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Environment Compliance Officer Job at Abt Associates - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Environment Compliance Officer [ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Business Management and Administration , Category: Administrative & Office ]

Jobs at: Abt Associates

Deadline of this Job:
27th May 2019
Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Tororo , East Africa

Date Posted: 10th May 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed JOB DETAILS:
Abt Associates, a major American business and government research, technical assistance, and consulting company. manages the USAID-funded Vector Control Task Order 1. Task Order 1 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 entomolcgical 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 22 African countries where malaria is endemic. Abt also will continue to support PMI in IRS monitoring and evaluation, as well as environmental compliance.
Abt Associates seeks qualified candidates for the Environment Compliance Officer position to be based at the PMI VectorLink Project field office in Tororo, Uganda.
Post: Environment Compliance Officer.

Under the supervision of the Deputy Chief of Party, the Environment Compliance Officer is responsible for overseeing program compliance with United States Government (USG) and local environmental regulations, and program adherencevto requirements as laid out in USAID Programmatic and Supplemental Environmental Assessments and Pesticide Evaluation Report and its amendments and compliance with the PMI IRS Best Management Practices Manual in Uganda.
Major Responsibilities
• Lead and coordinate environmental compliance efforts for all program spray activities, including the implementation and oversight of procedures for:
1. Quality and safety of insecticide procurements;
2. Procedures for distribution, storage, and handling oi insecticides;
3. Procedures for disposal of insecticide, waste products, and package material in accordance with national and international standards;
• Supervise and perform routine inspection of spray activity implementation, safe storage, use, and disposal of insecticides.
• Training and technical assistance to IRS implementation teams and counterparts.
• Participation in routine environmental assessments, and support for the routine environmental monitoring and reporting. Liaison with counterparts from the MOH, NMCP, NEMA, and other regulatory and governmental authorities.

Preferred Skills/ Prerequisites
Master’s Degree in Public Health, Environmental Health, or other relevant field. Two years of successful training and coaching experience in a field environment Five years work experience. 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 oi other team members. Strong management and planning skills of project tasks and budgets. Demonstrates leadership 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. Fluency in English.

Job Qualifications: Not Specified

Job Education Requirements: Master’s Degree

Job Experience Requirements: Five years

Job application procedure
• All candidates should send applications to with the position title in the subject line of the email.
• Documentation required tn 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).
• Applications that do not follow these instructions, or that do not meet the stated minimum qualification requirements will not be considered
Deadline for submission at your application is Monday, May 27, 2019.
Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted. Abt Associates Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Any form of canvassing shall lead to automatic dlsqualification.

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