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Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Nafasi Mbali Mbali za Kazi Abt Associates, Tuma Maombi Yako Mapema

Career Opportunities: Office Manager / Chato Office Coordinator
Req Id 56868 - Posted 07/03/2018

Opportunity

Abt Associates seeks a qualified Chato Office Coordinator to support the support the International Development Division's VectorLink project in Tanzania. Under the supervision of the Mwanza Office Manager, the Office Coordinator supports the office operations and procurement functions of the PMI Vector Link Project Office in Chato.

Key Roles and Responsibilities
• Plan logistics in Chato for meetings/seminar/trainings, providing the location and materials, as well as supervising the process of paying per diem and snacks/meals
• Ensure the proper use of goods, materials, and equipment at the office
• Perform general clerical duties, to include but not be limited to photocopying, scanning, faxing, filing and mailing
• Assist the Procurement Manager in performing procurements, including drafting purchase requisitions, distributing solicitations, gathering quotes and requesting invoices
• Control stock of office supplies
• Ensure timely settlement of office bills by communicating upcoming payment needs to the Mwanza Central Office
• Manage/track petty cash transactions and receipts
• Assist drivers and other district staff in the process of completing Timesheets and completing Advance and Travel Expense Reports
• Check the process of filling in logbooks by motorists and summarize in Excel for tracking fuel usage
• Oversee vehicle maintenance
• Keep records of all documents received
• Make logistical arrangements for project staff as needed
• Make records of all calls made by the landline telephone and ensure that they are well received, stored and dispatched / distributed with adequate records
• Greet, advise and escort guests
• Prepare and send pouches to District Region(s) as needed

Preferred Skills / Prerequisites
• Bachelors Degree in Administration, Management, Business, Social Science, or other relevant field
• At least 4 years of relevant professional experience in office administration
• Excellent knowledge and experience with Windows, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other data processing and graphical presentation software
• Ability to independently plan and execute complex tasks while addressing daily management details and remaining organized and focused on long-term deadlines and strategy highly desirable
• Ability to assess problems and develop solutions
• Excellent inter-personal communication skills and excellent organization skills
• Preference for candidates who have experience that relates to USAID-funded projects or other international development experience
• English language fluency

Minimum Qualifications
• (4+) years of experience OR the equivalent combination of education and experience

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.

TO APPLY CLICK HERE 

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Career Opportunities: Technical Specialist / Database Manager
Req Id 55786 - Posted 06/27/2018

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
A Technical Specialist (TS) at this level would have direct project management responsibility for a relatively small project or one component of an overall project. The TS is an expert role in his / her field. This can be a supervisory position.

Key Responsibilities
1. Direct project management responsibility for a project (or one or several component(s)). 2. As an expert in the professional field, performs analytical, evaluative, and consultative work. 3. Development and implementation of (one of) the project/project component’s technical aspects. 4. Management, and ongoing assessment of the project/project component’s technical aspects. Advises changes and improvements to Project Director. 5. Can serve as a Technical Advisor to the Project Director and other Technical Specialists to provide research, analysis, and advisory services on project planning, implementation, training, monitoring and/or evaluation. 6. If the main role is primarily an advisory role, the incumbent collaborates with government officials and serves as subject matter expert. 7. The TS at this level will, in most situations, not have a supervisory role.

Other Prerequisites
None

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS CANNOT BE CHANGED
Minimum Qualifications
(6+) years of experience and a master degree OR the equivalent combination of education and experience.

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.

To apply click here

 

Career Opportunities: Project Assistant / Mwanza Store Keeper
Req Id 55781 - Posted 07/03/2018

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.

Opportunity

Abt Associates seeks a qualified Mwanza Store Keeper to support the International Development Division's VectorLink project in Tanzania. Under the supervision of the Logistics Officer, the Mwanza Store Keeper manages the project’s warehouse in Mwanza.

Key Roles and Responsibilities
• Receives all Abt Associates AIRS project commodities and records them in ledger books in a timely manner
• Receives and inspects all incoming materials and reconciles with the delivery document and distributes documentation to the concerned and tracks damages and discrepancies on orders received
• Reports on the quality and quantity of the received commodities, ensures that quantities dispatched as per consignors’ documents match the quantities received, and endorses documents
• Maintains clean storing conditions
• Ensures good warehousing practices
• Supervises the offloading and stacking of the commodities, follows up by tracking the commodities in the pipeline, and reports the same to the appropriate personnel
• Controls incoming IRS equipment and commodities by such methods as physical counts, random weight checks, and rejections of any damaged and/or poor quality items back to vendors
• Handles and maintains accurate store records -- stock cards, bin cards, incoming and outgoing ledger book, etc.
• Supervises the central store guards and maintain appropriate security system for the store
• Ensures that the USAID/PMI IRS environmental compliance and safety requirements are followed at all times

Preferred Skills / Prerequisites
• Bachelors Degree in Logistics, Management, Procurement, or other relevant field
• At least two years of experience in warehouse/store and inventory management
• Knowledge of handling insecticide and spray equipment
• Knowledge of environmental monitoring and safety
• Record keeping and organizational skills
• MS Word, MS Excel and/or MS Access
• Ability to fluently write and speak English

Minimum Qualifications
• ( 2+ ) years of experience OR the equivalent combination of education and experience
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.

TO APPLY CLICK HERE 

Career Opportunities: Finance Assistant - VectorLink Tanzania (56698)

Under the supervision of the Accountant, the Finance Assistant (Junior) - LOCAL / Finance Assistant provides a wide range of administrative and financial support

Key Roles and Responsibilities
• Assist the Accountant with the timely submission of the ROV in accordance with Abt Associates procedures and policies.
• Scan and upload all financial documents into Abt’s webbased accounting software, ISMS
• Assists the Accountant with preparation of payment vouchers and corresponding checks.
• Assists the Accountant with the review of invoices and expense reports before payment and following up with vendors and staff to gather back up documentation.
• Perform general clerical duties, to include but not be limited to photocopying, scanning, faxing, filing, and mailing.
• Provide office administrative support including organization and facilitation for internal meetings, drafting agendas, and taking minutes;
• Maintain hard copy and electronic versions of a project archive, including contract and subcontract documents, client approvals, consultant documents, travel files, procurement files, project deliverables, project reports , and minutes of meetings.
• Manage and document correspondences between project offices, the home office, the client, other partners, and stakeholders.
• Assist staff in the process of completing Timesheets and completing Advance and Travel Expense Reports.
• Make logistical arrangements for project staff traveling outside their region or for international visitors as needed.
• Prepare and send pouches to District Region(s) as needed.

Preferred Skills / Prerequisites
• Secondary School (minimum), or a Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Management, Business, or other relevant field (desirable).
• Experience in Accounting and Program Financial Management.
• Experience with USAID-funded programs highly desirable.
• Experience in payroll management, petty cash management, financial reporting, and budget tracking.
• Prior experience in office administration.
• Knowledge and experience with Windows, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other data processing and graphical presentation software.
• Ability to assess problems and develop solutions.
• Excellent inter-personal communication skills and excellent organization skills.
• Preference for candidates who have experience that relates to USAID-funded projects or other international development experience.
• Fluency in English

Minimum Qualifications
• (2+) years of experience and high school diploma OR the equivalent combination of education and experience.
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.

TO APPLY CLICK HERE 

 

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Career Opportunities: Administration Manager / Finance Officer - VectorLink Tanzania (56699)

Under the supervision of the Finance and Admin Manager, the Finance Assistant 9 / Finance & Administrative Officer provides a wide range of administrative and financial support to the PMI Vector Link Project Office in Tanzania.

Key Roles and Responsibilities
• Work closely with the Finance Manager to support the development of budgets
• Support vendor relations
• Tracks the project budgets
• Assist the Accountant with the timely submission of the ROV in accordance with Abt Associates procedures and policies.
• Oversee the scan and upload all financial documents into Abt’s web based accounting software, ISMS
• Assists the Accountant with preparation of payment vouchers and corresponding checks.
• Provide office administrative support including organization and facilitation for internal meetings, drafting agendas, and taking minutes;
• Maintain hard copy and electronic versions of a project archive, including contract and subcontract documents, client approvals, consultant documents, travel files, procurement files, project deliverables, project reports , and minutes of meetings.
• Manage and document correspondences between project offices, the home office, the client, other partners, and stakeholders.

Preferred Skills / Prerequisite
• Advanced Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Management, Business, or other relevant field (desirable).
• Five years of related professional experience in Accounting and Program Financial Management.
• Experience working with experience at USAID-funded programs highly desirable.
• Experience in payroll management, petty cash management, financial reporting, and budget tracking.
• Fluency in English.

Minimum Qualifications
• (4+) years of experience and a bachelor degree OR the equivalent combination of education and experience.
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.

To apply click here

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Career Opportunities: Project Assistant / Zanzibar Store Keeper - VectorLink Tanzania (56871)

Abt Associates seeks a qualified Zanzibar Store Keeper to support the International Development Division's VectorLink project in Tanzania. Under the supervision of the Logistics Officer, the Zanzibar Store Keeper manages the project’s warehouse in Zanzibar.

Key Roles and Responsibilities
• Receives all Abt Associates AIRS project commodities and records them in ledger books in a timely manner
• Receives and inspects all incoming materials and reconciles with the delivery document and distributes documentation to the concerned and tracks damages and discrepancies on orders received
• Reports on the quality and quantity of the received commodities, ensures that quantities dispatched as per consignors’ documents match the quantities received, and endorses documents
• Maintains clean storing conditions
• Ensures good warehousing practices
• Supervises the offloading and stacking of the commodities, follows up by tracking the commodities in the pipeline, and reports the same to the appropriate personnel
• Controls incoming IRS equipment and commodities by such methods as physical counts, random weight checks, and rejections of any damaged and/or poor quality items back to vendors
• Handles and maintains accurate store records -- stock cards, bin cards, incoming and outgoing ledger book, etc.
• Supervises the central store guards and maintain appropriate security system for the store
• Ensures that the USAID/PMI IRS environmental compliance and safety requirements are followed at all times

Preferred Skills / Prerequisites
• Bachelors Degree in Logistics, Management, Procurement, or other relevant field
• At least two years of experience in warehouse/store and inventory management
• Knowledge of handling insecticide and spray equipment
• Knowledge of environmental monitoring and safety
• Record keeping and organizational skills
• MS Word, MS Excel and/or MS Access
• Ability to fluently write and speak English

Minimum Qualifications
• ( 2+ ) years of experience OR the equivalent combination of education and experience
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.

TO APPLY CLICK HERE 
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Career Opportunities: Project Assistant / Chato Store Keeper - VectorLink Tanzania (56870)

Key Roles and Responsibilities

• Receives all Abt Associates AIRS project commodities and records them in ledger books in a timely manner
• Receives and inspects all incoming materials and reconciles with the delivery document and distributes documentation to the concerned and tracks damages and discrepancies on orders received
• Reports on the quality and quantity of the received commodities, ensures that quantities dispatched as per consignors’ documents match the quantities received, and endorses documents
• Maintains clean storing conditions
• Ensures good warehousing practices
• Supervises the offloading and stacking of the commodities, follows up by tracking the commodities in the pipeline, and reports the same to the appropriate personnel
• Controls incoming IRS equipment and commodities by such methods as physical counts, random weight checks, and rejections of any damaged and/or poor quality items back to vendors
• Handles and maintains accurate store records -- stock cards, bin cards, incoming and outgoing ledger book, etc.
• Supervises the central store guards and maintain appropriate security system for the store
• Ensures that the USAID/PMI IRS environmental compliance and safety requirements are followed at all times

Preferred Skills / Prerequisites
• Bachelors Degree in Logistics, Management, Procurement, or other relevant field
• At least two years of experience in warehouse/store and inventory management
• Knowledge of handling insecticide and spray equipment
• Knowledge of environmental monitoring and safety
• Record keeping and organizational skills
• MS Word, MS Excel and/or MS Access
• Ability to fluently write and speak English

Minimum Qualifications
• ( 2+ ) years of experience OR the equivalent combination of education and experience
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.

TO APPLY CLICK HERE 

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Career Opportunities: Finance Assistant 9 / Finance Officer - SHOPS Plus, Tanzania (55663)

Opportunity
SHOPS Plus in Tanzania will increase the use of priority health services for FP, HIV, and malaria by strengthening the capacity of the private sector to provide quality health products and services, improving the enabling environment for private sector provision of health products and services, and improving ownership of total market approaches within Tanzanian institutions.

Key Roles and Responsibilities
• Manage accounts payable, accounting program balance sheets, and financial reporting.
• Track budgets and prepare financial projections for use in project strategic planning.
• Prepare payment vouchers and corresponding checks.
• Manage payroll and other regular payments, including all associated deductions, contributions, and submissions.
• Ensure accounts books are accurate, current, and audit-ready at all times.
• Prepare the monthly financial submissions (ROVs) for submission to the Abt Associates home office.
• Maintain accurate and reconciled bank and petty cash accounts at all times.
• Collaborate with Financial Management/Administration Specialist to produce annual budgets, cash flow projections, and budget tracking reports.
• Provide financial support for the development and organization of project activities.
• Follow financial procedures for expenses, such as check requests, purchase orders, justification memos, and ensure the necessary approvals for each expense.
• Support the Finance and Admin Manager on payroll preparation for project employees, ensure that all amounts and deductions are made accurately.
• Maintain the Quicken database.
• Manage and track the project’s petty cash account, pay and monitor advances for trip and expense reports, and monthly payments for project utilities, vendors, and suppliers.
• Organize finance files.
• Support the procurement process for project.

Preferred Skills / Prerequisites
• Preferred Master’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, or other relevant field plus 3 years’ experience or Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting plus 5 years’ experience.
• Demonstrated knowledge, skills, and/or experiences in accounting, financial planning and management, human resources, and procurement, among other management support areas/functions, as required.
• Demonstrated computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
• Experience working on USAID-funded projects/programs.
• Strong knowledge of USAID financial and contractual requirements, protocols and US government regulations.
• Experience problem-solving and working as part of a team.
• Strong professional skills; fluency in English.

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

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.

TO APPLY CLICK HERE 

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