Entry Level USAID Project Assistant / Store Manager Job Vacancies – Abt Associates ~ Jobs in Uganda | Ugandan Jobline Jobs

Organisation: Abt
Associates
Abt Associates is an
engine for social impact, fueled by caring, curiosity and cutting-edge research
that moves people from vulnerability to security. Whether it’s welfare or
weather disasters, the environment or economics, agriculture or HIV and AIDS,
we address the world’s most pressing issues. Our work is diverse and so is our
bold workforce. We never fail to ask “What if?” We identify patterns,
we search for the best way.
Abt Associates, a
major American business and government research, technical assistance, and
consulting company, manages the US Agency for International Development
(USAID)-funded PMI VectorLink Project. VectorLink 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 24 African
countries where malaria is endemic. Abt also will continue to support PMI in
IRS monitoring and evaluation, as well as environmental compliance.
Job Summary:  Abt Associates seeks a qualified Project
Assistant/Store Manager to support the VectorLink project in Uganda. A Project
Assistant (PA) supports one or more Technical Specialists and/or the Project
Director in carrying out technical project work. Typical duties at this lower
PA level include documenting project activities, setting up and maintaining
project files, drafting reports, preparing statistics, translating simple
documents, preparing training materials, and making conference logistical
arrangements.  Provides information gathering,
research, and related services of limited scope and difficulty. Provides
information gathering, research, and related services of intermediate scope and
difficulty. A PA at this level requires supervision.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·       
Assures
that commodities used in IRS campaigns are secure, accounted for, and safely
stored at the project’s district-level stores.
·       
Receives,
delivers, and registers IRS commodities, and ensures that storage facilities at
the parish-level are ready for IRS operations.
·       
Take
stock of store inventory, do gap analysis for procurements
·       
Supervise
the parish store keepers and ensure accurate record keeping
·       
Ensure
all documentation for IRS supplies and logistics is correct and updated
·       
Mentor
the District Supply Officers in logistics management
·       
Participate
in training of parish storekeepers in logistics management
·       
Advise
Logistics Coordinator and Senior Management of the Project on logistics and
procurement needs
·       
Participate
in identification of stores and need for repair
·       
Ensure
that all pumps are maintained and serviced prior to the next spray round
·       
Ensure
all IRS waste is sorted, packed and transported to the waste store
·       
Other
duties as assigned by Abt Associates Inc.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The
applicant should hold a Secondary School certificate (minimum) or a Bachelor’s
Degree in Logistics, Management, Administration, or other relevant field
·       
One year
of experience in warehouse management
All applicants
should apply online at the link below.

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