Technical Specialist 11 / Laboratory and Supply Chain Specialist

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Abt Associates - The International Health Division is committed to the improvement of health and healthcare delivery around the world.  Serving both the public and private sectors, our efforts include health policy research and evaluation, health promotion and disease prevention, health finance, and health systems management.  Our impact is felt in policies that ensure healthcare access for women, children, and individuals with special needs, in strengthening health infrastructures, and HIV/AIDS solutions.

We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: Technical Specialist 11 / Laboratory and Supply Chain Specialist 

Req Id: 51387
Location: Abuja 

Job Description:

  • Abt Associates seeks a Laboratory and Supply Chain Specialist to work on a TB services expansion project in Nigeria. SHOPS Plus is USAID’s flagship initiative in private sector health.
  • The project seeks to harness the full potential of the private sector and catalyze public-private engagement to improve health outcomes in TB, family planning, HIV/AIDS, maternal and child health, and other health areas.
  • In Nigeria, SHOPS Plus will capacitate private providers to scale up tuberculosis case finding, diagnosis, treatment and reporting in Lagos and Kano States.
  • The Laboratory and Supply Chain Specialist will support a TB services expansion project that will  increase availability of TB services in the private sector, improve flow of suspected TB patients into detection and treatment centers, improve the quality of private sector TB services, and strengthen health systems to foster and sustain Public Private Mix (PPM) models for TB care.
  • He/she will report to the TB Technical Director.

Key Roles and Responsibilites

  • Lead activities that strengthen the capacity of laboratory services.
  • Troubleshoot network issues related to TB drug distribution and stock management within the network.
  • Work closely with intermediary organizations to link network facilities with public sector sources of drugs.
  • Provide assiatance in reviewing technical resource materials (e.g., training materials, SBCC plans, strategy documents, job aids) and programming tools to support meeting project objectives.
  • Lead special efforts to make TB drugs available, including coordinating with the Health Financing/Private Sector Specialist to address the high costs of drugs for MDR-TB.
  • Contribute to communication, advocacy and knowledge management of lab management, including documentation.


 

Requirements
Minimum years of experience

8

Qualifications
FSLC /SSCE /JSCE /NABTEB /ADN /OND /ND /NCE /B.Sc /B.Ed /B.Tech
Other Requirements

Preferred Skills / Prerequistes:

  • Advanced degree in medicine, laboratory science, or related field.
  • At least ten years of related work experience, including five years of relevant work experience in capacity building and training in the health sector, preferably in laboratory management, commodity logistics and supply chain.
  • Experience in TB or other infectious diseases preferred.
  • Ability to write technical papers and reports.
  • Computer skills in MS Windows, Excel, Word.
  • Ability to travel within Nigeria.

Minimum Qualifications

  • (8+) years of experience and a master degree OR the equivalent combination of education and experience.

Method of Application 
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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About Abt Associates
Job Summary
Published
September 26, 2017
Offer Type
Full time
Experience
Minimum of 8years
Location
Abuja Federal Capital Territory
Deadline
October 10, 2017
Specialization
Medical/ Health
Industries
Healthcare / Pharmaceutical
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