7 USAID Field Coordinator Vacancies – Abt Associates

Job Title:       Field Coordinator (7 Vacancies)
Organization: Abt Associates
Project Name:  Uganda IRS Project Phase II
Funding Source: USAID
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Field
Operations 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-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 in Uganda.
Job Summary: The Field
Coordinator will act as the principal coordinator between the project support
team and the district officials to plan, implement and evaluate field spray
operations within the districts. The incumbent will support the transfer of
skills from the project to staff within two districts to ensure that, over
time, there is adequate local capacity to implement a spray operation with
minimal external support. The job holder will be responsible for ensuring close
collaboration between project technical teams and officials in two districts
for all activities related to spray operations. He / she will also be responsible
for coordinating activities of capacity building in all technical and
managerial areas including environmental compliance, monitoring and evaluation,
logistics and behavior change communication. The job holder will work closely
with relevant district officials to ensure that IRS best practices are adhered
to and that set targets are met during spray rounds.
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicants hold Bachelor’s degrees in project
management or other relevant field (Master’s Degree preferred).
A minimum of five years’ professional work
experience in implementing projects in the field, preferably with operations
aimed at improving public health.
Strong leadership, management, and organizational
Tactfulness and excellent communication skills.
“Can-Do” attitude
High degree of enthusiasm
How to Apply: 
Al suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their applications to
Procurement@UgandaIRS.com with the name of the position indicated in the
subject line. The applications should include an up-to-date CV, a cover letter
detailing why you feel you are particularly qualified for the position; and an e-mail
and telephone contacts of three references.
Deadline: Friday, 23rd October
NB: Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted. If
you do not hear from us by 30th November 2015, please consider your
application unsuccessful.

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