Abt Associates Vacancies 2017

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8 Nov, 2017

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Business Management Jobs in Ghana

Abt Associates seeks qualified candidates for its Ghana operations for the positions listed below:

Job Description

Job Title: Country Operations Manager

Under the supervision of the Ghana Chief of Party, the country operations manager provides organizational and logistical management for the project’s IRS operations

Key Responsibilities

Manages the overall planning and implementation of all project spray operations in Ghana, including:
• Developing annual operations activity schedules
• Conducting geographic reconnaissance
• Identifying and overseeing the preparation and renovation of, spray operation sites/bases
• Organising annual planning meetings with NMCP, other local stakeholders and spray districts
• Determining spray operation labour requirements and overseeing the recruitment of seasonal spray personnel
• Quantifying requirements for insecticides, sprayers, PPE and all other equipment and supplies
• Confirming specifications for PPE, and all other equipment and supplies procured locally
• Organising micro-planning meetings

Overall responsibility for supervising and monitoring spray activities
• Ensuring that correct spray techniques are applied
• Ensuring quality and accuracy of primary data
• Ensuring data forms are promptly and safely delivered to data centers
• Ensuring that supervision and monitoring tools are used as required
Oversees the management of warehouses and stores
• Ensuring adherence to USAID/PMI BMP for IRS
• Ensuring that there are adequate stock levels of comodities, equipment and supplies, at all operation sites
• Ensuring that all store records are up-to-date throughout the spray campaign
• Coordinates training of trainer (TOT) courses, and the trainings of the different categories of spray personnel
• Oversees information, education and communication (IEC) activities and community mobilization


• Recommends spray personnel performance targets and tracks progress against spray campaign
• Achieves operations-related monitoring & evaluation and quality control indicators of the project
• Develops the operations component of the country capacity-building plan to transfer skills to local institutions
• Directly supervises the project’s District coordinators, logistics coordinator and a local communications NGO.

Qualification Required & Experience

• Master’s Degree in Public health, environmental health or other relevant field
• At least 8 years of professional experience managing operations in an international development environment, with significant experience in vector control programs
• Significant management and supervisory experience
• Prior experience at USAID-funded programmes and basic knowledge of Federal and AID acquisition regulations (FARs and AIDARs) are highly desirable
• Excellent writing, computer and organisational skills
• English language fluency

Minimum Qualifications

• 8+ years of experience OR the equivalent combination of education and experience
Location: Tamale, Northern Region

How to Apply

Interested and qualified applicants should submit a cover letter and copy of their resume to the email address below: [email protected] Or, you can directly submit your application to the AIRS office in Northern Region, Tamale at: Plot No.11, Waterson Road, Fuo. Adjacent the VSO office, before BB Gas junction Closing Date: 15 November, 2017

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