This position will support the increased availability and appropriate use of Essential Medicines component of the SAFEMed Project.
The Technical Advisor for Supply Chain Management (TA-SCM) supports the Senior Technical Advisor (STA) in key supply chain components, such as quantification, procurement, distribution, and information management, including but not limited to: assessment of national and/or oblast-level pharmaceutical management information systems and development of recommendations to optimize business processes to aggregate data from subnational levels to a central dashboard; assistance to integrate pharmaceutical management information into national eHealth; identification of priority areas of supply chain management and development of SOPs in selected areas; assistance to national and/or oblast-level stakeholders to properly quantify commodities; other activities as requested by STA and COP.
The TA-SCM works closely with the STA and key stakeholders and provides technical support for the development and implementation of supply chain policies and procedures for adequate medicine quantification, procurement, warehousing, inventory management, ordering/issuing and distribution to support the strengthening of supply management systems in Ukraine.
TA-SCM supports supply chain capacity building efforts and ensures that systems and processes are in place to assure the continuous availability of medicines.
This position is for local hires. No allowances or relocation available. Candidacy and salary subject to donor approval.
Technical Assistance in key supply chain components 60%:
Data Analysis 25%
Technical writing/editing 15%:
REQUIRED MINIMUM EDUCATION:
REQUIRED MINIMUM EXPERIENCE:
Travel requirements: Availability to travel domestically and internationally as needed estimated not to exceed 30% of time.
Keyboard use, Pulling drawers, Lifting papers <10lbs.