USAID DFID Project Careers – Environment Compliance Officer at Abt Associates




Organization: Abt Associates
Project
Name:
 
Uganda IRS Project Phase II
Funding
Source:
USAID and DFID
Duty
Station:
Uganda
Reports
to
: Environment Compliance Manager
About
Abt:
Abt Associates is an international development
organization composed of dedicated professionals who provide technical
assistance, research, analysis, and practical training services in more than
128 countries.
About
USAID Project:
The USAID and DFID funded Uganda IRS Phase II
Project’s objective is to conduct a comprehensive spraying program and establish
the foundation for sustainable, effective, high-quality indoor residual
spraying (IRS) activities.
Job
Summary:
 The Environment Compliance Officer will
primarily be responsible for ensuring program compliance with United States
Government (USG) and Government of Uganda environmental regulations, and
program adherence to requirements as laid out in USAID Initial and Supplemental
; Environmental Assessments and Pesticide Evaluation Report and Safer Use
Action Plan (PERSUAP) and its amendments.
Key
Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Actively coordinate environmental compliance efforts for all program
    spray activities, including the implementation and oversight of quality
    and safety procedures for insecticide procurements;
  • Manage the procedures for distribution, storage, and handling of
    insecticides; and procedures for disposal of insecticide, waste products
    and package materials in accordance with national and international
    standards.
  • Supervise and perform routine inspection of spray activity
    implementation, safe storage, use, and disposal of insecticides.
  • Offer adequate training and technical assistance to IRS implementation
    teams and counterparts.
  • Develop and innovate strategies to minimize insecticide pilferage as
    well as IRS solid and liquid wastes disposal.
  • Actively participate in routine environmental assessments.
  • Technically support routine environmental monitoring and reporting.
  • Work closely with other counterparts from the MOH, NMCP, NEMA, NDA,
    Districts and other regulatory and governmental authorities.
Qualifications,
Skills and Experience: 
  • All candidates should hold Bachelor’s Degrees in Public Health,
    Environmental Health, or other relevant field.
  • Five or more years of relevant professional work experience with
    experience in environmental health and insecticide use and management.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Able to work both as a member of a team and as a team leader.
  • Possess strong management and planning skills of project tasks and
    budgets.
  • Possess the ability to produce high quality work in a timely and
    cost effective manner.
  • Excellent writing skills.
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal communication and computer
    skills.
  • Past experience with USAID and donor projects is highly desirable.
  • English language proficiency.
How
to Apply: 
If you desire to join Abt’s USAID and DFID funded
project, please send your application to: Procurement@UgandaIRS.com with the
name of the position indicated in the subject line. Please include: (a) an
up-to-date CV; (b) a cover letter detailing why you feel you are particularly
qualified for the position; and (c) e-mail and telephone contacts of three
references.
Deadline:
13th February 2015
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