SMC Operations Consultant at Management Sciences for Health (MSH)

The Management Sciences for Health (MSH) has an opening for a SMC Operations Consultant in Nigeria.

The Operations Consultant will support the operations unit in ensuring the smooth logistics by providing clerical support.

·        S/he works with the Senior Operations and Procurement Specialist to engage food vendors for state-level and LGA level trainings, make hotel and airline arrangements, provide assistance to staff in need of support, coordinate the arrangement of materials and equipment as specified in the activity profiles.

·        S/he coordinates the management of the inventory, provide assistance for optimum and efficient operations of the project as well as provide assistance to assure shipments to the project states happen in a timely manner.


About Management Sciences for Health (MSH)

Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is an international non-governmental organization working with countries and communities to save lives and improve the health of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people by building strong, resilient, and sustainable health systems in 150 countries around the world.

MSH is currently a sub recipient to Catholic Relief Services for the implementation of the Global Fund Malaria Grant (2021 to 2023) in Nigeria, which aims to implement and support malaria control activities in 11 states, including the implementation of Seasonal Malaria Chemoprevention (SMC) campaign activities in 2 States (Katsina and Taraba).


  • Support to arrange hotel for Nigerian staff, participants, consultants who are participating in the SMC activity in Katsina and Taraba States.
  • Support to the operations to engage vendors for the SMC activity in Taraba and Katsina States
  • Support the Operations in maintaining the inventory records for items meant for the SMC activity in Katsina and Taraba states.
  • Support the Operations in Scanning, filing of documents and raising reports for all vendor engagements and POs about the SMC activities in Taraba and Katsina States
  • Support the Operations in providing communication gateways with vendors for the SMC activities in Katsina and Taraba States.
  • Support the Operations in organizing for the dispatch of goods and equipment whenever required for the SMC activities in Taraba and Katsina states.
  • Arrange spaces for participants making sure they have as much conducive environment as possible in the cause of the SMC activity especially in cases when there are complaints of meals provided, malfunctioning gadgets e.g Air conditioners, PAS etc
  • Inventory and asset management
  • Coordinate the approved Activity Profiles making sure that materials, equipment, etc required for the activity are organized and ready for the activity
  • Support with raising Purchase Orders (POs) for all vendors and consultants
  • Any other task assigned by the Supervisor


  • Bachelor's Degree and/or equivalent. Minimum of 2 years relevant experience
  • Verbal and written language skills in English required
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative
  • Ability to learn complex program procedures
  • Good typing skills. Good memo composition and editing skills. Good computer skills with sound knowledge of commonly used application software
  • Familiar with internet search engines and able to undertake background search on well-defined tasks
  • Able to work independently by managing priorities and workload within general schedule of work, instructions and standardized practices
  • Excellent command of written and verbal english
  • Takes initiative and can start/complete tasks with basic direction
  • Excellent Computer knowledge. Proficient in Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point and knowledge of Photoshop. Learn and become proficient in the firm’s management system (applied) and other carrier software or websites, as needed
  • Ability to multi task and organize ongoing projects, looking for ways to become more efficient in completing tasks
  • Consistently looks for ways to help support
  • Demonstrated competence to assess priorities and manage a variety of activities in a time sensitive environment and meet deadlines with attention to detail and quality
  • Strong office and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work as an effective team member in a complex and fast paced environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to interact professionally with culturally diverse staff, clients and consultants


Method of Application

Interested and qualified applicants should follow the link below to submit CV and application letter:

Please submit your CV and brief cover letter (no more than one page) outlining your suitability in line with the requirements of the position.

Location: Abuja, Nigeria (for the SMC activity in Katsina and Taraba States)

Job Type: Full Time

Application Deadline: Not Specified


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