Crown Agents USA, Inc. (CA-USA) is calling for CVs of potential, qualified candidates for Warehouse Managers in support of the supply chain management system (SCMS) project located in Botswana, Côte dIvoire, Ethiopia, Guyana, Kenya, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Our Business Crown Agents Group (CA Group) is an international development company with offices in more than 30 countries, employing over 700 personnel worldwide. CA Group provides direct assistance, management consulting, and training for public and private sector clients, particularly in health systems strengthening, public financial management, procurement, and logistics. CA Group currently operates in more than 85 countries on projects with an annual value of more than $136m. Crown Agents USA (CA-USA), the U.S. incorporated subsidiary of CA Group, provides direct procurement services, technical assistance, and training to improve health outcomes, establish good governance, and stimulate economic growth across the developing world. Since its incorporation in the United States in 1998, CA-USA has provided technical assistance services and support to U.S. Government agencies and international organizations such as the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), the U.S. Department of Energy, the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA), and the World Bank Group. Background The Partnership for Supply Chain Management (PSCM) is implementing the Supply Chain Management System (SCMS) project for the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) as part of the Presidents Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). SCMS will strengthen or establish secure, reliable, cost-effective, and sustainable supply chains capable of meeting the care and treatment needs of people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS. In coordination with in-country and international partners, SCMS will assist programs to enhance their supply-chain capacity; ensure that accurate supply-chain information is collected, shared, and used; and provide quality, affordable, health care products to those who need them. Crown Agents USA, a managing partner of the SCMS project, seeks potential, qualified Warehouse Managers to support the Supply Chain Management System Project in key focus countries. Roles & Responsibilities The Warehouse Manager is responsible for ensuring proper and systematic warehouse operations for the receipt, storage, distribution, inventory management and reporting of pharmaceuticals, related commodities, equipment and supplies in accordance with approved Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). He or she will be responsible for the management and supervision of SCMS warehouse employees. This includes supervising and organizing the work of warehouse clerks to ensure that the quality of their work improves and to minimize mistakes. The Warehouse Manager will support other SCMS departments in maintaining supply chain security and ensuring coordination with the key partners and major stakeholders, including the Ministry of Health, CNLS, TRAC, PEPFAR, Global Fund (GF), MAP and other USG partners. Specific Responsibilities Participate in meetings to support the senior management team and coordinate meetings with MoH departments, clients, and donor agencies Supervise, train, and oversee all warehouse floor staff Support Short Term Technical Adviser (STTA) inputs and make recommendations for further STTA activities Prepare time bound plan for reorganization of warehouse operations with clear milestones and dates Reorganize all operational functions of receiving, picking, checking, packing, and dispatch, and security Prepare comprehensive SOPS and prepare, coordinate and manage warehouse staff training to implement basic operations of receiving, picking, checking, packing, and dispatch, as well as supervision, security and safety Institute bin location system and storage of products according to results of ABC analyses and principles of FIFO and FEFO Make recommendations for equipment and shelving procurement and staff recruitment Coordinate on the job training and technical assistance exchange visits Provide monthly and quarterly reports of warehouse operations Qualifications Fluency in English required; Fluency in French desired Degree in Pharmacy or a related field desired and/or related work history and experience considered Minimum 5 years or more successful experience in warehouse operations Prior demonstrated experience managing a large scale commodity warehouse in East or Central Africa preferred How to apply: To apply to this position, please email your CV to email@example.com. Include your name, along with the title of the position you are applying for, in the subject line. Visit our website at www.crownagentsusa.com for more information about our company. No phone calls, faxes or walk-ins please. Crown Agents USA, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V. Crown Agents USA will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with qualified disabilities in accordance with the ADA and local labor law as applicable. If you require a reasonable accommodation for our application process, please contact our Recruiting department at ADArequests@crownagents.com. Requests will be kept confidential and shared strictly on a need-to-know basis only.