Regions of Operation
Africa - East and Central Africa, Africa - North Africa, Africa - South Africa, Africa - West Africa, East Asia & Pacific, Europe and Central Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean, Middle East, South Asia
Countries of Operation
Bhutan, Nepal, Somalia, South Sudan, Uganda
Countries of Work
Afghanistan, Armenia, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Congo, Democratic Republic of, Cuba, Curaçao, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Haiti, India, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Palestinian Territory, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Rwanda, Serbia, Sierra Leone, Sint Maarten (Netherlands), Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Tanzania, Timor-Leste, Uganda, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
OverviewIPA is an international independent organisation providing a wide range of services to international donors, aid organisations and financing institutions world wide. IPA is offering it's clients a professional organisation with our offices in the Netherlands, Kampala, Uganda and Juba, South Sudan. Since its founding in 1981 International Procurement Agency B.V. has become one of the leading organisations in providing superior supply, procurement, consultancy services and emergency response to principals in all parts of the world. IPA guarantees an efficient, fully transparent and accountable procurement, supply and advisory process, whether we source the required products for the project's implementation, select the most appropriate contractor for the equipment to be purchased or the appropriate consultant for the assignment.
Logistics and Procurement Assessment for Fleming Fund ProgrammeJan 2017 - PresentIPA has been requested to perform a logistics and procurement assessment on organisations and their country specific situations that are being considered to undertake procurement. The assessments are a part activity under the Fleming Fund Grants Programme agreement for procurement and related services between Mott MacDonald and IPA.
The aim of this activity is to assess and advise at a country level on the options and methodology for procuring goods and logistic services under the Fleming Fund Grants Programme with a view to maximising the effective and efficient use of funding and mitigating risks.
Supply Chain Management for Health Pooled Fund South SudanJan 2013 - PresentIPA has been subcontracted by HPF South Sudan for the Supply Chain Management of all Pharmaceuticals and Equipment purchased under the Grant. This means 3 consignments per year of 6 ton cargo coming into the country and being distributed to all health facilities supported by HPF in South Sudan.
This includes regular and cold chain warehouse management, distributions and last mile delivery under difficult circumstances and in a volatile environment.
Pharmaceutical Supply Chain AssessmentJan 2017 - Dec 2018The overall objective of the assignment was to assess the essential drugs supply chain of the Government of Somaliland in terms of capacity to deliver drugs in a safe and effective way to the country’s hospitals. The consultant assessed the current situation, identified gaps and problems and provided recommendations on how to address these. It also included an assessment of the possibility to use the supply chain, potentially with minor adjustments, within the timeframe of the Health Project for the supply of essential drugs to Erigavo and Las Anod hospitals.
Areas of Expertise
- Remote Coaching
- Institutional strengthening
- Regulation and enforcement
- Cold chain
- Inventory management
- Logistics management information system
- Product selection and registration
- Risk management
- Supply chain and commodity costing
- Supply chain in humanitarian response
- Supply chain organizational capacity and workforce
- System design
- Warehousing and Distribution