Project Assistant / Technical Program Assistant, Lusaka , Zambia


The International Health Division is committed to the improvement of health and healthcare delivery around the world. Serving both the public and private sectors, our efforts include health policy research and evaluation, health promotion and disease prevention, health finance, and health systems management. Our impact is felt in policies that ensure healthcare access for women, children, and individuals with special needs, in strengthening health infrastructures, and HIV/AIDS solutions.

Opportunity

Abt Associates seeks a qualified Project Assistant (PA) / Technical Program Assistant to support the International Health Division in Zambia.

Key Roles and Responsibilities

Support the technical program team with specific activities related to family planning programming as needs are identified by the team, including:
Taking and sharing notes from technical meetings,
Assisting the M&E lead with implementing research activities
Helping to manage data collectors, and data collection and drafting reports
Participate in relevant family planning technical working group meetings to assist with note taking and dissemination and track action items
Produce activity reports and support tracking of program deliverables / work plan implementation
Support the M&E lead to outline and produce the first draft of project documents such as the quarterly reports

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in relevant field (Public Health, Statistics, Demography, Economics, Development studies)
At least 2+ years of related experience OR the equivalent combination of education and experience
Working with reproductive health or family planning projects will be an added advantage

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