Abt Associates Technical Specialist / Database Manager - VectorLink Tanzania in Tanzania

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



Minimum Qualifications

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

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