Supply Chain Specialist

at Mission for Essential Drugs and Supplies
Published November 15, 2022
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Category Consultancy  
Job Type Full Time  



MEDS has entered into a Contract with USAID Kenya and East Africa named USAID Supply Chain Strengthening. The purpose of the contract is to obtain efficient, reliable and accountable supply chain management services for the procurement, warehousing, and distribution of health commodities for HIV, Malaria, Tuberculosis, Maternal/Neonatal/Child Health (MNCH) and Global Health Security (GHS) activities for patients across all 47 Counties in Kenya for adequate care, treatment and prevention for communicable diseases and other health needs. MEDS seeks to recruit a Supply Chain Specialist - Laboratory for this Project:

Key Responsibilities:

Liaising with various Partners and Ministry of Health Programs for effective supply chain execution.
Forecasting of programme commodities for Laboratory supplies
Supply pipeline monitoring for adequacy of programme commodities
Supply Chain capacity building to the service delivery points and Counties
Supply chain monitoring and evaluation to ensure achievement of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
Prepare Supply Chain reports for information and decision making
Performance management to ensure achievement of activity objectives and targets for the team


Bachelor’s Degree in a Degree in Medical Laboratory Sciences or Degree in Pharmacy or Degree in Clinical Sciences including one with Higher Diploma in Medical Laboratory Sciences, with additional Supply Chain Training

Registered with the Kenya Medical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians Board or relevant body


3 years’ experience in Programme Supply Chain management

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