Jobs at John Snow Incorporated (JSI)

John Snow Incorporated (JSI) is implementing the USAID I DELIVER PROJECT, a technical assistance project funded by USAID and aimed at increasing the availability of essential health supplies through procurement services and strengthening supply chains in developing countries. In addition to the PH program areas, the USAID I DELIVER PROJECT also works in Malaria and Avian Influenza and the selected candidate may be tasked with supporting these areas of work when necessary. JSI also implements the Supply Chain Management System (SCMS) contract for the US Government as part of the US President's Emergency Plan for Aids Relief.

JSI is seeking to employ a Senior Logistics Advisor, Logistics Advisor and two DDIC State Coordinators
In addition to the Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (RMNCH), TB and other
Essential Medicines program areas, the USAID I DELIVER PROJECT also works in Malaria and Avian
Influenza and the selected candidate may be tasked with supporting these areas of work when necessary. JSI also implements the Supply Chain Management System (SCMS) contract for the US
Government as part of the US President's Emergency Plan for Aids Relief

JSI offers excellent benefits. Salary will be commensurate with experience and salary history.
Interested applicants should submit their cover letter and resume within one week from the
date of this advert with salary expectation boldly written at the top of the resume. Please
ensure that you write the position applied for in the subject line of your email, otherwise you
will be disqualified. Multiple applications will be disqualified.
DDIC STATE COORDINATOR (SOKOTO AND ZAMFARA)The State Coordinator will provide guidance and management support forthe Direct Delivery and
Information capture (DblC) for distribution of health commodities in Sokoto/Zamfara state. The
successful candidates will be based in Sokoto and Gusau respectively and will report to the DDIC
National Coordinator in the Abuja office.
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Key Responsibilities
1.            Provide overall technical guidance and support for DDIC activities in the state.
2.            Provide technical support to state medicines management agency and state programs
coordinators to ensure availability (full supply where possible) of ODIC commodities in
the state.
3.            Carry out ODIC system delivery teams' training and workshops.
4.            Prepare periodic progress reports on DDIC implementation activities in the state.
5.            Develop and maintain collaborative working relationships with the state Ministry of
Health, State Ministry of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs State programs,
Partners and relevant agencies at state level.
6.            Act as the Secretary for the DDICTWG meetings.
7.            Work closely with State Central Medical Stores (CMS) and team leaders to schedule pilot
DDIC deliveries to the SOPs.
8.            Prepare and circulate delivery schedules to program managers, the state CMS pharmacist
and the team leader.
9.            Review and approve Letters of Request from Team Leaders at the beginning of a delivery
run.

Skills and Qualification
Applicants forthis position should possess the following minimum skills and qualifications
1.            Bachelors degree in one of the following fields: Pharmacy, Public Health, Business
Administration and logistics management
2.            At least 3 to 5 years of professional experience in health programs, preferably in
international health care supply chain management program
3.            Specific experience in malaria, reproductive health and/or maternal and child health
programs is strongly desired
4.            Ability to supervise, monitor and provide support to health facilities in supply chain activities
5.            Extensive knowledge of Nigerian public health sector
6.            Strong analytical and problem solving skills
7.            Excellenttechnical writing and oral presentation skills are highly desired
8.            Ability to work as part of a tea m and work independently
9.            Knowledge of Microsoft office including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
10. Ability and willingness to travel to the field


Interested applicants for this position should send their resume and cover letter by email to
ddic_sc@ng.jsi.com


Location: Sokoto
Experience: 5 year(s)
Course of Study: Public Health
Required Grade: Not Specified
 The Senior Logistics Advisor PH will be responsible for managing JSI's day-to-day PH program
commodities logistics technical assistance activities, in collaboration with FHD and project
logistics officers based in the selected states in which the project works, stakeholders and
partners for federal and State governments as well as other multilateral, bilateral and NGO
stakeholders. The Senior Logistics Advisor, PH will report to the Director, Public Health.

The Logistics Advisor, Public Health will be responsible for supporting USAID I DELIVER PROJECT's
day-to-day RMNCH, TB and other Essential Medicines and commodities logistics technical
assistance activities, in collaboration with project logistics officers based in the selected states in which the project works, stakeholders and partners for federal and state governments as well as other multilateral, bilateral and NGO stakeholders. The Logistics Advisor, Public Health will report to the Director, Public Health.

Specific Tasks include:
1.            Maintain a work plan for USAID I DELIVER PROJECT Public Health Commodities Logistics
system strengthening activities in collaboration with JSI staff and partners
2.            Support the establishment and routine meetings of procurement and supply management
coordination working groups and committees for PH commodities

3.            Provide technical leadership and support for annual national/state quantification and
procurement planning of PH commodities, in collaboration with all program stakeholders
and partners
4.            Monitor and provide supportive supervision to the national logistics officers and state level
teams as appropriate
5.            Collaborate with other JSI project personnel in harmonization efforts for the logistics systems in the health sector in order to establish a harmonized commodity logistics system including logistics management information system (lMIS) for use in managing all different
commodity groups
8.            Work closely with JSI Nigeria management on managing relationships and maintaining
routine communications with USAID, UNFPA, SFH, NTBlCp, TB-CAP, WHO, and all other
DELIVER stakeholders
9. Help write routine quarterly and annual reports for submission to program funders
10.          Contribute to identifying best practices and success stories for JSI Nigeria's periodic logistics
bulletin
11.          Work with Short-Term Technical Assistance (STIA) providers to provide required TA for activities and also facilitate transfer of skills to appropriate local staff.
12.          Any other duties as assigned
Skills/Knowledge Required:
Applicants forthis position should possess the following minimum qualifications:
•             An advanced clinical degree or a Master's Degree in Public Health, Pharmacy, logistics
Management or Business Administration
•             3 to 5 years of professional experience in health programs for the logistics Advisor Position
and 5 to 7 years professional experience in heath programes for Senior logistics Advisor
position, preferably in health care supply chain management
Specific experience in MNCH programs strongly desired
•             Proven experience in managing public health programs or projects in Nigeria or similar
developing country context
Demonstrated ability to monitor, supervise, and train in health service programs
Extensive knowledge of the Nigerian public health sector.
•             Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Excellent technical writing and oral presentation skills highly desired
A proven ability to work as part of a team and to be self-managing
Knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Ability and willingness to travel in the field


Interested applicants for the Senior logistics Advisor position should send their resume and cover
letter by email tosla_ph@ng.jsi.com and interested applicants for the logistics Advisor position
should send their resume and cover letter by email tola_ph@ng.jsi.com 
Location: Abuja
Experience: 5 year(s)
Course of Study: Public Health
Required Grade: Not Specified