National Vaccines Procurement Modernization Expert at Palladium, Amman, Jordan

Deadline: 31 March 2019

Palladium is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of National Vaccines Procurement Modernization Expert in Amman, Jordan.

Palladium’s mission is to catalyze an enriched future for all.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The National Vaccines Procurement Modernization Expert will perform the following functions:

  • Prepare terms of reference for the committee, purposes, authority and reporting lines and specific job descriptions and set of skills for the members and the chair.
  • In consultation with the different members, prepare the committee’s activity and meeting schedules and implementation action plan.
  • Conduct orientation of the committee members on the main objectives, scope and expected deliverables from the National Vaccines Procurement Improvement Committee.
  • Provide technical assistance to the committee in drafting position and discussion papers and consultation documents.
  • Facilitate consultation meetings/events between the committee and other stakeholders.
  • Prepare communication material (e.g. power point presentations, press releases, fact sheets, summaries…etc.) as needed to present and discuss committee activities.
  • Prepare terms of reference and scope of works for any additional specialized technical assistance as needed for the committee activities
  • Hold the responsibility of defining data needs to be collected by relevant stakeholders, preparation of research and assessments of vaccine procurement system and availability of relevant background or explanatory documents;
  • Conduct meetings and interviews with stakeholders related to Pharmaceutical Procurement in Jordan as need.
  • Develop and implement a monitoring guideline to monitor the progress and performance of committee members.
  • Prepare monthly reports on the progress of activities, committee performance monitoring results and main achievements by the committee to HFG, USAID, MOH and other related stakeholders.
  • Ensure committee meetings are effectively organized and facilitated in coordination with MOH related staff. (meetings invitations, ensure availability of needed documents, preparing Committee meeting agendas in consultation with other committee members and distribution prior to the meeting).
  • Manage minutes of committee meetings, and coordinate with MOH related staff to ensure minutes are distributed to members shortly after each meeting.
  • Maintain effective management of documents and record of all the committee activities.
  • These records may include governing documents related to the committee activities, lists of committee members, committee meeting minutes, official correspondence, main decisions, studies and workshop/events reports used or developed and other official record.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have:

  • Advanced degree in business management, international studies or related fields, with training in international procurement and supply chain management.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and working experience in of Pharmaceutical/Vaccines procurement standards and practices.
  • Hands on experience in the health sector.
  • Proven track record in conducting researches and studies in the field
  • Previous working experience with government entities, preferably in the health sector.
  • Training experience and skills.
  • Computer skills.
  • Strong leadership and time management skills.
  • Proficiency in Arabic and English, both written and Oral.
  • Well organized, proactive and disciplined.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit Palladium.