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The Product Quality Assurance (QA) Manager is expected to provide quality assurance oversight to PFSCM projects for the procurement of anti-retroviral, anti-malarial, tuberculosis, and other essential medicines, rapid test kits, food by prescription, male circumcision kits, and laboratory consumables for focus low-income countries. The Product QA Manager is responsible to provide guidance and insights into the quality assurance activities of the unit especially with regards to chemistry, pharmaceutical, and regulatory matters. The Manager also assists in developing product quality compliance and risk mitigation strategies and is expected to work across units and reach out to other technical and scientific specialists.
The Product QA Manager is the key contact to ensure ongoing quality assurance related processes under PFSCM are appropriately synchronized with the Global Supply Chain Unit and other units as necessary.
The Product QA Manager is responsible to conduct regulatory quality audits based on current GMP/GDP guidelines and represent PFSCM’s QA policies and standards with clients and industry-related occasions.
Must be authorized to work in the United States or the Netherlands and this role has an application deadline of 5/2/18
Objectifs du Poste
Le Directeur du Project du FBR aura la responsabilité de planifier, gérer et coordonner toutes les activités liées à la mise en place du mécanisme du FBR en Haïti. Il/elle sera responsable pour planifier, gérer et coordonner les activités de renforcement des capacités du Ministère de la Santé Publique et de la Population (MSPP) et les partenaires locaux dans les outils, méthodes et systèmes du FBR. Il/elle servira aussi comme une ressource technique dans le domaine du financement de la santé, en générale, pour les partenaires au MSPP. Les domaines dont le/la Directeur/trice interviendra inclus : travailler en étroite collaboration avec l’Unite de Contractualisation pour développer des stratégies et politiques du FBR ; donner un appui technique dans la gestion, suivi et évaluation du FBR ; suivre les systèmes du FBR ; renforcer les compétences des partenaires du MSPP et des organisations locaux ; et représenter Management Sciences for Health (MSH) dans les réunions/ateliers avec les bailleurs et différentes parties prenantes.
Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is seeking a Senior Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Director for a potential five-year USAID/Combating Tuberculosis in Urban Bangladesh (CombTB), which is aimed to provide a comprehensive package of TB prevention, detection, diagnosis, and treatment services in high TB transmission areas and people at high risk of TB infection and disease in urban Bangladesh.
This position is subject to project award and funding.
The Senior Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Director will be in charge of the monitoring, evaluation, research, and learning components of this project to both report on results and provide analysis to improve project performance. She/he will develop monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL) systems and design and lead research studies. The MEL system will include appropriate indicators, baseline data, and implementation results; the MEL Director will be responsible for data analysis to inform the project implementation and to produce timely, accurate and complete reporting. She/he will be responsible for the overall management of monitoring and evaluation and research system for the project. S/he leads and coordinates monitoring and evaluation, systems development, research and related activities.
S/he will ensure the smooth operation and quality performance of technical efforts and field activities by coordinating and overseeing quality programmatic reporting, quality of data management and strategic information. S/he is responsible for leading the development and implementation of a plan to monitor progress, evaluate effectiveness, and disseminate results, as well as overseeing operations research and other data based analysis to facilitate evidence based improvements in project performance and expand understanding and lessons learned. S /he will ensure adherence to monitoring of project activities using developed tools and indicators.
This position will be the technical lead in Ukraine, with close support from HQs technical leads, in building the critical Essential Medicines List (EML) processes and institutionalization of Health Technology Assessment (HTA) and pharmacovigilance strengthening work, and providing health technical assistance on medicine pricing and reimbursement policies. S/he will support planning, implementation, and evaluation of SAFEMed activities related to medicines selection, quality, safety, effectiveness and rational medicines use, and the policies that support their implementation. S/he will be responsible for working with the government and stakeholders on pharmaceutical policy issues. S/he will develop positive working relationships with various domestic and international stakeholders working in Ukraine, including the Ministry of Health (MoH), SEC, civil society, and local and international manufacturers, and demonstrate a deep understanding of evolving processes in the Ukrainian pharmaceutical sector and organize program activities to achieve efficiencies in achieving programmatic targets.
This is a project based role and the project ends on September 2, 2022. This position is eligible for allowances and/or relocation.
Management Sciences for Health is a global health nonprofit organization, which uses proven approaches developed over 40 years to help leaders, health managers, and communities in developing nations build stronger health systems for greater health impact. We work to save lives by closing the gap between knowledge and action in public health. MSH responds to priority health problems such as HIV & AIDS; tuberculosis; malaria; maternal, newborn and child health; family planning and reproductive health; and chronic non-communicable diseases such as cancer, diabetes, and lung and heart disease. Through strengthening capacity, investing in health systems innovation, building the evidence base, and advocating for sound public health policy, MSH is committed to making a lasting difference in global health.
We are often searching for consultants to work with us on short and long term assignments around the world. If you are an independent contractor, and are interested in consulting opportunities with MSH please feel free to submit your CV by applying to this announcement, and we’ll be in touch if the right opportunity fits with your skillset.
The objective of the SCMS specialist consultant position is to provide technical leadership that will ensure the reliable availability of diagnostics, ARVs, and drugs for HIV treatment, care and support as well as other consumables at designated health facilities in each focus state supported by the USAID funded CaTSS project, in close coordination with the supply chain management systems (SCMS) Advisor.
The Supply Chain Specialist acts as the supply chain expert for a portfolio of countries within one of PFSCM’s regional teams. The Specialist is responsible for managing the smooth order fulfillment through delivery process of quality-assured, health-related commodities. Overall, the Supply Chain Specialist is responsible to ensure that goods are delivered to the right place, at the right time, and in the right condition.
The Supply Chain Specialist serves as the main point of contact towards the funder/client, recipient of the commodities (e.g. ministries of health, NGOs), and PFSCM’s nominated third party logistics providers (3PLs). The Specialist is expected to ensure compliance during the process with funder/client requirements, with internal and external Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), and in accordance with PFSCM Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
The Supply Chain Specialist is expected to perform with customer service excellence to all stakeholders and data accuracy. In case of delivery issues, the Specialist is responsible for coordinating the timely resolution of issues and working closely with PFSCM ISO-certified quality management system (QMS). The Specialist is also expected to contribute to continuous improvement efforts, which may include updating or improving SOPs and other relevant documents.
The Supply Chain Specialist is a member of the Supply Chain Services Unit within PFSCM’s Global Supply Chain department.
This role has an application deadline of 5/14/18
The TA will support:
The Ministry of Health (MoH) and Essential Medicines List (EML) on the development and appropriate implementation EML for procurement and reimbursement according to the best international practices as part of the technical support from the SAFMed project.
Better communication among MoH, EML Expert Committee, SEC, regions and the SAFEMed Project and support MoH in EML policy implementation and promoting an evidence-based and informed-based decision making process.
The TA on EML works under the supervision of the STA and works closely with stakeholders in providing technical support for the development and implementation of pharmaceutical policies and procedures in order to support adequate medicine selection for procurement and reimbursement and to assure the continuous availability of medicines in Ukraine.
This position will be reporting to the Project Deputy Director and seconded into the MOH and will receive direction from the Deputy Minister of Health for Pharmaceuticals in regards to daily activities. The TA on EML ensures activities are based on the annual USAID-approved SAFEMed work plan.
This is a 12 month position with possibility for renewal and this position is eligible for allowances and/or relocation.
The Technical Director, Strategic Information (SI) works closely with the Project Director of the Technical Support Services Project (TSSP) to achieve the project’s objectives and deliverables, while ensuring MSH compliance with the donor, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)’s requirements and Management Sciences for Health (MSH) policies and standards. S/he oversees the development, update and implementation of the project’s technical strategies, identifies technical assistance needs, mobilizes required technical resources, and develops and maintains excellent working relationships with the client, government staff and partners.
With guidance and support of the Project Director, the Technical Director, SI will coordinate the provision of technical services, harmonize efforts, and maximize synergy and integration of the project’s work streams (Monitoring and Evaluation; Client-Level Data Systems; Human Resources for Health; and Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement). S/he will set a positive tone for the entire project and inspire staff to apply results-based approaches for timely delivery of services to the clients the project serves, including but not limited to timely production of high quality documentation of the project’s successes and lessons learned for local and international audiences, as well as quarterly reports.
The Technical Director, SI provides the program with technical expertise in monitoring and evaluation (M&E), Health Management Information System (HMIS), and institutional strengthening and capacity development, and coordinates the program with partners and clients. S/he maintains technical standards of excellence and ensures the achievement of program results as established in the approved Evaluation and Performance Monitoring Plan (EPMP). S/he will also lead the project SI activities including systems development and implementation, strategy and guidance document development, capacity building, quantitative and qualitative data analyses, program evaluation, routine program monitoring activities, provide the needed advisory and capacity building support to the Tanzanian Ministry of Health Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children (MOHCDGEC) and public health institutions (PHIs) and to meet the CDC development assistance goals in Tanzania.
The Senior Training Associate supports the Finance & Operations Manager with the administration, scheduling and logistics of project meetings, trainings, events coordination and general administrative program activity support for the SAFEMed Ukraine Activity throughout Ukraine. S/he implements training solutions, assesses needs, assists with the design of training materials, coordinates the delivery of training programs (whether developed internally or sourced externally), and monitors the results. S/he will also provide linguistic and cross cultural support to the SAFEMed Program expats and visiting colleagues, subcontractors and consultants when needed.
The Senior Training Associate is expected to follow the financial and administrative systems according to MSH policies and procedures and in compliance with USAID regulations.
The Organized Network of Services for Everyone’s Health (ONSE Health) program is a five-year, USAID-funded program to improve maternal, newborn, and child survival and well-being in Malawi. ONSE Health is working towards four main objectives: (1) increasing access to priority health services; (2) improving quality of priority health services; (3) strengthening performance of health systems; and (4) increasing demand for priority health services. Water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) are core components of the program. WASH activities aim to improve water supply and sanitation services in remote, hard to reach, and underserved communities, as well as in health facilities.
Transport and Logistics Manager is responsible for the overall management, organization and logistical planning for vehicles and repairs through a functional mechanical system on a timely manner. S/he manages the current fleet project-owned and operated vehicles and an expected project-supported fleet of 28 of vehicles, 32 motorbikes and supervises the drivers. S/he manages external relationships with vendors, garages and technicians on behalf of MSH including managing fuel for the fleet and ensuring timely payments to the fuel vendors. The Transport and Logistics Manager works as the security focal point on all safety matters and demonstrates leadership skills, and proactively seeks solutions to complex logistical problems.