Office Assistant / District Coordinator

Abt Associates, Mozambique

Skill Required: HR and Admin
Preferred Experience: 
1 to 3 Years
Apply By: 
25th August, 2016


Job Description

Key Roles and Responsibilities
  • Supports robust IRS campaign planning efforts, including quantification of insecticides and equipment needs; identification and recruitment of spray teams in support to the Health Center Technical Director and Community Health Association; logistical planning for IRS distribution and transportation; insecticide and equipment storage, security and environmental safety; and coordination with district level MOH counterparts.
  • Provides oversight for recruitment, training, and supervision of Monitors, Pump Repairers, Spray Teams and IRS Spray Operators.
  • Supervises and tracks inventory distribution and storage of materials, and works with the Logistics & Procurement Officer to procure IRS materials.
  • Coordinates field-based staff, IRS implementation, and training programs.
  • Supervises routine program tracking and reporting activities.
  • Supervises monitoring and data collection with project M&E team.
  • Ensures report writing and disseminates IRS information/results to stakeholders.
  • Ensures financial and administrative systems are functioning at the district level in compliance with Abt’s procedures and the donor’s requirements
  • Ensures the link between the district and AIRS 2 Project Offices in Maputo and Quelimane.
  • Performs other tasks assigned by the supervisor.
  • The position is based at District level and requires frequent travel to field sites to support Health Area operations and activities.
Preferred Skills / Prerequisites
  • Secondary School completion (minimum), or an Associate or Bachelors Degree in relevant health sector field, such as Public Health, Community Health, Entomology, Environment, or a development field (desirable).
  • At least one (1) year of relevant professional work experience with significant amounts of experience directly in IRS Operations.
  • Experience in regulatory and operational aspects of insecticide use and management.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a minimum of direction and supervision.
  • Demonstrated ability to work both as a member of a team 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.
  • Experience in working with districts and communities.
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal communication and computer skills.
  • Experience with USAID and donor projects is highly desirable.
Minimum Qualifications
  • (1) year of experience and high school diploma OR the equivalent combination of education and experience.
How To Apply:

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