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Thursday, October 4, 2018

District Coordinator Job at Abt Associates - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
District Coordinator 

Jobs at:
Abt Associates 

Deadline of this Job:
Monday, October 8, 2018 

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda 

Date Posted: 3rd October 2018 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time


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 programs through cost effective commodity procurement and logistics system and access to technical expertise in other countries affected by malaria.

Abt Associates seeks qualified candidates for the PMI Vectorlink Project’s operations in Uganda. Brief descriptions and qualification requirements for vacant positions are also listed below.

Post: District Coordinator

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.
Job application procedure
  • All candidates should send applications to  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.
    Deadline for submission of your application is Monday, October 8, 2018.
    Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted. Abt Associates Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Any form of canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification