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National Technical Officer (Procurement and Supply Management-PSM)

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National Technical Officer (Procurement and Supply Management-PSM)

Job Type : Full-Time
Education Requirement : Bachelor Degree
Skills :
Experience : 3 to 5 years
Work Days : Monday To Friday
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Contractual Arrangement

Special Services Agreement (SSA)

Contract Duration (Years, Months, Days)

8 months

Job Posting

Apr 6, 2022, 1:50:28 AM

Closing Date

Apr 20, 2022, 4:59:00 PMPrimary Location



SE_MMR WR Office, Myanmar



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The National Technical Officer (Procurement and Supply Management-PSM) works under overall guidance of WHO Representative to Myanmar, and direct supervision of the Head of the TB Team, and in close collaboration with the National TB Programme (NTP).

The NTO will provide support to the WHO country offices as well as national programme for the project activities.

Major Duties And Responsibilities

  • To assist NTP in forecasting needs for first- and second-line drugs, ancillary drugs and laboratory reagents and supplies. To assist NTP in obtaining correct specifications.
  • To assist NTP in completing application forms for GDF and other funding mechanisms.
  • To follow up on delivery schedules and liaise with relevant authorities for port clearance and in-country distribution.
  • To facilitate in unpacking and checking procedures for all drugs and supplies received in NTP and timely report to the suppliers/procurement units if any discrepancies.
  • To advise on proper storage conditions at different types of health facilities.
  • To undertake field visits for assessing storage conditions and identifying needs to improve supply management in the central, sub central store houses (including NTRL store) and Regional/State TB stores and store facilities of partners.
  • To monitor quarterly drug balance reports from Regional/State TB stores and partners.
  • To monitor stock balance and appropriate use of drug indent forms, issue vouchers, stock ledgers, bin cards, etc.
  • To monitor proper disposal of expired, obsolete or redundant drugs and reagents.
  • To review and revise the SOP for drug and supply management as necessary.
  • To perform any other duties. To submit quarterly assignment reports.


The National Technical Officer (PSM) helped in forecasting and quantification of not only anti-TB medication but of for laboratory items of correct specification with NTP staff from central, states and regions and partners. He also facilitated distribution of medical and laboratory items to states and regions. Insurance of warehouses with the guidance from NTP. Regularly communicates with central NTP and with WHO country team. He monitored drug management at States and regional level with concerned staff from NTP.

Impact Of Functions

The National Technical Officer (PSM) ensured availability of medical and laboratory items to needy areas in timely manner. Warehouses are insured. LMIS in health facilities will improved.



Essential: University degree in medicine or medical science


  • Training in Procurement & Supply Management
  • Good computer operating and presentation skills
  • Working knowledge Word, Excel, Power Point and

Professional Experience And Knowledge

  • Minimum three years working experience on communicable diseases surveillance.
  • Working experience with Ministry of Health and Sports or National/International Organization will be an asset
  • Well Experience in Procurement & Supply Management especially on medical equipment, drugs etc.


Excellent knowledge of English and excellent knowledge Myanmar Language.


  • Communication.
  • Knowing and managing yourself
  • Producing results

Additional Information

  • This Vacancy Notice may be used to fill similar positions at the same level.
  • Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.
  • A written test and interviews will be used as a form of screening
  • WHO is committed to workforce diversity.
  • WHO prides itself on a workforce that adheres to the highest ethical and professional standards and that is committed to put the WHO Values Charter into practice.
  • WHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco.
  • This post is subject to local recruitment and will be filled by persons recruited in the local commuting area of the duty station.
  • In the event that your candidature is retained for an interview, you will be required to provide, in advance, a scanned copy of the degree(s)/diploma(s)/certificate(s) required for this position. WHO only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU)/United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed through the link: Some professional certificates may not appear in the WHED and will require individual review.
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