LMIS Advisor

West Africa
Apply by 30 June 2018
Posted on 31 May 2018

Job Description

Chemonics seeks a logistics management information systems (LMIS) technical advisor to support an anticipated public health contract in West Africa. The LMIS Advisor will manage the design and implementation of a comprehensive electronic logistics management information system (eLMIS) to improve data visibility and inform decision-making. In this capacity, the advisor will play a key role in enabling national governments to achieve their goal of addressing public health supply chain challenges through HIV, tuberculosis, malaria, reproductive health, and vaccine supply chain integration. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Review and document the “as-is” and develop the “to-be” business processes
  • Evaluate and record the detailed user and functional requirements as well as technical architecture and design of the eLMIS
  • Advise on interoperability strategy and integration specifications
  • Map out hardware and equipment requirements, and identify gaps
  • Develop a budget for system implementation, deployment, and maintenance
  • Anticipate project risks and mitigate challenges, ensuring the successful delivery of the eLMIS
  • Build a detailed training plan for on-boarding users
  • Develop a communication plan to ensure that stakeholders, users, and donors are informed of progress, challenges, and key milestones
  • Play a key advisory role in developing the RFP to select a service provider that will identify system solutions and implement the system
  • Work with system developers during the configuration phase to ensure that implementation deadlines are met
  • Provide other needed technical support, including for implementation
  • Foster an inclusive workplace environment that creates opportunities, serves others’ needs, builds trust, promotes innovation, and exceeds expectations

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in the design, development, and maintenance of enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems; experience with eLMIS systems
  • Technical expertise in the design of information systems, information technology, and control towers
  • Experience working closely with public and private entities in the health supply chain sector
  • Eight or more years of experience in health-system strengthening, design, and reform in low- and middle-income countries
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing
  • Strong negotiation, relationship management, consensus-building and conflict resolution abilities
  • Ability to navigate highly political situations, and coordinate disparate stakeholder groups to ensure timely project delivery
  • Attention to detail and commitment to results
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity​

Application Instructions:

Please send an email with an electronic version of your CV and cover letter attached and “LMIS Technical Advisor” in the subject line to SCSSAMRecruitment@chemonics.com by June 30, 2018. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.

About the Organization

Owned entirely by employees, Chemonics is an ISO-9001 certified international development company. For more than 40 years, we have partnered with local and international organizations to promote social and economic change around the world.

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