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[e-drug] Vancancy at the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria


  • From: "Fabienne Jouberton" <f.jouberton@orange.fr>
  • Date: Thu, 14 Aug 2008 13:42:50 +0200 (CEST)

E-DRUG: Vancancy at the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria
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Dear E-druggers,

We would like to announce a vacancy at the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria. Details are provided below. The full announcement and how to apply can be found at www.theglobalfund.org/en/jobs/tgf08ft699.asp .

Fabienne Jouberton
Senior Pool Procurement Services Officer
Pharmaceutical Procurement Unit
E-mail: fabienne.jouberton@theglobalfund.org
The Global Fund
Direct: +41 22 791 1761
Fax: +41 22 791 1701

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Job Title Capacity Building Service Officer / P.4
Vacancy Number TGF/08/FT699
Contract / Duration Fixed-term / two years
Reports to The Manager, Voluntary Pooled Procurement and
Capacity Building Services
Cluster / Unit Strategy, Policy and Performance Cluster /
Pharmaceutical Procurement Unit

The Global Fund
The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria is a global public/private partnership dedicated to raising and disbursing large amounts of additional finance to prevent and treat the three pandemics. The Global Fund has so far committed more than US$10 billion to over 520 programs in 136 countries.
The vacancy is in the Secretariat of the Global Fund. The Secretariat manages the grant portfolio, including executing Board policies, disbursing money to grant recipients and implementing performance-based funding of grants. The Secretariat is also tasked with resource mobilization; providing strategic, policy, financial, legal and administrative support and overseeing monitoring and evaluation. It is based in Geneva and has no staff located outside its headquarters.
The Global Fund is looking for staff with a strong commitment to health and development, an open mind-set, entrepreneurial and flexible attitudes as well as strong interpersonal skills.

Role Summary & Key results expected
The Capacity Building Service Officer is responsible for coordinating the implementation of the Capacity Building Services/ Supply Chain Management Assistance component of the Voluntary Pooled Procurement. The Officer will work closely with the Pharmaceutical Procurement Team, Country teams and other internal and external stakeholders. He/She will provide technical management and guidance to ensure effective and timely implementation of the project.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities
The Capacity Building Service Officer will:
- Coordinate the implementation of a capacity building program to support the Voluntary Pooled Procurement Services according to the board decision; Establish project plans and deliverables aligned with the Global Fund objectives for the voluntary pooled procurement and capacity building program;
- Facilitate and coordinate the requirements and requests of Principal Recipients / countries for capacity building and supply chain management assistance and also ensure the timely provision of the appropriate services from contracted service providers;
- Establish service level agreement and performance measures for the services provided;
- Establish appropriate processes and systems to manage the service providers - including monitoring performance, improving services and transfer of best practice;
- Ensure alignment and involvement of key stakeholders across the Secretariat and external partners; and incorporate solution oriented analysis to facilitate sound decision making;
Ensure best practice in project management and risk minimization for the success of the project and resolve issues relating to the program/project in a timely fashion; Prepare reports and communicate relevant information, when and as required;
- Perform other duties within the Voluntary Pooled Procurement Team/ Pharmaceutical Procurement Unit as required.

Qualifications and Membership
Essential:
- Advanced university degree in public health, pharmaceutical services, management or related areas.
- University degree in health or social sciences.
Desirable:
- Training in pharmaceutical supply and / or logistics management.
- Training in project management.

Experience
- Seven to ten years of experience in pharmaceutical procurement and supply chain management, some of which in developing countries;
- One to two years of experience in implementing capacity building related activities in the health / pharmaceutical sector;
- Experience involving exposure to health or development activities at the international level.

Technical skills and competencies
- Computer literacy (Fluency in the use of MS Office suite).

Core Competencies
- Solution-Oriented Analysis
- Communicating Effectively
- Understanding Others
- Developing Capability
- Results-Oriented
- Managing and Improving Performance

Languages
An excellent knowledge of English and preferably a good working knowledge of French or one of the following: Arabic, Chinese, Russian, and Spanish. Knowledge of other languages an asset.