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Technical Director: NextGen Comprehensive Technical Assistance Project

JSI

JSI

JOB DESCRIPTION

JSI is dedicated to improving people’s lives around the world through greater health, education, and socioeconomic equity for individuals and communities, and to providing an environment where people of passion can pursue this cause. JSI is currently recruiting for a Technical Director for the anticipated task order under the Technical Assistance Program under the USAID-funded Next-Generation Global Health Supply Chain and Pharmaceutical Management Comprehensive Technical Assistance Award.

 

The purpose of this activity is to strengthen supply chain and pharmaceutical systems to ensure sustainable access to and appropriate use of safe, effective, quality-assured, affordable health commodities. This position is contingent upon an award from USAID.

 

Job Summary:

The Technical Director is responsible for providing strategic and technical supply chain vision, oversight and leadership for the project. The Technical Director will be responsible for ensuring supply chain innovation and best practices, successful implementation, and adaptive monitoring, learning and evaluation of technical activities and elements of the project. Reporting to the Task Order Director, the Technical Director is a member of the Senior Management Team of the project.

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Set the overall supply chain direction for the project and developing relevant indicators of success;

  • Oversee and effectively manage the performance of the technical supply chain activities and elements, and project deliverables in line with the overall technical direction;

  • Provide coordination to promote partnership and collaboration between countries and globally;

  • Provide technical supply chain oversight and direction to the project’s technical team;

  • With the Task Order Director, substantively contribute to project work planning;

  • Oversee report writing to the donor;

  • Serve as a member of the project’s Senior Management Team and manage a team of people to execute the project;

  • Supervise and assess the performance of senior staff and ensure supervisory and accountability systems are in place for all long-term and short-term advisors, subpartners, consultants and staff;

  • Coordinate with the MEL Director to ensure systems and processes for comprehensive and adaptive monitoring, learning and evaluation of the program;

  • Ensure compliance with the terms of the award and USAID operational policies and regulations;

  • Ensure that the Task Order is collaborating and communicating with the other CompTA task orders, the Control Tower, and other projects in the NextGen suite to establish alignment and shared learning; and

  • In the absence of the Task Order Director, serve as Acting Task Order Director and the project’s key representative with the USAID and other collaborating agencies on all pragmatic, administrative and financial matters related to the project.

 

Qualifications include:

  • Advanced degree in public health, supply chain management, institutional development, pharmaceutical management, business management, finance or related field or minimum or 10 years in related professional experience;

  • Demonstrated experience providing technical assistance on supply chain and/or pharmaceutical management in low and middle income countries;

  • Demonstrated success overseeing high performing supply chains with direct knowledge of innovations and best practices;

  • Ability to manage and collaborate with a globally dispersed team;

  • Working knowledge of and/or experience improving product availability, visibility, supply chain performance and supply chain risk mitigation measures;


  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills; and

  • Fluency is French is preferred.

JOB DESCRIPTION

JOB DESCRIPTION

JSI is dedicated to improving people’s lives around the world through greater health, education, and socioeconomic equity for individuals and communities, and to providing an environment where people of passion can pursue this cause. JSI is currently recruiting for a Technical Director for the anticipated task order under the Technical Assistance Program under the USAID-funded Next-Generation Global Health Supply Chain and Pharmaceutical Management Comprehensive Technical Assistance Award.

 

The purpose of this activity is to strengthen supply chain and pharmaceutical systems to ensure sustainable access to and appropriate use of safe, effective, quality-assured, affordable health commodities. This position is contingent upon an award from USAID.

 

Job Summary:

The Technical Director is responsible for providing strategic and technical supply chain vision, oversight and leadership for the project. The Technical Director will be responsible for ensuring supply chain innovation and best practices, successful implementation, and adaptive monitoring, learning and evaluation of technical activities and elements of the project. Reporting to the Task Order Director, the Technical Director is a member of the Senior Management Team of the project.

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Set the overall supply chain direction for the project and developing relevant indicators of success;

  • Oversee and effectively manage the performance of the technical supply chain activities and elements, and project deliverables in line with the overall technical direction;

  • Provide coordination to promote partnership and collaboration between countries and globally;

  • Provide technical supply chain oversight and direction to the project’s technical team;

  • With the Task Order Director, substantively contribute to project work planning;

  • Oversee report writing to the donor;

  • Serve as a member of the project’s Senior Management Team and manage a team of people to execute the project;

  • Supervise and assess the performance of senior staff and ensure supervisory and accountability systems are in place for all long-term and short-term advisors, subpartners, consultants and staff;

  • Coordinate with the MEL Director to ensure systems and processes for comprehensive and adaptive monitoring, learning and evaluation of the program;

  • Ensure compliance with the terms of the award and USAID operational policies and regulations;

  • Ensure that the Task Order is collaborating and communicating with the other CompTA task orders, the Control Tower, and other projects in the NextGen suite to establish alignment and shared learning; and

  • In the absence of the Task Order Director, serve as Acting Task Order Director and the project’s key representative with the USAID and other collaborating agencies on all pragmatic, administrative and financial matters related to the project.

 

Qualifications include:

  • Advanced degree in public health, supply chain management, institutional development, pharmaceutical management, business management, finance or related field or minimum or 10 years in related professional experience;

  • Demonstrated experience providing technical assistance on supply chain and/or pharmaceutical management in low and middle income countries;

  • Demonstrated success overseeing high performing supply chains with direct knowledge of innovations and best practices;

  • Ability to manage and collaborate with a globally dispersed team;

  • Working knowledge of and/or experience improving product availability, visibility, supply chain performance and supply chain risk mitigation measures;


  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills; and

  • Fluency is French is preferred.

HOW TO APPLY

Please send your cover letter and resume to recruitment@broderickhaight.com with the subject title “JSI Technical Director"

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