Distribution and Transportation Systems Strengthening Manager (m/f)


Chemonics is recruiting a Distribution and Transportation Systems Strengthening Manager (m/f), to be based in Maputo, Mozambique.
  • Chemonics seeks a system strengthening manager for the anticipated USAID Commodities for Health: Ensuring Guaranteed Access & Reliability (CHEGAR). The activity will aim to establish an effective and efficient transportation system in Mozambique for medical commodities via engaging the private sector to provide transport and transport management solutions
  • The program will be rolled out on a province-by-province basis. CHEGAR will focus on the provinces to address the last mile of the public health supply chain, where challenges are most acute and current system and support structures are insufficient
  • The program aims to bring a specialized technical and functional focus to a fragmented supply chain challenged by inadequate infrastructure, human resources, accountability mechanisms, and information systems
  • The Systems Strengthening Manager will mainly be responsible for working with local third-party logistics to align their services to international standards of medicine delivery protocols. This position will be based in Maputo, Mozambique. We are seeking individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world
  • Work with technical staff to meet project objectives focused on strengthening the capacity of third-party logistics at the provincial and district level
  • In partnership with local actors, conduct organizational capacity assessments, provide recommendations, and oversee their implementation
  • Facilitate targeted training and capacity building programs as needed to align with international standards of medicine delivery protocols
  • Develop technical manuals, guidelines, and standard operating procedures for systems strengthening, as needed
  • Document and track lessons learned in systems strengthening initiatives
  • Support the development of project technical reports as needed
  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field required
  • Minimum three (3) years of experience in supply chain systems strengthening; transportation management; and USAID and private sector engagement experience preferred
  • Experience building effective relationships with cooperating partners and stakeholders, especially private sector counterparts
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills, with demonstrated diplomacy and the ability to communicate effectively in a cross-cultural environment
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in Portuguese and English
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
  • Chemonics is an employer that does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors
  • No telephone inquiries, please. Candidates will be contacted on a rolling basis. If you have any issues with the form please reach out to, however, no applications submitted to this email will be considered
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