10 Feb 2016

Full-Time Logistics Consultants – Strategy and Demand Planning at John Snow Incorporated (JSI)

Toni AdewunmiAbuja, Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria

Job Description

John Snow, Inc. (JSI) is a US-based international public health consulting firm that manages projects/contracts in Nigeria through its integrated office in Abuja. Through the Partnership for Supply Chain Management consortium, JSI implements the Supply Chain Management System (SCMS) project for the US Government as part of the US Presidents Emergency Plan for Aids Relief (PSPFAR). The purpose of the project is to establish and operate a safe, secure, reliable and sustainable supply chain management system to procure pharmaceuticals and other products needed or the care and treatment of persons with HIV/AIDS and related infections.

JSI implements the USAID I DELIVER project, funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), a global technical assistance project aimed at increasing the availability of essential health supplies through procurement services and assistance designed to strengthen health commodity supply chains in developing countries.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Logistics Consultant – Strategy and Demand Planning

Location: Abuja

Key Responsibilities
To lead the implementation of mass distribution campaigns for long lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs) in selected States and routine distribution in 11PMI focus states in Nigeria, including engagement with senior Government officials at the National and State levels on modalities for the full implementation of all aspects of the Campaign exercise and routine distribution of LLINs.
To facilitate the development, and review of mass LLINs Campaign budgets, implementation plan, execution, monitoring and reporting on the campaign exercise in line with the approved protocols by NMEP, USAIDIPMI and other stakeholders.
Support in the development of LLINs technical strategies in-country and provide technical assistance to NMEP and Roll Back Malaria Partners,
Support coordination activities including participations in meetings with the GON and PMI IPs to develop and implement supply chain strategies and provide appropriate non-duplicative services that will ensure reliable procurement and distribution of essential malaria medicines and related commodities.
Work closely with JSI Nigeria management and country project leadership in managing relationships and maintaining routine communications with NMEP, PMI partners, and all other related stakeholders to support the integration of various technical areas of the project and making the most effective and efficient use of project resources.
To assist in the coordination and harmonization of team efforts in program execution, management, supervision as well as provide technical input into design and implementation or assessments of routine malaria commodity supply chains.
To provide adequate support towards the strengthening of the MCLS tool for the generation of quality, reliable and acceptable data that will inform programmatic decisions.
Participates in developing training curricula far health commodities management at the state and health facilities and in training Federal &, state-level malaria control program and logistics officers implementing and monitoring adherence lathe Standard Operating Procedures.
Work with other advisors and short term technical assistance (STTA) to support annual national quantification and procurement planning for health commodities supported by the project, as well as facilitate transfer of skills to appropriate staff.
To facilitate planning and implementation of operations research and knowledge management efforts relating to health commodities by JSI.
Any other duties as may be assigned.
Skills/Knowledge Required
Applicants for this position should possess the following minimum qualifications:
An advanced clinical degree or a Master’s degree in Public Health, Pharmacy, Logistics Management with 5-7years of professional experience in Health program, preferably in health care supply chain management or.
A clinical first degree in Public Health, Pharmacy, Logistics management with over 7years of professional experience in Health program, preferably in health care supply chain management.
Previous experience leading LLINs Campaigns within States in Nigeria strongly desired.
Multi-skilled with experience in Malaria, HI V/AIDS, or TB program strongly desired.
Proven experience in managing public health programs or projects -in developing country will be an added advantage.
Demonstrated ability to monitor, supervise arid build capacity in health service programs.
Extensive knowledge of the Nigeria Public Health sector.
Strong analytical and problem solving skills,
Excellent technical writing and oral presentation skills highly desired.
A proven ability to work as part of a team and to be self-managing.
Knowledge of Microsoft office including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Ability and willingness to travel to various part of the country.
Salary commensurate with experience and salary history. JSI offer excellent benefits.

Application Closing Date
23rd February, 2016.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their resume and cover letter stating their suitability for the position as a document while indicating the position being applied as the subject of their email to:


Note: Applications without a cover letter stating suitability, will be rejected. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Job Categories: Job Vacancies in Nigeria. Job Types: Full-Time. Job expires in Endless.

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