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Assistant for distribution, stock level monitoring and state registration of pharmaceuticals
|Location :||Minsk, BELARUS|
|Application Deadline :||11-Nov-12 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Service Contract|
|Post Level :||SB-3|
|Languages Required :||English Russian|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||the initial assignment is for 12 months subject to further extension|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||extendable|
From 2004 to 2009 UNDP Belarus implemented HIV grant of the Global Fund. The Global Fund approved another grant for Belarus on HIV for the period of 2010-2014, which implementation started in January 2010. The new Round 8 and RCC grants are aimed at further developing and strengthening the national response to the HIV epidemic. The grants are set to align with previous State HIV Prevention Program 2006-2010 and to underpin the ongoing State HIV Prevention Program 2011 – 2014.
The overall goal of the HIV grants is to maintain the concentrated phase of the epidemic in Belarus and to reduce the AIDS mortality. The grants envisage to expand the coverage of the main vulnerable groups (IDUs, FSWs, MSM, prisoners, women and youth) and to improve the quality of services through capacity building of the non-government organizations (NGOs) servicing the beneficiaries. Prevention work among young people will be extended through schools. Further, the grants aim to expand the coverage of people with anti-retroviral (ARV) treatment, to improve laboratory diagnosis and training of healthcare staff, to enhance the quality of care and support, and to provide TB prophylaxis and treatment to HIV patients.
UNDP Belarus Project “STOP-TB Strategy Implementation in the Republic of Belarus in particular aimed at fighting Multidrug Resistant Tuberculosis (MDR-TB)” funded by the Global Fund assists the Government of Belarus in reducing the burden of tuberculosis in the country. The main goal of the project is to enhance efficiency of measures to reduce and prevent further spread of tuberculosis infection in Belarus. The project aims at increasing access to quality MDR-TB diagnostics and treatment as well as reducing TB prevalence in Belarus by enhancing measures to fight MDR-TB, and reducing incidence and mortality rate from tuberculosis.
Being a Principal Recipient, UNDP is responsible for the financial and programmatic management of the GFATM grant as well as for the overall monitoring of the programme and supervision of the procurement of health and non-health products. In all areas of implementation, it provides capacity development services to sub-recipients and implementing partners.
Duties and Responsibilities
|The UNDP Specialist on distribution, stock level monitoring and state registration of pharmaceuticals will be responsible for organization of supply chain management of goods under the UNDP contracts in the territory of the Republic of Belarus within the portfolio of Global Fund grants (HIV and TB) in Belarus. The Specialist on distribution, stock level monitoring and state registration of pharmaceuticals will ensure uninterrupted supply of goods from the central warehouse to the regional warehouses and/or warehouses of the end recipients in accordance with the timelines set in the Procurement Action Plans, Procurement and Supply Management Plan and considering the actual stock level of goods and physical capacity of the warehouses in regions. The Specialist on distribution, stock level monitoring and state registration of pharmaceuticals promotes a client-focused, quality and results-oriented approach in the project.
Also the above mentioned specialist will be responsible for assistance in the state registration of pharmaceuticals, procured within the framework of GFATM grants.
The Specialist on distribution, stock level monitoring and state registration of pharmaceuticals works in close collaboration with 2 Purchasing/Contract Specialists, 2 Logistics Specialists and other project staff, operations and programme staff in the Country Office for resolving complex logistics-related issues and information exchange.
The incumbent will be based in Minsk, Belarus. He/she will work under direct supervision of the GIU/GFATM Head of Procurement and Logistics Unit. He/she will liaise with a variety of parties, including supplying companies, customs agents, transportation companies, Ministry of Health, Ministry of Trade, Ministry of Economics and Republican Centre of Expertise and Testing.
The Specialist on distribution, stock level monitoring and state registration of pharmaceuticals will be responsible for:
Required Skills and Experience
UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.