Technical Specialist / Capacity Building Specialist – SHOPS Plus

Abt Associates - 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.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Technical Specialist / Capacity Building Specialist - SHOPS PlusLocation: AbujaJob DescriptionThe Capacity Building Specialist will ensure effective coordination of competency-based, comprehensive FP trainings in project states.Key Roles and ResponsibilitesWork closely with the RH/FP Technical Director and State Coordinators to identify specific training requirements in line with project objectives and state requirements.Work with state officials to develop competency-based training programs to meet the identified needs, utilizing existing training modules as availableParticipate in the mapping and selection of health providers that will participate in trainingsCollaborate with state FP coordinators to organize training courses and workshopsIdentify, contract, and manage trainers to implement project training coursesWork with state governments and relevant FP partners to ensure availability of quality training materials and suppliesEnsure FP trainings meet quality standardsMaintain records of training attendanceDevelop training reports, case studies and success storiesMonitor the effects of trainings through analyzing pre- and post-test results, course evaluation forms, and other analytic measurementsWork collaboratively with other technical staff to ensure effective and timely program implementationParticipate in the development of strategy documents, work plans and reportsContribute to the Activity Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning system (especially in relation to health worker trainings)Perform other tasks as assigned by the FP Technical Director 

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