Global Health Supply Chain Systems Strengthening Director

Macfadden, Now Part of PAE

About the organization

Macfadden is now part of PAE. Founded over 30 years ago, Macfadden has provided federal agencies with critical on-the-ground support to U.S. government humanitarian missions around the world as well as financial and IT system support. Through program management, human resources services, financial management systems support, information technology solutions, knowledge management, travel coordination and communications support, Macfadden enables effective U.S. government humanitarian response to international disasters. Macfadden’s workforce includes approximately 300 employees primarily located in the Washington, D.C. area.

Duties

Proposal Description

PAE/Macfadden is currently recruiting for several positions for an anticipated USAID global health supply chain proposal. The anticipated project will work to improve the capacity of global health supply chains and enhance the ability of in-country supply chains to support end-user delivery. The overarching project goal is to support countries to build resilient and sustainable supply chains that deliver high quality, life-saving pharmaceuticals and medical supplies to support the highest possible level of health and quality of life for all its citizens. If this project is awarded, work is likely to begin in 2020.

Position Summary

We are seeking a Supply Chain Systems Strengthening Director to lead the development of supply chain systems strengthening strategies, policies and frameworks related to a specific disease or health program.

Qualifications

Qualifications

A graduate degree in management, international development or public health is preferred or the possession of a bachelor’s degree in the same field and an additional ten years of work experience beyond the seven required above may be substituted for a graduate degree;
Minimum of 7 years of experience implementing and/or providing technical assistance on systems strengthening projects in low-income and/or middle-income countries, preferably in the supply chain domain;
Demonstrated ability to build and maintain positive working relationships with senior level officials and ability to interact productively and comfortably with USG and host-country government officials and institutions, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), civil society organizations (CSOs), private sector firms, multilateral institutions and donor organizations;
Experience identifying, recruiting and managing consultants and short-term and long-term technical experts on a global scale;
Experience with specific commodities and/or supply chain issues in any of the following: HIV/AIDS; tuberculosis; malaria; community health; maternal, newborn and child health; family planning; nutrition or gender integration;
Professional certifications or qualification in supply chain management are a plus;
Experience with USAID (required) or other donor-funded health projects (preferred).

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