Deadline: 18 August 2021
United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Supply Chain Manager in Copenhagen, Denmark.
UNICEF works for a world in which every child has a fair chance in life.
Key Job Responsibilities
The Supply Chain Manager will perform the following functions:
- Lead UNICEF’s supply chain strengthening efforts, as part of health system strengthening, to improve access to Oxygen for COVID-19 and Primary Health Care (PHC) services
- Develop, disseminate, and monitor the implementation of UNICEF’s oxygen supply chain strengthening strategy as part of the COVID-19 and PHC response.
- Support regional and country offices by coordinating and providing technical assistance for supply planning and health and supply chain strengthening
- Support UNICEF’s Oxygen Coordinator by coordinating requests for technical assistance from regions and countries for Oxygen supply planning and health and supply chain system strengthening; and also work with program on fulfilling quality of care and clinical requests.
- Facilitate in-country oxygen services technical assistance support
- Define scope of different In-country oxygen technical services support modalities including Long-Term Agreements (LTAs), outsourcing to private sector providers or individual consultant rosters.
- Support pilot and in-country scale-up of oxygen innovations
- Support conceptualization and piloting of oxygen product and process innovations.
- Lead supply chain scale-up of viable oxygen product and process innovations.
Applicants must have:
- Advanced Degree (Master’s or higher) in supply chain management, biomedical engineering, medicine (primary health care), public health, health systems or relevant disciplines is required.
- University Degree (Bachelor’s) in conjunction with 10 year’s relevant work experience may be taken in lieu of an advanced University Degree.
- Minimum 8 year’s progressively responsible professional national and international level experience in the use of evidence-based methods to identify maternal and child health commodities (including oxygen) supply chain gaps, develop strategies to address these, implement supply chain strengthening activities working with a broad range of in-country health systems partners and document evidence from implementing these activities.
- Knowledge and experience with supply chain strengthening approaches and global, regional, and in-country partnerships for addressing oxygen access gaps in low- and middle-income countries.
- Ability to establish harmonious work-relationships with colleagues in an international and multicultural environment.
- Familiar with UNICEF and experience working with international humanitarian organizations (WHO, NGOs, donors).
- Knowledge of another official UN language.
- Fluency in English (written and verbal).
How to Apply
Applicants must submit applications through online process.
For more information, visit UNICEF.