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Job Description

Associate/Senior Associate- Supply Chain

India Health Action Trust (IHAT)

Lucknow

1. POSITION VACANT: Associate/Senior Associate- Supply Chain, India Health Action Trust (IHAT), Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
 

2. ORGANIZATION BACKGROUND:                                                            

 

Established in 2003 by University of Manitoba (UM), as part of a five-year (2001 to 2006) bilateral development project between Canada and India and registered with the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA)under the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act, 1976 in 2009, aims at improving public health initiatives by supporting programs nationally and globally through providing comprehensive technical assistance in program planning, management and monitoring.


India Health Action Trust (IHAT) has been providing comprehensive technical assistance and training in programme planning and management to the State AIDS Control Societies of Karnataka, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Bihar, Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Goa.


IHAT has set up a Technical Support Unit (TSU) for the Government of Uttar Pradesh in 2013, to provide integrated and embedded techno-managerial support to strengthen existing health system for achieving sustained health outcomes at scale. IHAT focuses on improving the coverage of key RMNCHA+, Nutrition, Family Planning, Pneumonia and Diarrhea interventions and services in the state from the funding support of Bill & Melinda Gate Foundation (BMGF)Central and State government.


For more information about IHAT, please visit website http://ihat.in/   


3. PURPOSE OF THE POST:


Reporting to the Supply Chain Lead, the Associate/Senior Associate- Supply Chain shall be responsible for providing support to the Department of Medical Health & FW, Uttar Pradesh, in implementation of Drug & Vaccine Distribution Management Systems (DVDMS), setting up Uttar Pradesh Medical Supplies Corporation (UPMSC) and improving supply chain and logistics processes for drugs, equipment and commodities. 


4. KEY ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

(1) Implementation and operationalization of DVDMS;
(2)
Assisting the Supply Chain Lead in developing strategies for helping the department improving the efficiency of its supply chain and logistics; 
(3) Providing support to the Supply Chain lead in devising improved systems for filling supply chain gaps, especially for Community Health Center, Primary Health Centre and SC level;
(4) Conducting desktop based and primary research into best practices for improving last-mile delivery for drugs and commodities; 
(5) Supporting the department in seeking appropriate approvals, from GoI, for implementing innovative strategies for addressing supply chain gaps, as required;
(6) Any other responsibilities given by Supply Chain Lead.

 

5. QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE AND COMPETENCIES:

 

Qualification:
(1) Applicants must have Graduate Degree in any discipline from a top-tier institute;

(2) Applicant having B. Pharma degree shall add an advantage.

Experience:

(1) Applicants must have minimum two years of public health supply chain experience;

(2) Experience of working in State medical corporations shall be added advantage.
 

Skills and Competencies:

(1) Applicants with deep understanding of and logistics cycle, QA and regulatory requirements for drugs and medical supplies shall be preferred;
(2) Sound knowledge about biding in e-procurement environment;
(3) Ability to develop and institutionalize procurement processes and controls;
(4) Proficiency with Microsoft office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint);
(5) Fluency in written and spoken English and Hindi.
 

6. COMPENSATION OFFERED:

 

Gross compensation budgeted for the position is attractive. The offer made to the selected candidate shall be commensurate with qualifications, experience and salary history.

 

7. LOCATION: Lucknow

 

8. TENURE:

 

The successful candidate shall be issued an initial contract for the period of one year, which will be extended annually based on performance.

 

9. REFERENCE: SCA-IHAT

 

10. CONTACT INFORMATION:

 

Senior Consultant
Strategic Alliance Management Services P Ltd.
1/1B, Choudhary Hetram House, Bharat Nagar 
New Friends Colony, New Delhi 110 025
Phone Nos.: 011- 2684 2162; 4165 3612 
Email: sca-ihat@sams.co.in

 

11. APPLICATION PROCESS:

 

Eligible candidates interested in this position are requested to apply to sca-ihat@sams.co.in with a cover letter, discussing their interest in and suitability for the position, along with an updated resume, giving details of three references, current cost to organization and expected compensation by or before June 5, 2019.

 

IHAT provides safe working environment to employees. IHAT is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women candidates to apply. Physically challenged candidates with required skills, knowledge and willingness to travel are also encouraged to apply.