Supply Chain Risk Management Specialist, Washington, United States 82 views

Supply Chain Risk Management Specialist

ID : 2021-1308

Job Locations : US-DC-Washington

Department : Other

Type : Regular Full-Time

# of Openings : 1

Job Status : Proposal

Security Clearance : None

About Us

DevTech Systems, Inc. (DevTech) is an international consulting firm and small business dedicated to development, with over 30 years of experience providing advisory services and technical assistance to government, private sector, and civil society stakeholders in more than 100 countries. We are a data driven organization that specializes in informing policy making by delivering focused data-driven evidence-based analysis products and services. DevTech core practice areas include: Economic and Data analysis, Monitoring and Evaluation, Education and Youth Development, Gender and Inclusive Development, and Public Financial Management



USAID Next Generation Global Health Supply Chain (NextGen GHSC) has an overarching goal to support countries to build resilient and sustainable supply chains which deliver high quality, lifesaving pharmaceuticals and medical supplies to support the highest possible level of health and quality of life for all its citizens. The expected suite of programs will work to improve the capacity of global supply chains and enhance the ability of in-county supply chains to support end-user delivery. Within this global initiative, the

Control Tower Platform will provide visibility of commodities procured through multiple NextGen GHSC suit of programs: Procurement Service Agent (PSA HIV), Procurement Service Agent Diagnostics, Procurement Service Agent Malaria, and Procurement Service Agent Family Planning and Reproductive Health, Maternal and Child Health and Nutrition, and Other Health Element procurements, as they move through the procurement and delivery cycle. This program will track orders and manage performance of their individual program supply chains within this common platform with separate security access and control given to users.

DevTech is seeking a Supply Chain Risk Management Specialist to design and deploy sound management principles, policies and tools across several countries for the

US AID NextGen GHSC Control Tower Platform. The Supply Chain Risk Management Specialist , under the leadership of the Deputy Control Tower Director, will analyze issues and manage risk by identifying, measuring, and making decisions associated with cost, schedule and technical criteria that affect Control Tower activities at all levels and advance USAID’s priorities. The Supply Chain Risk Management Specialist will collaborate with other members of the Control Tower Platform to produce high quality reports and document s for various target audiences.

Scope of Work

Scope of Work

Help to establish risk management processes across the Control Tower platform , including identifying key risk indicators and metrics .

Develop and maintain risk monitoring dashboards and other reports to identify and follow up on current and potential risks.

Provide risk and issues assessments as requested and required , including opportunities to opti mize compliance reviews to inform standardization of practices.

Coordinate the development of strategies and approaches to identify potential and real-time supply chain and logistics risks .

Develop capacity building materials on supply chain risk management topics and deliver training to st aff as needed.

Support drafting reports, briefs, and/or dissemination of materials to document project-specific policies , as well as monthly/quarterly/annual performance reports and responses to other requests from USAID .


advisory services

building materials

child health


data analysis

family planning

financial management

global health

health commodities

inclusive development



medical supplies

monitoring and evaluation


quality of life

reproductive health

risk management

supply chain

supply chain management

Perform other activities as assigned by the Deputy Control Tower Director.



A Bachelor ‘s degree or higher in supply chain management, logistics , or a related field;

At least five years of experience in responding to audit inquiries ;

Strong analytical and problem solving skills;

Experience with supply chain IT systems (ERPs) and databases;

Experience with complex procurement of health commodities and supply chain logistics,

Familiarity with USAID program requirements and proposal development in U .S. Government or other donor-funded projects;

Excellent writing, organizational and personal commun ication skills; and

English fluency required, a second language is highly desirable.

EEO Statement

NOTE: This job posting should not be construed to imply that the requirements are the exclusive standards of the position nor will it be the sole basis for any subsequent employee evaluations. Incumbents will follow any other instructions and perform any other related duties as may be required by their supervisor.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or other status protected by applicable law


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