Specific duties and responsibilities include the following:
Manages the overall planning and implementation of all project spray operations, including:
Developing annual operations activity schedules,
Conducting geographic reconnaissance,
Identifying, and overseeing the preparation and renovation of, spray operation sites/bases,
Organizing annual planning meetings with NMCP, other local stakeholders, and spray districts,
Determining spray operation labor requirements, and overseeing the recruitment of seasonal spray personnel,
Quantifying requirements for insecticides, sprayers, PPE, and all other equipment and supplies,
Confirming specifications for PPE, and all other equipment and supplies procured locally,
Organizing micro-planning meetings.
Overall responsible for supervising and monitoring spray activities
Ensuring that correct spray techniques are applied
Ensuring quality and accuracy of primary data
Ensuring data forms are promptly and safely delivered to data centers
Ensuring that supervision and monitoring tools are used as required
Oversees the management of warehouses and stores.
Ensuring adherence to USAID/PMI BMP for IRS
Ensuring that there are adequate stock levels of commodities, equipment and supplies, at all operation sites.
Ensuring that all store records are up-to-date throughout the spray campaign
Coordinates training-of-trainer (TOT) courses, and the trainings of the different categories of spray personnel.
Oversees information, education, and communication (IEC) activities and community mobilization.
Recommends spray personnel performance targets, and tracks progress against spray campaign targets and timelines.
Achieves operations-related Monitoring & Evaluation and Quality Control indicators of the project.
Develops the operations component of the country capacity-building plan to transfer skills to local institutions.
Directly supervises the project’s District Coordinators, and Logistics Coordinator.
Qualification requirements include the following:
Bacherlor’s Degree in Public Health, Environmental Health, or other relevant field (Masters desirable).
At least eight (8) years of professional experience managing operations in an international development environment, with significant experience in vector control programs.
Significant management and supervisory experience.
Prior experience at USAID-funded programs, and basic knowledge of Federal and AID Acquisition Regulations (FARs and AIDARs), are highly desirable.
Excellent writing, computer, and organizational skills.
English language fluency.
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