Advisor, Pharmacy & Supply Chain at the Center for Clinical Care and Clinical Research (CCCRN)

The Center for Clinical Care and Clinical Research is a non-profit organization that promotes best practices in health care delivery, medical training, and research using locally adapted models of health systems strengthening.

We are recruiting suitable candidates for a comprehensive HIV Care and Treatment award in the position below:

Job Title: Advisor, Pharmacy & Supply Chain

Location: Niger / Kwara
FTE: 100%
Reports to: Senior Technical Advisor

Job Overview

  • The Advisor will lead the overall planning, implementation, and delivery of high-quality supply chain management and pharmaceutical care, pharmacovigilance, and differentiated service delivery services, as well as the implementation of an efficient health commodity logistics system for the ACE project in accordance with donor requirements and stipulated guidelines of the Federal Government of Nigeria.
  • S/he will oversee the inventory management and mitigation of medication shortages by leveraging technology and predictive ordering processes


  • Provide supportive supervision, capacity building, and mentorship to the health supply chain team
  • Coordinate the activities and functions of the health supply chain team to ensure an uninterrupted supply of commodities required on the NPHIIA grant
  • Organize and conduct training of program staff on logistics management and pharmaceutical management.
  • Forecast commodity needs for the program
  • Develop and maintain systems and mechanisms for the acquisition and delivery of health and non-health commodities that are most appropriate to the needs of the Nigeria NPHIIA Program and field staff.
  • Support the health Supply chain specialists to implement best practices in commodity management (e.g. storage, inventory management, waste drive, etc.) of health commodities and other related improvements and recommendations identified during assessments.
  • Responsible for developing, maintaining, and improving a logistics management information system and an electronic inventory control system of stocking and tracking commodities.
  • Responsible for designing coordinated systems for the transportation of health commodities, reporting, and forecasting delivery times and performance analysis to reduce stock-outs, eliminate wastes and lower costs.
  • Support the generation of harmonized LMDs, tracking of order status, stock status analysis, and post-gap analysis for all supported states
  • Responsible for directing outgoing or incoming health commodities distribution activities of the ACE project; ensuring health commodities or supplies are shipped, distributed, or received in an efficient manner and that all required inventory checks are conducted, and all variances reconciled.
  • Support the provision of technical support in strengthening pharmacy systems and pharmacists’ capacity on pharmacy best practices and quality pharmaceutical care in the areas of PMTCT, ART, TB care, and reproductive health including ensuring drug inventory management across supported sites.
  • Support the state-level implementation, monitoring, service quality governance, and reporting of CPARP, CARC, and other DSD models.
  • Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with Procurement and Supply Management (PSM) and GON at the national level
  • Coordinate the pharmaceutical care and pharmacovigilance aspects of the HIV care and treatment program.
  • Prepare periodic narrative/reports to be submitted to key stakeholders.
  • Support and advise the line manager on all Pharmaceutical and supply chain issues and perform other relevant duties as assigned by the line manager.
  • Perform any other duties assigned.


  • Candidate must possess a B. Pharm and
  • A Master’s Degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Supply Chain Management, or Public Health is required

Prior Work Experience:

  • Demonstrated experience working with USAID/PEPFAR programs and strong familiarity with USAID reporting requirements.
  • Minimum of 5 years of substantive and progressively responsible professional experience working in the pharmaceutical supply chain, HIV/AIDS commodity, and logistics management.
  • Supply chain experience working with the Government of Nigeria at the national, state, and/or facility level is required

Deadline: 14th March,  2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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  • Interested candidates are encouraged to click on the link above, complete the form and submit their CV / Resume and Cover Letter.
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