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Technical Specialist 11/

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Abt Associates Inc

Job Description

  • Job Title: Technical Specialist 11/
  • Job by Abt Associates Inc

Job Overview

  • Salary Offer As per Company Scale
  • Experience Level Senior
  • Total Years Experience 5

Job Summery

Under the supervision of the Deputy Chief of Party, the Technical Specialist 11 / Operations Manager-Training and Implementation will oversee the overall training and implementation for the project’s Vector Control TO1 operations in country.

Specific duties and responsibilities include the following:

  • Coordinates the recruitment of seasonal staff
  • Oversee all training activities, including the training-of-trainer (TOT) courses, and training of all different categories of spray personnel.
  • Serves as member of the Senior Management Team for the project.
  • Directly supervises three of the project’s Zonal Coordinators
  • Overall responsible for monitoring spray activities and performance
  • Ensures that correct spray techniques are applied (enforces Directly Observed Supervision)
  • Ensures quality and accuracy of primary data (enforces Data Collection Verification)
  • Ensures data forms are promptly and safely delivered to data centers
  • Ensures that supervision and monitoring tools are used as required
  • 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.
  • Supports the Deputy Chief of Party to managethe safety and security of all project staff:
  • Ensures safety and security training is provided for all staff and that standards are followed and adhered to by all Abt staff and seasonal personnel;
  • Ensures that appropriate equipment, transportation, and accommodations are provided to all staff and seasonal personnel;
  • Fosters an environment in which all staff can comfortably discuss safety concerns with no negative consequences;
  • Maintains local safety and security networks and oversee adherence to project security plans year-round;
  • Performs incident inventory management duties to ensure appropriate response and recovery in the event of contamination or loss.

Performs additional responsibilities as assigned by the Supervisor

Job Requirement

Qualification requirements include the following:

  • Masters Degree in Public Health, Environmental Health, or other relevant field.
  • At least five (5) 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 with USAID-funded programs  is  highly desirable.
  • Excellent writing, computer, and organizational skills.
  • English language fluency.

Duty Station : Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

How to Apply

Application Instructions:

  • Application deadline is January 27,2023
  • All candidates should apply using the below link
  • Operations Manager – Training and Implementation, VectorLink Ethiopia
  • Documentation required to be considered includes a cover page, CV, Biodata form, pay slip from the most recent position held, copies of educational certificates/degrees, and contract information at least 3 references we can contact (must include email addresses and phone number)
  • Applications that do not follow these instructions, or that don’t meet the stated minimum qualification requirements, will not be considered.

Abt Associates is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse workforce. Abt Associates provides market-competitive salaries and comprehensive employee benefits. Local candidates strongly encouraged to apply.

Disclaimer: Abt Associates will never ask candidates for money in exchange for an offer of employment.

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