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[afro-nets] FHI Job Opportunity!

Family Health International (FHI) is dedicated to improving lives, knowledge, 
and understanding worldwide through a highly diversified program of research, 
education, and services in HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment, 
reproductive health, and infectious diseases. We are seeking qualified 
candidates for the following position:

Associate Director, Health Commodities Logistics (Nigeria)

Position Description:
The Associate Director, Health Commodities Logistics will provide leadership in 
health commodities supply chain management, from market research and supplier 
identification to logistics and post-procurement support, warehousing, 
distribution, utilization and reporting. Prepare logistics and support plans, 
deployment timelines and budget requirements for current and planned programs. 
Develop FHI in-house capacity among program management, medical services, 
laboratory services and M&E staff in all aspects of supply chain management 
including forecasting, LMIS and contract management of partners and 
implementing agencies (IAs) involved in the supply chain management of health 
commodities. Advise senior management on the most cost-efficient organization 
of FHI's health commodities (i.e., medicines, laboratory reagents and other 
medical supplies and consumables) procurement and distribution and ensure 
accountability of processes. Provide capacity building to FHI 11 zonal offices 
on systems and monitoring for health commodities supply and utilization in 
Nigeria. Ensure that all documentation relating to PSM and supply chain for 
commodities in FHI, with funding agencies, suppliers, implementing partners and 
regulatory bodies is complete and compliant. In addition, provide TA to all 
tiers of government in Nigeria to strengthening national systems for 
procurement and supply chain management of health commodities.

Minimum Requirements:
Bachelors Degree in a relevant discipline and 9 years of experience working on 
international projects OR Masters Degree in a relevant discipline and 7 years 
of experience; Minimum 5 years professional experience of supporting 
international procurement and distribution of health commodities such as 
medicines, laboratory reagents, hospital and laboratory equipment and personal 
protective equipment. Significant international work experience in large scale 
HIV/AIDS, TB or Malaria programs, health commodity logistics, and/or supply 
chain strengthening essential.

FHI has a competitive compensation package. Interested candidates may register 
online through FHI's Career Center at or through the 
International Employment section at<>.
 Please submit CV/resume and cover letter including salary requirements. Please 
specify source in your application. AA/EOE/M/F/V/D

Rita Johnson (US - DC)

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