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Monday, 21 October 2013

Capacity Building Specialist - Abt Associates in Uganda

Job Title: Capacity Building Specialist
Organization: Abt Associates
Location  Gulu, Uganda
Reports to: Capacity Building Manager

Major Roles
Take lead in the implementation of the capacity building dashboard tool in the districts after every spray round, and coordinate data collection for the dashboard during and after each spray round.
He/she will be responsible for data analysis and transfer of data to the excel tool and help assess the various existing gaps with capacity transfer to the districts.
This position will act as a resource person for developing ideas, training modules, and outreach programs in IRS planning, logistics, communication, M&E and environmental compliance.
He/she will support the project’s M&E activities, including designing and reviewing appropriate M&E tools, conducting on the ground M&E visits to ensure accurate tracking of IRS program activities, progress and performance.
The position will also support the project’s communication and social behavior change activities through active collaboration with project partner CDFU in conducting community dialogues, focus group discussions, coordinating radio talk shows and other BCC activities.

The candidate should possess a Bachelor’s degree in social sciences, public or business administration, communications, or other relevant field

Skills and Experience:
Three to five years relevant employment or full-time intern/volunteer experience;
Knowledge and experience in using dashboards as a management and monitoring tool,
Possess the ability to oversee data collection, analysis and interpretation;
Knowledge of Tableau software is desirable;
Comprehensive knowledge of excel and proficiency in using excel for graphics, maps etc; experience in IRS and malaria;
Experience with community based organizations and capacity building;
Ability to take initiative, make appropriate decisions and build effective professional relationships; experience in Africa is a strong merit;
Ability to travel to program locations within Uganda, as required.

How to Apply:
All interested candidates who meet the above requirements should send ONLY their CV and cover letters to procurement@ugandairs.com. Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted. Abt Associates Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Any form of canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification.

Deadline: 25th October, 2013 by 5pm