Christian Aid UK-based international NGO, partnering with others to end poverty in Africa. At the heart of this vision is transformation of the lives of people who live in poverty, empowering them to have a brighter future. Christian Aid works in more than 30 Countries and has been operating in Nigeria since 2003. The Nigeria Country programme focuses on Community Health and HIV, Accountable Governance and Gender. We are looking for a dynamic and motivated person for the position of Programme Associate, Communication, to strengthen the strategic orientation of the Country Office towards its communication.
Christian Aid is currently recruiting to fill the following position:
Position: Logistics Associate (Malaria) CHH
Location: Abuja, Nigeria.
The post holder is responsible for the effective management of malaria commodities, including ordering, storage, distribution, utilization, reporting of logistics data in line with the Malaria Commodity Logistics System. H/She will contribute to develop organizational plans; provide support in designing effective procurement, supply and management systems for malaria programmes. H/She will work with state programme/logistics officers to mobilise third party logistics providers to ensure timely distribution of malaria commodities to State Central Medical Stores and health facilities and coordinate the implementation of the MCLS activities in the States. The post is a part of an enlarged team comprised of the state programme/logistics officers that will be collaborating in the management of malaria commodities at the central and State levels of the system. The post holder will represent Christian Aid and will engage with and promote communications and fundraising, including institutional donors.
The ideal candidate must possess a degree in Pharmacy, Public Health, Basic Science or equivalent. He/she must have at least three years I/NGO working experience Malaria intervention programmes including commodity logistics system with emphasis on logistics management information system (LMIS) with familiarity with Nigerian PSM guidelines.
Extensive knowledge of the National response to Malaria in Nigeria..
Experience in quantification, forecasting, preparation of distribution plans and inventory management.
In-depth understanding and familiarity with Global Fund, DFID,EU, and/or USAID funding and reporting requirements
Knowledge and competency in gender-sensitive programming.
Experience of managing institutional donor-funded projects
Excellent report writing skills and high level of computer literacy with strong communication skills (verbal and written)
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively represent Christian Aid at the national, state and local levels.
Significant experience in working with local partner organisations
Familiarity in working with faith based institutions in Nigeria
Skills and experience in National, State and local advocacy and lobbying processes.
This role requires applicants to have the right to work in the country where this position is based.
We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in its workforce. We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community, irrespective of race, colour, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief.
You can expect a wide range of rewards and benefits and flexibility that will ensure you enjoy a good work/life balance.
Method of Application:
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Application Deadline: 1st June, 2015
Interview Date: 8th June, 2015
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