Ongoing Recruitment at Malaria Consortium


  2020-06-19
  Unspecified

Malaria Consortium is one of the world’s leading non-profit organisations specialising in the comprehensive prevention, control and treatment of malaria and other communicable diseases among vulnerable and under privileged populations. We increasingly find our work on malaria can be effectively integrated with other similar public health interventions for greater impact and therefore expanded our remit to include child health and neglected tropical disease interventions.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: State Technical Officer

Locations: Kano, Katsina and Yobe
Grade: 7
Department: Technical
Length of contract: 2 years
Travel involved: In-country
Child safeguarding level: Non Focal Point
Reporting to: Zonal Programme Manager
Direct reports: M&E specialist

Country and Project Background
The Nigeria Country Office in Abuja, started operations in 2008, through the DFID/UKaid funded Support To National Malaria Programme, SuNMaP (2008–2016). The office had presence in 23 states of the country and has managed at various times, about 15 programmes and projects. It follows the mandate of the parent organization in Nigeria and has been working specifically in the following areas:

  • Malaria control/elimination
  • Integrated community case management (iCCM) for malaria, pneumonia and diarrhoea
  • Nutrition
  • Neglected tropical diseases (NTDs)

Currently, the Nigeria country office manages MC programmes/projects in Sierra Leone, Chad and Burkina Faso. Malaria Consortium has recently become a sub-recipient for the new grant of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GF) under the National Malaria Elimination Programme (NMEP) and Catholic Relief Services as the principal recipients.

The goal of the grant is to contribute towards reducing the malaria burden to pre-elimination levels and bringing malaria-related mortality to zero by 2020 in Nigeria. This project aims to achieve seven objectives while delivering high quality malaria services in 14 states (MC implementing in 7 of the states – Kano, Kaduna, Jigawa, Niger, Yobe, Gombe and iCCM only in Kebbi and Niger) through improved service delivery mechanisms, demand creation and health system strengthening strategies:

  • To ensure at least 80% of targeted population utilizes appropriate preventive measures by 2020
  • To test all care-seeking persons with suspected malaria using RDT or microscopy by 2020
  • To treat all individuals with confirmed malaria seen in private or public facilities with effective anti-malarial drug by 2020
  • To provide adequate information to all Nigerians such that at least 80% of the populace habitually takes appropriate malaria preventive and treatment measures as necessary by 2020
  • To ensure the timely availability of appropriate antimalarial medicines and commodities required for prevention and treatment of malaria in Nigeria wherever they are needed by 2018
  • At least 80% of health facilities in all LGAs report routinely on malaria by 2020
  • To strengthen governance and coordination of all stakeholders for effective program implementation towards an “A” rating by 2018 on a standardized scorecard.

Job Purpose

  • To work with the project manager and team in providing technical support and direct implementation of projects for iCCM activities with a focus on the identification, training, logistic system for iCCM commodities and supervision of health facility and community health workers in the state.

Scope of Work:

  • The State Technical Officer (STO) would support the programme activities at state level, in all service delivery points in all the Local Government Areas (LGAs) of operation to ensure timely programme delivery to achieve given targets and objectives.

Key Working Relationships:

  • The officer working under the line-management of the Zonal Programme Manager (ZPM) and in close collaboration with the state, LGA, community actors, stakeholders and partners would deliver aspects of the programme as per the specified job tasks and expected deliverables.

Key Accountabilities
Technical contributions (70%):

  • Coordinate the implementation of state-based activities on malaria prevention (including routine LLIN distributions, use and monitoring)
  • Work closely with the SR that would deliver mass distribution of LLINs in state of operation
  • Coordinate programme activities to support malaria case management (diagnosis and treatment) within the state including support for LMIS
  • Support the State MoH to implement activities for improving Intermittent Preventive Therapy for pregnant women (IPTp)
  • Technical support for the planning and management of malaria and other communicable disease control programmes at state level
  • Coordinate public sector, private sector and civil society on-site training of health workers, Community Care Givers and PMVs on malaria prevention and case management
  • Support capacity building of the State MoH personnel on malaria technical areas
  • Preparation and submission of project malaria technical activity reports to ZPM
  • Coordinate the project specific and support to State MoH on procurement, supply chain and logistics activities
  • Contribute to the finalisation of the project performance and M&E frameworks and take the lead in the operationalization of the frameworks
  • Support state M&E activities
  • Represent MC on malaria Technical Working Groups (TWGs) and other relevant health coordinating committees at state level with approval of the ZPM

Project Management (20%):

  • Contribute and work with the relevant personnel to prepare all relevant project start up and planning tools on time.
  • Contribute to project exit strategy as part of project design and ensure inclusion of relevant activities to promote sustainability within the workplan and smooth transition of the project to government.
  • Contribute to quarterly lessons identification and learning documentation and dissemination.
  • Preparation and submission of project service delivery activity reports to Project Manager

Technical performance management and Quality Assurance (10%):

  • Take the lead in ensuring roll-out of project service delivery activities meet international standard of quality
  • Document evidence and best practices that are related to the programme

Qualifications and Experience
Essential:

  • Degree in Medical, Public Health, Health Policy, Epidemiology or another relevant specialty is a minimum requirement
  • Significant experience of working in developing countries
  • Excellent project planning, management and monitoring & evaluation skills
  • Excellent written and spoken English

Work-based skills and competencies:
Essential:

  • Knowledge of medical supplies procurement and supply chain management
  • Technical knowledge and skills in control of malaria, pneumonia and diarrhoea
  • Familiar with public health principles
  • Familiar with monitoring and evaluation of community-based health programmes
  • Excellent report writing and presentation skills are also needed

Core Competencies
Delivering results:

LEVEL C – Supports others to achieve results:

  • Displays a positive and enthusiastic approach and is not deterred by setbacks, finding alternative ways to reach goals or targets
  • Supports others to plan and deliver results
  • Supports others to manage and cope with setbacks

Analysis and use of information:
LEVEL C – Works confidently with complex data to support work:

  • Interprets complex written information
  • Works confidently with data before making decisions, for example; interpreting trends, issues and risks
  • Acquainted with the validity, relevance and limitations of different sources of evidence

Interpersonal and communications:
LEVEL C – Adapts communications effectively:

  • Tailors communication (content, style and medium) to diverse audiences
  • Communicates equally effectively at all organisational levels
  • Understands others’ underlying needs, concerns and motivations and communicates effectively in sensitive situations
  • Resolves intra-team and inter-team conflicts effectively

Collaboration and partnering:
LEVEL C – Builds strong networks internally and participates actively in external networks and think tanks:

  • Builds strong networks internally
  • Participates actively in external networks and/or think tanks
  • Engages with relevant experts to gather and evaluate evidence
  • Shares and implements good practice with internal and external peers

Leading and motivating people:
LEVEL C – Effectively leads and motivates others or direct reports:

  • Gives regular, timely and appropriate feedback
  • Acknowledges good performance and deals with issues concerning poor performance
  • Carries out staff assessment and development activities conscientiously and effectively
  • Develops the skills and competences of others through the development and application of skills
  • Coaches and supports team members when they have difficulties

Flexibility/ adaptability:
LEVEL D – Clarifies priorities and ensures learning from experience:

  • Clarifies priorities when leading change
  • Sees and shows others the benefits of strategic change
  • Helps colleagues/team members to practice stress management through prioritization of workloads and modelling of appropriate self-management and care
  • Makes time to learn from experience and feedback, and apply the lessons to a new situation

Living the values:
LEVEL C – Supports others to live Malaria Consortium’s values

  • Demonstrates personal integrity by using role position responsibly and fairly
  • Cultivates an open culture within the wider team, promoting accountability, responsibility and respect for individual differences

Strategic planning and thinking and sector awareness:
LEVEL C – Keeps up to date with the internal and external environment

  • Takes into account economic, political and other business factors when drawing up medium and long-term plans, covering both public and private sectors
  • Looks beyond the immediate operations to prospects for new business
  • Engages with appropriate internal and external sources to establish major influences on future plans

Salary
Competitive.

Job Title: Procurement and Admin Officer

Location: Abuja
Hours: 40.00
Level: Operations – Admin
Job Type: Fixed Term

Job Description

  • Malaria Consortium is recruiting for a Procurement and Admin Officer to join our team in our Abuja office, Nigeria
  • The Procurement and Admin Officer will be responsible for all SMC based procurement planning and procurement.
  • She/he will also be responsible for providing Abuja based administrative support to SMC state under Malaria Consortium in Nigeria

Qualifications
The successful candidate will have:

  • A degree or similiar qualification in procurement and administration or related field
  • At least 3 years experience working in an operations related role specifically in procurement
  • Proven writing skills in English
  • Ability to work effectively and sensitively with staff in other locations
  • A collaborative and flexible style with a strong services mentality.

Salary

  • Competitive

Benefits:

Job Title: Field Administration Officer

Locations: Kano, Kastina & Yobe
Department: Operations
Type of contract: Fixed
Role type: National
Grade: 5
Travel Involved: In-country
Child Safeguarding Level: 3
Reporting to: Zonal Project Manager
Direct reports: Drivers and Security Guards

Country And Project Background
The Nigeria Country Office in Abuja, started operations in 2008, through the DFID/UKaid funded Support to National Malaria Programme, SuNMaP (2008 – 2016). The office had presence in 23 states of the country and has managed at various times, about 15 projects. It follows the mandate of the parent organisation in Nigeria and has been working specifically in the following areas:

  • Malaria control/elimination
  • Integrated community case management (iCCM) for malaria, pneumonia and diarrhoea
  • Nutrition
  • Neglected tropical diseases (NTDs)

Malaria Consortium has recently become a sub-recipient for the new grant of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GF) under the National Malaria Elimination Programme (NMEP) and Catholic Relief Services as the principal recipients. The goal of the grant is to contribute towards reducing the malaria burden to pre-elimination levels and bringing malaria-related mortality to zero by 2020 in Nigeria. This project aims to achieve seven objectives while delivering high quality malaria services in 14 states (MC implementing in 7 of the states – Kano, Kaduna, Jigawa, Niger, Yobe, Gombe and iCCM only in Kebbi and Niger) through improved service delivery mechanisms, demand creation and health system strengthening strategies:

  • To ensure at least 80% of targeted population utilizes appropriate preventive measures by 2020
  • To test all care-seeking persons with suspected malaria using RDT or microscopy by 2020
  • To treat all individuals with confirmed malaria seen in private or public facilities with effective anti-malarial drug by 2020
  • To provide adequate information to all Nigerians such that at least 80% of the populace habitually takes appropriate malaria preventive and treatment measures as necessary by 2020
  • To ensure the timely availability of appropriate antimalarial medicines and commodities required for prevention and treatment of malaria in Nigeria wherever they are needed by 2018
  • At least 80% of health facilities in all LGAs report routinely on malaria by 2020
  • To strengthen governance and coordination of all stakeholders for effective program implementation towards an “A” rating by 2018 on a standardized scorecard.

Job Purpose:

  • To provide administrative, personnel and logistics support in the project offices in the zone.

Scope of Work:

  • The Field Administration officer will be actively responsible for maintaining an effective and efficient workflow of the office through enforcing administrative procedures to the office operating system and equipment.
  • S/he will be directly responsible for the provision of administrative, personnel and logistics support in the office.
  • S/he is accountable to the zonal project manager.

Key Working Relationships:

  • The Field Administration Officer will be a member of the project implementation team and report to the zonal project manager and other project staff in delivering project work plan.

Accountabilities
Manage and performs all administrative support in the office (40%):

  • Ensures all staff adhere to the office policies and general office procedure
  • Develops and maintains an effective maintenance procedure for the proper functioning of all IT equipment and computer networks in the office
  • Ensures proper management and maintenance of assets including office building, vehicles, equipment, etc.
  • Manages the filing system and storage of all administrative documents
  • Liaise with the Project Officers in coordinating meetings, workshops, seminars, travel arrangements and/or events
  • Liaises with National Office on administrative issues
  • Carry out other duties as assigned

Provides personnel services support in the office (10%):

  • Implements personnel policies and procedures
  • Provides support and coordinates personnel and related staff matters
  • Maintains employee files and records for administrative use
  • Assists in compiling annual leave roster and submit to National Office

Provides Operational and logistic support to the office (50%):

  • Develops and maintains strong and effective relationships with service providers including hotels, care hire services, travel agencies, immigrations, etc. for project activities
  • Carries out timely booking of venues for seminars, conferences, workshops and other project activities
  • Sourcing of appropriate venues for seminars, conferences, workshops and other project activities
  • Ensures timely picking of consultants, visiting staff, and other stakeholders
  • Ensures project receives value for money for all procurements at all times
  • Manage the driver and project vehicle
  • Providing support on need basis to Malaria Consortium projects on filing, documentation and other related issues

Person Specification
Qualifications and experience:

Essential:

  • Bachelor’s degree in any discipline
  • Significant years’ experience in similar role
  • Good supervisory, inter-personal, communication and planning skills

Desirable:

  • Proven previous experience in office management
  • Possess good understanding, knowledge and experience in document control and management

Work-based skills and competencies:
Essential:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Good Attention to detail
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of project information

Core Competencies
Delivering results:

LEVEL B – Takes on pieces of work when required and demonstrates excellent project
management skills:

  • Shows a flexible approach to taking on additional work/ responsibilities when needed to achieve results
  • Demonstrates excellent project management skills to agreed timescales (timelines, targets, donor requirements)
  • Makes clear and timely decisions within remit of own role

Analysis and use of information:
LEVEL A – Gathers information and identifies problems effectively:

  • Interprets basic written information
  • Attentive to detail
  • Follows guidelines to identify issues
  • Recognises problems within their remit
  • Uses appropriate methods for gathering and summarising data

Interpersonal and communications:
LEVEL B – Fosters two-way communication:

  • Recalls others’ main points and takes them into account in own communication
  • Checks own understanding of others’ communication by asking questions
  • Maintains constructive, open and consistent communication with others
  • Resolves minor misunderstandings and conflicts effectively

Collaboration and partnering:
LEVEL A – Is a good and effective team player:

  • Knows who their customers are and their requirements
  • Respects and listens to different views/opinions
  • Actively collaborates across teams to achieve objectives and develop own thinking
  • Proactive in providing and seeking support from team members

Leading and motivating people:
LEVEL B – Manages own development and seeks opportunities:

  • Actively manages own development and performance positively
  • Learns lessons from successes and failures
  • Seeks and explores opportunities within Malaria Consortium which develop skills and expertise

Flexibility/ adaptability:
LEVEL B – Remains professional under external pressure:

  • Able to adapt to changing situations effortlessly
  • Remains constructive and positive under stress and able to tolerate difficult situations and environments
  • Plans, prioritises and performs tasks well under pressure
  • Learns from own successes / mistakes

Living the values:
LEVEL A – Demonstrates Malaria Consortium values:

  • Demonstrates integrity, honesty and fairness in dealing with colleagues and stakeholders
  • Maintains ethical and professional behaviour in line with Malaria Consortium’s values
  • Treats all people with respect

Strategic planning and thinking and sector awareness:
LEVEL A – Manages own workload effectively:

  • Plans and manages own workload effectively
  • Is familiar with Malaria Consortium’s mission and current strategic plan
  • Understands own contribution to Malaria Consortium’s objectives

Salary

  • Competitive

Benefits:

Job Title: GF / SMC Supply Chain Officer

Locations: Jigawa, Kaduna, Kano, Katsina and Yobe
Grade: 7
Department: Technical
Length of contract: 5 years
Travel involved: 20%
Child safeguarding level: TBC
Reporting to: Supply Chain Specialist
Direct reports: None
Dotted line manager: Country Commodity Manager

Country and Project Background

  • Malaria is highly endemic in Nigeria and it remains one of the leading causes of childhood and maternal morbidity and mortality in the country. Nigeria is deeply committed to making progress towards the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals and it recognizes the fact that, without firm efforts to control malaria, achievement of the targets related to child mortality, maternal mortality, and reducing the burden of communicable disease will not be possible. Malaria therefore constitutes a significant development challenge for Nigeria. Interventions for reducing malaria burden in the country are documented in the national malaria strategic plan with Government taking the lead in its implementation with the support of all the RBM partners.
  • The DFID funded and Malaria Consortium led malaria programme, SuNMaP, provided technical assistance and other support to the Nigeria National Malaria Elimination Programme (NMEP) covering the period 2008 to 2016.
  • The anticipated follow on project, SuNMaP2 has been designed to strengthen the management and technical capacity of NMEP, State Malaria Elimination Programme (SMEP) and their stakeholders to drive the implementation of the National Malaria Strategic Plan, 2014 to 2020 and achieve its ambitious targets. This will include short term technical assistance and technical assistance embedded in NMEP in key areas of programme management, evidence generation and use, and capacity building across all project outputs and ultimately reducing Nigeria’s malaria burden and strengthening the Government of Nigeria’s health systems capacity to ensure long term programme and impact sustainability.

Job Purpose

  • To provide technical support on the supply chain management of malaria commodities at the project offices within the SuNMaP 2 project.

Scope of Work

  • The Supply chain officer will be actively responsible for maintaining an effective and efficient logistic management of drugs at the state level. S/he will be work directly within the State Logistic Management Coordinating Unit and the Malaria Consortium offices at the assigned state.

Key Working Relationships

  • The Supply Chain Officer will be a member of the programme implementation team and report to State Team Manager and other project staff in delivering programme work plan.

Key Accountabilities
Supply Chain (70%):

  • Ensuring that the supply chain activities meet the needs of the programmes in a timely manner and does so in accordance with donor requirements, MC policies and procedures
  • Carry out monthly stock status assessment of all SuNMaP 2 commodities at the state central medical stores and report on the assessments to higher levels flagging issues needing actions
  • Provide technical support to strengthen the procurement and supply chain management of malaria commodities at the assigned state
  • Support and assist in the management of SuNMaP2 commodities at the assigned State Central Medical Stores (SCMS) and health facilities.
  • Provision of general and technical logistics/Supply chain management support for SuNMaP2 commodities
  • Submit timely and accurate logistic report and review all LMIS reports for project commodities at the assigned state.
  • Monitor the delivery of SuNMaP2 commodities and escalate any discrepancies in the quantity of commodities delivered and any quality issues.
  • Working with the state Logistic Management Coordination Unit on the management of project commodities and also serves as a link between Malaria Consortium and the state Logistic Management Coordinating Unit
  • Provide support for the Monitoring and Evaluation team and reconcile logistic data with M&E data
  • Maintaining and regularly updating a database of malaria commodity logistics data for the project
  • Performs other duties as directed.

Coordination/Feedback (30%):

  • Ensure smooth relationship with Country Office and other technical managers within the project;
  • Facilitate routine monitoring and supportive supervisory visits to health facilities on effective supply chain management of commodities.
  • Coordinate review meetings for all LMIS reports to provide feedbacks on the quality of LMIS reports
  • Provide regular feedback to the country Supply Chain Specialist and Country Commodity Manager as well as State Malaria Service Delivery Expert in a timely manner
  • Provides support to the Malaria Service Delivery Expert on program implementation

Person Specification
Qualifications and experience:

Essential:

  • Proven previous experience in Supply Chain and Logistics Management of Malaria or HIV/AIDS commodities
  • A minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in a related role
  • Have a Bachelor Degree in Pharmacy
  • Experience managing a medical supply chain and coordination
  • The person must be familiar with the national supply chain system of MoH and LMIS , including MCLS
  • Ability to engage with stakeholders on the supply chain management of public health commodities
  • Good inter-personal, communication and planning skills

Desirable:

  • Experience with good understanding of logistic management of public health commodities in Nigeria
  • Experience with using Microsoft Dynamics NAV or another equivalent Enterprise Resource Planning system

Work-based Skills and Competencies
Essential:

  • Strong analytical skills
  • Proven writing skills in English
  • Ability to work effectively and sensitively in developing countries
  • A collaborative and flexible style, with a strong service mentality
  • Negotiation, Facilitation and coordination skills

Desirable:

  • Demonstrable passion for Malaria Consortium’s mission; a strategic manager with integrity and a desire to work in a dynamic environment
  • Excellent computer skills in Excel and knowledge and use of database tools

Core Competencies

Delivering results:

  • LEVEL B – Takes on pieces of work when required and demonstrates excellent project management skills
  • Shows a flexible approach to taking on additional work/ responsibilities when needed to achieve results
  • Demonstrates excellent project management skills to agreed timescales (timelines, targets, donor requirements)
  • Makes clear and timely decisions within remit of own role

Analysis and use of information:

  • LEVEL B – Uses evidence to support work
  • Identifies and uses various sources of evidence and feedback to support outputs
  • Uses evidence to evaluate policies, projects and programmes
  • Identifies links between events and information identifying trends, issues and risks
  • Ensures systems are in place to address organisation needs

Interpersonal and communications:

  • LEVEL B – Fosters two-way communication
  • Recalls others’ main points and takes them into account in own communication
  • Checks own understanding of others’ communication by asking questions
  • Maintains constructive, open and consistent communication with others
  • Resolves minor misunderstandings and conflicts effectively

Collaboration and partnering:

  • LEVEL A – Is a good and effective team player
  • Knows who their customers are and their requirements
  • Respects and listens to different views/ opinions
  • Actively collaborates across teams to achieve objectives and develop own thinking
  • Proactive in providing and seeking support from team members

Leading and motivating people:

  • LEVEL B – Manages own development and seeks opportunities
  • Actively manages own development and performance positively
  • Learns lessons from successes and failures
  • Seeks and explores opportunities within Malaria Consortium which develop skills and expertise

Flexibility/ adaptability:

  • LEVEL B – Remains professional under external pressure
  • Able to adapt to changing situations effortlessly
  • Remains constructive and positive under stress and able to tolerate difficult situations and environments
  • Plans, prioritises and performs tasks well under pressure
  • Learns from own successes/ mistakes

Living the values:

  • LEVEL B – Promotes Malaria Consortium values amongst peers
  • Shows a readiness to promote Malaria Consortium’s values amongst peers

Salary
Competitive.

Job Title: NIG SMP SCO Supply Chain Officer

Locations: Jigawa, Kaduna, Kano, Kastina and Yobe
Donor Title: Supply Chain Officer
Department: Technical
Length of Contract: 5 years
Role type: National
Grade: 7
Travel Involved: 20%
Child Safeguarding Level: TBC
Reporting to: Supply Chain Specialist
Direct reports: None
Dotted line Manager: Country Commodity Manager State Malaria Service Delivery Expert

Country and project background

  • Malaria is highly endemic in Nigeria and it remains one of the leading causes of childhood and maternal morbidity and mortality in the country.
  • Nigeria is deeply committed to making progress towards the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals and it recognizes the fact that, without firm efforts to control malaria, achievement of the targets related to child mortality, maternal mortality, and reducing the burden of communicable disease will not be possible.
  • Malaria therefore constitutes a significant development challenge for Nigeria. Interventions for reducing malaria burden in the country are documented in the national malaria strategic plan with Government taking the lead in its implementation with the support of all the RBM partners.
  • The DFID funded and Malaria Consortium led malaria programme, SuNMaP, provided technical assistance and other support to the Nigeria National Malaria Elimination Programme (NMEP) covering the period 2008 to 2016. The anticipated follow on project, SuNMaP2 has been designed to strengthen the management and technical capacity of NMEP, State Malaria Elimination Programme (SMEP) and their stakeholders to drive the implementation of the National Malaria Strategic Plan, 2014 to 2020 and achieve its ambitious targets.
  • This will include short term technical assistance and technical assistance embedded in NMEP in key areas of programme management, evidence generation and use, and capacity building across all project outputs and ultimately reducing Nigeria’s malaria burden and strengthening the Government of Nigeria’s health systems capacity to ensure long term programme and impact sustainability.

Job Purpose:

  • To provide technical support on the supply chain management of malaria commodities at the project offices within the SuNMaP 2 project.

Scope of Work:

  • The Supply chain officer will be actively responsible for maintaining an effective and efficient logistic management of drugs at the state level.
  • S/he will be work directly within the State Logistic Management Coordinating Unit and the Malaria Consortium offices at the assigned state.

Key Working Relationships:

  • The Supply Chain Officer will be a member of the programme implementation team and report to State Team Manager and other project staff in delivering programme work plan.

Key Accountabilities
Supply Chain (70%):

  • Ensuring that the supply chain activities meet the needs of the programmes in a timely manner and does so in accordance with donor requirements, MC policies and procedures
  • Carry out monthly stock status assessment of all SuNMaP 2 commodities at the state central medical stores and report on the assessments to higher levels flagging issues needing actions
  • Provide technical support to strengthen the procurement and supply chain management of malaria commodities at the assigned state
  • Support and assist in the management of SuNMaP2 commodities at the assigned State Central Medical Stores (SCMS) and health facilities.
  • Provision of general and technical logistics/Supply chain management support for SuNMaP2 commodities
  • Submit timely and accurate logistic report and review all LMIS reports for project commodities at the assigned state.
  • Monitor the delivery of SuNMaP2 commodities and escalate any discrepancies in the quantity of commodities delivered and any quality issues.
  • Working with the state Logistic Management Coordination Unit on the management of project commodities and also serves as a link between Malaria Consortium and the state Logistic Management Coordinating Unit
  • Provide support for the Monitoring and Evaluation team and reconcile logistic data with M&E data
  • Maintaining and regularly updating a database of malaria commodity logistics data for the project
  • Performs other duties as directed.

Coordination/Feedback (30%):

  • Ensure smooth relationship with Country Office and other technical managers within the project;
  • Facilitate routine monitoring and supportive supervisory visits to health facilities on effective supply chain management of commodities.
  • Coordinate review meetings for all LMIS reports to provide feedbacks on the quality of LMIS reports
  • Provide regular feedback to the country Supply Chain Specialist and Country Commodity Manager as well as State Malaria Service Delivery Expert in a timely manner
  • Provides support to the Malaria Service Delivery Expert on program implementation

Person specification
Qualifications and experience:

Essential:

  • Proven previous experience in Supply Chain and Logistics Management of Malaria or HIV/AIDS commodities
  • A minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in a related role
  • Have a bachelor degree in Pharmacy
  • Experience managing a medical supply chain and coordination
  • The person must be familiar with the national supply chain system of MoH and LMIS , including MCLS
  • Ability to engage with stakeholders on the supply chain management of public health commodities
  • Good inter-personal, communication and planning skills

Desirable:

  • Experience with good understanding of logistic management of public health commodities in Nigeria
  • Experience with using Microsoft Dynamics NAV or another equivalent Enterprise Resource Planning system

Work-based skills and competencies:
Essential:

  • Strong analytical skills
  • Proven writing skills in English
  • Ability to work effectively and sensitively in developing countries
  • A collaborative and flexible style, with a strong service mentality
  • Negotiation, Facilitation and coordination skills

Desirable:

  • Demonstrable passion for Malaria Consortium’s mission; a strategic manager with integrity and a desire to work in a dynamic environment
  • Excellent computer skills in Excel and knowledge and use of database tools

Core competencies
Delivering results:

LEVEL B – Takes on pieces of work when required and demonstrates excellent project management skills:

  • Shows a flexible approach to taking on additional work/ responsibilities when needed to achieve results
  • Demonstrates excellent project management skills to agreed timescales (timelines, targets, donor requirements)
  • Makes clear and timely decisions within remit of own role

Analysis and use of information:
LEVEL B – Uses evidence to support work:

  • Identifies and uses various sources of evidence and feedback to support outputs
  • Uses evidence to evaluate policies, projects and programmes
  • Identifies links between events and information identifying trends, issues and risks
  • Ensures systems are in place to address organisation needs

Interpersonal and communications:
LEVEL B – Fosters two-way communication:

  • Recalls others’ main points and takes them into account in own communication
  • Checks own understanding of others’ communication by asking questions
  • Maintains constructive, open and consistent communication with others
  • Resolves minor misunderstandings and conflicts effectively

Collaboration and partnering:
LEVEL A – Is a good and effective team player:

  • Knows who their customers are and their requirements
  • Respects and listens to different views/ opinions
  • Actively collaborates across teams to achieve objectives and develop own thinking
  • Proactive in providing and seeking support from team members

Leading and motivating people:
LEVEL B – Manages own development and seeks opportunities:

  • Actively manages own development and performance positively
  • Learns lessons from successes and failures
  • Seeks and explores opportunities within Malaria Consortium which develop skills and expertise

Flexibility/ adaptability:
LEVEL B – Remains professional under external pressure:

  • Able to adapt to changing situations effortlessly
  • Remains constructive and positive under stress and able to tolerate difficult situations and environments
  • Plans, prioritises and performs tasks well under pressure
  • Learns from own successes/ mistakes

Living the values:
LEVEL B – Promotes Malaria Consortium values amongst peers:

  • Shows a readiness to promote Malaria Consortium’s values amongst peers
  • Promotes ethical and professional behaviour in line with Malaria Consortium’s values

Strategic planning and thinking and sector awareness:
LEVEL B – Is aware of others’ activities and vice versa in planning activities:

  • Takes account of team members’ and others’ workload when planning
  • Maintains awareness of impact on other parts of the organisation, keeping abreast of others’ activities, objectives, commitments and needs
  • Has a good understanding of the sector in which Malaria Consortium works

Salary

  • Competitive

Benefits:

Deadline: 25th June, 2020.

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Katsina State Board of Internal Revenue Job Recruitment


Accountability Officer at the International Medical Corps (IMC)


Head of Operations at Assets Microfinance Bank Limited


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