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Abt Associates, a major American business and government research, technical assistance, and consulting company, manages the USAID-funded VectorLink ProjectTask 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 2011, 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.
We seek qualified candidates for the project’s operations in the positions below:
Job Title: Technical Director
Location
: Nigeria

Responsibilities
  • Provides leadership and management oversight of all of the project’s entomological surveillance activities.
  • Leads the development of entomological monitoring plans.
  • Guides key project and country-level entomology decisions based on data analysis and interpretation.
  • Ensures environmental compliance pof spray operations, and the storage and transport of insecticides.
Requirements
  • Masters Degree in Entomology, Environmental Health, Public Health, or related field. Significant experience in vector control, IRS operations, and the regulatory and operational aspects of insecticide use.
  • 20 years relevant experience, or; Bachelor’s Degree plus 15 years relevant experience, Masters Degree (desirable) plus 10 years relevant experience, or a Phd. and 8 years relevant experience.
  • Excellent interpersonal communications and organizational skills.
  • Excellent computer skills, computer software programs, including MSWord, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Experience with U SAID funded programs and/or other international development experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a minimum of 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.

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  • Demonstrates leadership and team work and produces high quality work in a timely, cost effective manner and has excellent writing skills.
  • English language fluency.

  • Job Title: Finance & Administration Manager
    Location
    : Nigeria

    Responsibilities
    • Provides leadership and direction for the financial management and administrative support functions of the project.
    • Develops and tracks budgets, manages payroll and vendor relations, and controls all financial transactions and reporting, both for the client and for Abt associates headquarters.
    Requirements
    • Bachelor’s Degree (minimum) or a Master’s Degree in Business, Administration, Finance, or Accounting and 8+ years of financial and contracts management at large-scale development programs.
    • Experience with USAID-funded projects, and thorough knowledge of US Government contract procedures, are highly desirable.
    • Demonstrated ability to work with a minimum of 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 MSWord, Excel, and PowerPoint.
    • Experience with U SAID funded programs and/or other international development experience.
    • English language fluency.

    How To Apply
    Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications and Documentation which should include their Cover Page, CV’s, 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) to: [email protected] with the position title in the subject line of the email.
    Note
    • Candidates selected for an interview will be sent a more detailed job description in advance of the interview.
    • Applications that do not follow these instructions above or do not meet the stated minimum qualification requirements, will not be considered.
    Application Deadline  23rd November, 2017.


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