Axios, which comprises Axios International and the Axios Foundation, provides strategic consulting and implementation services to pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, health care providers and other governmental and non-governmental organizations to increase access to medicines, diagnostics and healthcare in emerging economies.
Job Title: Supply Chain Specialists
Administration, Secretarial, Logistics, Pharmaceutical, Procurement, Store-Keeping, Transportation and Driving
Axios is recruiting for Supply Chain Specialists for a five-year USAID funded Global Health Supply Chain Project, GHSC-TA. This project aims to strengthen country management of health commodities, improve environments for health commodities, and facilitate country, regional and global coordination, to ensure the long-term availability of health commodities in public and private services worldwide. Highly motivated candidates with knowledge and experience in supply chain management, logistics and procurement for health commodities in low and middle-income countries are strongly encouraged to apply.
Quantification and Forecasting
Warehousing and Inventory Management
Distribution and Transportation
Health Waste Management
Pharmaceutical and Commodity Selection
Supply Chain Design
Logistics Management Information Systems
Monitoring & Evaluation
Governance and Leadership
Please specify your area(s) of expertise in your application.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Develop interventions to strengthen and improve health commodities supply chains.
Provide guidance and recommendations to develop and tailor approaches and strategies for supply chain strengthening.
Design and provide capacity building and training initiatives to improve supply chain, logistics, and procurement functions.
Strengthen and foster enabling environments through improved governance and leadership, health commodities financing, and human resources development.
Support the design and implementation of information systems to allow for improved data collection and usage, to promote improved decision making, planning, and procurement.
Develop M&E plans to assess the impact and effectiveness of supply chain interventions.
Educational Background and Experience
Graduate degree in supply chain management, international development, public health, or a related discipline or a BA and an additional five years of work experience.
A minimum of seven years international experience strengthening supply chain systems in low- and middle-income countries, for global health programs.
Substantive knowledge of and experience working in the USAID operating environment, including Agency programming and procedures in Washington and in the field.
Professional certifications in procurement, logistics, and/or other relevant fields.
Knowledge of or experience with global health partners who work on supply chain, WHO, UNICEF, GFATM, GAVI, etc.
Knowledge and experience in global health areas including HIV/AIDS, Malaria, TB, FP, and RMNCH.
Previous experience with USAID or USG funded programs preferred.
Strong communications skills and fluency in English.