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 a temporary 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:Experience with data entry, filing, cataloguing, retrieving, and preserving recordsTwo years administrative experience preferred.Bachelor’s degree preferred.Language proficiency for assigned geographic area preferred.Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing.Strong attention to detail and strong organizational skills.Ability to work independently and as part of a team.Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity.Demonstrated ability to follow standard practices and procedures, receive general instruction and supervision on work progress, and make significant contribution to end results.Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word, including creating and modifying documents Application Instructions:Apply through our Career Center at https://chk.tbe.taleo.net/chk05/ats/careers/jobSearch.jsp?org=CHEMONICS&cws=1 by March 28, 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 a temporary 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:Experience with data entry, filing, cataloguing, retrieving, and preserving recordsTwo years administrative experience preferred.Bachelor’s degree preferred.Language proficiency for assigned geographic area preferred.Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing.Strong attention to detail and strong organizational skills.Ability to work independently and as part of a team.Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity.Demonstrated ability to follow standard practices and procedures, receive general instruction and supervision on work progress, and make significant contribution to end results.Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word, including creating and modifying documents Application Instructions:Apply through our Career Center at https://chk.tbe.taleo.net/chk05/ats/careers/jobSearch.jsp?org=CHEMONICS&cws=1 by March 28, 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.
Agriculture and food security intern
Chemonics seeks an intern for the Agriculture and Food Security (AFS) Practice. The intern will perform technical, new business, and project management tasks as needed. They will participate in professional development activities and practice networks to gain an understanding of the international development field and Chemonics technical areas. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.Responsibilities include: Assist with the implementation of strategic corporate initiatives and research efforts related to the AFS practice fieldWrite technical pieces for blogs and social media campaigns that raise the visibility of Chemonics as a leading Feed the Future and agriculture implementer for USAID. Develop a basic understanding of international development, foreign assistance programming, and Chemonics’ present and past contributions in international development Learn the fundamentals of new business development by assisting members of proposal teams and performing tasks as assignedReview Chemonics’ agriculture portfolio and update the Past Performance Reports (PPRs) used to showcase the company’s areas of expertise for proposalsShadow one agriculture Project Management Unit (PMU) to learn the functions of a home office-based project management teamAttend weekly PMU meetings and assists with ad hoc project management tasks, including supporting field office administration, processing field reports, supporting communication to field teams, etc. Communicate basic understanding of development assistance work, Chemonics’ culture, values, and practices, and the specific scope and nature of project and proposal assignmentsDemonstrate maturity, dependability, integrity, and initiative to learn about the international development industryContribute positively to a work environment that emphasizes teamwork, respect for differences, and accepting and giving constructive feedbackDeonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrityQualifications: Currently pursuing an undergraduate (rising senior) or graduate degreeMinimum of 3.0 GPAExcellent research, writing, analytical, and communication skills Attention to detail and willingness to learn Ability to work independently on projects and tasksDemonstrated interest in international development particularly related to agriculture and food security Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writingStrong knowledge of MS Office applicationsAdditional language skills preferredApply through our Career Center at https://chk.tbe.taleo.net/chk05/ats/careers/jobSearch.jsp?org=CHEMONICS&cws=1 by March 31, 2017. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted. Unofficial transcripts must be uploaded as an application document. 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.
Agriculture and food security intern
Chemonics seeks an intern for the Agriculture and Food Security (AFS) Practice. The intern will perform technical, new business, and project management tasks as needed. They will participate in professional development activities and practice networks to gain an understanding of the international development field and Chemonics technical areas. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.Responsibilities include: Assist with the implementation of strategic corporate initiatives and research efforts related to the AFS practice fieldWrite technical pieces for blogs and social media campaigns that raise the visibility of Chemonics as a leading Feed the Future and agriculture implementer for USAID. Develop a basic understanding of international development, foreign assistance programming, and Chemonics’ present and past contributions in international development Learn the fundamentals of new business development by assisting members of proposal teams and performing tasks as assignedReview Chemonics’ agriculture portfolio and update the Past Performance Reports (PPRs) used to showcase the company’s areas of expertise for proposalsShadow one agriculture Project Management Unit (PMU) to learn the functions of a home office-based project management teamAttend weekly PMU meetings and assists with ad hoc project management tasks, including supporting field office administration, processing field reports, supporting communication to field teams, etc. Communicate basic understanding of development assistance work, Chemonics’ culture, values, and practices, and the specific scope and nature of project and proposal assignmentsDemonstrate maturity, dependability, integrity, and initiative to learn about the international development industryContribute positively to a work environment that emphasizes teamwork, respect for differences, and accepting and giving constructive feedbackDeonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrityQualifications: Currently pursuing an undergraduate (rising senior) or graduate degreeMinimum of 3.0 GPAExcellent research, writing, analytical, and communication skills Attention to detail and willingness to learn Ability to work independently on projects and tasksDemonstrated interest in international development particularly related to agriculture and food security Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writingStrong knowledge of MS Office applicationsAdditional language skills preferredApply through our Career Center at https://chk.tbe.taleo.net/chk05/ats/careers/jobSearch.jsp?org=CHEMONICS&cws=1 by March 31, 2017. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted. Unofficial transcripts must be uploaded as an application document. 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.
Operations associate, Supply Chain Solutions
Chemonics seeks an operations associate based in Crystal City, Virginia, for our Supply Chain Solutions (SCS) Division. The operations associate is responsible for supporting the management of projects and handling internal operational functions related to establishment and maintenance of corporate support systems, including recruiting and hiring personnel, managing the division’s corporate budget, and planning team-building activities. The associate is also responsible for completing tasks related to implementing staff satisfaction and professional development initiatives for the division. The ideal candidate is entrepreneurial and innovative and has a passion for making a positive difference in the lives of people around the world!Responsibilities:Monitors staffing requirements, workload, and job satisfaction issues within the region or profit center.Oversees home-office recruitment process for associate positions and others, as designated.Conducts interviews and reference checks, and prepares all necessary paperwork for hiring.Assist with coordination of formal performance evaluation process and informal feedback mechanisms.Coordinates planning for the annual retreat and other social and professional activities.Completes administrative tasks for the region or profit center and senior vice president while briefing the senior vice president on pertinent operational issues.Oversees administration and sharing of staff travel and leave schedules.Coordinates with office services and computer support departments on division facility, equipment, and supply needs.Maintains knowledge in own discipline and begins to expand versatility in international development work by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, and participating in professional societies and Chemonics’ practice networks.Contributes to technical practice of relevance to areas of interest or focus, sharing information and best practices learned with the companyParticipates on new business development proposal teams.Fosters and demonstrates a workplace inclusive of creating opportunity, serving others, building trust, innovation, and exceeding expectations.Receives constructive feedback and uses feedback to improve performance and grow professionally.Performs other duties and responsibilities as required.Qualifications:Minimum 1 year of relevant work experience with ability to handle routine tasks and operational issues.Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience required.French, Spanish, or Portuguese language skills preferred.Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and concisely orally and in writing.Willingness to travel and work abroad a minimum of 4 to 8 weeks per year; experience living or working in developing countries preferred.Strong administrative skills, word processing abilities, and attention to detail.Demonstrated ability to follow standard practices and procedures, receive general instruction and supervision on work progress, and make significant contribution to end results.Able to work on one or more projects and provide support to proposals.Able to work independently and as part of a team.Demonstrated resourcefulness in problem-solving and initiative to learn new skills.Strong knowledge of MS Office applications.Application Instructions:Apply through our Career Center at https://chk.tbe.taleo.net/chk05/ats/careers/jobSearch.jsp?org=CHEMONICS&cws=1 by April 7, 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.
Operations associate, Supply Chain Solutions
Chemonics seeks an operations associate based in Crystal City, Virginia, for our Supply Chain Solutions (SCS) Division. The operations associate is responsible for supporting the management of projects and handling internal operational functions related to establishment and maintenance of corporate support systems, including recruiting and hiring personnel, managing the division’s corporate budget, and planning team-building activities. The associate is also responsible for completing tasks related to implementing staff satisfaction and professional development initiatives for the division. The ideal candidate is entrepreneurial and innovative and has a passion for making a positive difference in the lives of people around the world!Responsibilities:Monitors staffing requirements, workload, and job satisfaction issues within the region or profit center.Oversees home-office recruitment process for associate positions and others, as designated.Conducts interviews and reference checks, and prepares all necessary paperwork for hiring.Assist with coordination of formal performance evaluation process and informal feedback mechanisms.Coordinates planning for the annual retreat and other social and professional activities.Completes administrative tasks for the region or profit center and senior vice president while briefing the senior vice president on pertinent operational issues.Oversees administration and sharing of staff travel and leave schedules.Coordinates with office services and computer support departments on division facility, equipment, and supply needs.Maintains knowledge in own discipline and begins to expand versatility in international development work by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, and participating in professional societies and Chemonics’ practice networks.Contributes to technical practice of relevance to areas of interest or focus, sharing information and best practices learned with the companyParticipates on new business development proposal teams.Fosters and demonstrates a workplace inclusive of creating opportunity, serving others, building trust, innovation, and exceeding expectations.Receives constructive feedback and uses feedback to improve performance and grow professionally.Performs other duties and responsibilities as required.Qualifications:Minimum 1 year of relevant work experience with ability to handle routine tasks and operational issues.Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience required.French, Spanish, or Portuguese language skills preferred.Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and concisely orally and in writing.Willingness to travel and work abroad a minimum of 4 to 8 weeks per year; experience living or working in developing countries preferred.Strong administrative skills, word processing abilities, and attention to detail.Demonstrated ability to follow standard practices and procedures, receive general instruction and supervision on work progress, and make significant contribution to end results.Able to work on one or more projects and provide support to proposals.Able to work independently and as part of a team.Demonstrated resourcefulness in problem-solving and initiative to learn new skills.Strong knowledge of MS Office applications.Application Instructions:Apply through our Career Center at https://chk.tbe.taleo.net/chk05/ats/careers/jobSearch.jsp?org=CHEMONICS&cws=1 by April 7, 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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