Supply Chain Specialist 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: Supply Chain SpecialistLocation: AbujaEssential FunctionsTo provide technical and programmatic support to NPHIIA Project in health supply chain management, including capacity building for individual service delivery points (SDPs) supply chain management,Duration:One Year, with the possibility of renewal subject to the availability of fund.ResponsibilitiesThe incumbent would ideally be a highly competent team player who enjoys taking initiative.Attributes would also include immense patience, tenacity and creative thinkingPrimary Responsibilities:Provide technical support to service delivery points in ensuring best practices in health commodities commodity managementEnsure timely receipt and review of utilization of consumption reports from the fieldUpdate and manage a logistic management system for all health commoditiesProvide feedback to field staff at the SDPs assigned on LMIS reports/ADR reportsPrepare accurate commodity requirements/delivery order for commodities and ensure an uninterrupted supply of commodities for program needsConduct monitoring and support visits to assigned service delivery points to ensure smooth implementation of supply chain and pharmacy activitiesEnsure supply chain activities in SDPs are aligned with the government of Nigeria standard operating procedure treatment support.Provide professional clinical supervision and mentorship to other pharmacists and pharmacy support personnel at the SDPsActively develop and contribute to medication safety initiatives such as Adverse Drug Event (ADE) monitoring, reporting, analysis and prevention.Participate in practice-based research and drug utilization evaluation (DUE) studies for increased knowledge on medication use outcomes.Contribute to the identification and documentation of best practices and success stories on the NPHIIA project.

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