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Site Managers and Field Supervisors

JOB SUMMARY

Company Abt Associate...
Industry International...
Category Programme Dev...
Location Northern Regi...
Job Status Temporary
Salary GHS
Education Diploma
Experience N/A
Job Expires Dec 13, 2019
Contact ...
 

Company Profile

Abt. Associates Inc., a US-based company, is implementing USAID–funded President’s Malaria Initiative VectorLink project. The project is supporting implementation of malaria control strategies such as bednet distribution and indoor residual spraying (IRS). In Ghana, Abt has been implementing IRS in the northern areas since 2011 and is preparing for 2020 IRS campaign.

Job Description

For the VectorLink project, Abt Associates is seeking qualified individuals to fill temporary positions of Site Managers and Field Supervisors at the following IRS operational sites:

DISTRICT

OPERATIONAL SITES

Bunkpurugu-Napkanduri

Nakpanduri, Binde and Bunkpurugu

East Mamprusi

Gambaga, Langbensi, Sakogu, Nalerigu and Gbintiri

Gushegu

Gushegu, Galwei and Nabuli

Karaga

Karaga, Sandua/Zandua and Pishigu

Kumbungu

Kumbungu and Dalun

Mamprugu-Moagduri

Kubori and Yizesi

Tatale Sanguli

Tatale, Tatindo and Kandin-Sheini

West Mamprusi

Wungu, Kpasenkpe and Janga

Yunyoo- Nasuan

Nasuan and Yunyoo

 

Prior to recruitment, selected candidates will go through a training to get oriented to the job tasks and responsibilities. Site managers and field supervisors will be under supervision of District Operations Coordinators.

Position

Duties/ Responsibilities

Site Manager

(27 positions)

 

 

  • Coordinate all IRS site activities (morning preparation of IRS teams and end of the day clean-up of equipment and personnel)
  • Populate Spray Performance Tracker with spray results at the end of each day
  • Lead coordination and planning of next-day movement for IRS teams and mobilizers through evening meetings with IRS site team
  • Compile community-level IRS data at the end of each day to guide next-day movement of IRS teams and mobilizers
  • Responsible for timely dispatch of IRS teams to the communities every morning of the IRS campaign
  • Responsible for daily preparation of a soak pit for IRS activities
  • Ensure food for IRS teams is provided on time
  • Ensure water for washing and cleaning is provided at all times
  • Ensure all IRS equipment is well-functioning on a daily basis
  • Ensure environmental compliance and good sanitation at the IRS site at all time
  • Ensure personal protective equipment of personnel is cleaned and washed daily and organized for next day use.
  • Supervise daily distribution of insecticides to spray operators  
  • Ensure weekly meetings at site to improve the performance
  • Serve as master trainers for team leaders and spray operators

Field Supervisor

(50 positions)

 

  • Supervise IRS teams to ensure spray quality according to best IRS practices 
  • Ensure that all spray operators and team leaders comply with the best IRS practices
  • Ensure spraying is done according to environmental, health and safety standards
  • While in the field, sensitize communities on IRS procedures, importance of house preparation, benefits and the role of household members before, during and after spraying
  • Assist IRS teams in the field if any operational or performance problems arise
  • Participate in planning of next-day IRS team movements led by a site manager
  • Develop and monitor teams’ weekly logistics and supplies and report to site managers (i.e. spray pumps, pump parts, flashlight and transportation schedule etc.)
  • Serve as master trainers for team leaders and spray operators
 

Required Skills or Experience

  • Minimum academic qualification of a Diploma in any field
  •  Ability  to manage groups of people and/or tasks  under pressure with little or no supervision
  • Previous experience in an IRS operations is preferred but not required
  • Good verbal communication skills in English
  • Knowledge of a local language of northern Ghana is an advantage
  • Possession of a valid motorcycle driver’s license is an advantage
  • MUST have a valid health insurance policy
  • MUST be able to use a mobile phone to perform basic functions such as sending SMS

How To Apply

Select a preferred district from the list provided above and state it in your application letter. Application letters that do not have specific district indicated will not be considered.

Submit an application letter and CV by ONE of the methods stated below. Do not use both methods to apply:

  1. Email application to the following address: pmivectorlink.operations@gmail.com. Please indicate the position and preferred district in the subject line of the email. Emails without district and Job title will not be considered.
  2. Deliver application by hand to the Abt/PMI VectorLink Project office located near VSO office off the SSNIT Road Junction Kalpohine Estates, Tamale.

Deadline for submission of applications is 5:00pm Friday December 13, 2019; 

Note: Applications submitted after this date will not be considered.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Females are particularly encouraged to apply!

 
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