USAID Logistics Coordinator Non-profit Careers – Abt Associates

Job Title:       Logistics Coordinator
Organization: Abt Associates
Funding Source: United
States Agency for International Development (USAID)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
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 Vector Control Task
Project:
Abt Associates, a major American business and government research,
technical assistance, and consulting company, manages the USAID-funded Vector
Control Task Order 1. Task Order 1 will support the U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative
(PMI) and USAID to plan and implement an integrated vector control approach
with the overall goal of reducing the burden of malaria. Abt has implemented
indoor residual spraying (IRS) for PMI since 2009, delivering high-quality IRS
programs and gathering the most comprehensive vector control entomological data
in the world. Under this contract, Abt will expand entomological monitoring to
guide programs focused on insecticide-treated mosquito nets and IRS and
continue to assist PMI in reducing the burden of malaria through IRS and
capacity building in 22 African countries where malaria is endemic. Abt also
will continue to support PMI in IRS monitoring and evaluation, as well as
environmental compliance.
Job Summary: The Logistics
Coordinator primarily oversees the logistics and warehousing functions of the
project. The jobholder manages the transportation, storage, and distribution of
IRS commodities, materials and equipment throughout the program area.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The ideal candidate for the USAID Project
Logistics Coordinator job placement should Bachelor’s Degree in Business,
Logistics, Management, or Administration and experience in procurement and
logistics.
·        
Previous experience on USAID-funded programs and
a thorough knowledge of environmental safety and compliance regulations.
·        
Prior exposure and experience in warehouse
management.
·        
Proven ability to work with minimum direction
and supervision.
·        
Demonstrated ability to work both as a member of
a team and as a team leader, with the ability to accept the inputs of other
team members.
·        
Strong management and planning skills of project
tasks and budgets.
·        
Demonstrates leadership and team work and
produces high quality work in a timely, cost effective manner and has excellent
writing skills.
·        
Excellent interpersonal communications and
organizational skills.
·        
Excellent computer skills, computer software
programs, including MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
·        
Previous experience with USAID funded programs
and/ or other international development experience.
·        
English language fluency.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
applications to VectorControl_Uganda@abtassoc.com with the position title in
the subject line of the email.
NB: Documentation required
to be considered includes a Cover Page, CV, biodata form, payslip from the most
recent position held, copies of educational certificates/degrees, and contact
information of at least 3 references we can contact (must include email
addresses and phone numbers).

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