Botswana: Logistics management unit manager

Organization: Chemonics
Country: Botswana
Closing date: 23 Mar 2017

Chemonics seeks a logistics management unit (LMU) manager for the USAID Global Health Supply Chain Program: Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM). GHSC-PSM is the primary vehicle through which USAID: 1) procures and provides health commodities; 2) provides technical assistance to improve partner countries’ management of the supply chain; and 3) collaborates with key international stakeholders to support global health initiatives. The LMU manager will advise on commodity supply and consumption issues to staff in the LMU within the Central Medical Stores on commodity supply and consumption, oversee the logistics management information system and data collection processes, and liaise closely with the Central Medical Stores and the Botswana Ministry of Health. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Manage the health commodities distribution system and logistics management information system, including overseeing compilation of reports from LMU software, evaluating data, and participating in regular review of logistics systems' performance
  • Regularly liaise with Ministry of Health and Central Medical Stores warehouse operations to monitor inventory levels, processing of orders, and dispatch of goods to customers to ensure LMU logistics data is regularly used as a basis for commodity replenishment requests
  • Manage the LMU on a day-to-day basis, including management of staff and interns
  • Work with the dolutegravir (DTG) scale-up project manager to ensure security of DTG supply chain and end-to-end visibility

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in pharmacy, clinical laboratory sciences, medical laboratory technology, or logistics and supply chain management required; Master's degree preferred
  • Minimum five years of experience working with logistics data collection and/or analysis
  • Experience managing staff
  • Excellent organizational and multitasking skills
  • Knowledge of USAID rules and regulations preferred
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • Proficiency in English required

How to apply:

Please submit an electronic version of your CV and cover letter to botswanapsmrecruit@gmail.com by March 23, 2017. Please include "Logistics Management Unit Manager" in the subject line. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.

Botswana: Finance and administration manager

Organization: Chemonics
Country: Botswana
Closing date: 31 Mar 2017

Chemonics seeks a finance and administration manager for the USAID Global Health Supply Chain Program: Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) in Botswana. The program is the primary vehicle through which USAID: 1) procures and provides health commodities; 2) provides technical assistance to improve partner countries' management of the supply chain; and 3) collaborates with key international stakeholders to support global health initiatives. Local Batswana citizens are encouraged to apply. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Manage the program's finances, including preparation and submission of wire transfer requests, processing payments and reconciliations for vendors, and processing payroll and staff expense reports
  • Enter expenses into the accounting system and provide supporting documentation
  • Prepare and maintain all project financial reporting for the government of Botswana authorities, ensuring all transactions and program activities adhere to the government regulations of USAID and Botswana
  • Assist with procurements, including drafting and releasing tenders, evaluating and selecting vendors, and maintaining all relevant documentation in the project files
  • Manage project inventory, including maintaining trackers, ensuring all property is appropriately labeled, conducting quarterly inventory checks, and preparing documentation for property disposition
  • Ensure compliance with U.S. government regulations, Chemonics' corporate policies, laws of Botswana, and any supplemental policies developed specifically for the program

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting and/or finance preferred, but not required
  • International project management experience, including managing field-office finance systems preferred
  • Experience working on USAID or donor-funded programs required
  • Experience in bookkeeping and accounting required
  • Excellent organizational and multitasking skills required
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • Proficiency in English required

How to apply:

Please submit an electronic version of your CV and cover letter to botswanapsmrecruit@gmail.com by March 31, 2017. Please include "Finance and Administration Manager" in the subject line. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.

Botswana: HIV/AIDS Test and treat scale-up project manager

Organization: Chemonics
Country: Botswana
Closing date: 09 Dec 2016

Chemonics seeks a HIV/AIDS test and treat scale-up project manager for USAID's Global Health Supply Chain — Procurement and Supply Management Project (GHSC-PSM). GHSC-PSM is the primary vehicle through which USAID procures and provides health commodities, offers technical assistance to improve partner countries' supply chain management, and collaborates with key international stakeholders to support global health initiatives. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

Responsibilities include:

  • Oversee initial scale-up project implementation, including the procurement, warehousing, and distribution of antiretroviral drugs to health facilities in Botswana
  • Ensure global best practices are implemented by utilizing select private-sector approaches to provide a secure, transparent, and reliable supply chain with end-to-end visibility from the port of entry to the patient
  • Work closely with Botswana's Ministry of Health and central medical stores to jointly learn and leverage implementation lessons from the scale-up pilot to ensure a smooth transition to the governm​ent at the end of the project

Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in public health, supply chain management, or related field
  • At least 10 years' work experience in pharmaceutical supply chain management, including at least five years' experience managing high-value projects, including budget oversight
  • Experience working on USAID or donor-funded projects preferred
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate with multiple stakeholders (including USAID, consultants, health ministries, and international organizations) in capacity-building efforts
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • Willingness to travel throughout Botswana as requested
  • Excellent writing and communication skills in English required

How to apply:

Send electronic submissions including your CV and cover letter (if applicable) with "HIV/AIDS Test and Treat Scale-Up Project Manager" in the subject line to botswanapsmrecruit@gmail.com by December 9, 2016. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.