Cost Structure Analysis Consultant

Options Consultancy Services Ltd.
Lilongwe, Malawi
Apply by 23 January 2017
Senior-level , Full-time staff position
Posted on 23 December 2016

Job Description

Responsibilities

  • Undertaking a document review, including: CMST founding documents and annual reports, the previous Cost Structure Analysis, evidence on best practice cost structure of similar institutions in the region or globally, the USAID/DFID funded Supply Chain Integration Progress report and other reports as provided by CMST, the MOH and DFID;
  • Interview key CMST, DFID, USAID, MOH HTSS Pharmacy Unit and Clinical Services
  • Review all direct costs incurred by CMST operations (e.g. salaries, warehouse operations and maintenance, other running costs)
  • Unit, CHAM Secretariat and other key drug and supply chain stakeholders in Malawi

Deliverables

  • Draft report and presentation for consultation with CMST staff and other stakeholders
  • Cost structure analysis report for the CMST Board by 5th February 2017

Person specification

  • Post-graduate degree (Master’s or above) in business administration, financial management, organisational development, and/or Chartered Accountant
  • Extensive experience, up to eight years, in undertaking organisational or business analyses and costing exercises
  • Expert skills in organisational budget and costing analysis
  • Excellent knowledge of health supply chain management
  • Strong communication skills, both written and spoken English

About Options/programme

Options is a leading UK-based consultancy organisation providing technical and management expertise in the health and social sectors to governments and international development partners to transform the health of women and children. We provide information, expertise and influence to governments, health workers, NGOs and businesses to catalyse change so that health services can be accessed by the people who need them most.

Option’s Malawi Health Sector Programme – Technical Assistance programme (MHSP-TA) is providing expertise to enhance implementation of Malawi’s Health Sector Strategic Plan (HSSP 2011–2016).

Application process

  • To apply, please send your CV with a summary note of your skills and experience to James Murdoch opportunities@options.co.uk. Candidates should state the role in the subject header
  • Closing date for applications is: 03/01/2016.
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview.

About the Organization

About Options

Options Consultancy Services Limited was established in 1992 and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marie Stopes International. We are a consultancy organisation providing technical and management expertise in the health and social sectors to governments and international development partners to transform the health of women and children. We provide information, expertise and influence to governments, health workers, NGOs and businesses to catalyse change so that health services can be accessed by the people who need them most.

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