Abt Associates, global leader in research, evaluation, and program implementation in the fields of international development, health, and social and environmental policy, seeks highly qualified candidates for an anticipated USAID-funded malaria case management and surveillance project in Tanzania.
Candidates should possess a university degree in a relevant field and a minimum of 10 years of professional experience in one or more of the relevant technical areas listed below. USAID and PMI experience is highly preferred.
Chief of Party manages and supervises the successful implementation of evidence-based malaria case management and malaria in pregnancy interventions, social and behavior change strategies, malaria surveillance and monitoring, and capacity building strategies. The COP acts as the primary liaison between the project, the client, government agencies, and other malaria stakeholders. The COP will provide overall strategic direction, operations management, technical leadership, and financial and administrative compliance for all project activities to assure that activities meet desired outcomes, are completed on-time, and are within budget.
Deputy Chief of Party – Management and Operations functions as the chief financial officer and manager of all financial and operational aspects of the cooperative agreement, including accounting, grants management, IT, logistics, and human resources. The successful candidate will function as the principal point of contact with USAID in these areas.
Technical Director will be responsible for technical oversight of all project activities. He/she will work in close collaboration with NMCP, ZAMEP, and MOHCDGEC counterparts and malaria stakeholders to support a range of activities essential to malaria prevention, case management, monitoring, and surveillance in mainland Tanzania and Zanzibar. A clinical degree is required.
Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Manager will be responsible for the design and implementation of data systems for monitoring and evaluating the project and for creating processes to ensure that project activities are evidence-based and adapted based on iterative project learnings. The MEL Manager will work closely with the Surveillance Technical Lead and government of Tanzania stakeholders to improve the government’s capacity for evidence-based decision making and for malaria surveillance.