Job Title : Supply Chain Advisor (IMPACT teams)
Department/Unit : Capacity Building and Data Use
Location :GHSC TA-TZ Project Office Dodoma (1) or Dares Salaam (1)
Reports to :Capacity Building and Data Use Team Lead
The Supply Chain Advisor (IMPACT teams) will work under the technical
guidance of the Capacity Building and Data use Team Lead, and will focus
on implementing the IMPACT team approach, is a people centered, data
driven quality improvement approach. S/he will identify and encourage
the adoption of leading practices for mentoring and building the skills
of relevant stakeholders within the Government of Tanzania (GoT) around
data use for performance improvement through the design and
institutionalization of IMPACT teams. S/he will work with in country
stakeholders including the President’s Office of Regional Administration
and Local Government (PO-RALG), the Ministry of Health, Community
Development, Gender, Elderly and Children (MOHCDGEC), and Medical Stores
Department (MSD) in building capacity in using supply chain systems and
data for decision making, and to take actions to improve product
availability. S/he will champion data use and data quality improvement
efforts throughout the supply chain. This position will be based in
Dodoma or Dar es Salaam, with occasional travel to zones.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
Support the implementation of the IMPACT team approach to support
supply chain performance improvement.
Maintain and manage all relevant materials and tools for
implementation of IMPACT teams, including training curriculum and
standard operating procedures
Identify and implement ways to improve IMPACT team approach and
tools, including data analysis and use, dashboard and tool
development, and the projects approach to implementation, including
training approaches and methodology
Work closely with the Logistics Management Services (LMS) Advisors
and the LMS to align IMPACT team activities with other activities
improving data quality and use, share lessons learned and best
practices, and harmonize approaches and objectives
Collaborate with other GHSC TA-TZ staff to monitor the performance
of IMPACT teams
Build capacity within relevant partners such as PO-RALG,
implementing partners, and GHSC TA-TZ staff in IMPACT teams
Contribute IMPACT team training materials and capacity building
materials to the eLearning platform, as appropriate
Ensure workplan activities for the IMPACT team approach are
completed on time and of high quality
Document success stories, best practices, and lessons learned in
Serve as a technical resource for project staff for implementing
supply chain improvement strategies and management approaches
related to capacity building.
Support other capacity building activities as needed.
Prepare presentations, participate and/or represent the project in
Complete and submit in a timely fashion written technical and trip
Perform other duties as assigned
Applicants for this position should be Tanzanian nationals or lawful
residents who possess the following minimum qualifications:
A qualified Pharmacist, advanced degree in Public Health, Supply
Chain, or related field.
Five years of experience in health programs, including experience in
Tanzania’s public health supply chain.
Experience providing supply chain trainings and conversant in adult
Knowledge of various electronic health information systems such as eLMIS
Ability to analyze supply chain data, conduct root cause analysis,
and prepare quality presentation/reports
Ability to coach and mentor public sector stakeholders to use supply
chain data for performance improvement.
Knowledge of leading practices related to human resource capacity
Proven strong leadership skills and ability to build strong
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Ability to handle multiple tasks, set priorities and work independently.
Excellent technical writing and oral presentation skills highly desired
Excellent written and verbal English
A proven ability to work as part of a team and to be self-managing
Knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Experience working with the Government of Tanzania and other NGOs
Previous work experience with USAID-funded projects desirable.
Ability to travel for an extended period away from duty station to
support technical activities
How to apply:
Interested candidates are invited to send their cover letters,
Curriculum Vitae with names and contact details of 3 work related
references, enclosing certificate copies of relevant education and training.
Submission may be sent to – [email protected]
by 20th March, 2019.
Only candidates meeting the minimum requirements will be contacted. If
you have not heard from us within two weeks after the closing date,
kindly assume that your application was not successful