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

The Maryland Global Initiatives Corporation (MGIC) Nigeria, an affiliate of the University of Maryland Baltimore, is a Non-Governmental Organization funded by the U.S Government through the Center for Disease Control (CDC). We invite applications from suitably qualified candidates for the position below:Job Title: Procurement Technical LeadLocation: NigeriaDuration: One year with the possibility of renewal subject the availability of funds.DescriptionThe Organization is seeking qualified candidates to work on its recent award on "the Nigeria Indicator and Impact Survey (NAIIS), a Population-based HIV Impact Assessment (PHIA) Survey that was developed to enable countries obtain HIV-specific indicators, including the impact of the expansion of HIV prevention and treatment programs to facilitate effective monitoring of national HIV programs.Essential FunctionsTo lead and provide technical and strategic direction to the NPHIIA procurement and supply team in ensuring an uninterrupted supply of health and non-health commodities required in achieving the goals and objectives of the NPHIIA Nigeria programKey Area of ResponsibilityThe incumbent would ideally be a highly competent self-starter with strong ability to communicate, motivate and lead a team.Primary ResponsibilitiesCoordination of procurement and supply management of health and non-health commodities for the NPHIIA grantEnsure that procurement of health commodities and overall pharmaceutical management procedures follow relevant guidelines for health commodities management protocols and are compliant with all regulatory requirementsForecast commodity needs for the programEnsure cost-effectiveness in the procurement and management of commodities (health and non-health commodities)Identify new strategies and cost-effective approaches to improve service deliveryContract Management for 3PL and other vendorsPlan procurements and track shipmentsDevelop and maintain systems and mechanisms for the acquisition and delivery of health and non-health comsnodities that are most appropriate to the needs of the Nigeria NPHITA Program and SDFs.

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