Program Officer Supply Chain Management
FHI 360
Provides program management support to the USAID-funded, Act to End NTDs | West program intended to support disease-endemic countries to control and/or eliminate neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) with proven, cost-effective public health interventions to treat and measure treatment impact against seven NTDs: lymphatic filariasis, blinding trachoma, onchocerciasis, schistosomiasis, and three intestinal worms known as soil-transmitted helminths.
5d ago

Summary

Provides program management support to the USAID-funded, Act to End NTDs West program intended to support disease-endemic countries to control and / or eliminate neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) with proven, cost-effective public health interventions to treat and measure treatment impact against seven NTDs : lymphatic filariasis, blinding trachoma, onchocerciasis, schistosomiasis, and three intestinal worms known as soil-transmitted helminths.

Provides technical assistance and support to programs. Collects, complies, and analyzes information relevant to programs.

Provides administrative and project support, in addition to communication efforts related to program management and execution.

Ensures compliance with internal and external regulations. Monitors budget for programs and develops monitoring system for reviewing project status.

Ensures completion of program while adhering to budget, scope, and schedule requirements. Develops / Reviews work plans, prepares presentations, and supports other related program objectives and deliverables.

Accountabilities :

  • Provide support to logistics and supply chain management issues related to procurement, transport, and delivery of drugs and pharmaceutical supplies related to NTD-related mass drug administrative and disease-specific assessments
  • Provide support to field support activities in Benin
  • Provides support to program management such as troubleshooting, updates work plans, coordinates travel arrangements and monitors program activities.
  • Tracks performance against Financial Cost Objective (FCO) ID, project timelines, budget, objectives, and deliverables.
  • Facilitates communication by answering partner inquires and monitoring project websites.
  • Designs, implements, and coordinates specific program activities and may conduct research to achieve program goals.
  • Works with Project Manager and assists with developing budgets, proposals, managing grants, project materials, and information.
  • Collects, complies and analyzes information relevant to the program.
  • May provide administrative support to programs as needed by writing, reviewing, and translating reports on a quarterly basis.
  • Provides technical assistance and support to program.
  • Reviews and contributes to work plans for one or many programs.
  • Documents and shares project accomplishments, challenges, and lessons learned among internal and external partners.
  • Serves as the liaison for internal units, such as finance, contracts, centers, etc.
  • Supports program / project teams administratively and technically to provide high quality deliverables to clients
  • Applied Knowledge & Skills :

  • Working knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures with program design. Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office suite software.
  • Ability to problem solve and recommend corrective action as needed. Strong organizational and attention detail needed to adhere to project deadlines.
  • Problem Solving & Impact :

  • Works on problems of moderate scope that require a review of various factors.
  • Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action.
  • Builds rapport with internal and external contacts.
  • Decisions may cause delays and affect a work unit or area within a department.
  • Supervision Given / Received :

  • Receives general instructions on routine work, detailed instructions on new projects or assignments.
  • Uses independent judgment in determining work-flow and priorities.
  • Typically reports to a Manager / Associate Director / Director.
  • Education :

  • Bachelor's Degree or its International Equivalent - Knowledge / Information Services, Communications, Education, Environment, Health, Behavioral, Life / Social Sciences International Development, Human Development or Related Field.
  • Project Management (PM) Certification preferred.
  • Formal training in Health Logistics / Supply Chain Management preferred.
  • Background in Neglected Tropical Disease or Logistics / Supply Chain Management a plus
  • Experience :

  • Typically requires a minimum of 2-5 years’ experience with public health program management, US Government rules and regulations.
  • Articulate and professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive fashion with clients and staff.
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak fluent English; fluent in host country language as appropriate.
  • Prior work experience in a non-governmental organization (NGO), government agency, or private organization.
  • Prior experience using Microsoft Office Suite preferred.
  • Background in Neglected Tropical Disease or Logistics / Supply Chain Management a plus
  • Travel Requirements :

  • Less than 10%
  • This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties.

    This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

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