Pharmacy & Supply Chain Assistant At The Excellence Community Education Welfare Scheme (ECEWS)


The Excellence Community Education Welfare Scheme (ECEWS) is a leading and reputable indigenous non-for-profit organization that promotes access to qualitative healthcare, education and economic strengthening opportunities for all Nigerians. With its headquarters in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State and a corporate office in Abuja, ECEWS has presence in 17 States across the South-South, South East, South West and North Central Nigeria with a strong client portfolio with the United States Agency for

International Development (USAID), Global Fund to fight against AIDS, TB and Malaria, United States

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (US CDC), The United Nations office of Projects, World Bank & Federal Government of Nigeria. Since its founding in 2001, ECEWS has built a vast network of health and allied professional staff, partners and collaborators which has earned her a solid reputation among its funders and is well regarded by competitors and partners alike

ECEWS is implementing a US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) funded project aimed at Delivering Comprehensive and Sustainable HIV/AIDS Clinical and Community Services to achieve HIV epidemic control in sub-National units of Delta, Osun and Ekiti States in Nigeria under PEPFAR and the Accelerating Control for HIV Epidemic Project (ACE) funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in Akwa Ibom & Cross River States targeted at achieving epidemic control thereby reducing transmission and improving the quality of life of those living with HIV.

Pharmacy & Supply Chain Assistant

Level of Effort

Full Time

Location

Delta, Osun & Ekiti State

Job Description

  • Under the supervision of the Senior Associate – PSM the incumbent will assist the development of ECEWS in-house capacity among the various departments, implementing agencies (IAs) and all tiers of government in all aspects of logistics and supply chain management of health commodities.
  • Will assist in providing technical support to Nigeria’s efforts to strengthen the procurement and supply chain management system of health commodities using evidence-based data from the logistics management information system, to reduce stock-outs, lower costs and eliminate wastage in Ekiti State.
  • Will assist in ensuring continuous availability of health products for service provision, liaise with state LMCU in following up with distribution plans to ensure last mile distribution of commodities to supported facilities by 3PLs; flagging off every delivery anomaly, not limited to deliveries by proxy, delivery at odd times etc.
  • S/he assist to provide technical support and oversight in collaboration with Ekiti State LMCU to ensure completeness, accuracy and timeliness of LMIS reports submitted by facility focal persons, and State LMCU to prepare the Last Mile Distribution order and review same to ensure that prepared LMDs reflect LMIS reports submitted by supported health facilities in the State.

Minimum Recruitment Standard

  • University Degree (MBBS), B. Pharm., B.Sc. in Public Health, B.Sc. in Supply Chain management with 1 – 3 years’ experience in Procurement and Supply Chain Management is required.
  • 1 – 2 years’ relevant experience in HIV prevention, treatment, and care programs.
  • Good knowledge of health commodities management for infectious diseases, especially HIV/AIDS and TB.
  • Good working knowledge of current National and WHO HIV/AIDS guidelines for prevention, treatment, care & support of adults and children.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health system and NGOs is highly desirable.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send a detailed resume and a one-page cover letter as one (1) MS Word document explaining suitability for the position to Human Resources Unit through this email address: career@ecews.org

APPLICATION MUST EXPLICITLY STATE YOUR FULL NAMES, THE POSITION OF

INTEREST WITH PREFERED LOCATION as the subject of the email.

Candidates are advised to provide three professional referees with email addresses and phone numbers.

Eligible female applicants are encouraged to apply. ECEWS has a competitive compensation package and is an equal opportunity employer (EOE)

ECEWS does not charge candidates a fee for a test or interview.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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