Supply Chain Director job at Chemonics

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  • Full Time
  • NAIROBI

Website Chemonics

General Summary and Background:
The purpose of Afya Ugavi Activity under the USAID Global Health Supply Chain Program – Procurement and Supply Management project is to address the supply chain and health commodity systems strengthening needs of the family health, malaria and HIV∕ AIDS programs within Kenya. This will be directed through technical assistance (TA) at both national and county level. The task order will support the Ministry of Health (MOH) Department of Family HePrincipal Duties and Responsibilities include: alth (DFH), National Malaria Control Program (NMCP), and the National AIDS and STI Control Program (NASCOP). This position is contingent on award.

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• Responsible for managing the eventual integration of parallel supply chain activities into the national system, including providing strategic advice on design and strategy for integration in the Afya Ugavi Activity.
• Establish and manage systems to ensure cohesion across all technical sectors of the Activity.
• Ensure technical interventions are integrated, layered and sequenced appropriately at all levels of implementation within the activity.
• Ensure the achievement of activity goals and objectives in line with annual plans by providing technical advice and direction to the activity team
• Provides support for warehousing and distribution systems strengthening activities
• Provide training and other capacity building to staff and counterparts as required
• Serve as liaison to Ministry of Health officials at County and Department level.
• Supervise, and evaluate assigned staff
• Perform other duties as required or assigned

Required Skills and Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field preferably Pharmacy; advanced degree preferred.
• Post graduate training in supply chain management
• Minimum of 5 years of experience managing supply chain and/or health systems strengthening programs of similar size, scope, and complexity.
• Demonstrated experience in setting up and managing health supply chain systems including M&E of supply chains or supply chain strategy.
• Strong written and oral communication skills.
• Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communications skills, proven diplomatic and public relations skills.
• Prior experience managing donor-funded programs, particularly USAID programs, is a plus.
• Ability to work with cooperating partners in a representational role.
• Fluent English required.
Level of Effort and Location
The location of assignment is Nairobi, Kenya with intermittent travel throughout the country.

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The Supervision Supply Chain Director will report to the Chief of Party or designee.

How to apply

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Qualified applicants are encouraged to submit their updated CV and cover letter through email to afyaugavirecruitment@ghsc-psm.org with subject line “Supply Chain Director” by CoB November 23, 2021.

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