Monday, May 28, 2012

Nigerian Vacancy – Logistics Advisor, May 2012

Under the supervision of the Associate Director Public Health, the Logistics Advisor TBL will be responsible for managing JSI’s day-to-day TBL commodities logistics technical assistance activities in Benue and Kogi states, in collaboration with project logistics officers, stakeholders and partners for the federal and state governments as well as other multilateral, bilateral and NGO stakeholders


Develop and maintain a work plan for USAID|DELIVER PROJECT TBL logistics systems strengthening activities in collaboration with JSI staff and members.
Track the reports generated in Benue and Kogi sates and ensure their timely submission.
Work with state Ministries of Health (MOHs) to ensure timely access to funds for commodities distribution.
Collate, enter into a database and analyse data generated from the LMIS and report on the analysed data to relevant partners and stakeholders.
Analyse data and write reports on key indicators of system and performance.
Assess stock status and storage conditions in relevant stores and service delivery points.
Monitor and provide mentoring/supportive supervision to the state, LGA and facility level logistics officers as appropriate and develop and provide feedback reports to logistics operators.
Support the establishment and routine meetings of procurement and supply management coordination working group and committee for TBL commodities.
Provide technical input and support for annual national quantification and procurement planning of TBL commodities, in collaboration with all program stakeholders and partners.
Facilitate the design implementation of assessment and evaluation studies and analyse and present results to stakeholders.
Provide technical input in developing standard operative procedures (SOPs) for routine PSM activities for TBL logistics system and participate in developing training curricula and in training federal and state level program and logistics.
Perform any other duties as assigned.

Advance clinical degree or a masters in public health, pharmacy, logistics management or business administration.
3-5 years of professional experience in health programs, preferably in health care supply chain management.
Specific experience in TB programs is strongly desired.
Proven experience in managing public health programs or projects in Nigeria or similar developing country context.
Ability to monitor, supervise and train in health service programs.
Extensive knowledge of the Nigerian public health sector.
Strong analytic and problem solving skills.
Excellent technical writing and oral presentation skills is highly desired.
Proven ability to work both as part of a team and independently.
Excellent written and verbal English language skills.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office, particularly Microsoft Word and Excel.
Ability and willingness to travel in the field.


Interested applicants should submit cover letter and resume by e-mail to:

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