Supply Chain Officer at Malaria Consortium

We’re recruiting to fill the place beneath:

Job Title: Provide Chain Officer

Location: Sokoto

Grade: 7

Hours: 40.00

Job Kind: Fastened Time period

Stage: Operations – Logistics

Size of contract: 1 yr

Division: Operations / Logistics

Journey concerned: 20%

Little one safeguarding stage: 2 – Average Threat

Reporting to: Zonal Challenge Supervisor

Dotted line supervisor: Nation Commodity Supervisor

Nation and Challenge Background

Malaria is very endemic in Nigeria and it stays one of many main causes of childhood and maternal morbidity and mortality within the nation. Nigeria is deeply dedicated to creating progress in the direction of the achievement of the Sustainable Improvement Targets and it acknowledges the truth that, with out agency efforts to manage malaria, achievement of the targets associated to youngster mortality, maternal mortality, and lowering the burden of communicable illness won’t be doable. Malaria due to this fact constitutes a big growth problem for Nigeria.

Malaria Consortium has not too long ago acquired funding to implement SMC in three West African international locations together with Nigeria. In Nigeria, malaria consortium has determined to make use of the fund to proceed SMC implementation within the 4 states it has been supporting since 2013 with UNITAID (Sokoto and Zamfara), DFID (Katsina and Jigawa) and BMSMC (Katsina) funds.

Beneath this new funding and any anticipated extra funding, all Malaria Consortium SMC actions in county shall be consolidated right into a single venture and managed by senior venture supervisor who will report back to the nation programme supervisor.

Job Objective:

  • To supply technical assist on the provision chain administration of malaria commodities on the venture workplace within the State, Nigeria.

Scope of Work:

  • The Provide chain officer shall be actively answerable for sustaining an efficient and environment friendly logistic administration and stock management of SMC medicine on the state stage. S/he shall be work immediately inside the State Logistic Administration Coordinating Unit and the Malaria Consortium workplace on the assigned state.

Key Working Relationships:

  • The Provide Chain Officer shall be a member of the programme implementation staff and report back to Nation Commodity Supervisor in delivering programme work plan.

Key Accountabilities

Provide Chain Administration (70%)

  • Making certain that the provision chain actions meet the wants of the programmes in a well timed method and does so in accordance with donor necessities, MC insurance policies and procedures.
  • Perform month-to-month inventory standing evaluation of all SMC commodities on the state central medical retailer and report on the evaluation to greater ranges flagging points needing motion
  • Coordinating SMC microplanning throughout which targets which type the idea for SMC drug quantification are decided
  • Present technical assist to strengthen the procurement and provide chain administration of malaria commodities on the assigned state
  • Contribute to state-level quantification of commodities in addition to growth of distribution plans utilizing credible and verifiable knowledge sources
  • Assist and help within the administration of SMC commodities on the assigned State Central Medical Shops (SCMS) and well being amenities.
  • Guarantee the supply and distribution of pharmaco-vigilance types throughout every implementation cycle.
  • Present steerage on reporting ADR utilizing the pharmaco-vigilance types to the state groups
  • Finishing up post-distribution hole evaluation for all SMC commodities on the assigned state
  • Submit well timed and correct logistic report on the finish of each SMC cycle and evaluate all LMIS reviews for SMC commodities on the assigned state.
  • Coordinate Reverse logistics for SMC medicine from well being amenities to the state central medical retailer
  • Monitor the supply of SMC commodities and escalate any discrepancies within the amount of commodities delivered and any high quality points. This shall be finished in any respect the degrees of the distribution of SMC commodities (SCMS, Well being Amenities and Communities)
  • Working with the state Logistic Administration Coordination Unit on the administration of SMC commodities and likewise serves as a hyperlink between Malaria Consortium and the state Logistic Administration Coordinating Unit
  • Present assist for the Monitoring and Analysis staff and reconcile logistic knowledge with M&E knowledge
  • Sustaining and usually updating a database of SMC malaria commodity logistics knowledge
  • Performs different duties as directed by the Zonal Challenge Supervisor.

Coordination / Suggestions (30%):

  • Guarantee clean relationship with Nation Workplace and Provide Chain Managers
  • Assist collation and transmission of pharmacovilance reviews to NAFDAC and the state LMCU
  • Coordinate micro-planning for the provision chain element of SMC implementation on the assigned state
  • Facilitate routine monitoring and supportive supervisory visits to well being amenities on efficient provide chain administration of SMC commodities.
  • Coordinate evaluate conferences for all LMIS SMC reviews to supply feedbacks on the standard of LMIS reviews
  • Present common suggestions to the nation Provide Chain Supervisor in a well timed method
  • Supplies assist to the zonal venture supervisor on program implementation

Particular person Specification

{Qualifications} and Expertise


  • Confirmed earlier expertise in Provide Chain and Logistics Administration of Malaria or HIV / AIDS commodities
  • Have a Bachelor’s diploma in Pharmacy with 5 years’ submit – qualification expertise
  • The individual should be accustomed to the nationwide provide chain system of MoH and LMIS, together with MCLS
  • Expertise working with and fascinating stakeholders on the state stage
  • Skill to have interaction with stakeholders on the provision chain administration of public well being commodities
  • Good inter-personal, communication and planning abilities


  • Expertise with an excellent understanding of logistic administration of public well being commodities in Nigeria

Work-based Expertise and Competencies:


  • Sturdy analytical abilities
  • Confirmed writing abilities in English
  • Skill to work successfully and sensitively in growing international locations
  • A collaborative and versatile type, with a robust service mentality
  • Negotiation, Facilitation and coordination abilities


  • Demonstrable ardour for Malaria Consortium’s mission; a strategic supervisor with integrity and a need to work in a dynamic surroundings
  • Wonderful laptop abilities in Excel and data and use of database instruments

Core Competencies

Delivering outcomes:

LEVEL B – Takes on items of labor when required and demonstrates wonderful venture administration abilities:

  • Reveals a versatile method to taking over extra work/ tasks when wanted to realize outcomes
  • Demonstrates wonderful venture administration abilities to agreed timescales (timelines, targets, donor necessities)
  • Makes clear and well timed choices inside remit of personal function

Evaluation and use of data:

LEVEL B – Makes use of proof to assist work:

  • Identifies and makes use of varied sources of proof and suggestions to assist outputs
  • Makes use of proof to guage insurance policies, initiatives and programmes
  • Identifies hyperlinks between occasions and data figuring out developments, points and dangers
  • Ensures methods are in place to handle organisation wants

Interpersonal and communications:

LEVEL B – Fosters two-way communication:

  • Remembers others’ details and takes them under consideration in personal communication
  • Checks personal understanding of others’ communication by asking questions
  • Maintains constructive, open and constant communication with others
  • Resolves minor misunderstandings and conflicts successfully

Collaboration and partnering:

LEVEL A – Is an efficient and efficient staff participant:

  • Is aware of who their prospects are and their necessities
  • Respects and listens to completely different views / opinions
  • Actively collaborates throughout groups to realize aims and develop personal pondering
  • Proactive in offering and in search of assist from staff members

Main and motivating individuals:

LEVEL B – Manages personal growth and seeks alternatives:

  • Actively manages personal growth and efficiency positively
  • Learns classes from successes and failures
  • Seeks and explores alternatives inside Malaria Consortium which develop abilities and experience

Flexibility / adaptability:

LEVEL B – Stays skilled underneath exterior stress:

  • In a position to adapt to altering conditions effortlessly
  • Stays constructive and constructive underneath stress and capable of tolerate troublesome conditions and environments
  • Plans, prioritises and performs duties properly underneath stress
  • Learns from personal successes / errors

Dwelling the values:

LEVEL B – Promotes Malaria Consortium values amongst friends:

  • Reveals a readiness to advertise Malaria Consortium’s values amongst friends
  • Promotes moral {and professional} behaviour in keeping with Malaria Consortium’s values

Strategic planning and pondering and sector consciousness:

LEVEL B – Is conscious of others’ actions and vice versa in planning actions:

  • Takes account of staff members’ and others’ workload when planning
  • Maintains consciousness of influence on different elements of the organisation, protecting abreast of others’ actions, aims, commitments and wishes
  • Has an excellent understanding of the sector through which Malaria Consortium works

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