- Location: Kicukiro
- Country: Rwanda
- Listed: October 3, 2016 5:30 pm
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Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI)
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.
Title: Quantification Associate
Timing: Full time
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 QuantificationAssociateto support the implementation phase of its Nutrition work in Rwanda. The incumbent will support the FBF distribution system from the factory down to beneficiaries at Health facilities across the country.
This work will necessitate smooth and effective FBF delivery planning through quantification, order forecasts and coordination of various health facilities involved in the FBF supply chain process.
The position requires a highly motivated individual with outstanding quantitative, analytical and problem solving skills. The Associatemust have a strong knowledge inorderingas well as experience in managementof data and quantification staff. On a daily basis, the Associatewill be working with the FBFsupply chain team, the factory and health facilities across the country.She/hemust have excellent relationship building, communication and negotiation skills and 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.
Coordinate the activities related to FBF quantification and forecast FBF product needs
Ensure that stock monitoring activities at all Health centers is happening appropriately and in a timely manner, use the stock monitoring data for planning and ordering
Closely work with Health facilities to obtain monthly requisitions/orders timely, aggregate the orders for purchasing towards the FBF factory
Carry out frequent reconciliation analyses of quantified FBF productsdelivered from the factory against the stock monitoring and distribution to beneficiary records
Elaborate frequent reports on stock monitoring and procurement of FBF products
Ensure data accuracy in the inventory management system used in the FBF program
Monitor stock expiry dates and minimize write off by suggesting solutions for the use of products before expiry
Consistent 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 FBF quantification related data, and produce timely reports
Update daily monitoring data tools
Perform other tasks as requested by the FBF management
Bachelor’s degreein Pharmacy, Procurement management, business administration or similar discipline (master degree is an advantage)
A minimum of 4 years’ of relevant experience
Sound knowledge and experience in supply planning, order handling, forecastingand procurement
Ability to coordinate and communicate with multiple players, including drivers, MPPD leadership, staff members at distribution points and at the FBF factory level.
Strong analytical and quantitative skills
Experience working in the health sector will be preferred, especially in positions involving collaboration with decentralized institutions.
Ability to work i
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