Supply Chain Officer, Capacity Building

Partners in Health

About the organization

Partners In Health (PIH) is a non-profit, global health organization that fights social injustice by bringing the benefits of modern medical science first and foremost to the most vulnerable communities around the world. PIH focuses on those who would not otherwise have access to quality health care. PIH partners with the world’s leading academic institutions to create rigorous evidence that shapes more sound and all-inclusive global health policies. PIH also supports local governments’ efforts to build capacity and strengthen national health systems.

As of today, PIH runs programs in 11 countries (Haiti, Peru, Rwanda, Mexico, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Malawi, Lesotho, Russia, Kazakhstan, Navajo Nation), where it provides direct care to millions of patients, through public facilities and community engagement.

Duties

Training & Mentorship:

- Create a plan and budget to support the professional development of supply chain staff across PIH sites. Work with supply chain team members to document existing processes and suggest process modifications

- Meet with internal stakeholders to understand capacity building needs and conduct a landscape analysis of external programs and resources that can benefit PIH

- Design a supply chain training curriculum that includes procurement, electronic systems, inventory management, forecasting and other key topic areas identified by stakeholders

- Implement the professional development plan with multiple sites and incorporate feedback into training designs

- Lead training modules as needed

- Participate in building supply chain management curricula at the University of Global Health Equity, located in Rwanda and founded by Partners In Health

Project Management:

- Design the process for incorporating cross-site suggestions and feedback to develop a multi-year Supply Chain Department strategic plan including a vision for a global staffing structure.

- Hold stakeholder meetings and quantify feedback to guide strategic decision-making

- Work with HR, IT, and other departments to identify and implement systems changes that will be needed to enable the strategy

- Develop a project plan and budget to guide implementation of

Qualifications

Qualifications:

Required:

6-8 years relevant experience, with at least 2 years specifically focused on global health or humanitarian supply chain
Demonstrated technical expertise in at least one operations function
Experience living or working in a developing country
Proven experience designing and leading trainings, preferably in a cross-cultural context
Proven experience managing high-priority projects with a wide range of stakeholders
Ability to work well with a diverse team, honoring the concerns and priorities of field-based staff
Strong oral and written communication skills
Interest in social justice

Preferred:

Experience with curriculum development and adult learning
Experience working with information systems, preferably inventory management or ERP systems
Proficiency in French, Haitian Creole, and/or Spanish

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