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MSH Kenya seeks to recruit a highly motivated and result-oriented individual as a Technical Advisor for the Blueprint for Success program implemented in Meru and Makueni.
The Blueprint for Success was borne out of the need to improve access to medicines in developing healthcare systems through sustainable partnerships.
The initiative was initiated by Takeda to identify and co-create a sustainable solution, where healthcare and pharmaceutical industries, governments, NGOs, healthcare professionals and communities work collaboratively to address NCDs and save lives in the low- and middle-income countries.
Other partners for the Blueprint for Success program include AMREF, ICI, KEHPCA, ELEWA Cancer Foundation and KEMRI among other organizations.
Technical Advisor – Supply Chain & Pharmaceutical System Strengthening
Job ID: R367
Job Summary: The Technical Advisor – Supply Chain and Pharmaceutical System Strengthening will lead and manage the Blueprint Program pharmaceutical system strengthening activities for the MoH at national and in the target counties.
S/He will provide pharmaceutical system strengthening and other technical assistance to the MoH counterparts at the national MoH and in the target counties of Meru and Makueni.
S/he will collaborate with and provide technical assistance and guidance to technical counterparts in the MoH (both at national and in the counties), and ensure the roll out of all activities aimed at strengthening the pharmaceutical and supply chain systems for NCD medicines and supplies for the target regions.
The TA-PSS & SC will work closely with the Blueprint Program partners to review the harmonize activity implementation; monitor and evaluate performance; and disseminate results.
S/He will assist the Principal Technical Advisor in strategic planning, risk mitigation, performance management and coordination of Blueprint Program activities.
Qualification & Experience
The ideal candidate should have a minimum Bachelor of Pharmacy with hands-on experience in supply chain system strengthening, rational use and pharmacovigilance.
S/he should have a minimum of 6+ years of relevant experience in supply chain, pharmaceutical systems strengthening related projects, preferably with non-state actors and international donors such as the private pharmaceutical industry, WHO, USAID, Global Fund, UN and World Bank.
Experience in strengthening public sector supply chain and pharmaceutical systems is required.
The candidate should have Demonstrable managerial and supervisory skills. S/he should have strong interpersonal and communication skills; excellent computer skills in Excel, MS Word, PowerPoint. In addition, s/he should have ability to work independently and in Team, have good judgment for decision making.
The position requires 50% travel to county levels
For further detail and to apply for the position, please CLICK HERE to visit the Employment Opportunities section of our website by November 20, 2020. If you cannot apply online, or have difficulty doing so, please email an explanation of your problem to iRecruiterproblem@msh.org. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.