Chemonics International is currently recruiting to fill the following position:
Position: Country Directors
Chemonics seeks a country director for the USAID Procurement and Supply Management (PSM) project.
PSM will serve as the primary vehicle through which USAID will procure and furnish health commodities, provide technical assistance to improve partner countries' management of the supply chain, and collaborate with key international stakeholders to support global health initiatives.
The country office director will provide overall strategic direction and leadership for PSM; manage development of technical strategies and work plans; monitor the project's programmatic, financial, and administrative performance; oversee the administration of standard project operating and financial procedures; manage short- and long-term technical assistance; and maintain effective communication with the client, the home office, the public and private sectors, and other donors and cooperating agencies. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.
Maintain strong and positive working relationships with clients and partners including USAID and local governments
Develop and implement annual work plans and budgets that reflect the priorities of USAID, the Ministry of Health, and other stakeholders
Strategically identify capacity gaps and arrange for appropriate training of field staff
Ensure the use of appropriate management methodologies to plan, organize, and control resources to achieve goals
Develop, update, and implement the project's performance monitoring plan, encompassing commodity security and logistics management indicators and project-wide performance measures
Oversee regular data collection and reporting and lead quarterly reviews of performance analysis to identify issues and drive evidence-based interventions
Develop and implement risk mitigation strategies for procurement and logistics services, and assess risks quarterly and implement risk management/mitigation strategies
Ensure compliance with procurement standard operating procedures, including supplier order fulfillment, order tracking, customs clearance/freight forwarding, storage and distribution, and logistics management information systems
Coordinate with relevant stakeholders in the provision of assistance to build the capacity and capability of national systems
Report results of the project's work to USAID, Ministry of health, other funders, and the home office
Ensure timely submission of all deliverables
Advanced degree in health or management-related discipline
Minimum eight years of experience in public health program management, pharmaceuticals and medical supplies, and/or supply chain management systems
Ability to manage and implement complex USAID-funded public health programs in a developing country context
Skilled in leading and managing high-performing teams
Ability to work with cooperating partners in implementing complex programs
Excellent interpersonal and writing and oral communications skills; proven diplomatic and public relations skills
leadership, versatility, and integrity
Fluency in English required.
Method of Application:
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Application Deadline: 25th March, 2016 (12:00am)
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