Key Roles and Responsibilities
Supports robust IRS campaign planning efforts, including quantification of insecticides and equipment needs; identification and recruitment of spray teams in support to the Health Center Technical Director and Community Health Association;
logistical planning for IRS distribution and transportation; insecticide and equipment storage, security and environmental safety;
and coordination with district level MOH counterparts.
Provides oversight for recruitment, training, and supervision of Monitors, Pump Repairers, Spray Teams and IRS Spray Operators.
Supervises and tracks inventory distribution and storage of materials, and works with the Logistics & Procurement Officer to procure IRS materials.
Coordinates field-based staff, IRS implementation, and training programs.
Supervises routine program tracking and reporting activities.
Supervises monitoring and data collection with project M&E team.
Ensures report writing and disseminates IRS information / results to stakeholders.
Ensures financial and administrative systems are functioning at the district level in compliance with Abt’s procedures and the donor’s requirements
Ensures the link between the district and AIRS 2 Project Offices in Maputo and Quelimane.
Performs other tasks assigned by the supervisor.
The position is based at District level and requires frequent travel to field sites to support Health Area operations and activities.
Preferred Skills / Prerequisites
Secondary School completion (minimum), or an Associate or Bachelors Degree in relevant health sector field, such as Public Health, Community Health, Entomology, Environment, or a development field (desirable).
At least one (1) year of relevant professional work experience with significant amounts of experience directly in IRS Operations.
Experience in regulatory and operational aspects of insecticide use and management.
Demonstrated ability to work with a minimum of direction and supervision.
Demonstrated ability to work both as a member of a team as a team leader, with the ability to accept the inputs of other team members.
Strong management and planning skills of project tasks and budgets.
Demonstrates leadership and team work and produces high quality work in a timely, cost effective manner and has excellent writing skills.
Experience in working with districts and communities.
Excellent organizational, interpersonal communication and computer skills.
Experience with USAID and donor projects is highly desirable.
1) year of experience and high school diploma OR the equivalent combination of education and experience.