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FBF Distribution Officer

  • Location: Kicukiro
  • Country: Rwanda
  • Listed: October 3, 2016 5:26 pm
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Description

Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI)

Sector:
NGO
Founded in 2002 by President William J. Clinton, the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) is a global health organization committed to strengthening integrated health systems around the world and expanding access to care and treatment for HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases.

Website:
http://www.clintonfoundation.org
CHAI Rwanda

JOB DESCRIPTION

FBF Distribution Officer

Nutrition Program

Title: FBF Distribution Officer

Location: Kigali

Timing: Full time

Background

Founded in 2002 by President William J. Clinton, the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) is a global health organization committed to strengthening integrated health systems around the world and expanding access to care and treatment for HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases. Based on the premise that business oriented strategies can facilitate solutions to global health challenges, CHAI acts as a catalyst to mobilize new resources and optimize the impact of these resources to save lives, via improved organization of commodity markets and more effective management. By working in association with governments and other NGO partners, CHAI is focused on large scale impact and, to date, CHAI has secured lower pricing agreements for treatment options in more than 70 countries. In addition, CHAI’s teams are working side-by-side with over 30 governments to tackle many of the largest barriers to effective treatment and care.

It is in line with the above that CHAI is currently implementing a nutrition program in partnership with the Government of Rwanda and private sector stakeholders with the aim of contributing to the fight against malnutrition in Rwanda. This program aims at developing fortified blended foods (FBF) designed for pregnant and nursing women and children from 6 to 24 months.

Summary of the position:

CHAI is seeking foran FBF Distribution Officer to support the implementation phase of its Nutrition work in Rwanda. The incumbent will work under the leadership of CHAI and MPPD to coordinate the distribution and transport of FBF from the FBF factory down to beneficiaries at Health Centers across the country.

This work will necessitate smooth and effective FBF delivery up country through proper communication and coordination of various activities and teams along the supply chain process.

The position requires a highly motivated individual with outstanding coordination and problem solving skills. The officer is required to work with a multi-stakeholdersupply chain team, theFBF producer,logistics service providers and health facilities countrywide.The Officer must also have excellent relationship building, communication and negotiation skills and as well as a high degree of self-confidence. She/he must be able to function independently and have a strong commitment to excellence with a keen eye for details. She/he should also exhibit a number of important personal qualities: responsibility, energy, strong professional ethic and highest level of integrity.

Responsibilities

Organize work and design a monthly FBF distribution schedule to ensure and effective FBF distribution,avoiding stock-outs, wastage and other distribution challenges
Supports the FBF Supply Chain Coordinator in organizing regular review of FBF distribution routes and contribute to identify suggestions optimize them.
Coordinate operations such as loading, dispatch of trucks and unload at the distribution points and to ensure safety of personnel involved in supply chain
Based on planned schedules, organize vehicle call-offs to ensure timely loading and dispatch from the factory
Conduct close follow up with drivers to insure driving distance per route is aligned to mileage planned for each vehicle/route
Handle incidents and problem-solve in case of accessibility issues and ensure timely reporting MPPD
Support in the identification and implementation of continuous improvement process of the FBF distribution
Keep record of truck/driver’s details and provide such information to health centers before departure time from the factory
Perform regular vehicle checks to ensure perfect working condition and compliance to agreed standards and processes
Provide daily reports to MPPD on the progress of distribution activities and specific tasks assigned, problems encountered, the quality of relations with distribution points (Health centers)
Keep records of all distribution related data and produce reports
Perform other tasks as requested by the FBF management
Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Logistics, Supply chain management, management or similar and relevant discipline from recognized university
A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience
Sound knowledge and experience in transport and distribution planning
Knowledge in inventory management and product handling
The ideal candidate must understand geographical relief and road network across the country
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