Association for Reproductive and Family Health (ARFH)

Procurement and Supply Chain Management Specialist

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Job Description

Association for Reproductive and Family Health (ARFH) is one of the leading Nigerian Non-Governmental Organizations implementing programs for improving Reproductive Health and Family planning (RH/FP), Care and Treatment of HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis (TB) and Malaria etc. We offer professional opportunities for career advancement, good working environment and competitive remuneration.

We seek applications from qualified persons for the position in the organization for Global Fund grants in the capacity below:

Job Title: Procurement and Supply Chain Management Specialist

: Abuja
Reports to: Director of Finance and Administration
Type of Appointment: Full Time Consultancy.
Duration: Six (6) months renewable.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Provide strategic direction and take lead in strengthening Procurement and Supply Management systems of the GF Funded Tuberculosis Grant in order to meet organizational and international best practices and standard.
  • Prepare Procurement related documentation (e.g. pre-qualification, bidding, specifications, bid evaluation reports, terms of reference, letters of invitation, request for proposals, and draft contracts,
  • Take lead in Contract Management, Supplier Management, develop and update Procurement Tools Management for all procurement works, goods and services related to projects.
  • Take a lead in processing delivery documents e.g. duty wavier and NAFDAC Exemption etc.
  • Prepare the project procurement and supply management plan in close consultation with Project Management Units and the National TB and Leprosy Control Programme
  • Monitor efficient documentation of activities at warehouses at designated zones, states and sites and prepare periodic progress reports on health/non-health commodity distribution to/at designated sites.
  • Ensure that quality control is carried out on health commodities in accordance with national and international standard.
  • Responsible for commodity shipments from overseas, clearing and ensuring the freighting to ARFH Central Warehouse in Federal Medical Store, Oshodi and the six (6) Zonal Stores in NWZ, NEZ, NCZ, SEZ, SWZ, SSZ and FCT.
  • Responsible for the forecasting, quantification, and maintenance of short, medium, and long term TB commodities (Anti-TB Drugs/Laboratory reagents and related commodities, HIV tests kits, Laboratory Equipment and supplies) and procurement plans to support the Project.
  • Responsible for the assessment, design, implementation, strengthening, and maintenance of project site logistics system for TB commodities
  • Participate in the National Logistics Management Coordinating Units (LMCUs) and TWG meetings

    Job Requirements
    Minimum years of experience


    Other Requirements


    • Minimum qualification is B.Pharm; Master's degree in Social Sciences and Management sciences will be an added advantage.
    • A minimum of 7 years’ experience in the procurement and supply chain management functions in donor funded projects, international NGO or United nations is highly essential with professional certification in Procurement and Supply Chain Management and understanding of Nigerian drugs regulations.
    • Good knowledge of Nigeria and Global Fund Procurement & Supply Chain Guidelines for all disease Programmes and other related PSM activities including procurement management softwares e.g pick and pack etc is also essential.
    • He/she must also be proficient in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Powerpoint presentation, inventory management software, analytical and problem solving skills.
    • The preferred candidate should be excellent at written and oral communication.

    Method of Application
    Interested and qualified candidates should send their comprehensive Curriculum Vitae and cover letter in ONLY one attachment (MSWord document) explaining suitability for the job.Please indicate the title of post applied for in the subject line of the email.


    • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
    • Applicants are advised to provide their functional emails/mobile phone numbers on the application letter as well as three professional referees including their functional e-mail addresses and telephone numbers.
    • Eligible female applicants are encouraged to apply.
    • ARFH has a Child Safeguarding policy in place and is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).

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    About Association for Reproductive and Family Health (ARFH)
    Association for Reproductive and Family Health - The Story of ARFH (...since 1989)ARFH is one of the leading indigenous non-profit organisations in Nigeria committed improving the quality of life of underserved and vulnerable communities by promoting access to quality health care and harnessing community capacities for sustainable development. Association for Reproductive and Family Health (ARFH) is a national, non-governmental organization established in 1989 and registered in 1991. The organiz...
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    Job Summary
    June 30, 2017
    Offer Type
    Minimum of 7years
    Salary Range
    N0.00 - N0.00K
    June 30, 2017
    Procurement/ Purchasing
    NGO / International Agencies
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