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    Apply: SAII Associates Sourcing Strategy Advisor

    Deadline: 16 April, 2020

    Location: Abuja, Nigeria

    SAII Associates, an associate company of Chemonics International in the implementation of the USAID Global Health Supply Chain Programme – Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) project in Nigeria, is seeking to fill the position of a Sourcing Strategy Advisor. Chemonics International is one of the world’s leading partners in international development.

    Responsibilities

    • Support the development and implementation of appropriate health product sourcing strategy from local and international manufacturers/vendors, to meet donor requirements
    • Support the maintenance of the list of approved products and sources by international (USFDA, WHO, EU, GF) and national regulatory authorities (NAFDAC) for procurement of HIV / AIDS, Malaria, TB, MNCH health products
    • Support the monitoring of product registration status, language and labelling requirements, storage conditions and other quality requirements that impact product use
    • In collaboration with GHSC-PSM Home Office, maintain product price lists from approved sources that guide quantification and procurement decisions
    • Lead the maintenance of database on product catalogue, shelf life, storage conditions, registration requirements, and availability in local and international market
    • Monitor and report on local and global markets on new product introduction, pack sizes, volumetric and shelf life adjustments to guide warehousing and storage decisions
    • Support the review of product specifications and shelf life during procurement to ensure they align with national requirements for supply of donated health commodities
    • Facilitate the development and monitoring of health product and services agreements (especially equipment) to ensure they provide best value
    • In collaboration with Compliance, lead in the identification of approved sources for all health commodities and services procurements in line with the US Government FAR / AIDAR
    • In collaboration with the Procurement team, support the review of technical services agreement for health commodities and services to ensure best value for products and services
    • Support the monitoring and tracking of all international procurement of health commodities and services managed by the GHSC-HO Sourcing team and report on time delivery

    Requirements

    • Bachelor‘s degree in Pharmacy, Public Health, Medical Laboratory Sciences or equivalent
    • Three to five years of professional experience in health product selection, procurement, regulations, registration etc., in public and private sectors
    • Specific experience in HIV / AIDS, TB, Malaria, FP and MNCH programmes (desirable)
    • Excellent technical writing and oral presentation skills (highly desirable)
    • Fluency in English (essential)
    • Evidence of being self-managed and good teamwork
    • Ability of use Microsoft Suites (essential)
    • Ability to use procurement ERP system (desirable)
    • Ability and willingness to travel in the field
    • Experience working on a USAID or donor-funded project (desirable)

    To apply and for more information, click here.

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