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Director of Health Commodity Procurement Compliance Global Health Supply Chain (GHSC)

United States, D.C., Washington
1331 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest (Show on map)
April 03, 2024

Director of Health Commodity Procurement Compliance

Procurement Service Agent, USAID Next Generation GHSC Suite of Programs - Global

Company Profiles

Palladium is a global leader in the design, development and delivery of Positive Impact - the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value. We work with foundations, investors, governments, corporations, communities and civil society to formulate strategies and implement solutions that generate lasting social, environmental and financial benefits.

For the past 50 years, we have been making Positive Impact possible. With a team of more than 2,500 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of more than 35,000 technical experts, Palladium has improved - and is committed to continuing to improve - economies, societies and most importantly, people's lives.

Position Overview

The Director of Health Commodity Compliance is responsible for mitigating risk to the
project, Palladium, its partners, and the USG by ensuring that systems and processes
are carried out in ways that are consistent with USG and Palladium regulations,
guidelines and best practices. Because the potential risk is related to the
procurement and shipment of commodities, this will be the major focus of the Director
of Health Commodity Compliance attention. Reporting to the Project Director, the
Director of Health Commodity Compliance will provide direct supervision to the
Quality Assurance Manager and the Compliance Managers.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Oversees the function that ensures that the quality of the commodities procured by the project meet generally recognized standards and are not inferior or counterfeit.
  • Serves as the main point of contact for fraud and other investigations that are a potential breach of the USG and Palladium rules and regulations and Palladium Code of Conduct.
  • Serves as the main point of contact for all project audits both internal and external.
  • When required, provides training to staff on project compliance.
  • Perform other related duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Position Requirements:

  • Extensive experience in compliance, risk management and medicine quality assurance.
  • Experience developing a comprehensive compliance system with policies and procedures which incorporate procurement industry best practices, and address employee hiring, code of conduct and project financial management.
  • Experience with international health commodity procurement
  • Extensive knowledge of USG procurement and Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR).
  • Familiarity with USG audit guidelines and procedures.
  • Experience providing staff training and development.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and high comfort level writing and presenting data and information in a compelling way to difference audiences.
  • Excellent written and spoken English and ability to communicate across technical disciplines and non-technical audience required.
  • Ability to speak and write French a plus.
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