Logistics Technical Lead at the Maryland Global Initiatives Corporation (MGIC) Nigeria

The Maryland Global Initiatives Corporation (MGIC) Nigeria, an affiliate of the University of Maryland Baltimore, is a Non-Governmental Organization funded by the U.S Government through the Center for Disease Control (CDC).

We invite applications from suitably qualified candidates for the position below:

Job Title: Logistics Technical Lead

Location: Nigeria
Duration: One year with the possibility of renewal subject the availability of funds.

Description

  • The Organization is seeking qualified candidates to work on its recent award on “the Nigeria Indicator and Impact Survey (NAIIS), a Population-based HIV Impact Assessment (PHIA) Survey that was developed to enable countries obtain HIV-specific indicators, including the impact of the expansion of HIV prevention and treatment programs to facilitate effective monitoring of national HIV programs.

Essential Functions

  • To lead and provide technical and strategic direction to the NPHIIA health supply chain team in ensuring an uninterrupted supply of health and non-health commodities required in achieving the goals and objectives of the NPHIIA Nigeria program

Key Area of Responsibility

  • The incumbent would ideally be a highly competent self-starter with strong ability to communicate, motivate and lead a team.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide supportive supervision, capacity building and mentorship to the health supply chain team
  • Coordinate the activities and functions of the health supply chain team to ensure an uninterrupted supply of commodities required on the NPHIIA grant
  • Organise and conduct training of program staff on logistics management
  • Forecast commodity needs for the program
  • Develop and maintain systems and mechanisms for the acquisition and delivery of health and non-health commodities that are most appropriate to the needs of the Nigeria NPHIIA Program and field staff
  • Support the health Supply chain specialists to implement best practices in commodity management (e.g. storage, inventory management, waste drive, etc.) of health commodities and other related improvements and recommendations identified during assessments.

Minimum Qualifications
Education:

  • Minimum of a Master’s Degree in Public Health, a Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy or a related field, Certificate in Logistics Management of Health Commodities or its equivalent

Experience:

  • Minimum often (10) years relevant experience managing health supply chains on donor funded programs e.g. HIV, Malaria, etc., with at least five (5) years managerial responsibility.

Application Closing Date
13th February, 2018.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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