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Job Recruitment at Chemonics International (Abuja, Bauchi, and Sokoto)

Chemonics International – We’re one of the world’s leading partners in international development, because where Chemonics works, development works. From our founding in 1975, we have worked in more than 150 countries to help our clients, partners and beneficiaries take on the world’s toughest challenges. Today, we re-imagine global supply chains to deliver essential medicines to the right place at the right time. Our global network of more than 4,000 specialists share an unwavering resolve to work better, driven by a conviction that the world must be better.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

Job Title: Integrated Supply Chain Planning Advisor

Location: Abuja

Scope of Work

  • This scope of work (SOW) sets forth the services to be provided by the Integrated Supply Chain Planning Advisor to SAII Associates Ltd/Gte, an associate company of Chemonics International Inc. in the implementation of the USAID Global Health Supply Chain Program – Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) project in Nigeria.

Background

  • The purpose of the USAID Global Health Supply Chain Program–Procurement and Supply Management single award Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract is to ensure uninterrupted supplies of health commodities to prevent suffering, save lives, and create a brighter future for families around the world. The IDIQ has four task orders that directly support the U.S.
  • President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), the President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI), and USAID’s maternal and child health, and population and reproductive health programs. GHSC-PSM provides health commodity procurement services and systems strengthening technical assistance that addresses all elements of a comprehensive supply chain. All four task orders are implemented in Nigeria.
  • The Integrated Supply Chain Planning Advisor will provide technical support to the National and State Governments, PEPFAR implementing partners, The Global Fund partners and other relevant stakeholders in developing health product inventory management and positioning across the four task orders ensure access to health commodities and uninterrupted supply to health facilities.
  • S/he in collaboration with other advisors will inform health product planning, distribution and inventory management to promote uninterrupted access to health service delivery under the direction of the Plan and Source Director or his/her designate.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Functions)

  • Provide technical support to the National and State Governments and partners in the development of health products inventory management strategy to guide efficient health product positioning for an optimized warehousing and distribution services.
  • Support national long-term inventory planning and warehouse network optimization to facilitate timely and efficient distribution of required health products to the clinics.
  • Support integrated business planning processes on health commodity management, in-flow, and outflow of the products from national and international sources to the clinics.
  • Support the collaboration with Deliver and Return Team in the development of efficient long-haul distribution plan to maximally utilize warehouse and distribution infrastructures, manage product shelf life, and minimize the expiry of health products.
  • Support the management of aggregated end-to-end commodity demand planning and inventory positioning to ensure uninterrupted access to essential health commodities at the clinics.
  • Support the development of long-term forecast of clinic requirements to guide the efficient and effective deployment of third-party logistics providers’ assets to support service delivery.
  • Provide national support in supply chain system design, implementation, and reviews in line with program changes that will improve access to health commodity needs to patients.
  • Support the development of a synchronized inventory management activities in collaboration with forecasting and supply planning team, deliver and return team and state-based field program teams to increase visibility and prompt decision making based on available data.
  • Facilitate the development and sharing of months of stock information as required by GHSC-PSM Home Office to monitor national and facility-level stock availability data.
  • Facilitate capacity development of Government at the National and State levels in the establishment of a system for periodic stock status review, presentation, and dissemination for decision making.
  • In collaboration with the Management Information Systems, the team review available logistics data and support the development of a national stock status report to inform forecasting, supply planning, and procurement decisions.
  • Provide technical support to health program procurement and supply management technical working group (PSM-TWG) meetings on national inventory management.
  • Collaborate with the M&E team to develop and update the necessary tools needed for logistics data management and use on the health commodities supply chain.
  • Support the development of appropriate supply chain presentations and reports on current situations, innovations, and supply chain solutions that will promote sustainable systems.
  • Maintain a good knowledge and understanding of all office rules and procedures as set forth in the field office policy manual.
  • Support achievement of the overall project goals as required to ensure project performance.
  • Perform other tasks as directed by the Integrated Supply Planning Manager.

Supervision:

  • The Integrated Supply Chain Planning Advisor will report directly to the Integrated Supply Planning Manager.

Working Conditions/Duration of Assignment:

  • This is a long-term position for the life of the contract based in Abuja, Nigeria.

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy, Public Health, Medical Laboratory Science, Supply Chain Operations, and equivalent is required. Master’s degree is an added advantage.
  • Five years of professional experience in health commodity planning, distribution, and inventory management.
  • Experience working in health programs, preferably in an international healthcare supply chain management environment desired.
  • Specific experience in HIV/AIDS, TB, Malaria, FP & MNCH programs desired
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent technical writing and oral presentation skills highly desired
  • A proven ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to use Microsoft tools in projections and planning is highly desired.
  • Ability and willingness to travel in the field
  • Experience working on a USAID or donor-funded project preferred
  • Fluency in English is required

 

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

 

Job Title: Education Technical Specialist – USAID Education Project in Nigeria

Locations: Abuja, Bauchi, and Sokoto

About the Project

  • Chemonics International, a U.S. based international development consulting firm, is seeking applicants for long-term positions for an anticipated early grade reading project in Nigeria. The activity is anticipated to work in Sokoto and Bauchi, and other states to be determined in Nigeria.
  • The purpose of the activity is to achieve improved reading outcomes for pupils in grades 1 through 3 and support Nigerian student enrollment, attendance, and retention.

Summary

  • We are seeking technical experts for the anticipated USAID-funded Leveraging Education Assistance Resources in Nigeria (USAID/LEARN) activity.

Job Description
Chemonics is seeking technical experts to lead program activities in the following areas:

  • Systems Strengthening
  • Classroom and Reading Instruction
  • Parent and Community Engagement
  • Education Policy Support
  • Teacher Professional Development, Coaching, and Supervision
  • Social and Emotional Learning
  • EGR Materials Development

Qualifications

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Education or related field; Master’s degree preferred.
  • Prior experience with USAID projects highly preferred
  • Proven track record in the successful delivery of technical assistance
  • Managerial/ supervisory experience
  • Experience working collaboratively with the Government of Nigeria, international donors, and local organizations
  • At least 5 years of experience working in education in Nigeria
  • Fluency in English and Hausa required.

Job Title: Operations and Finance Director

Locations: Abuja, Bauchi, and Sokoto

Job Description

  • Operations and Finance Director will ensure financial and contractual compliance with USAID regulations; establish internal control systems and accounting/financial reporting protocols for subcontractors and grantees; and supervise financial staff and program budget, procurement process, and financial reporting to USAID.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree preferred.
  • 5 years of demonstrated experience in the financial and operational management of development activities, with increasing levels of responsibility
  • Demonstrated knowledge of USG policies, process, and procedures related to finance and administrative management
  • Fluency in English required; proficiency in Hausa a plus.

 

Job Title: Senior Education Advisor

Locations: Abuja, Bauchi, and Sokoto

Job Description

  • The Senior Education Advisor (SEA) will provide technical oversight, expertise, and guidance regarding the design and implementation of technical activities including reading instruction, teaching, and learning materials, assessment, pre-service and continuous professional development (including coaching), and education systems strengthening;
  • Contribute knowledge of effective school research findings and practices; review, analyze, and evaluate the effectiveness of the project’s technical approaches and recommend improvements to meet project goals;
  • Lead or closely oversee the production of project deliverables.

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Education, Curriculum Development, Literacy, or a related field; Ph.D. preferred.
  • 5 years of experience leading the technical design and implementation of early grade reading activities.
  • Experience working with communities, government, and other donors to support improved reading preferred
  • Fluency in English required; proficiency in Hausa a plus

Job Title: Deputy Chief of Party – Technical

Locations: Abuja, Bauchi, and Sokoto

Job Description

  • The Deputy Chief of Party – Technical will manage technical activities and broad project implementation; serve as the acting Chief of Party with responsibility for technical project implementation and management as directed;
  • Build collaborative relationships with governmental agencies, donor/client organizations, relevant private sector actors, and other non-governmental organizations and institutions to enhance effectiveness and sustainability of project materials and interventions; and perform other tasks as assigned by the Chief of Party.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree in education, curriculum development, literacy, or a related field preferred.
  • 7 years of demonstrated experience in international development activity implementation including at least 3 years of senior program management experience, including supervision of professional and support staff
  • Expertise working within the education sector in sub-Saharan Africa. Experience in West Africa or Nigeria highly preferred.
  • Fluency in English required; proficiency in Hausa strongly preferred.

 

Job Title: Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Director

Locations: Abuja, Bauchi, and Sokoto

Job Description

  • The Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Director will collaboratively design the MEL approach to monitor and evaluate outcomes and apply learning and apply lessons learned; Play a lead role interacting with Nigerian counterparts, government institutions, donors, and other key stakeholders; and evaluate the program’s impact on access, retention, reading and learning outcomes, with attention to equity and inclusion as they relate to gender, disability, and other contextually relevant issues.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree preferred.
  • 5 years designing, monitoring, and evaluating programs (in the education sector preferred).
  • Demonstrated experience and success in monitoring results and indicators of education quality, learning outcomes, access, retention, and community engagement.
  • Fluency in English and Hausa required.

 

Job Title: Gender, Equity, and Social Inclusion Specialist

Locations: Abuja, Bauchi, and Sokoto

Job Description

  • The Gender, Equity, and Social Inclusion Specialist will provide technical leadership on gender, equity and social inclusion in each project component; support in the design and delivery of capacity building and training efforts;
  • Conduct and/or assist with gender equality and inclusion analyses to identify gaps and entry points for project interventions and implementation strategies to address them; and conduct and/or coordinate support research on gender, equity and inclusion in EGR policy, instruction, systems, and dissemination of lessons learned to the donor and policy community.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 years of work experience on gender, equity and inclusion activities with donor-funded programs in Nigeria
  • Experience leading staff and representing the project with donors and government stakeholders.
  • Experienced trainer; expertise in capacity development
  • Fluency in English and Hausa required.

 

Job Title: Grants Manager

Locations: Abuja, Bauchi, and Sokoto

Job Description

  • The Grants Manager will provide contractual and administrative oversight of the implementation of grants; organize and track activity documentation and ensure grants and subcontract compliance with USAID rules and regulations;
  • Build capacity of grantees and local subcontractors, including local government education entities, and build strong relationships with project counterparts and partners; and monitor grants disbursements to ensure adherence to budget and obligations.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree preferred.
  • 3 years’ experience implementing USAID grants, subcontracts, memoranda of understanding, short-term technical assistance, and direct procurement of goods.
  • Familiarity with USAID rules and regulations related to grants under contract and subcontracting rules/regulations on a USAID-funded program.
  • Fluency in English required; proficiency in Hausa a plus.

 

Job Title: Communications Manager

Locations: Abuja, Bauchi, and Sokoto

Job Description

  • The Communications Manager will lead strategic communications work across a range of target audiences to support behavioural change with key stakeholders, the sustainability of implementation activities, and dissemination of lessons learned and key research findings with relevant communities of practice; provide overall strategic management of program communications initiatives and campaigns; prepare quarterly reports, and provide creative ideas for using communications tools to improve the effectiveness of component activities.

Qualifications

  • 5 years of experience leading and performing communications activities for donor-funded programs.
  • Demonstrated experience drafting reports and/or impact stories for program activities.
  • Fluency in English and Hausa required.

Deadline: 24th July, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter to: NigeriaLEARNRecruit@chemonics.com

Note: Indicate your area of technical expertise in the subject line of your email. Finalists will be contacted.

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