Management Sciences for Health (MSH), a global health nonprofit organization, uses proven approaches developed over 40 years to help leaders, health managers, and communities in developing nations build stronger health systems for greater health impact. We work to save lives by closing the gap between knowledge and action in public health.
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MSH seeks to recruit a highly-motivated and result-oriented Supply Chain Systems Strengthening Senior Advisor and Health Systems Strengthening (HSS) Team Lead for a five-year program (2016-2021), implemented in selected sub-counties in Baringo and Nakuru Counties.
The purpose of the program is to enhance access to and utilization of quality family planning, reproductive, maternal, newborn, child, and adolescent health (RMNCAH) services in the target areas.
Supply Chain Systems Strengthening Senior Advisor & HSS Lead – ID-13-9963
The Supply Chain Systems Strengthening Advisor and overall lead of the Health Systems Strengthening (HSS) team provides technical and programmatic leadership for the implementation of a package of interventions covering human resources for health (HRH), supply chain systems strengthening, quality improvement and other core elements of HSS to support county capacity development for sustainable scale-up and delivery of quality FP/RMNCAH services.
The HSS lead ¡s responsible for planning, managing and coordinating HSS support to the target counties / sub-counties and serves as the project’s liaison with other implementing partners, donors and stakeholders supporting county health systems in Nakuru and Baringo Counties.
S/he is also specifically responsible for strengthening commodity management / supply chain systems and processes at county, sub-county and facility level to ensure accountability and uninterrupted access to quality assured FP/RMNCAH commodities and other essential health products and technologies.
Qualifications and Experience
The ideal candidate should have a background in health sciences with advanced degree in pharmacy, public health or supply chain management.
S/he should have a minimum of 7 years progressive professional level experience in public health and program management; relevant experience and good understanding of supply chain management systems for health commodities in Kenya at national and county level is required.
The candidate should have proven programmatic, technical, and interpersonal skills to effectively collaborate with professional colleagues from the Ministry of Health, governmental organizations as well as implementing partners and donors.
Experience in implementing public health programs including those supported by bilateral agencies such as USAID and understanding of US Government-funded programs is essential.
S/he should be willing and available to relocate to Nakuru and travel extensively within Nakuru and Baringo counties as required.
For further details and to apply for the position, please visit the employment opportunities section of our website at www.jobs-msh.icims.com.
Applications for this position should be submitted by March 23, 2018.
If you cannot apply online, or have difficulty doing so, please email an explanation of your problem to iRecruiterprobIemmsh.org
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.