USAID Project Management Specialist at USAID/Rwanda

Kigali, Rwanda


Position Title: USAID Project Management Specialist (Pharmaceutical Logistics) – (Re-advertised).

Position Grade: FSN-11

Annual Gross Salary Range: From 34,681,317 FRW to 56,638,330 FRW

Location: Kigali, Rwanda

Vacancy Opens: August 09, 2023

Applications Must Be Received By: 12:00 p.m. CAT, September 01, 2023

USAID/Rwanda seeks an Ordinarily Resident individual with the required work authorization for employment as a USAID Project Management Specialist (Pharmaceutical Logistics).

USAID/Rwanda is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex (Including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information. USAID encourages all individuals, including those from disadvantaged and underrepresented groups, to respond to the solicitation.


The USAID Project Management Specialist (Pharmaceutical Logistics) will provide technical, management and coordination services in support of USAID/Rwanda’s Health program. The Project Management Specialist (Pharmaceutical Logistics) will be part of USAID/Rwanda’s Health System and Service Delivery team and will report to the Senior Supply Chain Advisor. The Specialist will be responsible for a broad range of planning, monitoring, coordination, capacity building and implementation of tasks related to pharmaceutical logistics management in Rwanda. The Project Management Specialist (Pharmaceutical Logistics) will focus on pharmaceutical services, systems and policy issues within the context of PEPFAR and the broader USAID Health Office (HO) portfolio. Specifically, the position will provide support through technical assistance for the Rwanda Medical Supply Agency Limited (RMS) on supply planning, procurement, inventory management, distribution, fund management and the supply chain for USG commodities as well as the Ministry of Health’s coordinated procurement and distribution systems (CPDS). In addition, the position will assist the Senior Supply Chain Advisor to further integrate and align PEPFAR program activities in pharmaceutical commodity management with the broader HO portfolio and other bilateral and multi-lateral donor programs, including UNICEF, UNFPA, World Health Organization and the World Bank. An area of emphasis will also be on strengthening the Rwanda Food and Drug Authority. The individual will also be responsible for coordinating various PEPFAR Technical Working Groups (TWG) and following up on their implementation of the recommendations from these meetings.


  1. Education: Master’s degree in pharmacy, Public Health, Business Administration or Supply Chain discipline required.
  2. Prior Work Experience: Minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible experience working in public health with specific experience in HIV/AIDS commodity and logistics or other similar supply chain management.
  3. Language Proficiency: Level 4 (fluent) ability is required in written and spoken English and Kinyarwanda.


Interested applicants must review the official solicitation for this position and submit all the required documents. The solicitation is available at the following link: A complete application package should be sent by email to no later than 12:00 p.m. noon CAT on September 01, 2023.