Senior Technical Officer – Supply Chain Management at FHI 360
- Company: FHI 360
- Location: Tanzania
- State: Dar Es Salaam Jobs
- Job type: Full-Time
- Job category: Administrative/Secretarial Jobs in Tanzania
FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff include experts in Health, Education, Nutrition, Environment, Economic Development, Civil Society, Gender, Youth, Research and Technology; creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries. Currently, we are seeking suitably qualified candidates to fill in Senior Technical Officer – Supply Chain Management position in Dar es salaam for its EpiC project in Tanzania.
The Meeting Targets and Maintaining Epidemic Control (EpiC) is a 5 year global project funded by the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), dedicated to achieving and maintaining HIV epidemic control. The project provides strategic technical assistance and direct service delivery to break through barriers to 95-95-95 and promote self-reliant management of national HIV programs by improving HIV case-finding, prevention, and treatment programming. In Tanzania, EpiC will be implementing an HIV service delivery project among key and priority populations, adolescent girls and young women; and orphans and vulnerable children which aims to reduce HIV infections in pursuit of reaching 95-95-95 goals. To achieve this goal, the program will support targeted prevention and case finding strategies at community level amongst the targeted populations.
Main Function: The Senior Technicl Officer – Supply Chain Management is responsible for overall technical support to supply chain strengthening activities under EpiC project. She/He will work in collaboration with national stakeholders such as the Ministry of health and National AIDS Control Program and its departments, units and vertical programs, Central Medical Stores (CMS) and other supply chain stakeholders. She/He will also dedicate and ensure that facilities and CSOs staff have the skills required to manage supply chain management activities including usage of data for informed decisions. S/he will represent EpiC project in all Supply Chain TWG meetings.
Position Requirements- Oualifications, Skills and Experience: A qualified Pharmacist, with MBBS/MD/PhdD in Supply Chain management, Public Health, or related degree with at least three years of experience in health programs or MS/MA in Supply Chain management, Public Health, or related degree with at least five years of experience in health programs or with BS/BA in Supply Chain management, Public Health, or related degree with at least seven years of experience in health programs▪ Experience working with Tanzania mainland public health supply chain system▪ Ability to analyze supply chain data, conduct route cause analysis, and prepare quality reports▪ Knowledge of various electronic health information systems such as eLMIS and DHIS2▪ Ability to coach and mentor public sector stakeholders▪ Proven strong leadership skills and ability to build strong interpersonal relationships▪ Strong analytical and problem-solving skills▪ Ability to handle multiple tasks, set priorities and work independently▪ Familiarity and experience with USAID/PEPFAR-funded programs▪ Experience in programs serving KVP. Demonstrated cultural sensitivity and sound understanding of the needs of vulnerable populations▪ Ability to manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervision▪ High degree of proficiency in written and spoken English communication▪ Well-developed computer skills
This job posting summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.
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Method of Application
FHI 360 has a competitive compensation package. Interested candidates may apply online through www.fhi360.org/careers by uploading his/her Application Letter, Curriculum Vitae (CV)/Resume, Photocopies of Certificates and Names and Addresses of three (3) referees
FHI 360 is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Closing Date: September 28, 2020. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.