USAID Project District Coordinator Jobs – Abt Associates

Job Title:       District 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 District
Coordinator carries out programmatic and management oversight for all aspects
of the project’s spray operations, including campaign planning, technical
assistance and training, logistical and operational support and supervision,
and activity tracking and reporting. S/he will coordinate closely with
government counterparts, and oversee the activities of project field staff and
seasonal spray teams.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The ideal candidate for the USAID Project
District Coordinator job placement should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Public or
Community Health, Environmental Health, Entomology, or other relevant field
·        
At least three years of experience in vector
control and IRS.
·        
Extensive knowledge of regulatory and
operational aspects of insecticide use and 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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