Abt Associates International Health Jobs Opportunities in Uganda

Abt Associates International Health IT Specialist Jobs Opportunities in Uganda


Introduction

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 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 22 African countries where malaria is endemic. Abt also will continue to support PMI in IRS monitoring and evaluation, as well as environmental compliance.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure the smooth operation of the Internet connection and regularly check the flow provided by the ISP to enable staff to work in optimal conditions
  • Monitor relevant logs and perform necessary operations to ensure the proper state of the systems.
  • Preventive maintenance includes ensuring each computer and user has valid certs installed for AGI access.
  • Create (and update as required) Disaster Recovery Plan for the office (template to be supplied by ITSC).
  • Create (and update monthly) Workstation Inventory List, i.e., assist the office in the physical inventory of all equipment and software (PC’s, laptops, printers, etc.).
  • Provide technical support for major and/or urgent problems with LAN or any of its components (server crash, virus attack, hard drive failure, etc.).
  • Provide on-call assistance to individuals as needed.
  • Supervise File Server backups (weekly full backup, daily incremental on file server, and monthly backups of file server and users data).
  • Supervise that File Server Group Policies and NTFS permissions are applying correctly to project users and groups.
  • LAN Administration: Assign user accounts and verify privileges/rights (for network and Abt services); manage disk space, printer queues, and internet connection.
  • Perform desktop and laptop computer support, including performing routine preventive maintenance (disk scan, deleting temp files, defragmentation, etc.); installing software patches and upgrades, troubleshooting hardware or software problems; and ensuring users are backing up their data files on the server.
  • Provide basic training of Windows Office products.
  • Monthly conference call with Abt Associates International IT Management (All IT Managers’ Meeting).
  • Review monthly activity, articulate and implement Action Plans relating to identified IT needs.
  • Perform hardware troubleshooting, including identifying hardware failure for all hardware warranties; coordinating with hardware vendors/manufacturers for the prompt replacement of any defective components and working with the
  • Project internet service to solve any problems accessing the internet and/or sending and receiving email.

    Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Programming, or other IT-related field.
  • At least six (6) years of relevant professional experience in IT network administration in a Windows NT environment, including internet access support.
  • Ability to manage and provide technical oversight to junior programmers and consultants.
  • A comprehensive ability to work in collaboration with high level managers and technical advisors.
  • A demonstrated ability to work independently.
    English language proficiency.
  • (2+) years of experience and bachelor degree OR the equivalent combination of education and experience.

    How to apply

    Interested candidates should apply online by 20th December, 2017

    For more information and job application details, see; Abt Associates International Health IT Specialist Jobs Opportunities in Uganda




    Abt Associates
    International Health Administration Manager / Procurement Manager Jobs Opportunities in Uganda


    Responsibilities

  • Ensure quality control and receipt of delivered goods, and the processing of customs clearance and tax waivers, as needed.
  • Help the Logistics Coordinator with the updating and management of the project’s inventory, including storage, quality control, inventory record keeping and reporting.
  • Ensure that all required stores at the district and central level are rented/leased and negotiate the appropriate lease amounts for these stores
  • Work with senior management to lease/rent office space/property as needed in Kampala and Tororo.
  • In collaboration with the Environmental Compliance Officer:
  • Ensure that all health and safety measures are in place and followed at all store and spraying locations.
  • Ensure the clearance and proper disposal of all waste material and excess items from project stores.

    Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in Logistics, Business, Management, Administration, or other relevant field.
  • At least eight (8) years of relevant professional experience, with significant experience in the procurement and logistics of commodities.
  • At least 2 years of experience at USAID-funded development programs, and thorough knowledge of Federal and AID Acquisition Regulations (FARs and AIDARs) is required.
  • Demonstrated experience in warehouse/stores management.
  • Excellent management, supervisory, organizational, computer, and writing skills.
  • English language fluency.
  • (6+) years of experience and bachelor degree OR the equivalent combination of education and experience.

    How to apply

    Interested candidates should apply online by 20th December, 2017

    For more information and job application details, see; Abt Associates International Health Administration Manager / Procurement Manager Jobs Opportunities in Uganda




    Abt Associates International Health Office Assistant / Store Manager Jobs Opportunities in Uganda

    Responsibilities

  • Take stock of store inventory, do gap analysis for procurements
  • Distribute logistics to parish stores
  • Supervise the parish store keepers
  • Ensure all documentation for IRS supplies and logistics is correct and updated
  • Ensure cleanliness of the store
  • Mentor the District Supply Officers in logistics management
  • Participate in training of parish SKs 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 the next spray round
  • Ensure all IRS waste is sorted, packed and transported to the waste store

    Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in Logistics, Business, Supply Chain Management, Administration, or other relevant field.
  • Significant experience in supply chain management and the storage of health commodities.
  • Demonstrated experience in warehouse/stores management.
  • Excellent management, supervisory, organizational, computer, and writing skills.
  • Experience with international donor projects preferred.

    How to apply

    Interested candidates should apply online by 20th December, 2017

    For more information and job application details, see; Abt Associates International Health Office Assistant / Store Manager Jobs Opportunities in Uganda




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