Jobs at JSI

John Snow, Inc. (JSI) is a US based international Public Health consulting firm and manages two (2) projects/contracts through its integrated office in Abuja Through the Partnership for Supply Chain Management consortium, JSI implements the Supply Chain Management System (SCMS) project for the US G4 as part of the United States President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). The purpose is to establish and operate a safe, secure, reliable and s supply chain management system to procure pharmaceuticals and other products needed for the care and treatment of persons with HIV / AIDS and related JSI implements the USAID I DELIVER Project, funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), a global technical assistant aimed at increasing the availability of essential health supplies through procurement services and assistance designed to strengthen health commodity supply developing countries.
  • Associate Director (HIV/AID ABUJA)
    BASIC FUNCTION:
    The Associate Director HIV / AIDS amongst other job functions is a member of the Management Team and will report to the Director HIV/AIDS Program.
    He/she will help to provide leadership, management, and technical expertise for the improvement of systems. He/she will help to collaborate closely with other major stakeholders in the implementation and improvement of the project goals.
    DUTIES AND RESPONSBILITIES:
    Support the Director, HN/AIDS Program to develop and maintain
    HN / AIDS work-plan as part of the overall SCMS work plan for technical assistance activities in collaboration with other JSI staff and partners.
    He/She will assist in the development of budgets, activities and timelines to meet the project goals.
    Support the Director in managing the department, deputies while the
    Director is on leave or out of office, defining strategies, goals, objectives and monitoring their implementation.
    Coordinate the implementation of work plan activities, including
    Development of monthly cash How projections and submission to finance and admin, assigning of relevant staff to specific tasks to ensure the achievement of project goals.
    Support the Director to set overall strategic direction and lead the
    implementation of the HIV/AIDS supply chain unification project in
    Nigeria, developing strategic documentation, monitoring
    implementations and reporting of performance measures to all
    stakeholders on the project
    Lead the process of strategic engagement with the state level officials to support skill transfer and ownership of the HIV / AIDS supply chain by the state official, collaborating with the Health Systems Strengthening (HSS) team to develop and implement capacity building strategies for the states.
    Lead the collation and review of SCMS performance measures as relates to the work of the HIV / AIDS program department, provide interpretation of the measures, and coordinate effort to improve performance where appropriate.
    Coordinate the development of supply chain related abstracts for national and international conferences to showcase the work of JSI in Nigeria.
    Assist the director in Managing the relationship and collaboration with
    Government, donors and partners on HIV/AIDS related activities to ensure the success of the JSI Nigeria integrated office information sharing on supply chain management activities.
    Support the JSI Integrated office health system strengthening department activities in cross cutting area including capacity building, organizational development and facilitation of PSM meetings as appropriate.
    Write and review technical reports on HIV/AIDS related activities for
    submission to FMOH, NACA, donors and other stakeholders
    Collaborate with the M&E to design and implement supply chain
    assessments and evaluation studies and to analyze and present results to
    stakeholders
    Work with M&E unit to develop monthly, quarterly and annual reports
    for the HIV/ AIDS programmes in the integrated office
    Work with procurement unit as appropriate to support activities that will
    ensure uninterrupted supply of HIV / AIDS commodities including
    Assist in the approval of time sheets and leave requests, travel
    and retirement documentation for defined list of staff, and res
    for conducting APRs for a defined list of staff in consultation
    Director.
    Supervise and mentor staff working in the department,
    HIV / AIDS-related drugs and laboratory commodities focused a
    to ensure timely completion of activities in the work plan and in
    JSI Nigeria policy.

    Assist in the development of scope of work for Short-Term T<
    Assistance (STTA) providers and work with them to provide reqt
    for activities and also facilitate transfer of skills to appropriate JS]
    Contribute to the development and maintenance of syster
    effectively respond to PEPFAR Nigeria requirements re
    implementation procedures, reporting and evaluation
    18. Assist to identify best practices and success stories for JSI Nigeria's
    periodic logistics bulletin.
    19. Perform other duties as assigned by the Director, DCOP or COP
    SKILLS & QUALIFICATION.
    • At least 7 years' experience in managing public health programs or projects
    in health care supply chain management funded by international donors in
    developing country context, with more than three years of senior
    management experience preferred
    • A Master degree in logistics, management, public health, business or other
    related area with a minimum of five years' experience in supply-chain
    system strengthening activities.
    • Excellent writing and oral presentation skills.
    • Must be able to use the Microsoft Office Suite applications, including
    Word, Excel, Outlook, Project and Power Point.
    • Proven ability to work independently and with little supervision. Able to
    manage a strong supply chain technical team.
    • Proven, successful experience communicating and collaborating
    effectively with national and sub-national governments, international
    donors, commercial companies, non-governmental organizations, and
    other program partners.
    • Experience with USAID health programs is a strong plus.
    • Good knowledge of using PipeLine and Quantimed software is a strong
    plus.
    • Ability to spend up to 50 of time on domestic travels
    • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
    • Specific experience with National HIV/AIDS programs, Malaria or TB
    program strongly desired.


    Interested applicants for this position should send their resume and cover
    letter by email to associate-director-hiv@ng.jsi.com within one week from
    the date of this advert.
    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.




    Location: Abuja
    Experience: 7 year(s)
    Course of Study: Not Specified
    Required Grade: Not Specified