HPM Thematic Lead at PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC) Nigeria


PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC) Nigeria has been operating in Nigeria since 1953 through its predecessor firms of Coopers & Lybrand and Price Waterhouse. We’re one of the leading professional services firms in the country with offices in Lagos, Abuja and Port Harcourt, over 1000 staff and 31 resident partners.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: HPM Thematic Lead

Location: Abuja
Employment Type: Full Time
Line of Service: Business Consulting and Services
Reports to: LFA Coordinator / Team Lead

Key Responsibilities

  • Leads management, oversight and monitoring of all aspects of PSM/HPM and Laboratory activities taken on by the LFA
  • Provides leadership, management, coordination, and technical expertise for the improvement of systems for planning, implementing, monitoring and reporting on technical procurement and support functions, as required
  • Provides coaching, direction and supervision to the junior experts
  • Performs a first level review of all PSM and Lab experts’ work for quality, consistency and program context
  • Evaluates annual work plans the LFA related to PSM/HPM and Laboratory reviews, making recommendations for activities based on the knowledge of the grants
  • Support the development and reporting on key performance indicators to demonstrate the project achievements in support of procurement/ health products related activities
  • Serves as an expert resource and/or technical advisor on all procurement/ health products management related matters on the GF grant
  • Maintains intimate knowledge of procurement objectives, and requirements especially for meetings, missions, and other GF reporting requirements,
  • Participates in in-country mission meetings with the Country Team and provide deep insights on the Global Fund grant
  • Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of the GON policies, laws, regulations, and operational procedures and is able to explain and advise the CT on the impact the aforementioned is likely to have on the direction and implementation of GF programs
  • Updates the CT of current events that impact procurements/ health products management and laboratory systems on the GF programs
  • Identifies HPM related risks and updates the CT while proposing mitigating actions.

Skills and Abilities

  • A Graduate Degree (M.Sc equivalent) in Public Health, Pharmacy, Medicine or other related disciplines.
  • A minimum of 7 years relevant experience in managing or advising on the procurement, supply and use of health products, particularly in developing countries and 3 years additional relevant experience, either as LFA key expert or in a coordinating or technical lead role in a similar context;
  • Demonstrated leadership in managing PSM/HPM and Laboratory projects/activities within International Development and/or Government Programs;
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to work independently with little supervision;
  • Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to transfer technical knowledge into project designs, project reports, policy papers, etc.
  • Ability to communicate recommendations to other sectors;
  • Ability to manage large, complex programs;
  • Capacity to prepare technical documents;
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and demonstrate extreme flexibility to manage more than one task at a time;
  • Ability to develop and maintain high level contacts (GON, NAFDAC, local bodies, key health sector stakeholders etc.) and productive working relationships with other counterparts;
  • Ability to conduct field visits;
  • Sufficient computer skills to conduct work using MS Word, Excel and Power Point and the ability to use software and computer programs.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


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