Contexte et mission :
General Statement of Purpose of the Contract The Project Management Specialist (Supply Chain and Commodities) in the USAID/DRC Health Office serves as a key member of the HIV Team, supporting the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) initiatives and programming. The successful achievement of these initiatives and USAID health program objectives depends on the timely procurement and distribution of life-saving HIV commodities, averaging $28 million annually. This support will ensure that commodities procured through PEPFAR are managed in an efficient, transparent, and sustainable way to help improve the lives of the Congolese population.
The Supply Chain and Commodities Specialist provides evidence-based technical advice to the Mission and PEPFAR interagency team, develops strategic approaches to health systems across the portfolio, and designs and manages projects and programs related to commodities procurement and health systems strengthening. The jobholder works closely with technical and management staff throughout the HIV Team and is often called upon to brief PEPFAR and Mission leadership. The incumbent coordinates closely with and provides guidance to the Government of DRC supply chain management program to ensure U.S. government-procured commodities are taken into account in the commodities pipeline for HIV activities and are distributed as planned. The incumbent also works hand-in-hand with USG implementing partners and donor partners, especially the Global Fund, to strengthen commodities distribution.
Profil recherché :
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION Determines basic eligibility for the position. Offerors who do not meet all of the education, experience and language factors are considered NOT qualified for the position. a. Education: Master’s degree in Business, Operations, Project Management, Public Health, or other relevant discipline, with formal training in pharmaceutical and/or supply chain management. b. Prior Work Experience: Minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in health project management; at least supply chain management experience. At least three years of this experience should have been in development assistance programs in developing country contexts. Substantive experience in analyzing data and presenting findings in written or oral form and managing funds is also required. c. Language Proficiency: Level IV (fluent speaking/reading/writing) French is required. Level IV (speaking/reading/writing) English is required.