Abt Associates Vacancies 2017

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8 Nov, 2017

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Administrative Jobs in Ghana

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

Job Description

Job Title: District Operations Coordinator

Under the supervision of the Country Operation Manager, the District operation coordinator provides programmatic and management over sight and direction for all aspects of the spray operations in the assigned district, including spray campaign planning, technical assistance and training, logistical and operational support. Specific duties will include the following:

Key Role and Responsibilities

• Provide leadership role at the district level for all temporary hired project
• Provide analysis and quantification of IRS commodities
• Work in collaboration with District health office to manage the planning and implementation of IRS activities
• Oversee the recruitment, training and supervision of spray teams
• Supervise and track inventory distribution and storage of materials, work with the logistics and procurement team to support procurement team to support procurement of IRS materials
• Ensure that routine programme tracking and reporting are in place and delivered on time
• Supervise and monitor field data collection with project M&E team
• Manage and support the planning and implementation of BCC/IEC campaign strategies in the targeted district
• Ensure that all risk prevention and environmental compliance measures are fully implemented. This includes working very closely with the project environmental
compliance staff and district officers to address relevant issues
• Facilitate communication between district and community level stakeholders and the AIRS project office in Tamale
• Represent the project at district and community level meetings
• Prepare weekly and other activity reports as directed by the project operations manager
• Frequently travel to field sites to support and oversee district and community level operations and activities
• Provided inputs for the preparation for work plans, budgets and end of spray reports
• Performs any other relevant duties as may be assigned by the chief of part or the operations manager


Qualification Required & Experience

• Minimum, Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant health sector field, such as Public Health, Community Health, Entomology, or Environmental Health
• At least 2 years of relevant professional work experience, with significant amounts of experience directly in Vector control and IRS operations
• Experience in regulatory and operational aspects of insecticide use and management

• 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 organisational skills
• Experience with USAID funded programmes and other international development experience
• Experience in the planning and implementation of IRS will be an added advantage
• English language fluency
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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