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The Management Sciences for Health (MSH), a global health nonprofit organization, uses proven approaches developed over 40 years to help leaders, health managers, and communities in developing nations build stronger health systems for greater health impact. We work to save lives by closing the gap between knowledge and action in public health.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

 

Job Title: Quality Assurance & Pharmaco-Vigilance Manager

Job ID: 13-10660
Location: Nigeria-Abuja
Group/Office: PDG (Program Delivery Group)
Dept/Unit: PDGGEN – Program Delivery Group
Project/Program: A607 – Nigeria Global Fund RSSH
Reports To: Director, PSM
Grade: J

Overview

  • The Nigeria Product Supply Chain Management Program (NPSCMP) funded by the Global Fund through the Management Sciences for Health (MSH) under the Resilient and Sustainable Systems for Health (RSSH) Grant is modeled to ensure continued availability of health products at the last mile through total visibility for accountability and control across the HIV, Malaria, and TB space in Nigeria.
  • NPSCMP as sub-recipient is responsible for implementing the Procurement and Supply Chain Management (PSM) component of the RSSH Grant for which MSH is the Principal Recipient. The aim is to achieve set goals and objectives in a sustainable manner. This also includes gaining the right manpower support for the NPSCMP.
  • The Quality Assurance & Pharmaco-Vigilance Manager position is designed to support the timely implementation of all Health Products Quality related interventions and activities within the RSSH Grant. S/he will support the strengthening of supply chain competencies and performance across the national, state and LGA levels of health system with increased focus on Quality Assurance and Pharmaco-vigilance. S/he will support project level PSM data management including performance tracking of key PSM indices.

Specific Responsibilities
The Quality Assurance & Pharmaco-Vigilance Manager will support:

  • The strengthening of PSM Quality Assurance system.
  • The implementation of RSSH PSM interventions and activities with focus on Pharmaco-vigilance.
  • The National Laboratory Quality Assurance Team on Quality Assurance of Diagnostics for ATM programs
  • Project level activities with National Drug Regulatory Agency.
  • The development of guidance documents, concept notes, SOPs, capacity building events etc related to Quality Assurance and Pharmaco-vigilance
  • The management/coordination of grant health products Quality Assurance interventions and activities.
  • Grant stakeholder management effort including support to SRs.

Additionally:

  • Represent the project within the SCMS community.
  • Lead the development and or upgrade/review of Adverse Drug Reaction monitoring tools.
  • Participates in coordination platforms.
  • S/he will serve as a liaison between NPSCMP and other agencies/programmes on quality assurance and pharmacovigilance related intervention/activities within the RSSH grant.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy or any other related field, post-graduate degree is an advantage.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ field level experience in supply chain management within the public health settings.
  • Experience implementing Quality Assurance and Pharmacovigilance interventions in HIV, TB & Malaria programs.
  • Experience working in complex stakeholder environments especially characterized by multiple tiers of governments, variety of implementers, heavy outsourcing, Significant Donor presence.
  • Experience working in government settings.
  • Good understanding of Health Products Post Marketing Surveillance principles
  • Experience working with a broad number of stakeholders (government, donors, implementers) within the SCMS space for effective leadership and coordination.
  • Experience in data management and use particularly as it relates to Quality Assurance.
  • Strong experience using the LMIS tools [electronic and paper-based] in Nigeria.
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong knowledge and application of MS packages.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

 

Job Title: PSM Specialist (Laboratory)

Job ID: 13-10661
Location: Abuja
Group/Office: PDG (Program Delivery Group)
Dept/Unit: PDGGEN – Program Delivery Group
Project/Program: A607 – Nigeria Global Fund RSSH
Reports To: Director, PSM

Overview

  • The Nigeria Product Supply Chain Management Program (NPSCMP) funded by the Global Fund through the Management Sciences for Health (MSH) under the Resilient and Sustainable Systems for Health (RSSH) Grant is modeled to ensure continued availability of health products at the last mile through total visibility for accountability and control across the HIV, Malaria, and TB space in Nigeria.
  • NPSCMP as sub-recipient is responsible for implementing the Procurement and Supply Chain Management (PSM) component of the RSSH Grant for which MSH is the Principal Recipient.
  • The aim is to achieve set goals and objectives in a sustainable manner. This also includes gaining the right manpower support for the NPSCMP. We therefore seek the services of:

 Main Purpose of Job

  • The laboratory PSM Specialist position is designed to support the timely implementation of all Laboratory PSM related interventions and activities within RSSH.
  • S/he will support the strengthening of laboratory supply chain competencies and performance across the national, state and LGA levels of the health system. S/he will support project level PSM data management including performance tracking of key Lab PSM indices.

Specific Responsibilities
The PSM specialist will support:

  • The strengthening of PSM with increased focus on public health Laboratory commodity management.
  • The implementation of RSSH PSM interventions and activities.
  • NHLMIS Laboratory content development and upgrade.
  • The development of SCMS-related data use products.
  • The development of guidance documents, concept notes, SOPs, capacity building events etc
  • The management/coordination of grant SCMS interventions and activities.
  • Grant stakeholder management effort including support to SRs.
  • The strengthening of LMCUs
  • The development and/or upgrade/review of SCMS tools
  • Project-level SCMS data management and result measurement
  • Represent the project within the SCMS community.
  • Participate in national SCMS technical working group [TWG] meetings and other coordination platforms.
  • Participate in any other activities related to the above functions.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree/HND in Medical Laboratory Sciences or other Related Field. Post-graduate degree and/or certification in Supply Chain Management will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ field level professional experience in managing laboratory component of supply chain management
  • Experience implementing Laboratory supply chain interventions in HIV, TB & Malaria programs.
  • Good understanding of laboratory services systems and practices.
  • Experience in logistics and supply chain data management and use.
  • Strong experience using the LMIS tools [electronic and paper-based] in Nigeria and hands-on experience with NHLMIS.
  • Working experience in management of public health laboratory commodities pipeline.
  • Strong knowledge and application of MS packages.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.


Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: NHLMIS Programming Specialist (Programmer)

Job ID: 13-10662
Location: Nigeria-Abuja
Group/Office: PDG (Program Delivery Group)
Dept/Unit: PDGGEN – Program Delivery Group
Project/Program: A607 – Nigeria Global Fund RSSH
Reports To: Director, PSM
Grade: I

Overview

  • The Nigeria Product Supply Chain Management Program (NPSCMP) funded by the Global Fund through the Management Sciences for Health (MSH) under the Resilient and Sustainable Systems for Health (RSSH) Grant is modeled to ensure continued availability of health products at the last mile through total visibility for accountability and control across the HIV, Malaria, and TB space in Nigeria.
  • NPSCMP as sub-recipient is responsible for implementing the Procurement and Supply Chain Management (PSM) component of the RSSH Grant for which MSH is the Principal Recipient. The aim is to achieve set goals and objectives in a sustainable manner. This also includes gaining the right manpower support for the NPSCMP. We therefore seek the services of:

Main Purpose of Job 

  • The NHLMIS Programming Specialist, brings programming capabilities and is designed to support the upgrade of the national NHLMIS database to meet stakeholder expectations as well as leading NHLMIS database maintenance and support within NPSCMP.
  • This position will lead the designs of any customized databases and soft wares to serve the interest of stakeholders, as may be required by FMoH (NPSCMP).

Specific Responsibilities

  • Influence the delivery of a robust NHLMIS software
  • Work with stakeholders on the development and roll out of the LMIS tools
  • Will lead the design and execution of capacity and skill transfer schemes for stakeholders.
  • To provide technical expertise in the development of LMIS related products.
  • Support the resolution of all issues arising from the use of NHLMIS across the 36+1 States and National stakeholders.
  • Support stakeholders during reporting periods.
  • Lead the development of upgrades of the commodity supply chain management database platform.
  • Support and review the work of consultants working on project-supported health informatics deliverables including but not limited development of interoperability systems and user-friendly interactive data use products.
  • Support the development of guidance documents, training manuals, and SOPs.
  • Support the achievement of interoperability of multiple in-country database platforms.
  • Support the design, development and execution of capacity transfer systems.

Qualifications and Experience

  • B.Sc./HND in computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering or any other degree with demonstrable expertise on the subject matter.
  • Minimum of 3 years designing and deploying diverse database and software systems
  • Minimum of 18 months experience on database platforms in-country including but not limited to NHLMIS.
  • Minimum of 3 years working with RDBMS in particular MySQL and T-SQL.
  • Minimum of 18 months experience working with logistics data and tools specifically for TB, HIV and Malaria programs at the National level
  • Experience managing user requirements from multiple stakeholders.
  • Experience with development of mobile applications
  • Experience designing, developing, executing and or supporting interoperability between databases [eg DHIS2 and other database platforms].
  • Experience developing interactive data use products
  • Experience designing and executing capacity transfer schemes/exercises.
  • Strong experience with Power BI or advanced excel, is an advantage.

Deadline: 7th June, 2019.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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