Deadline: 03 November, 2021

Location: South Sudan

Chemonics is seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Senior Technical Advisor.

The mission of Chemonics is to promote meaningful change around the world by helping people live healthier, more productive, and more independent life.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement streamlined strategies and organisational structures to capitalise on supply chain management best practices
  • Serve as a member of the senior management team to oversee technical implementation and facilitate timely completion of activities and deliverables
  • Manage staff and technical teams assigned by the country director
  • Guide technical implementation for delivery of critical health commodity supply chain technical assistance that reflect the priorities of USAID, the Ministry of Health, and other stakeholders
  • With guidance from the country director, take ownership of the development and implementation of technical strategies to improve procurement, warehousing, and distribution approaches
  • Assist technical teams to develop or review scopes of work for local and expatriate short-term technical assistance (STTA)
  • Manage the STTA mobilisation process
  • Develop and implement risk mitigation strategies for procurement and logistics services
  • Comply with reporting requirements established by GHSC-PSM South Sudan and the home office
  • Assist with documenting project outputs and work with the country director to compile monthly and quarterly progress reports
  • Inspire stakeholders by showcasing project’s potential to influence South Sudan landscape towards an improved and integrated supply chain management system
  • Participate in other project activities as required

Requirements

  • Degree in Social Sciences, Public Health, Engineering, Pharmacy, Supply Chain Management or a related relevant field
  • Six years, minimum, of experience providing technical leadership and oversight and reporting for USAID-funded programmes, including health supply chain, such as managing commodities, warehousing and storage, or management information systems
  • Demonstrated track record of effective leadership in senior management positions and ability to create and support a culture of inclusiveness, learning, and delivering results
  • Proven ability to apply supply chain management best practices and innovations to donor-funded programmes
  • Strong organisational skills and ability to work flexibly in a team-oriented, culturally diverse environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, sound judgment, and strong communication skills
  • Fluency in English

To apply and for more information, click here.

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