FHI 360 Technical Assistant -Supply Chain - Commodity Management Jobs in Kabarnet - Kenya
FHI 360 Technical Assistant -Supply Chain - Commodity Management Jobs in Kabarnet - KenyaJob Summary:
The Technical Assistant -Supply chain will provide technical assistance to sub-county SCHMT and health facilities staff to build their capacity to implement appropriate and sustainable supply chain management systems for FP/RMNCAH commodities.
S/he will be responsible in strengthening quantification, forecasting, inventory management practices including storage and record keeping for FP/MNCAH commodities.
S/he is expected to provide mentorship and OJT on commodity related activities and strengthening the use of supply chain data for decision making. S/he will report to the supply chain/ Health Systems technical Lead
Duties and Responsibilities
Supply chain/Commodity ManagementSupport sub-county departments of health (SCHMT) to strengthen stewardship and oversight for FP/RMNCAH supply chain to ensure uninterrupted availability of FP/RMNCAH commodities in supported sub-counties Strengthen health facilities staff capacity to quantify and forecast their need for FP/MNCAH commodities Provide technical support to the sub-counties in Baringo to develop/review strategies and approaches to strengthen FP/RMNCAH commodity management systems.
To conduct supportive supervision and mentoring of health care providers involved in the management of FP/RMNCAH commodities
Provide technical support to the Sub-counties to have the capacity to generate and disseminate stock status reports
Strengthen monthly FP commodity data reporting, data acquisition and use of data for decision making at the sub-county and health facilities levels Undertake interventions to promote FP/RMNCAH product quality assurance and client safety in collaboration with SCHMTs
Capacity BuildingPlan, organize, and conduct training and orientations on supply chain/commodity management for health care providers in supported sub-counties.
Conduct sub-county and health facilities level mentorship and OJT using innovative approaches
Support in the dissemination of guidelines, SOPs and related materials to health facilities in supported sub-counties
OthersParticipate in writing Afya Uzazi quarterly and annual reports on commodity management Support Afya Uzazi M&E Unit in collection of relevant data on selected supply chain indicators Participate in the documentation and dissemination of program results and lessons learned including the development and submission of abstracts and articles to scientific journals Perform any other duties as assigned
Requirements: Knowledge, Skill and Abilities
In-depth understanding of public sector supply chain systems for FP/RMNCAH commodities
Possess a keen eye for detail.
Good writing skills
Ability to multitask and adhere to strict deadlines.
Ability to work independently and in a team
Good communication and interpersonal skills.
Good planning and high-level organizational skills
Ability to analyze supply chain indicators and draw conclusions on programmatic priorities
Minimum Requirements Standards:
Bachelor of Pharmacy with 1-3 years, Diploma in pharmacy with at least 3-5 year experience in public sector supply chain.
Highly proficient in relevant computer applications particularly excel, word and power-point
Previous experience in FP/RMNCAH supply chain activities is an added advantage
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 22nd June 2019
For more information and job application details, see; FHI 360 Technical Assistant -Supply Chain - Commodity Management Jobs in Kabarnet - Kenya
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