Abt Associates, a global leader in implementing technical assistance programs and research in the fields of economic growth, agriculture, social and environmental policy, and climate change, seeks highly qualified candidates for the anticipated five-year USAID-funded Early Grade Reading (EGR) project based in Malawi. The project aims to improve literacy learning outcomes in primary schools nationwide.
All positions will be based in Lilongwe and are contingent upon project award to Abt Associates.
Position: Field Programs Manager (FPM)
The FPM is responsible for the primary oversight and in-country leadership of all operations and logistics related to project activity implementation, including nationwide teacher training and material distribution through the life of the program. In particular, s/he will plan and oversee operations related to implementation of project activities and conduct continual oversight and support of activity logistics and operations nationwide.
Candidates must have a Master’s in business administration, program management, operations or related field and at least six years of experience implementing international development projects in a developing country context with an emphasis on nationwide teacher training operations and logistics or a Bachelor’s degree and at least eight years of relevant experience; experience providing support and coordination to education stakeholders at division or district level.
How to apply
Interested candidates may send a CV and cover letter to:
Please include the position title and “Malawi EGR” in the subject line of the email. One email per position application. Deadline for applications is Friday, 28 May, 2021.
Malawi nationals are encouraged to apply. Only qualified candidates will be contacted. Abt Associates is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse workforce. Abt Associates provides market-competitive salaries and comprehensive employee benefits.