SNV Senior Fruit Production Advisor Jobs in Ethiopia

SNV Senior Fruit Production Advisor Jobs in Ethiopia

Organization Overview

  • The International Development Division focuses on improving the lives and economic well-being of people in lower and middle-income countries.

  • We command technical expertise in health, agriculture, climate change, food security and governance—as well as in international evaluation.

  • Our multi-layered health portfolio includes policy, health promotion and disease prevention, health finance, and health systems management.

  • In partnership with government clients and local experts, our high-quality programs in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East are known for impact and innovation.

    Job Summary

  • 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 23 African countries where malaria is endemic.

  • Abt also will continue to support PMI in IRS monitoring and evaluation, as well as environmental compliance.

  • Under the supervision of the Ethiopia Operations Manager, the Administration Manager / Logistics & Warehouse Coordinator is responsible for the inventory management, and logistics functions of the project.

    Key Roles & Responsibilities

  • In collaboration with the technical teams, conducts quality control, receiving of delivered goods and distribution of goods as per IRS distribution plan

  • Processing of international procurements, duty free privileges, pre-import permits, pre-product registration, and clearing of shipments as needed

  • Processing appropriate supply chain documentation and supervises the updating of stock cards to assure an accurate count of IRS commodities and insecticides at the central warehouse and district stores

  • Management of the project’s inventory control system, including storage, quality control, inventory record keeping, and inventory reporting

  • Ensures exclusive use of old inventory and systematic inventory management approaches
    (e.g. marking old stock with red paint, etc.) in line with the FEFO policy

  • Directs and supervises the storage, distribution, and transport of IRS commodity goods and equipment throughout the country

  • Supervises district warehouse and store keepers, and organizes capacity-building interventions to improve their skills

  • Manages all IRS related transportation at central and distrcts levels

  • Ensuring that at the end of the IRS campaign, the personal protective equipments (PPEs) and commodities are retrieved from the districts and are accurately recorded in the stock register

  • In collaboration with the Environmental
    Compliance Officer

  • Ensuring that all health and safety measures are in place and followed at all store and spraying locations

  • Ensuring the clearance and proper disposal of all waste material and excess items from project stores

  • Oversee/supervise implementation of store management guidelines at all district and sub-district stores

  • Supervise and perform routine inspection of spray activity implementation, safe storage, use, and disposal of IRS wastes

  • Assuring accurate and exact knowledge of IRS safety procedures of commodities at the central warehouse, and at each distract store at any given time

    Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in Logistics, supplay chain, Business, Management, Administration, or other relevant field

  • At least 6 years of relevant professional experience, with significant experience in the warehouse management 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

    Minimum Qualifications

  • (6+) years of experience and bachelor degree OR the equivalent combination of education and experience.

    Application Instructions

  • Application deadline is March 6, 2020

  • Applications that do not follow these instructions, or that don’t meet the stated minimum qualification requirements, will not be considered.

  • Abt Associates is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse workforce.

  • Abt Associates provides market-competitive salaries and comprehensive employee benefits.

  • Local candidates strongly encouraged to apply.


  • Abt Associates will never ask candidates for money in exchange for an offer of employment.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; SNV Senior Fruit Production Advisor Jobs in Ethiopia

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