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Principal Technical Advisor, Supply Chain Management at Management Sciences for Health (MSH) 2023

Principal Technical Advisor, Supply Chain Management at Management Sciences for Health (MSH) 2023

Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is a nonprofit international health organization with nearly 2,500 people from over 74 nationalities working in over 40 countries. Our mission: Saving lives and improving the health of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people by closing the gap between knowledge and action in public health. Together with our partners, we are helping managers and leaders in developing countries to create stronger management systems that improve health services for the greatest health impact.

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Management Sciences for Health (MSH) Programme Advert

  • Location: Kenya
  • Company: Management Sciences for Health (MSH)
  • Closing Date : 31 March. 2023

How will you accomplish this?

As the Principal Technical Advisor you will be expected to carry out the following:

  • Lead the development and/or review of technical approaches and strategies for strengthening commodity security and supply chain management systems.
  • Provide technical assistance to design and implement supply chain management and logistics interventions, which may involve work in commodity security, quantification and forecasting, supply planning, procurement, inventory management, warehouse management, distribution and transport, and logistics management information systems and logistics system performance monitoring.
  • Regularly report on MTaPS supply chain management initiatives in accordance with the M&E plan, objectives, and USAID intermediate results. Support implementation of the MTaPS M&E strategy in collaboration with the Performance M&E Specialist.
  • Develop and review operations research protocols and facilitate multicounty studies on common technical areas; facilitate sharing of technical approaches and best practices across MTaPS countries.
  • Plan, organize, and conduct training courses covering supply chain technical areas for external audiences and MTaPS staff.
  • In collaboration with the Pharmaceutical Management Information Systems team, the PTA shall guide the development and implementation of appropriate electronic and/or paper-based tools, and appropriate management information systems to facilitate evidence based decision making in pharmaceutical management and system strengthening interventions.
  • Maintain liaison with USAID, international organizations, donor agencies, foundations, universities, and voluntary organizations; seek opportunities for dissemination of lessons learned, research, publications, and other development and communications activities.

What do you need to apply?

MSH employs people of passion, we seek those individuals who dream of a better world. We look for professionals who combine experience, local knowledge, and an understanding of international best practices.


A post-graduate degree in a supply chain management, business administration, or a health-related field with specialized training and/or experience relating to supply chain management required; a physician, nurse or pharmacist qualification preferred.



  • A minimum of 8 years relevant experience in commodity security, supply chain management, and health care logistics systems development and strengthening in developing country context, including demonstrated expertise in forecasting and quantification, procurement management systems, storage and distribution, transportation, LMIS, governance and organizational systems for supply chain management.
  • Or a bachelor’s degree with at least 12 years’ relevant experience.
  • Relevant experience in international public health with experience in supply chain management and systems strengthening strongly preferred, particularly those related to the implementation of reproductive health, MCH, HIV/AIDS, Malaria, TB prevention, care, and treatment programs in developing countries.
  • Interest in and experience managing and supervising technical staff.
  • Experience with public health programs supported by donors such as USAID and multinational agencies such as WHO and World Bank preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • A dynamic leader able to meet project goals, convey learnings, entice stakeholder engagement, and be an active contributor to overall project success.
  • Demonstrated competence in assessing priorities and manage a variety of activities in a time-sensitive environment and meet deadlines with attention to detail and quality.
  • Excellent writing and presentation skills in English are essential.
  • Demonstrated experience working in/with low- and middle-income countries at country and regional levels.
  • Fluency in English is required. Fluency in French and Portuguese preferred.

How to Apply the Management Sciences for Health (MSH) Kenya

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