USAID GHSC-PSM Logistics Management Information Systems (LMIS) Manager Job Placement – Chemonics International Inc.

Organization: Chemonics
International Inc.
Project Name: USAID Global
Health Supply Chain Program – Procurement and Supply Management (USAID
GHSC-PSM) Project
Funding Source: USAID
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About US:
Chemonics International Inc. is certified consulting company that has
partnered with local and international organizations to promote social and
economic change around the world for overe 40 years.
About USAID GHSC-PSM Project:
Chemonics International is implementing the USAID Global Health Supply
Chain Program – Procurement and Supply Management (USAID GHSC-PSM) project in
Uganda. The purpose of the USAID GHSC-PSM project is to ensure uninterrupted
supplies of health commodities in support of United States Government (USG)
funded public health initiatives around the world. The project provides direct
procurement and supply chain management support to the President’s Emergency
Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), the President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI), and
Population and Reproductive Health (PRH). In supporting USG funded global
health activities, USAID GHSC-PSM will develop and manage a wide array of
services for health commodity procurement and related systems strengthening
technical assistance encompassing different elements of a comprehensive supply
chain.
Job Summary: The Logistics
Management Information Systems (LMIS) Manager will provide supervisory
technical and logistical assistance at the provincial and district levels to
ensure that logistics management systems are functional, provincial and
district level issues are sustainably resolved for the USAID GHSC-PSM project
in Uganda. The LMIS Manager will determine viability of potential LMIS
solutions by analyzing functional gaps in the current system, interoperability
with existing health system information systems, and relevant concerns for LMIS
effectiveness and efficiency, such as the nature and quality of data for
reporting and requisitions, and the collaboration of LMIS with other processes
accomplishing the overall supply chain. The LMIS Manager will oversee planning,
training and implementation of the appropriate LMIS solution.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
·        
Prepare functional and technical requirements
for LMIS pilot and system roll-out, reporting, technical, operational,
security, performance, regulatory and training considerations. This includes
identifying potential concerns with infrastructural items that may impact the
viability of LMIS, such as: power and data telecommunications infrastructure;
suitable facilities for the housing and operation of computer and associated
equipment; competence of user, administrative, and operations and maintenance staff;
and third party services if necessary for the development, .implementation,
enhancement and sustainment of the LMIS solution.
·        
Develop and manage an overall Implementation
Master Plan including USAID GHSC-PSM, Joint Medical Stores (JMS), National
Medical Stores (NMS), and project partner responsibilities, and monitor,
evaluate, and report progress of LMIS implementation.
·        
Provide oversight for ongoing support for LMIS
utilization and ensure timely reporting.        
·        
Ensure that the implemented LMIS creates and
maintains databases for all logistics data from districts and health facilities
and for all ongoing commodity procurement
·        
Ensure that the implemented LMIS provides
graphs, tables and other means of tracking and reporting on consumption and
other logistics data to identify current state and historical trends.
·        
Ensure that the implemented LMIS makes all relevant
data is available for quantification and supply plan updating exercises.
·        
Complete or manage short-term technical
assessments of LMIS infrastructure, including but not limited to: analysis of
technical and operational interoperability with other health system information
systems; analysis of functional and technical gaps of current systems, hardware
and software; and determination of options for piloting and roll-out of the
system.
·        
Provide overall technical support and
coordination to LMIS deployment and user training in close collaboration with
donors, JMS and NMS counterparts, and partners.
·        
Manage the development of technical manuals,
training plans, guidelines, curriculum and standard operating procedures (SOPs)
for LMIS.
·        
Manage the development and implementation of
LMIS supportive supervision plan at district levels, making iterations as needed.
·        
Support the JMS and NMS to deploy the
appropriate LMIS solution, including budgets for maintaining the system.
·        
Exhibit Chemonics values and build culture of “Living
our Values” within the team.
·        
Perform any other duties as requested by the
Technical Director or Country Director.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
·        
The applicant for the USAID GHSC-PSM Logistics
Management Information Systems (LMIS) Manager career opportunity should
preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree in relevant field; advanced degree
preferred.
·        
At least five (5) years of relevant experience
developing, assessing, and implementing LMIS systems for warehouse and supply
chain operations.
·        
Skilled in leading and managing high-performing
teams.
·        
Proven experience in advising public sector
warehousing operations preferred.
·        
Proven ability to work with cooperating partners
in implementing complex programs.
·        
Excellent interpersonal and communications skills.
·        
Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and
integrity.
·        
Fluency in English required.
·        
Willingness to travel throughout the regions of
Uganda if requested.
How to Apply:
All applicants are encouraged to submit their e-mail applications to PSMUgandaRecruit@gmail.com. Please
include the name of the position in the subject line. In addition, please download
 and complete Chemonics’ equal
employment opportunity self-identification form and submit , it separately to
EEOselfidentify@chemonics.com with only “LMIS Manager – PSM Uganda” in  the subject line.
Deadline: 25th November,
2016

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