• Kampala, Uganda
The USAID funded PMI VectorLink Uganda Project supports the President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) in the planning and implementing IRS program with the overall goal of reducing the burden of malaria in 15 districts in Lango region and eastern Uganda. The project implements IRS program in collaboration with the Ministry of Health National Malaria Control Division through cost effective commodity procurement, logistics system and access to technical expertise. Abt Associates seeks qualified candidates for the position of District Coordinator for the PMI Vectorlink Project’s operations in Uganda. Brief descriptions and qualification requirements for vacant positions are also listed below. Application Instructions: • All candidates should send applications to VCUganda_Recruiting@pmivectorlink.com with the position title in the subject line of the email. • Documentation required to be considered includes a Cover Page, CV, 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). • 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, or that do not meet the stated minimum qualification requirements, will not be considered. District Coordinator (1) -- Performs programmatic and management oversight for all aspects of the project’s spray operations, including campaign planning, technical assistance and training, logistical and operational support and supervision, and activity tracking and reporting. S/he will coordinate closely with government counterparts, and oversee the activities of project field staff and seasonal spray teams. Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Public or Community Health, Environmental Health, Entomology, or other relevant field and 3+ years of experience in vector control and IRS. In-depth knowledge of regulatory and operational aspects of insecticide use and management. QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR THE ABOVE POSITION • 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 USAID funded programs and/or other international development experience. • English language fluency. Deadline for submission of your application is Wednesday, September 25, 2019. Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted. Abt Associates Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Any form of canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification