Logistics Technical Lead at Maryland Global Initiatives Corporation Nigeria (MGIC)

Maryland Global Initiatives Corporation Nigeria (MGIC) is a non-profit affiliate of UMB with a mission to administratively support international operations of UMB Principal Investigators. Our purpose is to provide the administrative infrastructure for sizable and sustained operations outside of the U.S.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Logistics Technical LeadLocation: AbujaDuration: One Year with the possibility of renewal subject to the availability of fund.Essential FunctionsTo lead and provide technical and strategic direction to the NPHIIA health supply chain team in ensuring an uninterrupted supply of health and non-health commodities required in achieving the goals and objectives of the NPHIIA Nigeria program)Key Area of ResponsibilityThe incumbent would ideally be a highly competent self-starter with strong ability to communicate, motivate and lead a team.Primary ResponsibilitiesProvide supportive supervision, capacity building and mentorship to the health supply chain teamCoordinate the activities and functions of the health supply chain team to ensure an uninterrupted supply of commodities required on the NPHIIA grantOrganise and conduct training of program staff on logistics management.Forecast commodity needs for the programDevelop 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 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.

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