Call for Global Health Supply Chain Experts, United States 284 views

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The International Development Division focuses on improving the lives and economic well-being of people in lower and middle-income countries. We command technical expertise in health, agriculture, climate change, food security and governance—as well as in international evaluation. Our multi-layered health portfolio includes policy, health promotion and disease prevention, health finance, and health systems management. In partnership with government clients and local experts, our high-quality programs in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East are known for impact and innovation.

Call for Global Health Supply Chain Experts

Abt Associates is seeking expressions of interest from senior-level managers and technical experts fro work on the anticipated Technical Assistance Program under the USAID-funded Next Generation Global Health Supply Chain IDIQ. This program will focus on providing technical assistance services to improve operational excellence in the performance of country supply chains and improve the availability of health commodities to meet the needs of today’s populations as well as support countries on their journeys to self-reliance to meet the needs of tomorrow’s populations. All positions are open to all locations and are contingent upon contract award. Candidates with experience in the below sub-fieldsas they pertain to supply chainthat meet the minimum qualifications should apply.

Focus Areas:

Commodity Planning, Quantification and Forecasting

Procurement of goods and services/ Procurement reform

Public private engagement and contracting

Health system resilience

Health financing and resource management (including Human Resources) for supply chain

Public sector warehousing and Inventory Management

National/ sub-national engagement for supply chain/ decentralization

Health Commodity Distribution and Transportation to the last mile

Tags

climate change

commodities

data collection

decentralization

disease prevention

economic development

food security

global health

health commodities

health financing

health promotion

health systems

human resources

information systems

latin america

logistics

malaria

middle east

oral communication

procurement

public sector

reproductive health

supply chain

supply chain management

Pharmaceutical management, training and quality assurance

Data Collection and analysis including eLMIS

Technology solutions

Commodity and results-based financing

Governance and leadership and enabling environment for supply chain

Qualifications:

Minimum of 7 years of progressively responsible experience managing or implementing global health supply chain programs in one or more of the following areas: Supply chain design and optimization, warehousing, distribution, quantification, forecasting, procurement, transportation, and information systems

Minimum of 3 years’ experience working in or supporting global health programs in developing countries is required

Substantial technical experience with programs related to supply chain management and systems strengthening, particularly those related to the implementation of reproductive health, MCH, HIV/AIDS, Malaria, TB prevention, care, and treatment programs in developing countries

Advanced degree in public health, economic development, operations science, or other related field. Specialized training and/or experience relating to pharmaceutical management or supply chain logistics preferred;

Excellent written and oral communication skills in English required.

Abt Associates is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse workforce. Abt Associates provides market-competitive salaries and comprehensive employee benefits.

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