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RTI International is seeking qualified candidates for the Indoor Residual Spraying 3 Project in Kenya.
The purpose of this project is to support President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI)/ Kenya targets in indoor residual spraying for malaria prevention and control. These positions are contingent on project award.
IRS Operations Manager
He / She will provide; on-site technical assistance, facilitate logistical implementation of the IRS spray programs in collaboration with in-country partners such as WHO, DfID, and the DOMC, and oversee the quality of reporting and technical assistance activities.
This position requires a Masters level degree in public health, entomology, tropical diseases, or other related areas or a Bachelors degree with at least five years of additional relevant experience.
At least five years of demonstrated experience in designing and implementing IRS activities, living in developing countries and leading the implementation of development programs.
Demonstrated experience partnering at the country-level with Ministries of Health.
Demonstrated familiarity with USG environmental regulations and the appropriate use of Insecticides.
He / She will be responsible for managing all of the finances related to the implementation of activities under the project.
This position requires applicants with a Masters level degree in business administration, finance or other relevant fields with a minimum eight (8) years of experience in financial management of large international projects.
Experience and skills in developing and managing large budgets, experience with managing logistics and/or supply chain management for the implementation of public health programs in Africa is required. Familiarity with compliance to USG Cost Accounting Standards.
Proficient in relevant computer applications and databases.
Applicants will possess excellent organizational, analytical, oral and written communications skills;
Demonstrated supervisory skills and ability to work well on teams.
To Apply for either of the IRS Kenya Project positions applicants should submit a current CV with contact information by August 27, 2012 to GHrecruitment@rti.org and indicate “IRS Kenya and the Job Title” in the
Only short listed applicants will be contacted.
RTI International is also seeking candidates for the PRIMR Project.
The PRIMR initiative is focused on curriculum support, teacher training and teaching material development to improve the quality of early grade instruction in formal and non-formal schools through a reading and math intervention.
The Finance and Administration Assistant coordinates all accounting and administrative procedures of the PRIMR Initiative field office, Kisumu.
S/he communicates with and supports the project by working closely with the Finance Manager, Senior Administration Officer and the Chief of Party.
S/he maintains regular contact with the PRIMR initiative in the Nairobi Regional Office to ensure that the project receives support in the specific functional areas of the role.
S/he will also links with the other PRIMR Initiative staff to develop understanding and capacity in project operations support requirements.
S/he is knowledgeable about the technical project result areas, work plan implementation and scheduled technical reporting through regular interaction with the technical team and Chief of Party.
S/he is aware of, and adheres to RTI’s, and Client’s, financial, procurement and administrative procedures in all activities.