Supply Chain Management Officer at WHO, Brazzaville, Congo

Deadline: 1 September 2018

World Health Organization (WHO) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Supply Chain Management Officer in Brazzaville, Congo. The duration of this post is 1 year.

The primary role of WHO is to direct and coordinate international health within the United Nations system.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Supply Chain Management Officer will perform the following functions-

  • Developing and rolling out standard operating procedures (SOPs).
  • Aiding in the management and reporting of inventory at subnational and national levels.
  • Developing guidance for post MDA management of donated medicines.
  • Improving/creating the reverse supply chain mechanisms.
  • Conducting missions to identify specific country level supply chain issues.
  • Ensuring coordination between WHO essential medicines focal points and NTD programs.
  • Continuing to maintain a strong link and partnership with pharma to co-develop and roll out effective supply chain solutions in Africa.
  • Improving data collection specifically targeting the JAP and Country Integrated Neglected Tropical Disease Database (CIND).
  • Provide assistance to countries to develop short and long term demand/forecast plans.
  • Reviewing and improving quality of applications and the schedule for submission review and approval.
  • Analysis of end-to-end work plans for countries to submit on time (internal exercises).
  • Developing and communicating ESPEN deadlines to countries to ensure timely submission.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • First University degree in supply chain management, public health, epidemiology, health policy or a related field.
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience in public health, including project management and report writing.
  • Experience in the development and implementation of Preventive chemotherapy strategies to control Neglected Tropical Diseases control.
  • A degree in either materials management, logistics management, supply chain management, business management, or pharmacy
  • Minimum 3 years proven experience in drug and/or materials management.
  • High degree of demonstrated planning, organizational, analytical, and financial skills.
  • Intermediate Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel skills.
  • Expert knowledge of English.
  • Intermediate knowledge of French.
  • Intermediate knowledge of Portuguese.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit WHO.