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  • Posted: Sep 15, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
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  • Abt Associates is a global leader in research, evaluation and program implementation; driving innovation and measurable impact for more than 50 years. What sets us apart is our evidence-based and multi-disciplinary approach to solving tough challenges in health, social and environmental policy and international development. Specific areas we work in include:...
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    Driver

    Job Description

    Under the supervision of the Procurement and Office Coordinator, the Driver operates and maintains project vehicles to meet the transportation needs of the Kenya Vector Control Activity  in Kenya.

    Job Roles and Responsibilities

    1. Drive project, and project affiliated personnel to project sites within the base location, and throughout the project implementation area for project activities, including official site visits.
    2. Transport project equipment, materials, supplies and documents to project sites
    3. Maintain up-to-date record keeping systems for vehicle issues including fuel, mileage, and trip logs.
    4. Observe all company vehicle utilization policies, in country traffic laws.
    5. Maintain project vehicle, including keeping accurate records, and following a schedule of routine maintenance, repairs and cleaning.
    6. Ensure the readiness of the vehicle for transport service by checking oil, water, fuel, and tires, maps, and conducting safety and security inspection prior to driving.
    7. Ensure vehicle insurance, road licenses and any other regulatory licenses are up to date at all times
    8. Perform project routine business around the region, such as receiving and delivering official project documentation to and from county office, general office purchasing, and photocopying.
    9. Purchase of basic cleaning and kitchen supplies and assist in the purchase of other project authorized items.
    10. Regularly check post office boxes, collect and dispatch letters, parcels and other correspondence, and perform other local errands.
    11. Performing any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

    Preferred Qualification

    1. Completion of Secondary School is highly desirable.
    2. Valid Driver’s License.
    3. At least 2 years prior experience in commercial driving.
    4. Thorough knowledge of local traffic laws and area traffic patterns.
    5. Knowledge of safety and security principles
    6. Excellent driving record and experience in traveling through the base location and other key areas of the country.
    7. Previous work experience on a development project is desirable.
    8. Time management skills.
    9. Fluency in English.

    Minimum Qualifications

    1. High School Diploma + Two years of relevant experience, or Associates Degree

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    Buyer

    Job Description

    The Procurement and Office Coordinator position under the supervision of the Procurement Manager supports the procurement, office, administrative functions of the project.

    Job Roles and Responsibilities

    1. Assists in the management of local procurements, customs clearance procedures, inventory control, and the logistics functions of the project
    2. Maintains strict compliance with US-government policies and procedures
    3. Create purchase orders, scanning and uploading all documentation
    4. Assist in receiving and tracking procured/acquired assets
    5. Assist with the preparation of Request for Quotations (RFQ) and Requests for Proposals (RFP)
    6. Assist in the preparation of Purchase Orders and Contracts for commodities
    7. Planning and coordinating procurement of goods and services
    8. Consult with and educate departments about sourcing strategies, supplier outreach and procurement processes/requirements
    9. Resolve issues related to delivered goods, using initiative, liaising with all parties and following standard processes, to ensure timely and accurate resolution of problems
    10. Book and track accommodation, taxi, flights in collaboration with project staff and/ travel agency
    11. Assist in planning logistics for meetings/seminar/trainings, providing the location and materials
    12. Assist and lead, if delegated by Procurement Manager, in performing procurements, including identifying reliable service providers, evaluating quotes, preparing the bid analysis, giving recommendations after approval, requesting invoices
    13. Control stock of office supplies ensuring a timely and proper preparation of procurement plans for the office and project
    14. Keep records of all documents received
    15. Handle the process of filling in logbooks by drivers and summarize in Excel for tracking fuel usage.
    16. Supervise project drivers, including duty scheduling, leave planning, etc
    17. Assist drivers in completing and/ submission of timesheets, travel advance and travel expense Reports
    18. Review daily vehicle logs and ensure they are properly filled and submitted monthly as part of the Site Office finance reports.
    19. Responsible for purchase office supplies.
    20. Coordinate and maintain records for staff office space, phones, parking, company office keys.
    21. Ensure office and/ warehouse leases are up to date
    22. Supervise the office cleaners and gardener

    Job Qualifications 

    1. Bachelor's degree or a high school diploma (based on level) and 2-4 years of experience OR the equivalent combination of education and experience.
    2. Experience on USAID-funded development programs with high volume of procurement and thorough knowledge of Federal and AID Acquisition Regulations (FARs and AIDARs) is highly desired.
    3. Strong knowledge of USAID rules and regulations as they relate to procurement
    4. Excellent organizational, interpersonal communication and computer skills
    5. Experience with USAID and donor projects is highly desirable
    6. Demonstrated experienced in computer skills (able to run programs such as Microsoft word, Excel)
    7. Demonstrated command of English required

    Experience and knowledge of Federal and AID Acquisition Regulations (FARs and AIDARs) is desirable

    Minimum Qualifications

    1. Bachelor’s Degree

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    Monitoring Eval and Learning Specialist

    Job Description

    Under the supervision of the Monitoring Evaluation Adviser, the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Officer focuses on surveillance and information management, monitoring programmatic vector control activities, digital solutions for vector control programming, and evaluating associated epidemiological, entomological, and environmental impact in targeted communities. S/he will promote the results of the program, disseminate evidence, and identify strategic opportunities to transfer knowledge to multiple stakeholders at project and country levels. The MEL officer will collaborate the database and mhealth coordinator and the rest of the country team including the COP and DCOP, Vector Control, Environmental Specialist and Technical Manager.

    Job Roles and Responsibilities

    1. Support the MEL Advisor to foster a culture of innovation and learning through routine reflection of project performance, identification of lessons learned, and use of evidence to inform programming decisions to maximize project results and impact.
    2. Supports the project team to systematically collect, analyze, report and use program data
    3. Prepares monitoring plans and defines program indicators
    4. Prepares and ensures timely submission of activity progress reports
    5. Assists in developing and defining program indicators and sources of data
    6. Contributes to annual work plans, quarterly and annual reports and other project documents.
    7. Supports the needs assessments and baseline surveys/data collection process prior to IRS campaigns.
    8. Maintains and complies with the M&E systems to support tracking of IRS program activities, progress, and performance.
    9. Supports periodic internal Data Quality Assessments (DQAs) and assist in preparing the project for possible external DQAs Audits to ensure validity, integrity, precision, reliability and timeliness of all performance data, identifying gaps and suggesting corrective actions on time.

    Preferred Qualification 

    1. Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics, Community Health, Sociology, or other relevant field, and professional database management experience. 
    2. At least three  years of relevant professional experience in program monitoring and evaluation and in research, with previous IRS or other malaria program experience desirable.
    3. Demonstrated expertise in M&E, research and Collaborating, Learning, and Adapting methods with respect to public health programs including experience in design of M&E systems and tools
    4. Experience in implementing digital solutions for health, including experience usingDHIS 2 software,  GIS/mapping applications, mobile data collection systems (ie: ODK, KoBo, DHIS 2 Android Capture app, etc), and data visualization.
    5. High level of computer literacy and proficiency in statistical software.
    6. Experience and familiarity with PMI program monitoring and evaluation, and performance monitoring.
    7. Strong analytic and quantitative database management skills, budgeting and report writing.
    8. English language fluency.

    Minimum Qualifications

    Bachelor’s Degree + Two years of relevant experience, or Master’s Degree

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    Health Financing and Social Protection Director

    Job Description

    Abt Associates seeks a qualified Health Financing and Social Protection Director for an upcoming USAID-funded opportunity in Kenya, the Health Systems Strengthening Activity. The five-year activity will focus on strengthening health leadership and governance and strengthening health systems for quality and equitable service delivery. This position will be based in Nairobi, Kenya. We seek individuals who are committed to excellence and strive to improve the lives of people worldwide. This position is contingent upon contract award to Abt Associates. The Health Financing and Social Protection Director will be responsible for providing strategic direction and leading the planning, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of program activities to increase financial protection and social protection.

    Job Responsibilities

    1. Develop and implement interventions to increase health financing and social protection, and convene key stakeholders to mobilize resources for social protection, with a particular focus on underserved and vulnerable populations
    2. Collaborate with the Ministry of Health, other relevant ministries, and health financing stakeholders to strengthen health financing and social protection schemes
    3. Represent the Activity’s health financing and social protection initatives to USAID, the Ministry of Health, and other key stakeholders
    4. Apply appropriate monitoring, evaluation, and learning tools within health financing and social protection activities
    5. Support the COP in developing annual work plans, budgets, reports, success stories, and other deliverables
    6. Manage and coordinate relevant partners and grants in compliance with USAID requirements
    7. Perform other duties as requested by the COP

    Job Qualifications

    1. Minimum of 10 years of experience in public and private health administration, including experience in health care financing programs.
    2. Advanced degree in business management, public health, or related field.
    3. Excellent working relationships with officials in the national and county public health system.
    4. Strong communication and facilitation skills with the ability to lead high-level meetings, forums, and conferences.
    5. Excellent presentation and writing skills.
    6. Fluency in English.

    Minimum Qualifications

    1. Bachelor’s Degree + Twelve years of relevant experience, or Master’s Degree + Ten years of relevant experience, or PhD+ Eight years of relevant experience

    Method of Application

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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