Technical Advisor – Logistics at the Excellence Community Education Welfare Scheme (ECEWS)


The Excellence Community Education Welfare Scheme (ECEWS) is a leading and reputable indigenous non-governmental 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.

We seek applications from qualified persons to fill the position below:

Job Title: Technical Advisor – Logistics

Location: Akwa Ibom
Report Line: Deputy Cheif of Party

Background

  • The Accelerating Control for HIV Epidemic Project (ACE) funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), is a 5 Year funded project implemented in Akwa Ibom & Cross River States.
  • Implementation is targeted at achieving epidemic control thereby reducing transmission and improving the quality of life of those living with HIV.

Job Responsibilities

  • Technical Advisor – Logistics will manage the overall activities related to the procurement of materials, services, and equipment required by the Project.
  • S/he will be accountable for ensuring full compliance with donor and ECEWS regulations and protocols regarding procurement.
  • S/he will coordinate closely with the operations, finance, and technical teams to develop and implement a procurement plan in a timely and efficient manner.
  • S/he will also assist with monitoring departmental costs, schedules, and performance to ensure approval and payment of transactions and deliveries

Job Requirements

  • B.Sc Degree in Business or relevant field with 3-5 years of relevant procurement experience.
  • Or M.Sc Degree in relevant field with 1-3 years relevant procurement experience.

Experience:

  • Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is an advantage.
  • Experience in a non-governmental organization (NGO), donor-funded procurement rules and regulations (experience with USG procurement a plus)
  • Working knowledge of policies and procedures relating to budgets and contracts

Attributes:

  • Previous experience working with USAID or PEPFAR supported programs, including familiarity with USAID procurement requirements
  • Demonstrated ability to be the technical specialist and as the lead subject matter expert in logistics
  • General understanding of organization’s structure policies and practices, and the impact on own area.
  • Strong diagnostic analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to exchange information, present recommendations and collaborate with colleagues and peers within the organization and possibly externally
  • Ability to influence others of the benefits / importance of an idea or plan of action and to gain their support or commitment.
  • Strong negotiation skills and ability to reach mutual points of agreement and benefit among peers and colleagues.

Remuneration
We have a competitive compensation package.

Application Closing Date
30th August, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send a detailed Resume and a one-page Cover Letter as one MS Word document explaining suitability for the position to “Human Resources Unit” via: career@ecews.org

Note

  • Application must explicitly state your full names with the position and location applied for in 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 does not charge candidates a fee for a test or interview.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • ECEWS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE)

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