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.
Abt Associates, a major American business and government research, technical assistance, and consulting company, manages the US Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded PMI VectorLink Project. VectorLink will support the U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) and USAID to plan and implement an integrated vector control approach with the overall goal of reducing the burden of malaria. Abt has implemented indoor residual spraying (IRS) for PMI since 2011, delivering high-quality IRS programs and gathering the most comprehensive vector control entomological data in the world. Under this contract, Abt will expand entomological monitoring to guide programs focused on insecticide-treated mosquito nets and IRS and continue to assist PMI in reducing the burden of malaria through IRS and capacity building in 24 African countries where malaria is endemic. Abt also will continue to support PMI in IRS monitoring and evaluation, as well as environmental compliance.
Under the supervision of the Logistics Coordinator, the Warehouse Manager is responsible for inventory management, and assuring that commodities used in IRS campaigns are secure and safely stored at the project’s main warehouse. This position will help arrange for the logistics of delivering of all IRS commodities to IRS campaign operations sites in various locations, and assuring accurate inventory counts for all IRS commodities being used during the IRS campaign. The Warehouse Manager will be expected to liaise regularly with the store keepers at each IRS operations site to assure all needed IRS campaign commodities are in-stock, and collections of IRS campaign wastes are on-going and transported back to the central warehouse.
Key Roles and Responsibilities
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