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CORDAID Vacancy announcement for Experienced Health Professionals, Doctors Online Ethiopia, December 5 2021
 

CORDAID is a Dutch, international non-governmental organization which combines 100 years of experience and expertise in emergency aid and structural poverty eradication. CORDAID believes in a world without poverty and exclusion. We strive for a just and sustainable society where every person counts. We stand for knowledge and talent sharing between North and South, between farmers and businesses, between activists and policymakers. Where poverty, conflict and exclusion tear up societies, we connect people and communities. We also stand for professionalism, expertise and solidarity across borders, to make a difference where it is most needed. Together with more than 600 partner organizations in Africa, Asia, the Middle East and Latin America we structurally improve the living conditions of the poorest and most excluded populations – the bottom billion.

Project Description

 

Cordaid, in collaboration with i+solutions under the Embassy of the Kingdom of The Netherlands funded Performance Based Financing Project in Ethiopia, will implement a pilot in the Jimma zone to help health centers improve availability of medicines and optimize the health supply chain. The pilot will aim to better understand the current gaps and barriers in availability of medicines, particularly at the last mile of the supply chain. Cordaid and i+solutions plan to implement Medexis, i+solutions’ easy-to-use electronic logistics management information system (eLMIS) application in 15-50 health centers in the Jimma zone, and to provide training to local health center staff in ordering, forecasting and quantification. This project will be implemented in close collaboration with the Ethiopian Pharmaceuticals Supply Agency (EPSA).

 

1. Position : Last Mile Project Trainer

 

Reference number: Rec/012/21

Responsibilities

  • Create training material, Standard Operating Procedures and PPT’s for training in use of Medexis and as well training in EPSA processes.
  • Coordinate training material via the i+solutions web based training portal, i+academy
  • Coordinate of training of health facilities in liaison with Project Coordinator.
  • Manage the training of health facilities in collaboration with relevant stakeholders.
  • Measure the impact of the training of the health facilities, the participants satisfaction and their learning level.
  • Provide regular capacity building to health facilities on supply chain
  • Produce report on the trainings.

 

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications and Experience 
  • Higher level education at master’s level in Pharmacy.
  • 6-8 years primarily training experience and understanding of the supply chain for health products in Ethiopia.
  • 6-8 years hands on experience from primary health facilities or district health facility administration and supply chain processes in Ethiopia.
  • Experience in monitoring & evaluation.
  • At least 5 years’ experience with working on an electronic tool for medicines management.
  • Knowledge of the health sector.
  • knowledge of forecasting and qualification in health commodities supply chain
  • Understanding of health supply chain management and LMIS mechanisms for health facilities.
  • Understanding of DHSI2 and implementation of software solutions, preferably LMIS mechanisms.
  • Understanding of the function of EPSA.
  • Degree in medicine is an added advantage.
  • Fluency in English and Afan Oromo;
  • Fluency in Amharic language is an added advantage.

2. Position: Last Mile Project Officer

Reference number: Rec/013/21

Responsibility

 

  • Support the Last Mile Trainer to implement training sessions
  • Support the Last Mile Trainer in editing training material
  • Will systematically visit the health facilities where Medexis is implemented and coach in:
    • Practical stock management of medicines, medicines dispensing, record keeping, stock take, reporting into the software.
    • The functionality of the Medexis software
    • How to interact with EPSA ordering mechanisms.
    • Forecasting and quantification

 

Job Requirements:

Required Qualifications and Experience 

  • Higher level education : Bachelor  degree in pharmacy.
  • Primarily understanding of the supply chain for health products in Ethiopia and 4-5 years’ experience from rural health facilities.
  • 4-5 years’ experience with working on an electronic tool for medicines management.
  • 4-5 experience and knowledge of forecasting and quantification.
  • Understanding of health supply chain management and LMIS mechanisms for health facilities.
  • Understanding of implementation of software solutions, preferably LMIS mechanisms.
  • Understanding of the function of EPSA.
  • Master’s degree in related discipline (pharmacy or public health) is an added advantage.
  • Fluency in English and Afan Oromo;
  • Fluency in Amharic language is an added advantage.

 

3. Position: Last Mile Project Coordinator

Reference number: Rec/011/21

Key Responsibilities

  • Coordinate the implementation of the pilot project in liaison with the Jimma Office PBF Coordinator.
  • Mapping out the order processing flow for health facilities ordering from EPSA.
  • Documenting availability and regularity of medicines for health facilities before the intervention (baseline measuring)
  • Manage the relationship with involved health facilities, follow up on health facilities satisfaction and ability to perform
  • Manage the relationship with the Medexis programmers, i+solutions team and with the Cordaid team.
  • Manage technical side of the Medexis platform and troubleshoot technical issues related to the software.
  • Secure that LMIS data captured in Medexis is transferred to the national platform in use by EPSA.
  • Coordinate with EPSA to secure those processes for ordering is aligned with the processes of EPSA.
  • Follow up on project planning and report on project plans
  • Provide regular progress feedback to the ZHD, EPSA and other stakeholders
  • Personnel management of the Last Mile Project Trainer and the Last Mile Project Officer
  • Monthly reporting

 

Job Requirements:

Required qualifications and Experience

  1. Bachelor’s degree or higher in Pharmacy.
  2. Management experience for 5 years.
  3. Knowledge of the health sector especially pharmacy and supply chain management for at least 5-8 years.
  4. 5-8 years’ experience knowledge of forecasting and qualifications
  5. Good understanding of health supply chain management, LMIS mechanisms for health facilities.
  6. Good understanding of implementation of software solutions, preferably LMIS mechanisms.
  7. Good understanding of the function of EPSA.
  8. Training in business, procurement or Supply Chain Management is an added advantage.
  9. MPH is added advantage
  10. Fluency in English and Afan Oromo;
  11. Fluency in Amharic language is an added advantage.

 

How to Apply

 

Interested and qualifying applicants can submit their application letter and CV in English, with both phone and email contact details of at least 3 professional references, to the following email hr.ethiopia@cordaid.org. The vacancy reference number along with the title of the post needs to be written in the subject of the email.

CORDAID is an equal opportunity employer and women are strongly encouraged to apply.

All applications submitted cannot be returned.

Applicants are encouraged to apply early as interviews are done on a rolling basis and the advert can be closed when a matching candidate is identified

An integrity screening will be part of the application procedure.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 12.12.2021
Employment: Full time
Salary: As per the organization scale
Location: Jimma, Oromia
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