Thursday, 1 May 2014

Supply Chain and Logistics Advisor Careers at Clinton Health Access Initiative in Tanzania

Job Title: Supply Chain and Logistics Advisor, Family Planning

Employer: Clinton Health Access Initiative

Duty Station: Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

Application Deadline: 15th May 2014

Job Description:

Responsibilities:

Work with RCHS and the Logistics Management Unit (LMU) in the MOHSW to monitor facility-level family planning commodity consumption and stock levels, especially for implants, through existing web-based systems (e.g. eLMIS and ILS Gateway systems) to track performance and identify problems
Collaborate and communicate closely with both the Medical Stores Department (MSD) staff at the central and zonal levels and LMU Supply Chain Monitoring Advisors (SCMAs) at MSD zones to monitor zonal-level stocks of family planning commodities and coordinate troubleshooting of zonal and facility-level stock challenges
Conduct monitoring visits to zonal stores and select regions/districts/facilities to verify implant and other family planning commodity stock levels
Support national quantification and forecasting of family planning commodities
Support the development of an integrated stock and human resources dashboard (likely web-based) to assist RCHS in identifying regions/districts for additional investment in training and supply chain capacity building
Develop strong working relationships with key stakeholders in government, international partners, donors, and NGOs, especially partners in focal districts
Perform any other duties as may be assigned

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Business, Medicine, Public Health, Logistics Management or other related field, with a minimum of three years’ work experience within a demanding and fast-paced environment. Master’s degree in above areas preferred.
Experience in supply chain management or related operations and logistics work
Strong analytical, problem solving, and quantitative skills
Excellent written and oral English communication skills, and strong interpersonal capabilities
Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and set priorities
Experience utilizing data to inform program development and strategic recommendations
Self-motivated and ability to work under pressure
Ability to work within limited budgets and human resources
Previous experience and ability to work cohesively with multiple stakeholders (e.g. MOHSW, donors, INGOs)
Experience working effectively with diverse teams
Willingness to frequently travel domestically
Fluency in Swahili

Advantages:

Field implementation experience of at least one project in supply chain domain such as Logistics Management Information System, transport management, or other stock management strongly preferred
Experience designing and managing Excel models


How to Apply:

All applications should be submitted at the following weblink:

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