AIDSFree is a USAID funded supply chain project in Ethiopia that builds on the work of the USAID | DELIVER PROJECT. The project focuses on supply chain data visibility, including data quality, access and use. The goal of the project is to strengthen the Ethiopian public sector healthcare supply chain, through increased use of data for decision making with a focus on all USAID priority programs areas including HIV, malaria, family planning and maternal & child health. The project is the main USAID funded technical assistance provider for Integrated Pharmaceutical Logistics System (IPLS) implementation at public sector health facilities, and works closely with the Pharmaceuticals Fund and Supply Agency (PFSA), Federal Ministry of Health (FMOh) and Regional Health Bureaus throughout the country
The Health Commodity Logistics Advisor is responsible to help ensure commodity security in their region through technical support for the implementation of the Integrated Pharmaceutical Logistics System (IPLS). The HCLA actively collaborates with PFSA, RHBs, other MOH levels, and partners to strengthen IPLS, and HCMIS, and for commodity security work focused on family planning, maternal and child health, malaria and HIV commodities including, resource mobilization, and the collection and reporting of quality logistics data for commodity decision-making (resupply and forecasting). The HCLA is also involved in technical assistance, supportive supervision, and monitoring and evaluation in the regions for selected logistics and CS indicators with a focus on data quality, visibility and sustainability of both automated and paper systems. The HCLA may also support vaccine supply chain transition and EPI supply chain management. He/she will serve as a member of any TWG for IPLS and CS.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities: Specific responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, the following:
Report to: Regional Manager