Chemonics
Chemonics is an employee-owned, ISO-9001 certified international development company that has promoted meaningful change for people around the world since 1975.
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Overview

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With experience in more than 150 countries, we hold ourselves to the highest quality standards. We are also committed to living our values of caring, excellence, innovation, integrity, and opportunity to implement efficient and effective programs that build a better future for those we serve.
 

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Our mission...

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of helping people live healthier, more productive, and more independent lives is driven by our commitment to service—service to our mission, beneficiaries, clients, and staff.

Chemonics Employees...

come from all over the world and are entrepreneurial, energetic, inclusive, and intellectually curious. We are a learning organization that invests in our staff and their development by providing an environment where employees are supported to acquire new skills and enhance their knowledge.

Jobs at Chemonics

Archivist - East and Southern Africa
Chemonics seeks an archivist to support the East and Southern Africa region. Our regional portfolio includes twelve projects spanning a wide range of technical sectors. The archivist will manage and streamline the retention of all hard copy and electronic project records following project closeout. S/he will be responsible for sorting, classifying, indexing, and documenting the archival of project files. We are looking for individuals who are energetic, organized, and who demonstrate solid judgment, leadership, creativity, and a passion for the work we do.Responsibilities include:Classify and file project documentsSort materials based on Chemonics’ standard operating proceduresCreate a detailed inventory list of project documentsMark and label all project files according to standard operating proceduresCoordinate with project teamsQualifications:Enrolled in an accredited academic program or holds a bachelor’s degree or higher (financial management, audit/ accounting degree preferred)Minimum 1-2 years of administrative experience preferredDemonstrated experience with data entry, filing, cataloguing, retrieving, and preserving recordsAbility to write and verbally communicate clearly and conciselyMust have strong attention to detail and strong organizational skillsAdvanced understanding of Microsoft Excel and Word including creating and modifying documents using Microsoft OfficeAbility to work both independently and in a team, coordinating with staff as work assignment requiresPermanent U.S. work authorization requiredFrench skills preferred but not requiredApplication Instructions:Interested candidates should apply via the Career Center by Friday, January 20, 2017. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.Chemonics is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, age, or other legally protected characteristics. Military veterans, AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.
Archivist - East and Southern Africa
Chemonics seeks an archivist to support the East and Southern Africa region. Our regional portfolio includes twelve projects spanning a wide range of technical sectors. The archivist will manage and streamline the retention of all hard copy and electronic project records following project closeout. S/he will be responsible for sorting, classifying, indexing, and documenting the archival of project files. We are looking for individuals who are energetic, organized, and who demonstrate solid judgment, leadership, creativity, and a passion for the work we do.Responsibilities include:Classify and file project documentsSort materials based on Chemonics’ standard operating proceduresCreate a detailed inventory list of project documentsMark and label all project files according to standard operating proceduresCoordinate with project teamsQualifications:Enrolled in an accredited academic program or holds a bachelor’s degree or higher (financial management, audit/ accounting degree preferred)Minimum 1-2 years of administrative experience preferredDemonstrated experience with data entry, filing, cataloguing, retrieving, and preserving recordsAbility to write and verbally communicate clearly and conciselyMust have strong attention to detail and strong organizational skillsAdvanced understanding of Microsoft Excel and Word including creating and modifying documents using Microsoft OfficeAbility to work both independently and in a team, coordinating with staff as work assignment requiresPermanent U.S. work authorization requiredFrench skills preferred but not requiredApplication Instructions:Interested candidates should apply via the Career Center by Friday, January 20, 2017. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.Chemonics is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, age, or other legally protected characteristics. Military veterans, AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.
Manager, Supply Chain Solutions Security Management Unit
Chemonics seeks a manager to support the Supply Chain Solutions Security Management Unit (SMU). This position will be based in Crystal City and will report into the Global Safety and Security Department (GSSD) within the Executive Division. The manager will be responsible for handling all aspects of security for the country teams within the Procurement and Supply Chain Management (PSM) project by liaising with external clients and contractors and working closely with home and field office staff. We are looking for individuals who have a proven track record of versatility, leadership, and integrity to lead complex security operations. Chemonics is looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.Responsibilities include:Manage regional incidents and emergencies in collaboration with the Global Safety and Security Department (GSSD)Exhibit knowledge of SMU technical security practices, safety and security policy manual, safety and security related Quality Management System (QMS) work instructions, the field best practices manual, and Chemonics online safety and security trainingsMonitor, assess, and analyze regional security trends through open-source reporting and liaison with field security employees and continual share this knowledge with the regional Senior Vice President (SVP), project management unit (PMU) directors, project staff, and GSSDCollaborate closely with director in ensuring that the project and its personnel maintain the proper safety and security procedures in accordance with USAID and Chemonics’ policiesUpdate SMU director and GSSD on potential safety/security related risks or problems within the regionConduct basic and detailed assessments of project security performance and submit updated findings to GSSD for corporate security performance metrics regularlyAssist PMUs and/or project teams and lead the recruitment, hiring, and monitoring of safety and security project staff, ensuring personnel selected meet appropriate requirementsAssist field security team (as applicable) and address field staff’s safety/security inquiries and needs promptlyConduct a security review of all proposals in priority countries and provide technical security input to all line roles of proposal teams as identified during the review processEnsure travelers are researching the risk environment through the information security provider before travel or conduct security briefings for designated high- or critical-risk countriesMaintain and expand technical knowledge in Safety and Security by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, and participating in professional societies and Chemonics practice networksProvide support to security subcontract procurement, management, and administration for new and ongoing projects and new business development needsPerform short-term technical assignments for existing projects or new business effortsTake on leadership roles on SMU, New Business, or regional/corporate initiativesResearch and recommend operational security practices (collaborating with GSSD as appropriate), and assist with the implementation of relevant changesTake leadership role in advancing Safety and Security internally and externallyServe as acting director as necessaryFoster and demonstrate a workplace inclusive of creating opportunity, serving others, building trust, innovation and exceeding expectationsPerform other duties and responsibilities as requiredQualifications:Bachelor’s degree in relevant technical area, or equivalent experience, required; master’s degree preferredMinimum three years of technically relevant work experience in the field of security or international development in security-challenging environments requiredFor internal applicants, Associate B’s and Managers of all levels are eligible to applyAbility to implement security platforms for civilian operations in remote and complex security environments, including successful crisis management, remote management of resources, and security subcontract managementExperience with transportation/warehousing/supply chain security with familiarity with supply chain security standards such as TAPA, ISO 28000, or C-TPAT preferredCapacity to operate at advanced levels of authority and manage significant activities, budgets, and resources to produce and take responsibility for resultsExperience in subcontract management/administration required; familiarity with USAID rules and regulations, preferredWillingness to work in the field for up to 40% of the year, and to consider long-term overseas assignmentsAptitude to solve complex technical, managerial, or operational problems, and evaluate options based on relevant information, resources, well-rounded experience, and knowledgeProven capability to write reports and/or briefing documentsAbility to manage and supervise department staff, multiple project teams, and other initiativesDemonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrityExperience living or working in developing countries preferredFluency in a foreign language, especially French, preferredApplication instructions:Apply through our Career Center at https://www1.apply2jobs.com/Chemonics/ProfExt/index.cfm?fuseaction=mExternal.SearchJobs by January 20, 2017. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.Chemonics is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, age, or other legally protected characteristics. Military veterans, AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.
Manager, Supply Chain Solutions Security Management Unit
Chemonics seeks a manager to support the Supply Chain Solutions Security Management Unit (SMU). This position will be based in Crystal City and will report into the Global Safety and Security Department (GSSD) within the Executive Division. The manager will be responsible for handling all aspects of security for the country teams within the Procurement and Supply Chain Management (PSM) project by liaising with external clients and contractors and working closely with home and field office staff. We are looking for individuals who have a proven track record of versatility, leadership, and integrity to lead complex security operations. Chemonics is looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.Responsibilities include:Manage regional incidents and emergencies in collaboration with the Global Safety and Security Department (GSSD)Exhibit knowledge of SMU technical security practices, safety and security policy manual, safety and security related Quality Management System (QMS) work instructions, the field best practices manual, and Chemonics online safety and security trainingsMonitor, assess, and analyze regional security trends through open-source reporting and liaison with field security employees and continual share this knowledge with the regional Senior Vice President (SVP), project management unit (PMU) directors, project staff, and GSSDCollaborate closely with director in ensuring that the project and its personnel maintain the proper safety and security procedures in accordance with USAID and Chemonics’ policiesUpdate SMU director and GSSD on potential safety/security related risks or problems within the regionConduct basic and detailed assessments of project security performance and submit updated findings to GSSD for corporate security performance metrics regularlyAssist PMUs and/or project teams and lead the recruitment, hiring, and monitoring of safety and security project staff, ensuring personnel selected meet appropriate requirementsAssist field security team (as applicable) and address field staff’s safety/security inquiries and needs promptlyConduct a security review of all proposals in priority countries and provide technical security input to all line roles of proposal teams as identified during the review processEnsure travelers are researching the risk environment through the information security provider before travel or conduct security briefings for designated high- or critical-risk countriesMaintain and expand technical knowledge in Safety and Security by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, and participating in professional societies and Chemonics practice networksProvide support to security subcontract procurement, management, and administration for new and ongoing projects and new business development needsPerform short-term technical assignments for existing projects or new business effortsTake on leadership roles on SMU, New Business, or regional/corporate initiativesResearch and recommend operational security practices (collaborating with GSSD as appropriate), and assist with the implementation of relevant changesTake leadership role in advancing Safety and Security internally and externallyServe as acting director as necessaryFoster and demonstrate a workplace inclusive of creating opportunity, serving others, building trust, innovation and exceeding expectationsPerform other duties and responsibilities as requiredQualifications:Bachelor’s degree in relevant technical area, or equivalent experience, required; master’s degree preferredMinimum three years of technically relevant work experience in the field of security or international development in security-challenging environments requiredFor internal applicants, Associate B’s and Managers of all levels are eligible to applyAbility to implement security platforms for civilian operations in remote and complex security environments, including successful crisis management, remote management of resources, and security subcontract managementExperience with transportation/warehousing/supply chain security with familiarity with supply chain security standards such as TAPA, ISO 28000, or C-TPAT preferredCapacity to operate at advanced levels of authority and manage significant activities, budgets, and resources to produce and take responsibility for resultsExperience in subcontract management/administration required; familiarity with USAID rules and regulations, preferredWillingness to work in the field for up to 40% of the year, and to consider long-term overseas assignmentsAptitude to solve complex technical, managerial, or operational problems, and evaluate options based on relevant information, resources, well-rounded experience, and knowledgeProven capability to write reports and/or briefing documentsAbility to manage and supervise department staff, multiple project teams, and other initiativesDemonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrityExperience living or working in developing countries preferredFluency in a foreign language, especially French, preferredApplication instructions:Apply through our Career Center at https://www1.apply2jobs.com/Chemonics/ProfExt/index.cfm?fuseaction=mExternal.SearchJobs by January 20, 2017. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.Chemonics is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, age, or other legally protected characteristics. Military veterans, AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.
Manager, change management
Chemonics seeks a change management manager to support the The Global Operations and Improvement (GO&I) Team. The manager will be responsible for the coordination of Chemonics’ portfolio of corporate change initiatives, training new staff on change management tools and practices, and leading change management efforts throughout the company. Candidates who have a proven track record of versatility, leadership, integrity, and strong communications and organizational skills to support complex corporate initiatives are encouraged to apply. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.Responsibilities include:Support stakeholder management, communications, and other engagement activities for the Change Management teamDefine and measure Change Management team success metrics, and monitor change progress corporatelyLiaise with various stakeholder groups to identify opportunities for change management supportEnsure change management support inquiries and needs, as well as feedback on ongoing initiatives, are tracked and reviewed with the Change Management director on a regular basisLiaise with change representatives on initiative teams within the corporate change management portfolio to track change outcomes, impacts to staff, and risks to project successCoordinate with subject matter experts in corporate communications, training, process improvement, and information technology as needed to staff change management resources on corporate initiativesCoordinate with other Global Operations & Improvement team members to coordinate activities that are cross cutting in Process Improvement, Project Management, and Quality ManagementPerform other project management duties and responsibilities consistent with the requirements of the Global Operations & Improvement team as set by the immediate supervisorDevelop and maintain corporate resources for change management, available within Chemonics’ Global Quality Management SystemConduct informational sessions about Change Management team scope, and how change principles will be applied to Chemonics’ strategic and corporate initiativesApply a structured methodology for coordinating organizational change management effortsPlan and support consultations with strategic and corporate initiative teams, including reviewing work plans, assessing change readiness, and identifying key stakeholders to inform change management strategiesApply change management processes and tools to help develop change strategies that support adoption of the changes required by a project or initiativeConsult and coach executive sponsors, project teams, and subject matter experts on implementation of change strategiesSupport collection of feedback as needed from managers/supervisors and front line staff engaged in change effortsIdentify, analyze, and prepare risk mitigation tactics to support change adoption and project success as neededServe as change representative on initiative teams, as neededDevelop a basic understanding of international development, foreign assistance programming, and Chemonics’ present and past contributionsParticipate on proposal teams to provide research, writing, costing, coordination and administrative support to proposals, and/or other marketing materials produced by the new business unitLearn the fundamentals of personnel recruitment, including proper communication techniques for discussing scopes of work and allowances/benefits for team members, and obtaining required documentation; recruit and suggest candidates for a variety of positions, including highly specialized consultants and Chiefs of PartyDevelop and maintain productive relationships with clients, vendors, partners, and consultants that serve to enhance Chemonics’ reputationCommunicate information in a way that demonstrates a basic understanding of development assistance work, Chemonics’ culture, values, and practices, and the specific scope and nature of project and proposal assignmentsContribute positively to a work environment that emphasizes teamwork, respect for differences, accepting and giving constructive feedbackDemonstrates leadership, versatility, and integrityPerform other duties and responsibilities as requiredQualifications:Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required.A minimum of three years of experience in project management, organizational development, change management, business process management and improvement, or related work required.For internal applicants, Associate B’s, Manager A’s, and Manager B’s are eligible to apply.Knowledge of Chemonics’ external and internal clients and their requirements preferred.Experience working on USAID or other donor projects, especially in a developing country, a plusExperience working in an internal support services function a plus.Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.Ability to establish and maintain strong stakeholder and client relationships.Ability to work independently or as part of a team.Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing, and lead presentations, training courses, and effective meetings.Ability to solve problems creatively, multitask, work under tight deadlines, and learn new concepts quickly.Demonstrated integrity, independent thinking, judgment, and respect for others.Willingness to travel and work abroad a minimum of 4-8 weeks per year and consider placement on long-term overseas assignments.Fluency in one or more foreign languages preferred.Application instructions: Apply through our Career Center at https://www1.apply2jobs.com/Chemonics/ProfExt/index.cfm?fuseaction=mExternal.SearchJobs by January 20, 2017. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted. Chemonics is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, age, or other legally protected characteristics. Military veterans, AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.
Manager, change management
Chemonics seeks a change management manager to support the The Global Operations and Improvement (GO&I) Team. The manager will be responsible for the coordination of Chemonics’ portfolio of corporate change initiatives, training new staff on change management tools and practices, and leading change management efforts throughout the company. Candidates who have a proven track record of versatility, leadership, integrity, and strong communications and organizational skills to support complex corporate initiatives are encouraged to apply. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.Responsibilities include:Support stakeholder management, communications, and other engagement activities for the Change Management teamDefine and measure Change Management team success metrics, and monitor change progress corporatelyLiaise with various stakeholder groups to identify opportunities for change management supportEnsure change management support inquiries and needs, as well as feedback on ongoing initiatives, are tracked and reviewed with the Change Management director on a regular basisLiaise with change representatives on initiative teams within the corporate change management portfolio to track change outcomes, impacts to staff, and risks to project successCoordinate with subject matter experts in corporate communications, training, process improvement, and information technology as needed to staff change management resources on corporate initiativesCoordinate with other Global Operations & Improvement team members to coordinate activities that are cross cutting in Process Improvement, Project Management, and Quality ManagementPerform other project management duties and responsibilities consistent with the requirements of the Global Operations & Improvement team as set by the immediate supervisorDevelop and maintain corporate resources for change management, available within Chemonics’ Global Quality Management SystemConduct informational sessions about Change Management team scope, and how change principles will be applied to Chemonics’ strategic and corporate initiativesApply a structured methodology for coordinating organizational change management effortsPlan and support consultations with strategic and corporate initiative teams, including reviewing work plans, assessing change readiness, and identifying key stakeholders to inform change management strategiesApply change management processes and tools to help develop change strategies that support adoption of the changes required by a project or initiativeConsult and coach executive sponsors, project teams, and subject matter experts on implementation of change strategiesSupport collection of feedback as needed from managers/supervisors and front line staff engaged in change effortsIdentify, analyze, and prepare risk mitigation tactics to support change adoption and project success as neededServe as change representative on initiative teams, as neededDevelop a basic understanding of international development, foreign assistance programming, and Chemonics’ present and past contributionsParticipate on proposal teams to provide research, writing, costing, coordination and administrative support to proposals, and/or other marketing materials produced by the new business unitLearn the fundamentals of personnel recruitment, including proper communication techniques for discussing scopes of work and allowances/benefits for team members, and obtaining required documentation; recruit and suggest candidates for a variety of positions, including highly specialized consultants and Chiefs of PartyDevelop and maintain productive relationships with clients, vendors, partners, and consultants that serve to enhance Chemonics’ reputationCommunicate information in a way that demonstrates a basic understanding of development assistance work, Chemonics’ culture, values, and practices, and the specific scope and nature of project and proposal assignmentsContribute positively to a work environment that emphasizes teamwork, respect for differences, accepting and giving constructive feedbackDemonstrates leadership, versatility, and integrityPerform other duties and responsibilities as requiredQualifications:Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required.A minimum of three years of experience in project management, organizational development, change management, business process management and improvement, or related work required.For internal applicants, Associate B’s, Manager A’s, and Manager B’s are eligible to apply.Knowledge of Chemonics’ external and internal clients and their requirements preferred.Experience working on USAID or other donor projects, especially in a developing country, a plusExperience working in an internal support services function a plus.Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.Ability to establish and maintain strong stakeholder and client relationships.Ability to work independently or as part of a team.Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing, and lead presentations, training courses, and effective meetings.Ability to solve problems creatively, multitask, work under tight deadlines, and learn new concepts quickly.Demonstrated integrity, independent thinking, judgment, and respect for others.Willingness to travel and work abroad a minimum of 4-8 weeks per year and consider placement on long-term overseas assignments.Fluency in one or more foreign languages preferred.Application instructions: Apply through our Career Center at https://www1.apply2jobs.com/Chemonics/ProfExt/index.cfm?fuseaction=mExternal.SearchJobs by January 20, 2017. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted. Chemonics is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, age, or other legally protected characteristics. Military veterans, AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.
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