The Maryland Global Initiatives Corporation is a nonprofit affiliate of the University of Maryland, Baltimore established by UMB to carry out UMB’s programs to strengthen health systems and improve the human condition in the areas where UMB operates through MGIC. MGIC has UMB-approved affiliates, field offices, and program offices (collectively known as “country offices”) throughout sub-Saharan Africa. MGIC activities are funded generally by U.S. government entities through cooperative agreements with UMB. The University of Maryland Baltimore (UMB) has received PEPFAR funding from the US government /CDC for Accelerating Malawi’s PEPFAR Laboratory Logistics and Infrastructure for Quality (AMPLIFY). This cooperative agreement aims to achieve and maintain HIV epidemic control. AMPLIFY will strengthen the laboratory efficiency, capacity, and quality through improving laboratory infrastructure, improving laboratory data utilization for decision making, training human resources, and adhering to quality management systems.
Applications are therefore welcome for the following vacant position.
JOB TITLE: PROCUREMENT MANAGER
The Procurement Manager will have the primary responsibility for providing leadership and oversight of the procurement function for MGIC Malawi. S/he will ensure the country program’s procurement needs are met in compliance with U.S. Government rules and regulations, including 2 CFR 200 and Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), as well as MGIC policies and procedures and international procurement best practices.
The Procurement Manager will ensure an uninterrupted supply of health and non-health commodities to fulfill the objectives of the Malawian program. S/he must be able to communicate effectively with program and technical teams and educate others on procurement policy.
The position will be based in Lilongwe and applicants must be authorized to live and work in Malawi.
Duties and Responsibilities
Experience, Knowledge, And Skills
Mode of Application
Suitable candidates should apply through the following link:
The closing date for receiving applications 19th March 2021.
AN AFFILIATE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, BALTIMORE Office Address: Golden Peacock Shopping Complex, Area 13, Box 2298, City Centre, Lilongwe, Malawi