Latest Vacancies At Association For Reproductive And Family Health, Monday 4, November 2013

Association for Reproductive and Family Health (ARFH) is one of the leading Nigerian Non-Governmental Organizations implementing programs for improving Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH), Care and Treatment of HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis (TB) and Malaria, etc. We offer professionals, opportunities for career advancement, good working environment and competitive remuneration. 
Implement project plan and system that communicates tasks, deadlines, status and track project milestones and deliverables.
Coordinate partners’ activities, including creating enabling environment for effective project implementation, collate, review and monitor their reports and ensure that they correctly reflect the performance on the field.
Ensure that implementation is consistent with the overall project design across the 37 States of the Federation, and project transactions are kept within the limits of the budget and grant funds are expended in an efficient manner
Applicants must possess a medical background with Master’s degree in Public Health or related field. Minimum of 5 years working experience on donor funded TB projects in Nigeria with good knowledge of epidemiology and significant understanding of operations research techniques.
Ability to relate effectively with development partners, Civil Society Organizations and Ministry of Health at national and state levels, strong skills in leadership, organizational/institutional capacity strengthening, interpersonal relations and written/oral communication. He/she should also have proficiency in computer packages such as MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Epi-info and SPSS are necessary. Experience and good understanding of Global Fund principles and procedures is desirable.
Provide technical support for a range of services including LLIN distribution, its use and monitoring, improvements at state levels on intermittent preventive therapy for pregnant women and malaria case management (diagnosis and treatment), capacity building including training of state MoH and health facility personnel on malaria technical areas.
Participate actively in National procurement and supply chain management and Case management Subcommittee providing technical support to the National Program and partners in best practices in case management and procurement and supply chain management.
Track timely attainment of GF Malaria Project deliverable and bringing up any identified bottlenecks on procurement and supply chain management / Case management, take a lead in providing risk mitigation and recommendations.
Prepare projects plan in procurement and supply chain management and Case management in close consultation with NMCP/other stakeholders in Forecasting and Quantification for Malaria Commodities.
Capacity Building on procurement and supply chain management to stakeholders at state and other levels to ensure evidence based commodity tracking and utilization.
Maintain updated inventory of commodities and reagents received and distributed analyzing information received to inform decision making.
Provide on the job mentoring to States and SPO’s on the use of Standard Operating Procedure, inventory/ stock documents, referral forms etc.
Take a lead on procurement processes under ARFH Malaria programme.
Plan and coordinate other processes relevant to the achievement of the targets and deliverables of the Malaria Grant.
Candidates must have a Medical degree, B.Sc. Pharm. Master’s in Public Health (MPH) will be an added advantage. A minimum of 5 years’ experience in Malaria eradication programme and management of international procurement and supplies chain management functions including Third Party Logistics approach. Analytical and problem solving skills. Professional certification in procurement and supplies, understanding of Nigerian drugs regulations. Knowledge of National Malaria Control programme is an added advantage.
Applicants should send their comprehensive Curriculum Vitae and cover letter in ONLY one attachment (MSWord document) explaining suitability for the job; to Please indicate the title of post applied for in the subject line of the email .Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Applicants are advised to provide their functional emails/mobile phone numbers on the application letter as well as for three professional referees. Eligible female applicants are encouraged to apply. ARFH is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).
7th November, 2013

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