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

Temporary Field Accounting Support Associate
Chemonics seeks a temporary associate to join our Field Accounting and Support Team for a six month assignment. This position is responsible for supporting our project offices’ accounting needs, including reviewing wire transfers, reviewing and uploading field transactions and bank reconciliations, and responding to requests for support from project staff. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.Responsibilities include:Provide support to field office accounting operations, including accounting system troubleshooting, activating personal identification numbers (PINs) and general ledger accounts, reviewing and approving wire transfers, and preparing standard exchange ratesCollect, process, and track field office bank reconciliation documentationServe as a primary contact/regional liaison for administrative items; respond appropriately to requests for financial, administrative, and technical support from internal and external clientsProvide guidance to field office staff on administering accounting assessments for accounting candidates; collect and grade assessmentsPrepare balances from the field office and forward on to Accounts Payable team; return to Human Resources for employee exit checklistsAssist the Deputy Controller with financial and incurred-costs audits on an ad hoc basisProactively identify process improvements that would enhance finance operations, clarify policies, systems, and/or software strategiesFacilitate and participate in meetings with relevant internal and external parties; take meeting minutes as neededPerform other duties as requiredQualifications:Associate’s degree in any subject or equivalent experience required; Bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting preferredMinimum one year of experience in technically relevant functions. Experience with account reconciliations, accounts payable, field accounting, cost and pricing, treasury operations, financial management, cash management, and/or project management preferredU.S. government contracting experience and familiarity preferredDemonstrated ability to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing; strong cross-culture communication and sensitivity skillsDemonstrated ability to handle routine administrative tasks and operational issuesAbility to multitask with strong attention to detail, organization, and time managementDemonstrated ability to follow standard practices and procedures, receive general instruction and supervision, and contribute to projects and initiativesAbility to work both independently and as part of a team Strong customer service and interpersonal skillsDemonstrated resourcefulness in problem solving and initiative to learn new skillsStrong knowledge of MS Office applicationsPrior experience with accounting software strongly preferredLanguage proficiency for assigned geographic area preferredPrevious experience working in international development and/or living or conducting volunteer work in developing countries preferredWillingness to travel and work abroad in less developed countries for at least 4 to 8 weeks per yearApplication Instructions:Apply through our Career Center at https://chk.tbe.taleo.net/chk05/ats/careers/jobSearch.jsp?org=CHEMONICS&cws=1 by September 25, 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.
Temporary Field Accounting Support Associate
Chemonics seeks a temporary associate to join our Field Accounting and Support Team for a six month assignment. This position is responsible for supporting our project offices’ accounting needs, including reviewing wire transfers, reviewing and uploading field transactions and bank reconciliations, and responding to requests for support from project staff. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.Responsibilities include:Provide support to field office accounting operations, including accounting system troubleshooting, activating personal identification numbers (PINs) and general ledger accounts, reviewing and approving wire transfers, and preparing standard exchange ratesCollect, process, and track field office bank reconciliation documentationServe as a primary contact/regional liaison for administrative items; respond appropriately to requests for financial, administrative, and technical support from internal and external clientsProvide guidance to field office staff on administering accounting assessments for accounting candidates; collect and grade assessmentsPrepare balances from the field office and forward on to Accounts Payable team; return to Human Resources for employee exit checklistsAssist the Deputy Controller with financial and incurred-costs audits on an ad hoc basisProactively identify process improvements that would enhance finance operations, clarify policies, systems, and/or software strategiesFacilitate and participate in meetings with relevant internal and external parties; take meeting minutes as neededPerform other duties as requiredQualifications:Associate’s degree in any subject or equivalent experience required; Bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting preferredMinimum one year of experience in technically relevant functions. Experience with account reconciliations, accounts payable, field accounting, cost and pricing, treasury operations, financial management, cash management, and/or project management preferredU.S. government contracting experience and familiarity preferredDemonstrated ability to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing; strong cross-culture communication and sensitivity skillsDemonstrated ability to handle routine administrative tasks and operational issuesAbility to multitask with strong attention to detail, organization, and time managementDemonstrated ability to follow standard practices and procedures, receive general instruction and supervision, and contribute to projects and initiativesAbility to work both independently and as part of a team Strong customer service and interpersonal skillsDemonstrated resourcefulness in problem solving and initiative to learn new skillsStrong knowledge of MS Office applicationsPrior experience with accounting software strongly preferredLanguage proficiency for assigned geographic area preferredPrevious experience working in international development and/or living or conducting volunteer work in developing countries preferredWillingness to travel and work abroad in less developed countries for at least 4 to 8 weeks per yearApplication Instructions:Apply through our Career Center at https://chk.tbe.taleo.net/chk05/ats/careers/jobSearch.jsp?org=CHEMONICS&cws=1 by September 25, 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.
Project Director, Human Resources for Health 2030 project
Chemonics seeks a project director for the Human Resources for Health in 2030 (HRH2030) program, a $141 million global cooperative agreement funded by USAID. The project’s goal is to improve the accessibility, availability, acceptability and quality of health workforce needed within USAID’s priority countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean. HRH2030 supports the growth and development of the “sufficient, fit-for-purpose and fit-to­ practice” health workforce needed to improve health outcomes and advance countries towards universal health coverage (UHC) through global leadership and the introduction, scale-up and sustainability of innovative HRH interventions. Country-level activities will contribute to achieving U.S. Government’s commitments and priorities, including: Ending Preventable Child and Maternal Deaths (EPCMD), AIDS-Free Generation as part of the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), Protecting Communities from Infectious Diseases, and Family Planning 2020. HRH2030 project objectives include: 1) Increase performance and productivity of the health workforce; 2) Increase the number, skill mix and competency of the health workforce 3) Strengthen HRH/HSS leadership and governance capacity 4) Increase sustainability of investment in the health workforce. The project director is responsible for planning and coordinating all project-related activities and management of personnel in the Washington office. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.Responsibilities include:As recognized program leader, liaise directly with USAID and other collaborating agencies on all programmatic and performance matters.Engage in regular dialogue with USAID Washington, USAID missions, local governments and counterparts, international organizations, partners, and collaborators.Lead client and stakeholder relations, including other donor organizations with whom coordination is essential. Develop and manage technical strategies, work plans, and the HRH2030 results framework with the flexibility to modify depending on client needs and changing circumstances. Work closely with all consortium members to ensure their support, integration and performance. Monitor programmatic, financial and administrative performanceServe as a representative to the global health community ensuring HRH2030 participation, contribution, and knowledge sharing.Identify, develop and maintain strategic alliances with other HRH donors, stakeholders.Directly supervises the deputy project director, research and evaluation director, technical director, and finance and operations director. Contribute to industry forums, technical working groups, conferences, learning events, and blogsFoster and demonstrate a workplace inclusive of creating opportunity, serving others, building trust, innovation and exceeding expectationsPerform other duties and responsibilities as requiredQualifications: Master's degree or higher in public health, medicine, midwifery, or nursing, business administration, international development, or a related fieldMinimum 10 years of experience in designing, implementing and managing large, complex public health projects in/for developing countries, of which a minimum of five years have been spent focusing specifically on human resources for health (HRH)/health systems strengthening (HSS) programming. Demonstrated international credibility as a global HRH/HSS thought leader. Skilled in leading and managing a large, high-performing team of senior managers and technical specialists; able to work with cooperating partners to implement complex activities Direct experience leading a large scale organization with multi-country operations in health. Demonstrated capacity to implement USAID policies and procedures. Ability to integrate stakeholders from the USG, host country governments and counterparts, other donor agencies, NGOs, and the private sector. Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communications skills; proven diplomatic and public relations skills; able to promote the project in the broader HRH arena. Fluency in written/spoken English; knowledge of French, Spanish, or Portuguese preferred. Application Instructions:Please apply through our Career Center at https://chk.tbe.taleo.net/chk05/ats/careers/searchResults.jsp?org=CHEMONICS&cws=1 by October 10, 2017. No telephone inquiries, please. Only 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.
Project Director, Human Resources for Health 2030 project
Chemonics seeks a project director for the Human Resources for Health in 2030 (HRH2030) program, a $141 million global cooperative agreement funded by USAID. The project’s goal is to improve the accessibility, availability, acceptability and quality of health workforce needed within USAID’s priority countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean. HRH2030 supports the growth and development of the “sufficient, fit-for-purpose and fit-to­ practice” health workforce needed to improve health outcomes and advance countries towards universal health coverage (UHC) through global leadership and the introduction, scale-up and sustainability of innovative HRH interventions. Country-level activities will contribute to achieving U.S. Government’s commitments and priorities, including: Ending Preventable Child and Maternal Deaths (EPCMD), AIDS-Free Generation as part of the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), Protecting Communities from Infectious Diseases, and Family Planning 2020. HRH2030 project objectives include: 1) Increase performance and productivity of the health workforce; 2) Increase the number, skill mix and competency of the health workforce 3) Strengthen HRH/HSS leadership and governance capacity 4) Increase sustainability of investment in the health workforce. The project director is responsible for planning and coordinating all project-related activities and management of personnel in the Washington office. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.Responsibilities include:As recognized program leader, liaise directly with USAID and other collaborating agencies on all programmatic and performance matters.Engage in regular dialogue with USAID Washington, USAID missions, local governments and counterparts, international organizations, partners, and collaborators.Lead client and stakeholder relations, including other donor organizations with whom coordination is essential. Develop and manage technical strategies, work plans, and the HRH2030 results framework with the flexibility to modify depending on client needs and changing circumstances. Work closely with all consortium members to ensure their support, integration and performance. Monitor programmatic, financial and administrative performanceServe as a representative to the global health community ensuring HRH2030 participation, contribution, and knowledge sharing.Identify, develop and maintain strategic alliances with other HRH donors, stakeholders.Directly supervises the deputy project director, research and evaluation director, technical director, and finance and operations director. Contribute to industry forums, technical working groups, conferences, learning events, and blogsFoster and demonstrate a workplace inclusive of creating opportunity, serving others, building trust, innovation and exceeding expectationsPerform other duties and responsibilities as requiredQualifications: Master's degree or higher in public health, medicine, midwifery, or nursing, business administration, international development, or a related fieldMinimum 10 years of experience in designing, implementing and managing large, complex public health projects in/for developing countries, of which a minimum of five years have been spent focusing specifically on human resources for health (HRH)/health systems strengthening (HSS) programming. Demonstrated international credibility as a global HRH/HSS thought leader. Skilled in leading and managing a large, high-performing team of senior managers and technical specialists; able to work with cooperating partners to implement complex activities Direct experience leading a large scale organization with multi-country operations in health. Demonstrated capacity to implement USAID policies and procedures. Ability to integrate stakeholders from the USG, host country governments and counterparts, other donor agencies, NGOs, and the private sector. Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communications skills; proven diplomatic and public relations skills; able to promote the project in the broader HRH arena. Fluency in written/spoken English; knowledge of French, Spanish, or Portuguese preferred. Application Instructions:Please apply through our Career Center at https://chk.tbe.taleo.net/chk05/ats/careers/searchResults.jsp?org=CHEMONICS&cws=1 by October 10, 2017. No telephone inquiries, please. Only 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.
Country Finance Manager, GHSC-PSM
Chemonics seeks a Country Finance Manager for the USAID Global Health Supply Chain Program - Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) project located in Arlington, VA . The USAID Global Health Supply Chain Program – Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) project is the primary vehicle through which USAID procures health commodities, provides technical assistance to improve partner countries’ management of supply chains, and collaborates with key international stakeholders to support global health initiatives. GHSC - PSM is a multi-billion dollar USAID funded objective. The project consolidates the previous procurement and assistance components of the Supply Chain Management System (SCMS) and Deliver programs and is the primary vehicle through which USAID will procure lifesaving commodities to partner countries. Supporting key global health initiatives in HIV/AIDS, malaria, reproductive health, maternal and child health and zika, the project encompasses three primary objectives: global commodity procurement and logistics; systems strengthening to support in-country supply chain management; and collaboration via strategic engagement to improve long-term global supply of health commodities. The Country Finance Manager provides supervisory oversight of financial and accounting activities across country offices operating under any task orders awarded under the GHSC-PSM IDIQ. This internally-facing position manages a team that work across all TOs (Task Orders), countries, and HQ (Headquarters) to monitor multiple levels of transactional data generated and reported through Chemonics’ systems. The Country Finance Manager is responsible for design, promulgation, and maintenance of GHSC-PSM-specific internal controls over financial reporting, in addition to oversight of Chemonics standard accounting policies across all offices.Principal Duties and ResponsibilitiesSupports Country Teams and Field Offices in financial management activities specific to the GHSC-PSM IDIQ.Supports implementation of budget tools and systems, providing training and hands-on guidance during the budgeting cycle, cooperating closely with the Budget and LOC team on system development. .Serves as liaison between Task Order Finance Managers, Home Office Finance & Accounting (F&A), and Country Teams for field office budgeting and financial reporting.Designs, promulgates, and maintains a system of internal controls designed to support the accuracy of accounting data specific to task orders under the GHSC-PSM IDIQ, including intermediary costing methodologies for cross-cutting activities and training on PSM-specific attributes tracked through user-defined fields.Works closely with TO Finance to produce the monthly financial reporting process for countries, ensuring accuracy and timeliness of data disseminated to Missions as agreed by the Task Order Finance Managers and USAID/W.Travels to the field as needed to provide direct advisory support in the development of in-country accounting processes and internal controls over financial reporting.Participates in the monthly, quarterly, and annual Business Intelligence & Analytics (BI&A) data scrubbing and submission for actuals, and oversees the upload of country budgetary data into BI&A.Backfills for Task Order Finance Managers during periods of absence, serving as the client’s main point of contact as needed.Fosters and demonstrates a workplace inclusive of creating opportunity, serving others, building trust, innovation and exceeding expectations.Performs other duties and responsibilities as required.QualificationsMinimum 8 years of relevant work experience. CPA or similar financial professional certification preferred.Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field required. Master’s degree in Business, Accounting, or related field preferred.Fluent English required; proficiency in languages spoken in countries in which GHSC-PSM is implemented a plus.Ability to work across a matrixed organization and manage teams both directly and indirectly.Skilled in the conceptualization and communication of complex financial concepts; able to translate and deliver this information to colleagues with little to no financial background.Prior experience with writing and promulgating accounting policies, procedures, and systems in an international organization.Ability to lead a team and make decisions in situations presenting a high degree of ambiguity.Experience working with and providing financial and accounting guidance to Chiefs of Party and other top organizational leadership.Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing.Strong administrative skills, word processing abilities, and attention to detail.Demonstrated ability to follow standard practices and procedures and make significant contribution to end results. Computer skills: Strong knowledge of MS Office applications, especially MS Excel. Understanding of basic concepts of database building and management.Application InstructionsApply through our Career Center at https://chk.tbe.taleo.net/chk05/ats/careers/jobSearch.jsp?org=CHEMONICS&cws=1 by September 27, 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.
Country Finance Manager, GHSC-PSM
Chemonics seeks a Country Finance Manager for the USAID Global Health Supply Chain Program - Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) project located in Arlington, VA . The USAID Global Health Supply Chain Program – Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) project is the primary vehicle through which USAID procures health commodities, provides technical assistance to improve partner countries’ management of supply chains, and collaborates with key international stakeholders to support global health initiatives. GHSC - PSM is a multi-billion dollar USAID funded objective. The project consolidates the previous procurement and assistance components of the Supply Chain Management System (SCMS) and Deliver programs and is the primary vehicle through which USAID will procure lifesaving commodities to partner countries. Supporting key global health initiatives in HIV/AIDS, malaria, reproductive health, maternal and child health and zika, the project encompasses three primary objectives: global commodity procurement and logistics; systems strengthening to support in-country supply chain management; and collaboration via strategic engagement to improve long-term global supply of health commodities. The Country Finance Manager provides supervisory oversight of financial and accounting activities across country offices operating under any task orders awarded under the GHSC-PSM IDIQ. This internally-facing position manages a team that work across all TOs (Task Orders), countries, and HQ (Headquarters) to monitor multiple levels of transactional data generated and reported through Chemonics’ systems. The Country Finance Manager is responsible for design, promulgation, and maintenance of GHSC-PSM-specific internal controls over financial reporting, in addition to oversight of Chemonics standard accounting policies across all offices.Principal Duties and ResponsibilitiesSupports Country Teams and Field Offices in financial management activities specific to the GHSC-PSM IDIQ.Supports implementation of budget tools and systems, providing training and hands-on guidance during the budgeting cycle, cooperating closely with the Budget and LOC team on system development. .Serves as liaison between Task Order Finance Managers, Home Office Finance & Accounting (F&A), and Country Teams for field office budgeting and financial reporting.Designs, promulgates, and maintains a system of internal controls designed to support the accuracy of accounting data specific to task orders under the GHSC-PSM IDIQ, including intermediary costing methodologies for cross-cutting activities and training on PSM-specific attributes tracked through user-defined fields.Works closely with TO Finance to produce the monthly financial reporting process for countries, ensuring accuracy and timeliness of data disseminated to Missions as agreed by the Task Order Finance Managers and USAID/W.Travels to the field as needed to provide direct advisory support in the development of in-country accounting processes and internal controls over financial reporting.Participates in the monthly, quarterly, and annual Business Intelligence & Analytics (BI&A) data scrubbing and submission for actuals, and oversees the upload of country budgetary data into BI&A.Backfills for Task Order Finance Managers during periods of absence, serving as the client’s main point of contact as needed.Fosters and demonstrates a workplace inclusive of creating opportunity, serving others, building trust, innovation and exceeding expectations.Performs other duties and responsibilities as required.QualificationsMinimum 8 years of relevant work experience. CPA or similar financial professional certification preferred.Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field required. Master’s degree in Business, Accounting, or related field preferred.Fluent English required; proficiency in languages spoken in countries in which GHSC-PSM is implemented a plus.Ability to work across a matrixed organization and manage teams both directly and indirectly.Skilled in the conceptualization and communication of complex financial concepts; able to translate and deliver this information to colleagues with little to no financial background.Prior experience with writing and promulgating accounting policies, procedures, and systems in an international organization.Ability to lead a team and make decisions in situations presenting a high degree of ambiguity.Experience working with and providing financial and accounting guidance to Chiefs of Party and other top organizational leadership.Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing.Strong administrative skills, word processing abilities, and attention to detail.Demonstrated ability to follow standard practices and procedures and make significant contribution to end results. Computer skills: Strong knowledge of MS Office applications, especially MS Excel. Understanding of basic concepts of database building and management.Application InstructionsApply through our Career Center at https://chk.tbe.taleo.net/chk05/ats/careers/jobSearch.jsp?org=CHEMONICS&cws=1 by September 27, 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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