Chemonics International Job in Nigeria for a Global Fund Liaison Officer

Chemonics International Inc., a leading international development firm
based in Washington. D.C seeks qualified candidate for a Five-year
Agricultural Value-Chain Development Project funded by the U.S. Agency
for International Development (USAID).

 Chemonics International is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Global Fund Liaison Officer
Location:
Nigeria
Job Descriptions

  • Chemonics seeks a Global Fund Liaison. The liaison is
    responsible for providing overall strategic direction, leadership
    support, planning and management for the Global Fund’s interim
    warehousing and distribution needs in Nigeria.
  • The Liaison will work closely with the Global Fund, their
    current Principal Recipients (the National Agency for the Control of
    AIDS and the Ministry of Health’s National Malaria Elimination Program),
    and the USAID Global Health Supply Chain Procurement and Supply
    Management project (GHSC-PSM).
  • The Liaison will monitor programmatic, financial and
    administrative performance; supervise the administration of standard
    project operating and financial procedures; manage short and long term
    technical assistance; and maintain effective communication with the
    client, GHSC-PSM leadership, the Chemonics home office, the public and
    private sectors, and other USG cooperating agencies. We are looking for
    individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of
    people around the world.

Responsibilities

  • Maintain strong and positive working relationships with clients
    and partners including Global Fund, Government of Nigeria (GoN),
    GHSC-PSM Nigeria Country Director, USAID, and local governments.
  • Identify and transfer historical and forward looking warehousing, distribution, and quality assurance (QA) data.
  • Author, compile, review technical reports and deliverables as required.
  • Organize and lead meetings with GHSC-PSM functional team leads
    and other relevant technical experts to identify strengths, weaknesses,
    and opportunities of technical implementation to enable a seamless
    transition of operations.
  • Work closely with the GHSC-PSM Nigeria country director and
    deputy country director to ensure the horizontal integration of the
    Chemonics Global Fund and GHSC-PSM teams.
  • Adhere to Chemonics’ and the Global Fund policies and procedures
    in project management, including HR management, procurement, finance,
    and administration.
  • Oversees local-local hire Global Fund Accountant; reviews and approves all local finances, projections, and cash flow.
  • Develop and implement risk mitigation strategies for warehousing
    and distribution services. Assess risks quarterly and implement risk
    management/mitigation strategies.
  • Coordinate with relevant stakeholders in the provision of assistance to build the capacity and capability of national systems.
  • Report results of the projects’ work to the Global Fund, GoN
    Ministry of Health, other funders, and the Chemonics home office. Ensure
    the timely submission of all deliverables.
  • Coordinate the management of warehousing and distribution orders
    under the Global Fund contract, working closely with all third party
    logistics (3PL) providers and the GHSC-PSM team in country, ensuring
    standard operating procedure (SOP) for both functions are established
    and adhered to, and that they have documented security and insurance
    plans.
  • Identify, develop and maintain strategic alliances that will
    ensure the project works in close collaboration with other GoN, the
    Global Fund, USG, and donor-supported supply chain programs.
  • Strategically identify capacity gaps and arrange for appropriate training of field staff.
  • Develop, update, and implement performance monitoring plan that
    encompasses commodity security and logistics management indicators and
    includes project-wide performance measures.
  • Oversee regular data collection and reporting and lead quarterly
    reviews of performance analysis to identify issues and drive
    evidence-based interventions.
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Qualifications

  • Advanced degree in Health or Management-related discipline.
    Additional years of experience may be substituted for an advanced degree
  • Skilled in leading and managing high-performing teams
  • Demonstrated ability to work with cooperating partners in implementing complex programs
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communications skills; proven diplomatic and public relations skills
  • Prior experience in Nigeria and/or West Africa preferred
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Minimum 8 years of experience and demonstrated ability to manage
    and implement complex donor-funded public health programs or projects
    in a developing country context
  • Experience in public health program management, pharmaceuticals
    and medical supplies, and/or supply chain management systems preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to create efficiencies and lead operational
    transformation in large complex public health programs, preferably with
    experience in medical procurement, logistics or supply chain management


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their Application to: chemgfrecruitment@gmail.com Please include “Global Fund Liason- Nigeria” in the subject line. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.

In addition, Click here (pdf) to download and complete Chemonics’ Equal Employment Opportunity Self-Identification Form and submit it separately to: EEOselfidentify@chemonics.com
with only “Global Fund Liason- Nigeria” in the subject line. If you
prefer not to disclose your sex, race, or ethnicity, you may check “I do
not wish to complete the information requested.”

Application Deadline  15th September, 2016.

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