Pharmacy and Supply Chain Officer at Jhpiego Nigeria


Jhpiego, an Affiliate of Johns Hopkins University, is a global leader in improving healthcare services for women and their families.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Pharmacy and Supply Chain Officer (Temporary Hire)

Job ID: 2022-4630
Location: Nigeria
Category: International

Overview

  • The Supply Chain and Pharmacy Officer will plan and implement the delivery of high quality pharmaceutical care, pharmacovigilance and DMOC services as well as the implementation of an efficient health commodity logistics system for the organization in accordance with donor requirements and stipulated guidelines of the Federal Government of Nigeria.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the provision of technical support in strengthening pharmacy systems and pharmacists’ capacity on pharmacy best practices and quality pharmaceutical care in the areas of PMTCT, ART, TB care and reproductive health including ensuring drug inventory management across supported sites.
  • Responsible for the state level implementation, monitoring, service quality governance and reporting of CPARP, CARC and other DSD models.
  • Responsible for developing, maintaining and improving a logistics management information system and an electronic inventory control system of stocking and tracking commodities.
  • Responsible for designing coordinated systems for the transportation of health commodities, reporting and forecasting delivery times and performance analysis to reduce stock-outs, eliminate wastes and lower costs.
  • Responsible for providing technical assistance to supported sites in the requisition, report and order of health commodities and tracking of re-supply.
  • Responsible for the generation of LMDs, tracking of order status, stock status analysis and post-gap analysis for all supported sites.
  • Responsible for directing outgoing or incoming health commodities distribution activities of the project; ensuring health commodities or supplies are shipped, distributed, or received in an efficient manner and that all required inventory checks are conducted, and all variances reconciled.
  • Collaborate with the State LMCU to promote and oversee an integrated approach to the supply chain management of health commodities.
  • Coordinate the pharmaceutical care and pharmacovigilance aspects of the HIV care and treatment program.
  • Responsible for periodic training of pharmacy, medical, nursing and other staff across supported sites.
  • Perform any other duties assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • Advanced Degree or equivalent experience in Public Health, Pharmacy, or related Health, Medical, or Social Science discipline; masters-level degree preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience working with USAID/PEPFAR programs and strong familiarity with USAID reporting requirements.
  • 5+ years’ experience in management, operational and technical expertise with a preference in HIV program implementation
  • Experience in managing Supply Chain processes and information flows.
  • Work experience in logistics, preferably in an NGO setting.
  • Problem solving ability. Quick learner with practical, precise approach.
  • Knowledge of geography
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to use spreadsheets and databases.
  • Writing skills.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

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

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