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Graduate and Experienced Vacancies At Chemonics International

Chemonics International, an international development firm based in Washington, DC., seeks professionals for USAID’s anticipated multi-year health program in Nigeria; the Strategic HIV and AIDS Response Program (SHARP).

We are recruiting to fill the positions below:

 

 

Job Title: GHSC-PSM State System Strengthening Manager
Location:
 Abuja
Scope of Work

  • This scope of work (SOW) sets forth the services to be provided by the Manager, State System Strengthening Team to SAII Advisors Ltd/Gte, an Advisor company of Chemonics International Inc. in the implementation of the USAID Global Health Supply Chain – Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) in Nigeria.

Background

  • The purpose of the USAID Global Health Supply Chain Program–Procurement and Supply Management single award IDIQ contract is to ensure uninterrupted supplies of health commodities to prevent suffering, save lives, and create a brighter future for families around the world.
  • The IDIQ has four task orders that directly support the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), the President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI), and USAID’s family planning and reproductive health program. GHSC-PSM provides health commodity procurement services and systems strengthening technical assistance that address all elements of a comprehensive supply chain. All four task orders are implemented in Nigeria.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Functions)

  • Manage the State System Strengthening Team to work in collaboration with the partner State Government of Nigeria Stakeholders Implementing Partners, etc. in identifying the Institutional and Technical Capacity Building needs at the State level.
  • Collaborate with the Central Systems Strengthening Team to identify Human resource capacity development building strategies and implementation across States in Nigeria.
  • Lead the State System Strengthening Team to work with stakeholders at the State level to coordinate the development and implementation of cohesive human resource capacity development building strategies.
  • Implement the project’s capacity building strategy in line with the project’s goal of policy, advocacy, leadership, governance and service delivery at the State level.
  • Support the development of project technical reports as needed.
  • Supervise the State System Strengthening Team in managing relationships and maintaining routine communications with the State Government of Nigeria Stakeholders, Partners and all other related stakeholders in the public health supply chain landscape.
  • Work closely with the System Strengthening department team in the implementation of the department’s work plans and activity.
  • Manage the State Health System Strengthening team to monitor and update the integrated program meetings- TWGs, Coordination meetings etc. across all Task Order areas in the GHSC-PSM project at the State level.
  • Ensure that all State level meetings are properly planned for, supported and documented closely working and supporting other departments and teams within the GHSC-PSM project office in Nigeria.
  • Travel and attend all State level, TWGs, Coordination meeting with the State Systems Strengthening team and other relevant departments and teams within the GHSC-PSM project in Nigeria.
  • Provide technical support for system strengthening activities of logistics and supply chain management for HIV, TB, and Malaria disease programs, in collaboration with all program stakeholders and partners at the State level.
  • Contribute in identifying best practices and success stories for PSM Nigeria’s monthly logistics bulletin.
  • Develop and share with stakeholders (including the PMO and GF) project status reports (highlighting potential risks and mitigation strategies) and other documentation as may be required for the management of the project at the State level.
  • Maintain a good knowledge and understanding of all office rules and procedures as set forth in the field office policy manual.
  • Support achievement of the overall project goals as required to ensure project performance.
  • Any other activity as deemed appropriate by your supervisor.

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in pharmacy, public health, laboratory science, logistics management or social sciences.
  • 5 -7 years of management experience in health programs, preferably in a health care supply chain management environment.
  • Fluency in English is required

Supervision:

  • The State System Strengthening Manager will report directly to the Director System Strengthening.
  • Working Conditions/Duration of Assignment This is a long-term position for the life of the contract based in Abuja, Nigeria.

Annual Salary Package

  • 5 % increase on your current annual base salary (The base salary is the salary before tax without any benefits, allowances or bonuses)
  • Transportation Allowance: NGN 267,802.00(Per year)
  • Meals Allowance: NGN 173,407.00 (Per year)
  • Miscellaneous Allowance: NGN 774,534.00 (Per year)
  • Housing: NGN 663,228.00 (Per year)

Other Allowances:

  • Annual Leave Allowance calculated at 10% of your annual base salary
  • 13th Month Benefit calculated at 8.33% of your annual base salary

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply for this Position

 

 

 

Job Title: GHSC-PSM M&E/MIS Advisor
Location:
 Abuja, Nigeria
Scope of Work

  • This scope of work (SOW) sets forth the services to be provided by the M&E / MIS Advisor to SAII Associates Ltd/Gte, an associate company of Chemonics International Inc. in the implementation of the Global Health Supply Chain- Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) project.

Background

  • The purpose of the USAID Global Health Supply Chain Program–Procurement and Supply Management single award IDIQ contract is to ensure uninterrupted supplies of health commodities to prevent suffering, save lives, and create a brighter future for families around the world.
  • The IDIQ has three task orders that directly support the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), the President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI), and USAID’s family planning and reproductive health program. GHSC-PSM provides health commodity procurement services and systems strengthening technical assistance that address all elements of a comprehensive supply chain. All three task orders are implemented in Nigeria.

Purpose

  • Chemonics seeks a M&E / MIS Advisor Advisor to support the National Integrated Specimen Transfer Network (NISRN) in the design and implementation of a comprehensive monitoring and evaluation framework to inform decision-making. In this capacity, the advisor will play active role in enabling government of Nigeria to provide high quality diagnostic and treatment services throughout the health systems in Nigeria through an optimized, effective and efficient specimen referral network to address public health challenges.
  • The M&E / MIS Advisor will support the implementation of the implementation of the development / update of the M&E and MIS plan for the NIRSN. This position will carry out the duties outlined below and other M&E / MIS related duties that may be assigned by the supervisor.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Functions)

  • Participate in the development of M&E plan to track the effectiveness and efficiency of sample transfer network in line with national strategy for the initiative.
  • Provide periodic reports on performance indices to the project(PSM) and national technical working group including other information that may be requested
  • Provide technical support in conducting assessment and surveys in support of laboratory services in country
  • Track the performance of the 3PL to ensure optimal quality of service is provided based on agreed standard
  • Track equipment functionality and capacity throughout the entire network
  • Participate in capacity building of health facility staff and 3PL on NISRN data collection and management
  • Document, and supervise procedures for data cleaning, quality checks, analysis, and archiving of project data.
  • Support the development / upgrade / deployment of MIS applications within the NISRN
  • Lead and supervise the data management activities including data collection, processing and analysis to facilitate prompt program reporting.
  • Lead the periodic conduct of data quality audit in coordination with NISRN stakeholders.
  • Support design, implementation and documentation for MIS and related projects / activities.
  • Provide technical support on MIS platforms to facilitates user access to supply chain data for analysis and information
  • Support training and capacity development activities for MIS application users
  • Supervise a team of MIS Associates, interns, and consultants to ensure timely achievement of project deliverables
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by supervisor

Job Qualifications and Knowledge Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in a Science/Social Science discipline or a related field
  • Minimum of 4-5 years of relevant work experience in an M&E position, where responsible for implementing M&E activities for USAID or international donor-funded development projects
  • Proven experience in designing and implementing Monitoring and Evaluation systems for public health programs / projects or logistic services in Nigeria.
  • Experience in planning and performance measurement, including indicator selection, target setting, reporting, database management, and developing Performance Management Plans
  • Proficiency in use of Microsoft Office programs is a requirement.
  • Knowledge of data management processes and tools, including web-based database systems is required
  • Good project management skills
  • Ability to lead a team, and coordinate across different teams
  • Attendance in any logistic training at least 5 days training on core areas of logistics
  • Ability and willingness to travel in the field
  • Fluency in English is required

Required Skills:

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Good communication and coordination skills
  • Good technical writing skills
  • Good interpersonal skills: must function well in a team setting.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Training facilitation skills is a plus.

Supervision:

  • The M&E / MIS Advisor will work under the supervision of the Senior Monitoring & Evaluation Manager.

Working Conditions/Duration of Assignment:

  • This is a long-term position for the life of the contract based in Abuja, Nigeria

Annual Salary Package

  • 5 % increase on your current annual base salary (The base salary is the salary before tax without any benefits, allowances or bonuses)
  • Transportation Allowance: NGN 123,189.00 (Per year)
  • Meals Allowance: NGN 139.937.00 (Per year)
  • Miscellaneous Allowance: NGN 440,817.00 (Per year)
  • Housing: NGN 527,914.00 (Per year)

Other Allowances:

  • Annual Leave Allowance calculated at 10% of annual basic salary
  • 13th Month Benefit calculated at 8.33% of your annual basic salary

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to Apply for this Position

 

 

 

Job Title: GHSC-PSM Finance Associate
Location: 
Abuja
Scope of Work

  • This scope of work (SOW) sets forth the services to be provided by the Finance Associate to SAII Associates Ltd/Gte, an associate company of Chemonics International Inc. in the implementation of the USAID Global Health Supply Chain – Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) in Nigeria.

Background

  • The purpose of the USAID Global Health Supply Chain Program-Procurement and Supply Management single award IDIQ contract is to ensure uninterrupted supplies of health commodities to prevent suffering, save lives, and create a brighter future for families around the world.
  • The IDIQ has three task orders that directly support the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), the President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI), and USAID’s family planning and reproductive health program.
  • GHSC-PSM provides health commodity procurement services and systems strengthening technical assistance that address all elements of a comprehensive supply chain. All three task orders are implemented in Nigeria.
  • The Finance Associate’s primary responsibilities are filing, photocopying and making cash/check deposits to the bank. The individual will assist the Finance Team with a variety of administrative tasks. The Finance Associate will report to the Finance Manager.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Functions)

  • Scan and label all payment vouchers including coding sheet and backup documentations.
  • Scan, label, and document all reversal General Journal entries including coding sheet and backup documentation.
  • Assist in delivering WHT/PAYE cheques to the bank and collection of bank statements.
  • Assist in making cash deposit/withdrawal (if any) into/from the Project’s bank accounts
  • Updates database information for vendor bank account details
  • Prepare Excel sheet vendor/staff payment information for uploading into our payment platform
  • Assist in making photocopies
  • Assist in filing hard copies of ABACUS coding sheets including backup documentations
  • Assist in locating and moving files for auditor’s review during audits and HO reviews
  • Assist in printing payment evidence to be attached to all payments before filing
  • Assist in sorting and collating payroll coding sheets including timesheets/pay-slips
  • Travel to assist with field activities as required
  • Assist the technical team and any other staff with finance related requests upon approval from the Finance Director or his designee.
  • Provide general administrative support to the Finance Team
  • Perform other tasks as directed by the supervisor
  • Maintain a good knowledge and understanding of all office rules and procedures as set forth in the field office policy manual and the Field Accounting and Compliance Manual
  • Support achievement of the overall project goals as required to ensure project performance

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelors in a related field. Degree in Business Management preferred[SB1]
  • At least 1-2 years of experience working in finance/accounting
  • Mastery of Microsoft Office Suite, in specific MS Excel and Word
  • Good interpersonal skills, honesty, and commitment to excellence
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective, sustainable relationships with project staff, bank and tax officials, USAID Mission personnel, and the general development and business community
  • Strong organizational, work prioritization skills, and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity.
  • Experience with USAID projects or other international donors preferred[SB2]
  • Fluency in English is required

Supervision:

  • The Finance Associate will report directly to a Finance Manager
  • Working Conditions/Duration of Assignment This is a long-term position for the life of the contract based in Abuja, Nigeria.

Annual Salary Package

  • 5 % increase on your current annual base salary (The base salary is the salary before tax without any benefits, allowances or bonuses)
  • Transportation Allowance: NGN 113,714.00(Per year)
  • Meals Allowance: NGN 57,970.00 (Per year)
  • Miscellaneous Allowance: NGN 191,651.00 (Per year)
  • Housing: NGN 181,498.00 (Per year)

Other Allowances:

  • Annual Leave Allowance calculated at 10% of annual basic salary
  • 13th Month Benefit calculated at 8.33% of your annual basic salary

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to Apply for this Position

 

 

 

Job Title: GHSC-PSM Plan and Source Director
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Scope of Work

  • This scope of work (SOW) sets forth the services to be provided by the Director, Plan and Source to SAII Associates Ltd/Gte, an associate company of Chemonics International Inc. in the implementation of the USAID Global Health Supply Chain Program – Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) project in Nigeria.

Background
The purpose of the USAID Global Health Supply Chain Program–Procurement and Supply Management single award Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract is to ensure uninterrupted supplies of health commodities to prevent suffering, save lives, and create a brighter future for families around the world. The IDIQ has four task orders that directly support the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), the President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI), and USAID’s family planning and reproductive health program, and maternal new born and child health program. GHSC-PSM provides health commodity procurement services and systems strengthening technical assistance that address all elements of a comprehensive supply chain. All four task orders are implemented in Nigeria.

Job Description

  • The Director, Plan and Source will provide leadership to teams that will support technical assistance to the National stakeholders and donors on appropriate sourcing approach for health product requirements and other technical services across HIV/AIDS, Malaria, Tuberculosis, Family Planning and Maternal, New Born and Child Health Programs.
  • This will also include development of strategies for forecasting and supply planning, procurement, custom clearance and national inventory management. These will be supported as part of the mandate of the GHSC-PSM project to ensure that quality health products and services are sourced to meet needs of the program.
  • S/he in collaboration with other Directors will support national procurement and supply management system for an uninterrupted access to health services under the direction of the Deputy Country Director-Supply Chain Operations or his/her designate.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Functions)

  • Provide leadership in consultation with the Deputy Country Directors for the development of overall strategic plan, implementation framework and review of the Department’s goals and objectives to support the GHSC-PSM and Chemonics International, Inc. mandate in the public health supply chain Programs in Nigeria.
  • Lead the development of technical specifications for health products and services from appropriate sources that will support implementation of GHSC-PSM Nigeria and Chemonics International, Inc. programs for uninterrupted access to health products.
  • Provide leadership and technical oversight for the development and implementation of health commodities and services sourcing strategy for a cost-effective utilization of donor resources through local (decentralized) procurement.
  • Lead the development of strategic plan for national and state level forecasting and supply planning to guide resource requirements from donors and Governments.
  • Lead long-term planning of health commodities requirements and supply planning through periodic reviews of product and funding needs to support service delivery.
  • Provide technical leadership for national integrated supply chain planning of health commodities needs within the donor-supported supply chain system to guide last mile distribution health products the clinics and reverse logistics.
  • Support national and state level engagement with stakeholders, including implementing partners, Government and donors, on health commodities availability, requirements and gaps that will support service delivery while managing expectations.
  • Provide technical oversight to ensure smooth custom clearance and delivery of needed health products through international borders to the Program warehouses in Nigeria.
  • Work with the GHSC-PSM HO team to provide guidance on health commodities needs, procurement monitoring and strategies that will ensure uninterrupted supplies.
  • Lead in developing and managing relationships with vendors (including performing relevant assessment and due diligence) to ensure that sources for technical procurement of goods and services are of the highest quality that meets US Government regulations.
  • Work with the compliance team to ensure that technical procurement of goods and services are in line with USAID FAR/AIDAR regulations and Chemonics policies.
  • Represent the Project in appropriate external technical meetings with the partners, Government and donors in support of the project goals and objectives.
  • Support in the development of continuous quality improvement of the procurement and custom clearance processes to support timely availability of goods and services to the clients and relevant stakeholders.
  • Support the development and reporting on key performance indicators to demonstrate the project achievements in support of technical planning and sourcing services.
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned.

Job Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Pharmacy, Public Health, Medical Laboratory Sciences, and equivalent.
  • Ten to twelve years of progressive professional experience in health product selection, demand planning, procurement and/or inventory management in public and private sectors.
  • Specific experience in HIV/AIDS, TB, Malaria, FP & MNCH programs desired
  • Excellent technical writing and oral presentation skills highly desired
  • Ability to lead a new team and expanding team, be self-managing and work as part of a team.
  • Ability of use Microsoft Suites required. Ability to use procurement ERP system preferred.
  • Ability and willingness to travel in the field
  • Experience working on a USAID or donor-funded project preferred
  • Fluency in English is required
  • Nigerian Nationals only

Supervision:

  • The Director Plan and Source will report directly to the Deputy Country Director-Supply Chain Operations.

Working Conditions/Duration of Assignment:

  • This is a long-term position for the life of the contract based in Abuja, Nigeria.

Annual Salary package

  • 5 % increase on your current annual base salary (The base salary is the salary before tax without any benefits, allowances or bonuses)
  • Transportation Allowance: NGN 267,802.00(Per year)
  • Meals Allowance: NGN 173,407.00 (Per year)
  • Miscellaneous Allowance: NGN 811,826.00 (Per year)
  • Housing: NGN 1,053,768.00 (Per year)

Other Allowances:

  • Annual Leave Allowance calculated at 10% of your annual base salary
  • 13th Month Benefit calculated at 8.33% of your annual base salary

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

 

 

Job Title: GHSC-PSM Administrative Associate, Nigerian National Only
Location:
 Abuja
Scope of Work

  • This scope of work (SOW) sets forth the services to be provided by the Administrative Associate to SAII Associates Ltd/Gte, an associate company of Chemonics International Inc. in the implementation of the USAID Global Health Supply Chain – Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) Project in Nigeria.

Background

  • The purpose of the USAID Global Health Supply Chain Program–Procurement and Supply Management single award IDIQ contract is to ensure uninterrupted supplies of health commodities to prevent suffering, save lives, and create a brighter future for families around the world.
  • The IDIQ has three task orders that directly support the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), the President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI), and USAID’s family planning and reproductive health program.
  • GHSC-PSM provides health commodity procurement services and systems strengthening technical assistance that address all elements of a comprehensive supply chain. All three task orders are implemented in Nigeria.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides basic administrative support and ensures the smooth and efficient operation of the office.
  • Assist the Administrative Advisor with project inventory and asset management database of all field office assets within and outside Abuja
  • Assists with the boking of meeting rooms, organization of meetings and events in and out of Abuja office as directed which may include the organizing and setup of meeting rooms, catering and refreshments, in addition to ensuring the necessary communication equipment are in place and functioning.
  • Assist with taking minutes at in-house general staff meetings, brown bags, and other office related social gathering as well as assigning and distributing writing materials for meeting participants.
  • Distribute and store electronic and hardcopy correspondence such as letters, and other packages.
  • Assist in tracking all courier distribution activities and assure all document and items are successfully delivered to the appropriate persons.
  • Assist with generators, water pumping machines, power supply and associated equipment to make the office run smoothly are in working condition at all times
  • Assist with the assignment and management of project drivers and schedules for all staff and visitors’ movements in-country.
  • Assist in ensuring that all project vehicles logs are accurate and diligently kept.
  • Assist with providing local support for exparts and HO visitors.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in business administration, business studies, management or a related field
  • At least 1 year experience of working in, administration or in a relevant field
  • Excellent skills of operating Microsoft word and excel spreadsheet.
  • Fluency in English and effective communication skills are required

Supervision:

  • The Administrative Associate will report directly to the Administrative Advisor

Working Conditions/Duration of Assignment:

  • This is a long-term position for the life of the contract based in Abuja, Nigeria.

Annual Salary package:

  • 5 % increase on your current annual base salary (The base salary is the salary before tax without any benefits, allowances or bonuses)
  • Transportation Allowance: NGN 113,714.00(Per year)
  • Meals Allowance: NGN 57,970.00 (Per year)
  • Miscellaneous Allowance: NGN 191,651.00 (Per year)
  • Housing: NGN 181,498.00 (Per year)

Other Allowances:

  • Annual Leave Allowance calculated at 10% of annual basic salary
  • 13th Month Benefit calculated at 8.33% of your annual basic salary

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to Apply for this Position

 

 

Application Deadline  22nd November, 2017.

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