URC Supply Chain Specialist Consultant Jobs in Abuja - Nigeria

URC Supply Chain Specialist Consultant Jobs in Abuja - Nigeria



URC is a global company dedicated to improving the quality of health care, social services, and health education worldwide. With a non-profit affiliate, the Center for Human Services (CHS), URC manages projects in over 45 countries, including the United States.

Established in 1965, URC offers a range of technical assistance to strengthen health and social systems and service quality by empowering communities and health workers to identify and scale up locally appropriate solutions to critical problems.


Internationally, we expand access to and improve the quality of services addressing maternal, newborn, and child health; infectious diseases, including HIV/AIDS, TB, and malaria; reproductive health and family planning; food and nutrition; and vulnerable children and families.


In the US, we focus on improving communication related to issues like substance abuse, with a particular focus on reaching undeserved populations.


Responsibilities


  • Provide technical support to leverage a human centered design (HCD) approach to examine challenges in Nigeria and design a sustainable supply chain system to increase availability of quality MNCH commodities in at least three states in Nigeria (Kebbi, Sokoto, and Bauchi).
  • Inputs into the project design to maximize the approach.
  • Undertake primary research including stakeholder interviews, field research, etc. to develop of an understanding of the problem(s) and issue(s) through two week trips to a state with a team
  • Facilitate the early development of multiple potential concept(s) and/or solution plan(s) to the problem(s) and/or issue(s) with users.
  • Contribute to project deliverables including the interim report, finals reports, slide deck, and case study
  • Participate in meetings with the client.
  • Weekly meeting with Team Leader
    Leading/and or participating in stakeholder interviews
  • Undertaking stakeholder interviews in one state
  • Facilitating a state co-creation session
    Inputs into interim report, Findings/Key
  • Strategies Slide deck, implementation plan, and case study
  • Inputs into
    HCD process slide deck


    Requirements


  • Minimum of 5 years of professional experience in supply chain management; Bachelors Degree required
  • Experience in supply chain design approaches of similar scope and complexity including MNCH commodities
  • Experience collaborating and working with multi-disciplinary teams
  • Experience planning and conducting primary research, analyzing and synthesizing qualitative data & facilitating workshops
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong computer literacy in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail, flexibility to work in a fast-paced environment, and ability to manage multiple assignments with speed and accuracy.
  • Must have excellent communication skills, good professional judgment and capacity to work well independently and as part of a team.
  • Must be willing to travel within Nigeria (anticipated 2-week trip).



    How to Apply


    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 30th April, 2019.


    For more information and job application details, see; URC Supply Chain Specialist Consultant Jobs in Abuja - Nigeria


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