FHI 360 Technical Assistant -Supply Chain - Commodity Management Jobs in Kabarnet - Kenya

FHI 360 Technical Assistant -Supply Chain - Commodity Management Jobs in Kabarnet - Kenya

Job 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 Management

  • Support 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 Building

  • Plan, 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


  • Participate 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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