Chemonics seeks a Social Marketing Supply Chain Advisor for the USAID Global Health Supply Chain Program- Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) project to support the Population and Reproductive Health Task Order, located in Arlington, VA.
GHSC-PSM is the primary vehicle through which USAID will 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 project encompasses three primary objectives: global commodity procurement and logistics; systems strengthening to support in-country supply chain management; and collaboration via strategic engagement to improve long-term global supply of health commodities. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.
The Advisor coordinates social marketing supply chain activities for the Global Health Supply Chain and Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) project. The Advisor is responsible for analyzing the social marketing landscape in order to inform USAID and GHSC-PSM on procurements for the Task Order 3 – Population and Reproductive Health sector and other product categories such as male condoms.
Serve as a coordinator between USAID and GHSC-PSM/Washington and USAID missions and Social Media Organization (SMO) implementing partners to ensure GHSC-PSM strategy and procurement operations are supportive of SMOs priorities and needs for family planning, male/female condoms and personal lubricant
Maintain visibility and insight into key USAID SMO partners globally to support forecasting and procurement operations, including pushing for submission of supply plans, placing orders within appropriate lead times, etc
Work with USAID missions, SMO partners, GHSC-PSM procurement teams and suppliers to support SMO ordering, ensuring effective communication between all stakeholders
Work within the Plan team to process orders through the system while maintaining the commitment of key performance indicators (KPIs) regarding delivery times promised to clients
Maintain visibility of SMO registration landscape and promotes strategies for USAID supported brands, identifying opportunities to mitigate supply risk and increase sourcing flexibility in line with relevant product sourcing strategies
Support USAID/Washington in making linkages between family planning and condom SMO programming and global supply chain and collaboration strategies
Support GHSC-PSM's broader global collaboration strategy, by serving as point of contact between stakeholders, coordinating and leading meetings, and providing visibility to central procurement operations into SMO programs and priorities to ensure our supply operations are responsive to their needs, including engaging with SMO partners globally and locally. Works with SMO to support in-country total market approaches
In coordination with the commodity security team and the global supply chain procurement team, support the coordination and development of artwork between suppliers, USAID missions, USAID Washington and GHSC-PSM
Expand professional and technical knowledge through a variety of training resources
Perform other duties and responsibilities as required
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience required
Minimum 4 years or more of professional experience
Experience with social marketing organization (highly preferred)
Experience on USAID-funded programs required
Experience with supply chain management required
Familiarity with GHSC-PSM’s beneficiary countries (preferred)
Strong project management skills and experience
Strong communications skills, with experience working and communicating effectively with companies, clients, and internal colleagues
Global reproductive health/ family planning experience (highly preferred)
Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
Willingness to travel and work abroad a minimum of 4 to 8 weeks per year; experience living or working in developing countries preferred
Fluency in English required; fluency in French preferred
Apply through our Career Center (https://chu.tbe.taleo.net/chu02/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CHEMONICS&cws=1&rid=3200) by June 14th 2019. No telephone inquiries, please.
Chemonics is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, age, or other legally protected characteristics. Military veterans, AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.
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