Senior technical advisor - logistics

Achieving Health Nigeria Initiative (AHNi)

Job Summary

Asist in the development of AHNi/GF in-house capacity among the various departments, implementing agencies

  • Minimum Qualification: MBBS
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description

The Global Fund is a 21st-century partnership organization designed to accelerate the end of AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria as epidemics. Founded in 2002, the Global Fund is a partnership between governments, civil society, the private sector and people affected by the diseases.

The Global Fund raises and invests nearly US$4 billion a year to support programs run by local experts in countries and communities most in need. Since 2003, the Global Fund has invested more than 1.4 billion dollars in the fight against AIDS, TB and Malaria in Nigeria.

Job Description

  • Will assist in the development of AHNi/GF in-house capacity among the various departments, implementing agencies (lAs) and all tiers of government in all aspects of distribution and warehousing of health commodities.
  • S/he will provide technical support and leadership to Nigeria‚Äôs efforts to strengthen the supply chain process of health commodities, using the LMIS supply chain management information system, to reduce stock-outs, lower costs and eliminate wastage, will also provide technical assistance to management, lAs and government on most efficient and cost effective distribution channels to improve the LMIS and supply chain systems of health commodities (i.e., medicines, laboratory reagents, rapid test kits and other medical supplies and consumables) procurement and distribution and ensure accountability of processes.

Minimum Requirements

  • MB.BS/MD/PHD or similar degree with 3 to 5 years post national youth service experience with at least 3 years progressive experience in in managing a PSM cycle, including rational health commodities selection, forecasting/quantification, quality assurance spanning the PSM cycle, warehousing/storage, distribution, and LMIS.
  • Or MPH or MS/MA in relevant degree with at least 5 to 7 years post national youth service experience with at least 3 years progressive experience in managing a PSM cycle, including rational health commodities selection, forecasting/quantification, quality assurance spanning the PSM cycle, warehousing/storage, distribution, and LMIS.
  • Or BS/BA in Logistics, Pharmacy or relevant field with 7 to 9 years relevant experience managing a PSM cycle, including rational health commodities selection, forecasting/quantification, quality assurance spanning the PSM cycle, warehousing/storage, distribution, and LMIS.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health system and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.

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