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(Archived) Supply Chain Talent and Org Strengthening Advisor

Last Updated: 7/29/21

Job Description

The supply chain talent and organizational strengthening technical advisor contributes to JSI’s strategic and technical leadership in supply chain talent and organizational development. For nearly 40 years, John Snow, Inc. (JSI) has been assisting developing country governments, donor agencies, nongovernmental organizations, and private companies to strengthen public health supply chains to ensure the availability of essential medicines. JSI delivers sustainable results in challenging environments, applying a continuum of solutions spanning the breadth of the supply chain from procurement to the last mile, tailored to local needs.

JSI is looking for a dynamic self-starter who is committed to strengthening client-centric supply chains that expand access to quality, affordable health products around the world. The technical advisor provides strategic and technical leadership to guide, execute and grow JSI’s public health supply chain portfolio in the areas of supply chain talent and organizational development.

Responsibilities include and are not limited to:

  • Contributing to JSI health supply chain projects and priorities.
  • Co designing and leading supply chain talent and organizational development activities using a range of in-person and virtual modalities including classroom-based training, online/virtual workshops, distance/blended learning, videos and webinars.
  • Developing a range of materials, including training curricula (facilitator guides, participant materials, other training support materials), standard operating procedures manuals, job support materials, other.
  • Promoting information sharing, learning, and application of lessons learned within JSI and throughout the wider community through conferences, international meetings and strategic communication.
  • Maintaining JSI’s technical leadership in health supply chain management, specifically in the area of supply chain talent and organizational development, by monitoring industry trends and advances and adapting them to meet the evolving needs of our clients.
  • Growing our portfolio by identifying and fostering key client relationships, developing concept notes and pitches, and leading the proposal development process.
  • Supporting and mentoring staff in appropriate areas of professional development.
  • Performing other duties as assigned.
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience working in public health, supply chain management, pharmacy management programs in low- and middle-income countries or other relevant experience.
  • Skills and deep experience in talent and organizational development, including facilitation, and training experience, including skills related to the use of Zoom and other electronic tools and software programs (online whiteboard platforms, etc.).
  • Proven record in client engagement, leadership, project management and resource management.
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically and creatively problem solve.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with international funders and agencies, local partners, and subcontractors.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and support all aspects of new business development, from concept design to client identification to proposal development and award.
  • Strong initiative and self-motivation, a commitment to teamwork, interpersonal skills and social-emotional intelligence.
  • Excellent English oral and written communication skills. Proficiency in French, Spanish and/or Portuguese a plus.
  • Willingness and ability to travel up to 40% of the time.
  • Although the position is based in the JSI/Arlington office, telework arrangements will be considered. Regardless of location, candidates must be legally authorized to work in the country in which they reside.

Salary commensurate with experience.

Please apply via our Careers Portal: Apply for Supply Chain Talent and Org Strengthening Advisor
Interested candidates should submit their resumes and cover letters online by 07/28/2021.

Company Details

Boston, Massachusetts, United States
John Snow, Inc., and our nonprofit JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc., are public health management consulting and research organizations dedicated to improving the health of individuals and communities throughout the world. Our mission is to improve the health of underserved people and communities and to provide a place where people of passion and commitment can pursue this cause.Our sis...