Supply Chain Program Team Leader (Chief of Party)

Maputo, Mozambique · Mozambique

Description

ABOUT VILLAGEREACH

VillageReach is an NGO that develops solutions to critical health system challenges in low-resource environments, with an emphasis on strengthening the “last mile” of healthcare delivery. VillageReach combines expertise across public health, technology, and business to bring life-saving innovation – new systems, programs and technologies – to scale and sustainability in the world’s most underserved communities. VillageReach is headquartered in Seattle, WA with offices located in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Malawi and Mozambique.

DESCRIPTION

Summary

VillageReach through USAID funding in 2018, has been implementing a Last Mile Supply Chain Program in Zambezia and Tete provinces. The project goal is to improve the availability of medical commodities, at the health facility level where they are needed for patient treatment to enable the achievement of Ministry of Health (MISAU) goals. VillageReach does this by establishing a functional supply chain system for medical commodities and creating effective, sustainable and efficient transportation systems. The project is expected to expand to 3 additional provinces in 2020. VillageReach is looking to recruit a Supply Chain Program Team Leader (Chief of Party) to lead the program expansion and to integrate and consolidate VillageReach Supply Chain work in Mozambique.


Description

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties, responsibilities, and activities may change or be assigned at any time.

Strategic Direction and Integration

Project Leadership

Government Capacity Building

Partnership Management

Competencies:

The following competencies reflect both what is expected of all VillageReach employees and of an individual in this specific role.

Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Supervise project staff in Maputo and in the provinces. Supervisors are expected to carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; monitoring performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; and addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Education & Experience:

Other Qualifications:

Environment and Physical Demands

VillageReach has no private offices, employees work in a shared, open environment with task and conference rooms accessible to employees for privacy and meetings. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

APPLICATION INFORMATION:

This is an immediate hire and therefore resumes will be reviewed on a rolling basis until September 15th, 2019. To apply, please submit your resume (in English) and a cover letter to our online portal : https://www.villagereach.org/join-us/

COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY & INCLUSION:

VillageReach is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer committed to workforce diversity. We believe that diverse, equitably weighted perspectives foster an organizational capacity to create novel solutions that improve health in the most underserved and hard-to-reach areas. To align our values, innovations and impact, VillageReach is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse global workforce.

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