-N
    Project Supply Chain Specialist job placement should hold a Bachelor’s
    degree or higher in public health, supply chain or related field
  • A minimum of five years of experience
    working in supply chain management of HIV/AIDS treatment and prevention,
    TB, family planning, and MNCH health commodities in the public or private
    sector
  • Previous experience with MOH and other
    donor agencies
  • Experience in logistics/supply chain
    management and/or public health commodities, especially malaria and
    laboratory commodities
  • Solid understanding of the health system
    in Uganda -Experience in working with USAID-funded projects.
How to Apply:
All candidates should send
their updated cover letters and updated CVs to ug-rhites-n@ug.jsi.com
Deadline: 4th May 2018
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