Decentralized Drug Distribution to Private Pharmacies System Advisor (m/f)


Chemonics is recruiting a Decentralized Drug Distribution to Private Pharmacies System Advisor (m/f), to be based in Maputo, Mozambique.
Overall responsibilities
  • The DDD PP System Advisor will work with and assist the NHAP, CMAM and IP’s to Implement and expand the Decentralized Drug Distribution Private Pharmacies in Mozambique to critical to enhance convenience for clients and improve patient retention and adherence to ART
  • The advisor provides technical assistance to Health Facilities, Private Pharmacies, DPM managers, Implementing partners and other key stakeholders as appropriate and leads in the plan Implementation and evaluate/improve of this innovative decentralized ART distribution model through the Private sector Pharmacies in Mozambique according to the approved work plan and PEPFAR vision for this activity
Specific responsibilities
  • Support the Project Management to develop the Control Tower/ management Team model in coordination with the MoH and Key stake holders by:
  • Support the development and update of the DDD PP training materials provided by EPIC project
  • Operationalize a Helpdesk and Support team, including materials and strategies development; the Helpdesk and Support team with provide assistance to:
  • Patients support
  • Private Pharmacies
  • Health Facilities Teams
  • DPM team
  • Support the MIS team to develop the information system to support the DDD PP
  • Support to the hardware and network needs including the airtime for Private Pharmacies
  • Ensuring the reporting to Health Facilities, DPM/DPS, CMAM/MoH and PEPFAR
  • Guaranteeing the data for the M&E, KPI reporting and the continuous improvement system
  • Support the development of the automation processes between patient management systems (iDART and OpenMRS) and the DDD PP tools
Operationalize the ARV dispensing in the selected Private Pharmacies by ensuring
  • Training the Private Pharmacies teams to dispense and register the ARVs
  • Implement the information system, hardware and connectivity
  • Connect the Private Pharmacy with the Heath Facilities network
  • Connect the Private Pharmacy with the DPM team and 3PL provider
  • Connect the Private Pharmacy with the Support team and Helpdesk
Support the distribution and transportation process with a 3PL by ensuring
  • Training the DPM team to manage the DDD PP reporting and distribution cycle
  • Support the resupply decisions and ARVs levels per Private Pharmacy
  • Implement the information system DPM to support overseen the DDD PP in the Province
  • Support the 3PL transportation process order management
  • Assist the DPM in all the support needed to ensure a seamless Private Pharmacies ARVs resupply
Support the ARVs visibility in the DDD PP, supervisions, audits and inspections processes
  • Maintaining the reconciliation system from DPM to the Private Pharmacies
  • Maintaining the reconciliation system from Private Pharmacies to the ART patients
  • Maintaining the reconciliation system from Private Pharmacies to Health Facilities
  • Ensuring the NID reconciliation with Health Facilities and patient/NID picks periods
  • Support the continuous assessment and selection of new Private Pharmacies for the DDD PP network
  • Represent PSM at meetings, trainings and workshops for DDD
  • Produce routine and ad-hoc reports for PSM as required
  • Contribute to the annual PSM work planning process for drug management activities, including contributions to the M&E and PMP plans
  • Undertake other reasonable tasks as assigned by PSM to strengthen HIV/AIDS logistics
  • Pharmaceutic sciences degree or bachelor’s degree in pharmaceutic sciences, business management, audit or related field
  • At least 5 years of experience in medicines and health commodities logistics systems, experience on ART dispensing models and Provincial warehouse management is preferred
  • Knowledge in logistics management electronic management systems, is preferred
  • Proven writing, editing and presenting skills
  • Fluency in Portuguese and English
  • Substantial expertise’s in MS Excel and reporting skills are indispensable
  • Supervision: Decentralized Drug distribution to Private Pharmacies System Advisor will report directly to the Decentralized Drug distribution to Private Pharmacies System Manager
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
  • Working conditions/duration of assignment: This is a long-term position for the life of the contract based in Maputo, Mozambique
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  • Publicado 14.10.2020
  • Expira 21.10.2020
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