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Abt Associates Recruitment

Abt Associates Job Vacancies 2021 advertisement has been published for the various positions available below. All Eligible and Interested applicants may apply online for the available vacancies before the recruitment application deadline. The 2021 Abt Associates Job Recruitment details like education qualification, requirement, location, stipend & salary scale, selection process, application form & how to apply, closing date, important links and others are available below on schoolgh.com as well as on the official website.

Abt Associates Recruitment Details:

CompanyAbt Associates
Posts5 Vacancies
CategoryJob Vacancies
LocationTamale
Deadline22 January, 2021
Websitehttps://www.abtassociates.com/

Available Job Positions & Details

The following positions are available at Abt Associates. Explore for your position of choice and then apply according to the information provided.


1. Job Title: Finance and Administration Director

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

Abt Associates is currently seeking a qualified Finance and Administration (F&A) Director for the upcoming Resilience in Northern Ghana (RING) II – Systems Strengthening Activity. This Activity focuses on enhancing the ability of all stakeholders to address poor nutrition and weak resilience in northern Ghana. The RING II – Systems Strengthening activity will result in sustained improvements in the delivery of local services to achieve measurable improvements in the nutrition and resilience of an estimated 85,000 reproductive-aged women and children under five years old.

The position will be based in Tamale, Ghana and is contingent upon project award to Abt Associates.

Key Roles and Responsibilities

• Oversees the development of administrative and operations management systems and processes required to support activity implementation, ensuring compliance with USAID and Abt policies and regulations.
• Manages implementation of financial, administrative, and HR policies and procedures that meet activity needs and corporate and client requirements.
• Oversees procurement efforts for the activity including selection and negotiation with vendors, and management of subcontractors on the activity in compliance with USAID and Abt Associates procurement regulations.
• Ensures compliance with USAID and Abt Associates policies, regulations and procedures governing the activity contract.
• Supervises institutional subcontracts and sub-agreements with assistance from the Abt Associates home office support team.
• Ensures that the budget and audit projections, expenditure, tracking and reporting are in accordance with USAID and Abt requirements, procedures, and practices for compliance and audits.
• Creates and maintains financial reporting and tracking systems, and provides financial performance updates on activities. Guides the administrative team on annual work planning, and ensure submission of quality operational plans, budgets, and reports.
• Oversees HR management functions including: recruitment, hiring, transition, and termination; benefits administration; performance appraisal; and ongoing performance management.
• Upholds the standards of Abt Associates to lead a high performing team and ensures strict compliance to USAID and Abt’s policies, regulations, and internal controls.

Qualification Required & Experience

• Bachelor’s Degree with at least 10 years’ experience in business administration, finance, accounting, management, or other relevant field required. Master’s preferred.
• Experience with financial and administrative management of international development programs and other donor-funded projects in the field required; USAID F&A management experience required.
• Excellent financial management skills and knowledge of latest project management tools and computer applications such as Microsoft Office and Quickbooks.
• Supervisory and/or management work experience including: (1) direct supervision of professional and support staff; (2) quality evaluation of staff performance and deliverable; (3) contract management; and (4) ability to lead large complex programs and motivate multidisciplinary, multicultural teams.
• Experience in Ghana or similar development context, highly preferred.
• Ability to advise teams on new approaches that sustain and/or improve project delivery.
• Ability to sustain timeliness of program delivery amidst adaptations from changing operational demands and client feedback.
• Ability to set priorities and multi-task.
• Strong analytical and computer skills, with emphasis on budgeting and financial analysis.
• Excellent organizational skills.
• Excellent written and spoken English communications skills.
• Ghanaian nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.

Experience

• Master’s degree and 8-10 years of experience OR the equivalent combination of education and experience.

Location: Tamale

How To Apply For The Job

Interested candidates may send their CV and cover letter to:

Please include the position title and “Ghana RING II” in the subject line of the email. One email per position application.

Ghanajobs@abtassoc.com

Closing Date: 22 January, 2021


2. Job Title: Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Director

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

Abt Associates is currently seeking a qualified MEL Director for the upcoming Resilience in Northern Ghana (RING) II – Systems Strengthening Activity. This Activity focuses on enhancing the ability of all stakeholders to address poor nutrition and weak resilience in northern Ghana. The RING II – Systems Strengthening activity will result in sustained improvements in the delivery of local services to achieve measurable improvements in the nutrition and resilience of an estimated 85,000 reproductive-aged women and children under five years old..

Under the supervision of the Chief of Party, the MEL Director is responsible for overseeing the Activity’s performance monitoring system, conducting or overseeing related assessments and research, and providing capacity strengthening for partner organization in monitoring, data analysis, and data use.

The position will be based in Tamale, Ghana and is contingent upon project award to Abt Associates.

Key Roles and Responsibilities

• Lead the design, development, and implementation of the project Activity Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Plan (AMELP) and learning agenda, including identifying and adapting relevant indicators.
• Develop and lead complexity-aware monitoring and risk assessments.
• Support community, state, and private partners to break down specific problems into root causes, identify entry points, search for possible solutions, take action, reflect upon lessons learned, adapt and then act again.
• Work closely with project technical staff and program management to ensure appropriate and adequate MEL efforts are in place to provide each team with data needed to inform their program design and implementation decisions.
• Manage a rigorous approach to MEL and research to measure performance toward specific goals and objectives, including quantitative, qualitative, and participatory methodologies.
• Design data collection tools, schedules, analysis methods, and applied learning approaches for stakeholder training.
• Develop mechanisms to establish feedback loops between activity implementation, data collection, and communications and learning.
• Oversee and lead qualitative and quantitative data collection processes and strategies.
• Synthesize monitoring and evaluation findings needed for quarterly and annual reports for USAID.
• Drive the project’s overall learning agenda to derive lessons learned and best practices from project activities, and contribute to quarterly program evaluations.

Qualification Required & Experience

• Master’s degree in statistics, development economics, business administration, or relevant area of study and at least 10 years of professional experience in data management and analysis for M&E, adaptive management and/or learning.
• Experience managing MEL on USAID-funded programs required.
• Familiarity with district performance assessment tool (DPAT) highly preferred.
• Knowledge of and experience with M&E frameworks, traditional indicators as well as those specific to USAID reporting systems.
• Expertise in adaptive management, organizational learning/development, systems mapping, development of collaborating, learning and adapting (CLA)-related tools, CLA thought-leadership, and providing inputs on how CLA may lead to improved development outcomes.
• Demonstrated leadership skills and ability to work collaboratively and independently.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills in English required.
• Ghanaian nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.

Experience

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

Location: Tamale

How To Apply For The Job

Interested candidates may send their CV and cover letter to:

Please include the position title and “Ghana RING II” in the subject line of the email. One email per position application.

Ghanajobs@abtassoc.com

Closing Date: 22 January, 2021


3. Job Title: Regional Director

Job Summary

Abt Associates is currently seeking a qualified Regional Director for the upcoming Resilience in Northern Ghana (RING) II – Systems Strengthening Activity. This Activity focuses on enhancing the ability of all stakeholders to address poor nutrition and weak resilience in northern Ghana. The RING II – Systems Strengthening activity will result in sustained improvements in the delivery of local services to achieve measurable improvements in the nutrition and resilience of an estimated 85,000 reproductive-aged women and children under five years old.

Under the supervision of the Chief of Party (COP), the Regional Director will provide leadership and management oversight to technical activities for regional offices and district activities to achieve project goals.

This position will require frequent travel regions and districts where the program is being implemented. The activity will work in the following regions: Northern, North East, Upper East, and Upper West.

The position will be based in Tamale, Ghana and is contingent upon project award to Abt Associates.

Key Roles and Responsibilities

• Oversee the technical and administrative operations of regional offices.
• Provide technical and administrative oversight for the implementation of a results-oriented program strategy regionally and in specific states.
• Act as a member of the Senior Management Team, with input into strategy, work plans, reviews, and program communications.
• Facilitate collaboration across program components and with advisors to ensure implementation of activities in each state.
• Direct and innovate cross-cutting program activities across sub regional teams, including for livelihoods, nutrition and hygiene, community and local governance, social inclusion, and behavior change.
• Assist in strategic annual work planning of regional activities and ensure that quality operational plans, budgets, and reports are submitted as per contract agreements.
• Provide input to the project’s research and monitoring and evaluation activities and work with Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) team to incorporate lessons learned to enhance project results.
• Provide input to regular status and progress reports to USAID.
• Provide inputs to the finance and administration team necessary for project budget projections, expenditures, tracking and reporting.
• Collaborate actively with project staff and stakeholders and promote a culture of collaboration within the project.
• Ensure that lessons learned and best practices are documented and shared.
• Travel frequently to sub-regional offices for compliance, training, and tracking consistency across implementation activities.

Qualification Required & Experience

• Master’s degree in management, international development, business administration, community development, or a related field with at least 8 years of professional experience or Bachelor’s degree and at least 10 years of professional experience.
• At least 5 years’ experience managing the implementation of field-level activities, including working with district government officials and local civil society/community-based organizations in northern Ghana.
• Strong management and planning skills of project tasks and budgets.
• Demonstrated team building and team management leading to high quality work in a timely, cost effective manner.
• Experience working with international development organizations in Ghana required; USAID experience highly preferred.
• Excellent writing skills required.
• Excellent organizational, interpersonal communication and computer skills.
• Verbal and written fluency in English.
• Ghanaian nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.

Experience

• (8+) years of experience and a master degree OR the equivalent combination of education and experience.

Location: Northern, North East, Upper East, and Upper West

How To Apply For The Job

Interested candidates may send their CV and cover letter to:

Please include the position title and “Ghana RING II” in the subject line of the email. One email per position application.

Ghanajobs@abtassoc.com

Closing Date: 22 January, 2021


4. Job Title: Deputy Chief of Party

Job Summary

• Abt Associates is currently seeking a qualified Deputy Chief of Party (COP) for the upcoming Resilience in Northern Ghana (RING) II – Systems Strengthening Activity. This Activity focuses on enhancing the ability of all stakeholders to address poor nutrition and weak resilience in northern Ghana. The RING II – Systems Strengthening activity will result in sustained improvements in the delivery of local services to achieve measurable improvements in the nutrition and resilience of an estimated 85,000 reproductive-aged women and children under five years old.
• Under the supervision of the COP, the DCOP will be responsible providing technical leadership of the activity’s program implementation. S/he will provide managerial and technical support to the COP, assisting in areas including work planning, performance management, engagement with local counterparts, and strategic communications.

The position will be based in Tamale, Ghana and is contingent upon project award to Abt Associates.

Key Roles and Responsibilities

• Support the COP in overall technical management and oversight of the activity including supervision of technical leads. This includes working closely with the COP and technical leads to develop work plans and monitor activity timelines.
• Contribute to the design of innovative, integrated activities system strengthening activities.
• Provide substantive involvement regarding development of technical management and oversight for the accomplishment of the objectives of the activity including the supervision of project technical leads.
• Support reporting, update, and implementation of the technical strategies, identifying technical assistance needs, and mobilizing required technical resources and staff.
• Responsible for harmonizing the objectives of the activity specifically ensuring effective complementary and efficient implementation.
• Ensures that lessons learned and best practices are documented and shared. Works with monitoring, evaluation, and learning component of project to incorporate lessons learned to enhance project results.
• Lead the development and timely production of quality deliverables to USAID, such as quarterly and annual reports, work plans, budgets, technical reports, and publications. The DCOP will work with technical leads, MEL and finance to meet these deliverables according to work plans and timelines.
• Assume primary responsibility for managing the work and monitoring the performance of international and local subcontractors, working with regional and technical staff to ensure that all activities and outputs are technically sound and appropriate.

Qualification Required & Experience

• Master’s Degree in international development, agriculture, economics, public health, nutrition or a related field with at least 10 years of relevant experience, including 5 years of progressively responsible management experience required, or Bachelor’s degree and minimum of 12 years of relevant experience.
• Knowledge of and experience with local projects related to community resilience; agriculture; nutrition; behavior change; community-based health; economic growth; market oriented interventions; and/or water and sanitation. USAID project management experience highly preferred.
• Demonstrated leadership experience and ability to work with a minimum of direction and supervision.
• Create program execution frameworks to optimize resources and improve collaboration amongst teams/clients.
• Strong management and planning skills of project tasks and budgets.
• Demonstrated team building and team management experience with an international development organization leading to high quality work in a timely, cost effective manner.
• Excellent writing skills required.
• Excellent organizational, interpersonal communication and computer skills.
• Verbal and written fluency in English required.
• Ghanaian nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.

Experience

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

Location: Tamale

How To Apply For The Job

Interested candidates may send their CV and cover letter to:

Please include the position title and “Ghana RING II” in the subject line of the email. One email per position application.

Ghanajobs@abtassoc.com

Closing Date: 22 January, 2021


5. Job Title: Chief of Party

Job Summary

Abt Associates is currently seeking a qualified Chief of Party (COP) for the upcoming Resilience in Northern Ghana (RING) II – Systems Strengthening Activity. This Activity focuses on enhancing the ability of all stakeholders to address poor nutrition and weak resilience in northern Ghana. The RING II – Systems Strengthening activity will result in sustained improvements in the delivery of local services to achieve measurable improvements in the nutrition and resilience of an estimated 85,000 reproductive-aged women and children under five years old.

The position will be based in Tamale, Ghana and is contingent upon project award to Abt Associates.

Key Roles and Responsibilities

• Provide strategic direction, long-term programmatic vision, and technical leadership to produce activity results.
• Serve as the activity’s key liaison with USAID and other development partners.
• Establish and maintain strong relationships with USAID and local counterparts to ensure effective coordination of activities with relevant ministries; civil society, private sector, and development partners, other USAID and U.S. government-funded initiatives, and others stakeholders.
• Provide leadership and technical support for activity staff and subcontractors to ensure a focus on results, achievements of annual work plan and targets, and timely/effective implementation.
• Implement learning approaches to establish a culture of adaptive management that responds to contextual shifts by adapting decision making, resource allocation, and implementation approaches/strategies as necessary.
• Manage country-level project operations and assist in the development of annual planning and timely, high quality implementation of activities and deliverables.
• Serve as lead technical advisor providing guidance and oversight to technical staff as needed.
• Oversee the country office and supervise a multi-disciplinary team of experts.
• Manage the project budget and ensure the submission of timely and accurate program, financial, and procurement reports.
• Create management systems in line with Abt’s standard operating procedures, consistent with the needs of the activity.
• Uphold the standards of Abt Associates to lead a high performing team and ensures strict compliance to USAID and Abt’s policies, regulations, and internal controls.

Qualification Required & Experience

• Master’s degree in international development, economics, community development, public health or related field.
• At least 15 years of progressively responsible experience implementing multisector international development programs focusing on one or several of the following technical sectors: community resilience and development, agriculture, food security, public health, and/or nutrition.
• At least 5 years of experience in a managerial or leadership role for a multi-sectoral international development program.
• Demonstrated management, leadership, political acumen, and related skills.
• Demonstrated success managing complex donor programs is desired, previous USAID experience strongly preferred.
• Experience in a country with strong security measures required highly preferred.
• Experience building and maintaining partnerships with host country governments and international agencies.
• Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills in English required.
• Ghanaian nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.

Location: Tamale

How To Apply For The Job

Interested candidates may send their CV and cover letter to:

Please include the position title and “Ghana RING II” in the subject line of the email. One email per position application.

Ghanajobs@abtassoc.com

Closing Date: 22 January, 2021


How to Apply for Abt Associates Job Recruitment

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  • We publish on this page, the latest Abt Associates Job updates and each position published includes its a requirement, qualification, application form, and other vital information to help you understand the recruitment process to apply cordially.
  • Make sure you confirm the deadline of any advertised position before submitting an application.
  • Make sure you meet all minimum Abt Associates Recruitment requirements and possess any required document before submitting an application.
  • Follow the details on each individual position to apply.

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