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GHSC-PSM Management Information Systems Advisor - Operations at Chemonics International

Chemonics International, an international development firm based in Washington, DC., seeks professionals for USAID’s anticipated multi-year health program in Nigeria; the Strategic HIV and AIDS Response Program (SHARP).

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: GHSC-PSM Management Information Systems Advisor - Operations

Location:
 Abuja, Nigeria

Scope of work (SOW)
  • This scope of work (SOW) sets forth the services to be provided by the Management Information Systems Advisor - Operations to SAII Associates Ltd/Gte, an associate company of Chemonics International Inc.in the implementation of the USAID Global Health Supply Chain – Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) in Nigeria.
Background
  • The purpose of the USAID Global Health Supply Chain Program–Procurement and Supply Management single award IDIQ contract is to ensure uninterrupted supplies of health commodities to prevent suffering, save lives, and create a brighter future for families around the world.
  • The IDIQ has four task orders that directly support the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), the President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI), and USAID’s family planning and reproductive health program. GHSC-PSM provides health commodity procurement services and systems strengthening technical assistance that address all elements of a comprehensive supply chain. All four task orders are implemented in Nigeria.
  • The Management Information Systems Advisor - Operations will provide technical support in all Management Information Systems (MIS) projects and activities, across all task orders in Global Health Supply Chain Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) Nigeria.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Functions)
  • Manage all programmatic operations and implementation, internal and external engagements for MIS and related projects /activities (Microsoft Dynamics NAV, National Integrated Specimen Referral Network (NISRN), Integrated Distribution Model etc.).
  • Collaborate with partners to support the activities of State Logistics Management Coordinating Units (LMCUs) in logistics data collection, validation, collation, dissemination, and use to inform decision making.
  • Support provision of supply chain data, analysis and information to other departments and units to improve decision making.
  • Support data management and integration across datasets to improve visibility of data to ensure commodity availability at all levels of the supply chain.
  • Collaborate with Monitoring and Evaluation Unit to support State Logistics Management Coordinating Units (LMCUs) in health facilities selection for monitoring and supportive visits (MSV) as informed by data and other related information.
  • Support training and capacity development activities for MIS applications’ users.
  • Manage warehouse, facility, and commodity master datasets for all GHSC-PSM task orders.
  • Support the administration, management, and support of GHSC-PSM MIS applications.
  • Warehouse historical datasets and indicators for all project activities.
  • Support deployment of appropriate MIS applications for use by the PSM Nigeria program, the funders and other relevant partners.
  • Support all PSM Nigeria MIS activities in accordance with USAID requirements.
  • Support the assessment / evaluation of ongoing MIS activities / projects.
  • Supervise a team of MIS Associates, interns, and consultants to ensure timely achievement of project deliverables.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned.
  • Perform other tasks as directed by the Management Information Systems Manager - Operations
  • Maintain a good knowledge and understanding of all office rules and procedures as set forth in the field office policy manual.
  • Support achievement of the overall project goals as required to ensure project performance.
Job Qualifications
  • Bachelor Degree or Master’s Degree in Management Information Systems, Information Communications Technology, Logistics Management, Public Health, Pharmacy, Sciences or related field.
  • Three to five years of professional experience in health programs, preferably in an international health care supply chain management environment.
  • At least 3 years of work experience in ICT-based knowledge and information management systems.
  • Ability to monitor and provide support to multi-functional teams in supply chain activities.
  • Collaborate with other GHSC-PSM project staff and LMCU in the states to support supply chain activities and relationships with state officials and relevant stakeholders.
  • Extensive knowledge of the Nigerian public health sector Proficiency in use of Microsoft Office programs is a requirement.
  • Proficiency in use of Microsoft Office programs is a requirement.
  • Knowledge of data management processes and tools, including web-based database systems is required.
  • Ability to troubleshoot systems related problems and maintain security of the systems.
  • Proficiency in working with the office applications, ERP software, communications systems.
  • Good project management skills.
  • Familiarity with USG requirements for MIS project development and implementation.
  • Experienced in USG funded managing information systems projects.
  • Knowledge of public health programs, strategies, methods, processes and techniques is required.
  • Strong skills in project monitoring, interpretation and evaluation of data are required.
  • Strong oral and written communications skills are required.
  • Ability to facilitate training / workshops and present technical and strategic Information data in a clear and concise manner to audiences with varying degrees of knowledge/experience in MIS.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent technical writing and oral presentation skills highly desired.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and to be self-managing.
  • Ability and willingness to travel in the field.
  • Ability to lead a team, and coordinate across different teams.
  • Ability and willingness to travel in the field
Supervision:
  • The Management Information Systems Advisor - Operations will report to the Management Information Systems Manager - Operations
Working Conditions/Duration of Assignment:
  • This is a long-term position for the life of the contract based in Abuja, Nigeria.
Annual Salary Package
  • 5 % increase on your current annual base salary (The base salary is the salary before tax without any benefits, allowances or bonuses)
  • Transportation Allowance: NGN 123,189.00 (Per year)
  • Meals Allowance: NGN 139.937.00 (Per year)
  • Miscellaneous Allowance: NGN 440,817.00 (Per year)
  • Housing: NGN 527,914.00 (Per year)
Other Allowances:
  • Annual Leave Allowance calculated at 10% of annual basic salary
  • 13th Month Benefit calculated at 8.33% of your annual basic salary
Application Closing Date
23rd November, 2017.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online
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