Technical Officer – Pharmacy & Supply Chain Management at the Achieving Health Nigeria Initiative (AHNi)


Achieving Health Nigeria Initiative (AHNi) is an indigenous non-governmental organization that promotes socio-economic development by supporting a broad range of global health interventions, education and economic initiatives in Nigeria. AHNi is an allied organization to Family Health International (FHI360) with co-existing and mutually supportive interest in advancing the collective goals of the people and communities served. AHNi currently has its headquarters in Abuja, Nigeria.

To strengthen our operations and interventions in the country, we are seeking qualified candidates for the position below:

Job Title: Technical Officer – Pharmacy & Supply Chain Management

Location: Abuja
Job Category: Fixed Term

Job Description

  • Will assist the Senior Technical Officer (PSM) in the development of AHNi 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.
  • S/he will provide technical support and leadership 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.
  • The TO-PSM will ensure 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 will provide technical support and oversight in collaboration with the State LMCU to ensure completeness, accuracy and timeliness of LMIS reports submitted by facility focal persons, support the SRs 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

  • A 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.
  • Possession of an MPH or post graduate degree in a related field is an added advantage.
  • 1 – 3 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.

Application Closing Date
19th August, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should forward a Suitability Statement (Application) and Resume (CV) as a single MS Word document to: AHNi-PCRJobs@ahnigeria.org using the Job Title and Location as the subject of the mail.

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Note

  • Only applications sent electronically (i.e., by e-mail) with the Job Title and location clearly indicated as the subject of the mail will be considered and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • AHNi is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • Disclaimer: AHNi does not charge Candidates a fee for a test or interview.

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