Abt M&E, ICT, Environmental Compliance, Procurement, Accounting, and Admin Jobs in Kisumu, Kenya 2013

Abt Associates seeks qualified candidates for a new USAID-funded Indoor Residual Spraying 2 (IRS 2) in Kenya Project, which it manages.
Positions are based in Kisumu or nearby counties.
To be considered for a position, an applicant must submit a CV and letter detailing his/her qualifications for the desired position to: Kenya_IRSJobs@abtassoc.com.
In the email subject line, write the title of the position for which you are applying.
Please submit separate applications for each position for which you apply.
Current openings:
M&E Officer:
Establishes/supports routine M&E system and ensures project monitoring. Develops and maintains M&E database and supports data collection in field.
Requires frequent travel to IRS field sites.
Qualification Requirements:
  • Master’s Degree in relevant health field;
  • 6+ years relevant experience, preferably on USAIDfunded projects.
  • Strong analytical/database skills and advanced statistical software required with previous malaria/IRS experience desirable.
Environmental Compliance Officer:
 
Ensures spraying activities comply with Kenyan and USG regulations. Supervises and performs inspections. Trains and supports teams.
Qualification Requirements:
  • Master’s Degree in public or environmental health;
  • 6+ years professional, including insecticide use and management.
IEC Officer:
Develops/oversees community mobilization and communication initiatives activities.
Qualification Requirements:
  • Master’s Degree in communications or related field;
  • 6+ years professional experience.
Procurement Officer:
Performs local procurements following USAID and Abt Associates policies/procedures.
Qualification Requirements: 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in business or relevant field;
  • 6+ years experience, with 2+ in in USAIDfunded programs;
  • thorough knowledge of FARs and AIDARs required.
Database Manager:
Helps develop/manage database; assists in project monitoring/reporting.
Qualification Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in statistics or relevant field;
  • 4+ years experience in database management, M&E.
  • High level of computer literacy and proficiency in statistical software required.
IT Specialist:
Establishes, manages and maintains computer network in all project sites.
Qualification Requirements:
 
Bachelor’s Degree in computer science/ programming and 4+ years of relevant professional experience in IT network administration in a Windows NT environment, including internet access support.

Accountant:
Records/posts project financial transactions, prepares financial reports, maintains accounts books.
Qualification Requirements: 
  • Secondary School completion (minimum)
    or Bachelor’s in accounting, finance, or business;
  • 2+ years relevant professional experience.
  • Experience with USAID-funded projects highly preferred.
County Coordinator:
Oversees spray operations in assigned county in close coordination with DHMTs, others.
Qualification Requirements:
  • Secondary School completion (minimum) in relevant health sector field, such as public health;
  • 3+ years relevant professional work experience with experience in vector control and IRS.
Logistician:
Provides logistical support for operations in assigned county, including procurement, inventory, storage, disposal, and other tasks.
Qualification Requirements:
  • Secondary school completion (minimum) or Bachelor’s Degre;
  • 2+ years previous logistics and procurement experience;
  • previous IRS experience desirable.
Warehouse Manager:
Manages inventory, assures commodity security, and other tasks.
Qualification Requirements:
  • Secondary school completion (minimum), or post-secondary studies in logistics or other relevant field (desirable).
  • 2+ years relevant professional experience, with significant experience in procurement and logistics of commodities and demonstrated experience in warehouse/stores management.
Administrative Assistant:
Provides project administrative support.
Qualification Requirements: 
  • Secondary School completion (minimum)
  • or Bachelor’s in administration or other relevant field with 2+ years relevant professional experience.
  • Proficiency MS Office required with previous USAID project experience preferred.
Learn more about Abt Associates’ technical assistance, health systems strengthening services, research, and analysis activities in more than 100 countries at: www.abtassociates.com
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