Association for Reproductive and Family Health (ARFH) seeks applications from qualified persons for the position below in the organization for Global Fund grants:
Job Title: Procurement and Supply Chain Specialist
Job Location: Abuja
Educational Qualification: Minimum qualification is B.Pharm; Masters degree in Social Sciences and Management sciences will be an added advantage.
Years of Experience: A minimum of 7 years’ experience in the procurement and supply chain management functions in donor funded projects, international NGO or United nations is highly essential with professional certification in Procurement and Supply Chain Management and understanding of Nigerian drugs regulations.
- Good knowledge of Nigeria and Global Fund Procurement & Supply Chain Guidelines far all disease Programmes and other related PSM activities including procurement management softwares e.g pick and pack etc is also essential.
- He/she must also be proficient in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Powerpoint presentation, inventory management software, analytical and problem solving skills.
- The preferred candidate should be excellent at written and oral communication.
Job Specification(s): Specific Responsibilities
- Provide strategic direction and take lead in strengthening Procurement and Supply Management systems of the oF Funded Tuberculosis Grant in order to meet organizational and international best practices and standard.
- Prepare Procurement related documentation (e.g. per-qualification, bidding, specifications, bid evaluation reports, terms of reference, letters of invitation, request for proposals, and draft contracts,
- Responsible for commodity shipments from overseas, clearing and ensuring the freighting to ARFH Central Warehouse in Federal Medical Store, Oshodi and the six (6) Zonal Stores in NWZ, NEZ, N, SEZ, SWZ, SSZ and FCT.
- Responsible far the forecasting, quantification, and maintenance of short, medium, and long term TB commodities (Anti-TB Drugs/Laboratory reagents and related commodities, HIV tests kits, Laboratory Equipment and supplies) and procurement plans to support the Project.
- Responsible for the assessment, design, implementation, strengthening, and maintenance of project site logistics system for TB commodities
- Participate in the National Logistics Management Coordinating Units (LMCU5) and TWG meetings
- Take lead in Contract Management, Supplier Management, develop and update Procurement Tools Management for all procurement works, goods and services related to projects.
- Take a lead in processing delivery documents e.g. duty wavier and NAFDAC Exemption etc.
- Prepare the project procurement and supply management plan in close consultation with Project Management Units and the National TB and Leprosy Control Programme
- Monitor efficient documentation of’ activities at warehouses at designated zones, states and Sites and prepare periodic progress reports on health/non-health commodity distribution to/at designated sites.
- Ensure that quality control is carried out on health commodities in accordance with national and international standard.
Apply Before: 5th July, 2016.
How to Apply: Interested and qualified candidates should send their Comprehensive Curriculum Vitae and Cover letter in ONLY one attachment (MS Word document) explaining suitability for the job; to: [email protected] Please indicate the title of post applied for in the subject line of the email.
- Applicants are advised to provide their functional emails/mobile phone numbers on the application letter as well as three professional referee referees.
- Candiddates must provide functional emails addresses and telephone numbers of the referees
- Eligible female applicants are encouraged to apply.
- ARFH has a Child Safeguarding policy in place and is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).
- Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.