Project Officer - Malaria Programme in Abuja, Nigeria

Healthcare / Pharmaceutical
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5 - 7 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

Reporting to Project Coordinator:

Specific Job/ Responsibilities:

    Provide technical support for a range of services including LLIN distribution, its use and monitoring, improvements at state levels on intermittent preventive therapy for pregnant women and malaria case management (diagnosis and treatment), capacity building including training of state MoH and health facility personnel on malaria technical areas.

    Participate actively in National procurement and supply chain management and Case management Subcommittee providing technical support to the National Program and partners in best practices in case management and procurement and supply chain management.

    Track timely attainment of GF Malaria Project deliverable and bringing up any identified bottlenecks on procurement and supply chain management /Case management, take a lead in providing risk mitigation and recommendations.

    Prepare projects plan in procurement and supply chain management and Case management in close consultation with NMCP/other stakeholders in Forecasting and Quantification for Malaria Commodities.

    Capacity Building on procurement and supply chain management to stakeholders at state and other levels to ensure evidence based commodity tracking and utilization.

    Maintain updated inventory of commodities and reagents received and distributed analyzing information received to inform decision making.

    Provide on the job monitoring to States and SPO’s on the use of Standard Operating Procedure, inventory/ stock documents, referral forms etc.

    Take a lead on procurement processes under ARFH Malaria programme.

    Plan and coordinate other processes relevant to the achievement of the targets and deliverables of the Malaria Grant.


    Candidates must have a Medical degree, B.Sc. Pharm. Master’s in Public Health (MPH) will be an added advantage.

    A minimum of 5 years’ experience in Malaria eradication programme and management of international procurement and supplies chain management functions including Third Party Logistics approach.

    Analytical and problem solving skills.

    Professional certification in procurement and supplies, understanding of Nigerian drugs regulations.

    Knowledge of National Malaria Control programme is an added advantage.

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