Indo-Pacific Health & Supply Chain Data & Technical Assistance Centre (DTAC)
|Job Title||Digital Supply Chain Officer – Tonga|
|Reports To||Project Manager, DTAC (NZ/Australia)|
This position involves regular local and international travel
Tonga Government Civil Service Position Salary Scale Band J – I
Additional per diems are paid during travel
|How To Apply||
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The Indo-Pacific Health & Supply Chain Data & Technical Assistance Centre (DTAC) supports member countries in setting, meeting and surpassing minimum regional standards in essential medicines access, health supply chains and digital health systems.
DTAC is overseen and staffed by the leading supply chain and digital health system experts in the Pacific region. Working in close collaboration with partner countries (represented by an Advisory Panel), DTAC provides a defined set of activities and services focused on supply chain, essential medicines and related health systems across the Pacific region. DTAC also aims to set relevant regional performance indicators and assist countries in meeting and surpassing those standards.
DTAC is a donor-funded facility of the mSupply Foundation and services are free for member countries.
The Digital Supply Chain Officer provides technical support during the implementation and ongoing use of mSupply, Tupaia and other digital health systems supported by DTAC in the Pacific region.
The successful candidate will be based in Nuku’alofa, Tonga and will be additionally required to travel within the Pacific region (with an initial focus on Polynesia) regularly to provide training and support to local health staff.
The officer based in Tonga will primarily travel within Tonga, Niue and Cook Islands. There will be another officer based in Samoa who will primarily travel within Samoa, Tokelau and Tuvalu. Additional periodic travel to other countries, including the DTAC head office in Auckland, New Zealand, may also be required.
The successful applicant will be expected to work according to local conditions, with 40 hours’ work each week. Leave and travel entitlements will be included according to local laws. All equipment required, including a laptop computer will be provided. Office space and utilities to support the position will be arranged in negotiation with partner governments.
All DTAC staff must be ethical, professional, adhere to the organization’s values, and are expected to report against misconduct, illegal and inappropriate behaviour.
To be successful in this role, you must display the following attributes: