LLINs Logistic Associate
USAID Global Health Supply Chain – Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM)
General Summary and Background
The purpose of the USAID Global Health Supply Chain – Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) project is to ensure uninterrupted supplies of health commodities in support of USG-funded public health initiatives around the world. The project provides direct procurement and supply chain management support to the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), the USAID Malaria Program, and USAID’s Population and Reproductive Health program. In supporting USG-funded global health activities, GHSC-PSM will develop and manage a wide array of services for health commodity procurement and related systems strengthening technical assistance encompassing different elements of a comprehensive supply chain.
At the country level, GHSC-PSM supports country strategies and priorities that fall under the following three project objectives:
• Global Commodity Procurement and Logistics
• • Systems Strengthening Technical Assistance
Global Collaboration to Improve Long-Term Availability of Health Commodities
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
• Coordinate with the national malaria control program (Programme National Intégré de Lutte contre le Paludisme :PNILP) to collect copies of quarterly reports submitted by districts on the management of LLINs;
• Coordinate with CAMEBU to ensure that the schedule for the LLINs active distribution is issued schedule in a timely manner to enable districts to prepare and submit their orders;
• Coordinate with GHSC-PSM provincial technical advisors to ensure that all health districts have submitted their orders on time;
• Collaborate with the LLNs focal point at PNILP to develop a distribution plan for routine MIILDA in the 49 districts, while ensuring that the buffer stock is maintained;
• Collaborate with the LLINs focal point at the PNILP to validate the LLINs requisitions for each district in a timely manner;
• Coordinate with the LLINs focal point at CAMEBU to supervise the loading of trucks carrying LLINs to ensure that all districts are supplied;
• Collect information on the quantities of LLINs distributed to each district, as well as copies of delivery notes for filing purposes;
• Collaborate with GHSC-PSM provincial technical advisers to collect information on the quantities of LLINs distributed by each health district to health facilities, as well as copies of delivery notes to justify the use of fuel.
• Collaborate with GHSC-PSM provincial technical advisors to organize quarterly supervision of LLINs distribution in districts and health facilities;
• Compile logistical data from districts and CAMEBU and develop the quarterly technical report on LLINs distribution;
• Develop and maintain a good working climate with partners and various district health and administrative managers;
• Contribute to the preparation of reports to be submitted to donors on time;
• Perform additional tasks as required by the supervisor and project leadership.
• University degree in Public Health, with very good understanding of Health system in Burundi and 3-5 years of experience in the management and distribution of bednets or other health commodities.
• Have excellent communication skills (written and spoken).
• French Fluency required (reading, writing and oral expression). English language proficiency preferred.
• Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with country authorities, donors and other key stakeholders.
• Demonstrates proficiency in assessing priorities and managing a variety of activities in a time sensitive environment and meeting deadlines with attention to detail and quality.
• Previous experience working with USAID, United Nations System or International will be an asset.
• Have well known computer skills in Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, Access, and in particular, PowerPoint.
• Ability to work in a team.
• Willingness to travel provincially in Burundi.
Location of Assignment
The location of assignment is Bujumbura, Burundi with intermittent travel throughout the country.
LLINs Logistic Associate will report directly to the Health Systems Strengthening Specialist-Malaria&FP/RH and LLINs Manager for routine distribution in pregnant women and children under 5 years of age or his/her designee.
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Please note that applications are due on November 23, 2023
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