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Senior Specialist, Commodity Supplies at Society for Family Health (SFH)

Society for Family Health (SFH) is one of the leading non-governmental public health organisations in Nigeria, implementing programmes in Reproductive Health/Family Planning, HIV & AIDS prevention and treatment, malaria prevention and treatment, primary health care system strengthening and maternal, newborn and child health care. We work in partnership with the Federal and State Governments of Nigeria, the Global Fund, United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Department for International Development (DFID), Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, MSD for Mothers and Children Investment Fund Foundation among other international donors.

We are recruiting a passionate, self-motivated, and highly qualified individual to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Specialist, Commodity Supplies

Job Code: sfh-05571
Location: Abuja
Job type: Full-time
Department: PROGRAMS

Job Profile

  • The Senior Specialist Commodity Supplies (SSCS) will work with the Project Director to actualize SFH Global Fund Malaria grant in line with SFH policy ensuring that all supply chain activities are implemented according to the National Guidelines.
  • The SSCS will work with the relevant partners to ensure receipts of LLINs at the intervention States are properly documented, warehouses meet the maximum standards required, security are in place during the storage of the nets.
  • The SSCS will provide leadership during the implementation of ITN mass campaigns from the micro planning phase to the implementation phase, he/she will ultimately produce the final copy of all the logistics tools during all the phases of ITN mass campaigns.
  • He/She will liaise with the head admin to ensure the insurance of the nets during storage and during implementation phase.
  • The required documentation of all losses will be provided by the SSCS.
  • He/She will liaise with relevant partners at the National and implementation States concerning all supply chain activities.
  • The person will play an active role at all PSM platforms and provide SFH perspectives in during the meetings.
  • Will Supervise assigned SBC Specialists as SSCS.

Job Role
The successful candidate will perform the following functions:

  • Supervision of ITN Mass Campaign Supply Chain Activities – Provide technical leadership for supply chain activities during ITN mass campaigns.
  • Development of finalized logistics tools – Provide leadership for development of logistics tools from the micro-planning phase to the implementation phase.
  • Attend Malaria Technical Group meetings (IVM and PSM) – Actively participate in at least 80% of all PSM Subcommittee, ITN Expert Group meetings and provide written feedback to inform directorate involvement in malaria control programme.
  • Field team coordination – Provide coordination of SFH GF Malaria assigned field team performance insuring adherence to SFH ethics and programme delivery in line with organization and donor policies and guideline.
  • Financial management – Support Director finance Support budget development of supply chain activities and ensuring that all relevant supply chain activities are reflected on the budget.
  • Support the identification and assessment of State warehouses for the storage of ITNs and SPAQ.
  • Carry out any other duties assigned.

Qualifications / Experience
Minimum Qualification:

  • A master’s degree in public health, Health Administration, Management, Social Work with a focus on public health, social sciences. A background in Pharmacy and medical sciences will be an added advantage.
  • At least ten (10) years’ experience with progressively increasing responsibility in malaria Supply Chain Activities.

Other Qualifications and Experience:

  • Demonstrated ability in leading ITN Mass Campaign Supply Chain activities.
  • Demonstrated ability of previous experience in other PSM activities.
  • Demonstrated ability through previous experience to establish and maintain productive working relationships with a wide network of partners and stakeholders.

Skills and Competencies required:

  • Problem solving and analytical ability
  • Strategic influence and drive for results
  • Collaboration and Influence
  • Strategic Orientation


  • Drive for continuous learning and knowledge sharing
  • High interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
  • Customer Impact.

Compensation & Benefits
The compensation package for this position is very attractive and designed to attract, motivate and retain talented candidates.

Application Closing Date
Friday; 5th January, 2024.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


  • All applications will be treated in confidence.
  • Candidates without the minimum requirements need not apply.
  • We thank prospective applicants for their interest in working with SFH, however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • SFH is an equal-opportunity employer.