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

Human Resources Associate
Chemonics seeks two Lifecycle Associates, responsible for processing information related to an employee’s lifecycle within the organization, from recruitment to off-boarding. The Associates are responsible for entering employment activity into the HRIS/payroll system, communicating guidance to employees around the company pertaining to employment agreements, policy interpretation and other HR inquiries, and facilitating employee orientations. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the worldResponsibilities include:Facilitate the orientation and on-boarding of new U.S.-based, expatriate, and third-country national (TCN) employees by leading orientation presentations, sending and collecting new hire paperwork, and ensuring all required paperwork is processed in a timely mannerInitiate the separation process of departing US-based, expatriate, and TCN employees by coordinating with internal departments to facilitate exit processes, reconciling outstanding employee balances, and providing separation materials to departing staff to ease their transition out of the organizationEnsure required documentation per Chemonics policy and client regulations is provided for making employment updates such as transfers, promotions, status changes, salary increases, and bonusesEnter employee data changes into HR information system (HRIS) including, but not limited to: supervisor changes, address changes, tax withholdings, and direct deposit updates Collaborate with payroll compliance team to ensure payroll change forms (PCFs) and consultant payment methods (direct deposit and wire transfers) are processed accurately and in a timely manner Calculate employee leave balances and communicates balances to employee, project management unit (PMU), and/or Payroll department as applicableApprove independent contractor and fixed-price services agreements to ensure compliance with Chemonics’ Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), liaising with the Controller as necessary; approve contractor payment requestsProcess short-term agreements (billable and non-billable) and amendments in HR system, ensuring compliance with government regulations and internal policies, and communicate PIN created to appropriate divisional point-of-contact Collects and verify I-9 documentation, and process I-9s through E-Verify, following up with new employees as necessary; conduct I-9 reviews on a quarterly basis and dispose of I-9s after the retention period has passedProvide guidance to projects in start-up and close-out phases regarding the on-boarding/off-boarding processes for expatriate and TCN employees and consultants; partner with Global HR and payroll compliance teams to ensure compliance with local labor laws, as neededRespond to questions regarding employment and short-term agreement templates, company policies and/or applicable federal/state/local labor laws and regulations. Educate employees on the correct application and interpretation of these policies and regulationsDevelop HR templates and guidance documents to help educate staff on HR best practices and compliance issuesAdvise on USAID regulations regarding medical clearances required prior to short- or long-term travel overseas; oversee the medical clearance invoicing process, liaising with external vendors and reconciling incomplete information to ensure invoices are paid in a timely fashion. Create and maintain personnel files in the ADP Document CloudQualifications:Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required.Minimum two years of relevant administrative or professional work experience required; experience in Human Resources strongly preferredExperience with MS Excel required; experience with Access preferredExperience with HRMS and ADP preferredAbility to maintain discretion and work with highly confidential and/or protected information requiredDemonstrated 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 issues Ability 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 applicationsLanguage proficiency for geographic area assigned 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 a yearApplication Instructions:Apply through our Career Center at https://chk.tbe.taleo.net/chk05/ats/careers/jobSearch.jsp?org=CHEMONICS&cws=1 by Febuary 8, 2018. 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
Human Resources Associate
Chemonics seeks two Lifecycle Associates, responsible for processing information related to an employee’s lifecycle within the organization, from recruitment to off-boarding. The Associates are responsible for entering employment activity into the HRIS/payroll system, communicating guidance to employees around the company pertaining to employment agreements, policy interpretation and other HR inquiries, and facilitating employee orientations. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the worldResponsibilities include:Facilitate the orientation and on-boarding of new U.S.-based, expatriate, and third-country national (TCN) employees by leading orientation presentations, sending and collecting new hire paperwork, and ensuring all required paperwork is processed in a timely mannerInitiate the separation process of departing US-based, expatriate, and TCN employees by coordinating with internal departments to facilitate exit processes, reconciling outstanding employee balances, and providing separation materials to departing staff to ease their transition out of the organizationEnsure required documentation per Chemonics policy and client regulations is provided for making employment updates such as transfers, promotions, status changes, salary increases, and bonusesEnter employee data changes into HR information system (HRIS) including, but not limited to: supervisor changes, address changes, tax withholdings, and direct deposit updates Collaborate with payroll compliance team to ensure payroll change forms (PCFs) and consultant payment methods (direct deposit and wire transfers) are processed accurately and in a timely manner Calculate employee leave balances and communicates balances to employee, project management unit (PMU), and/or Payroll department as applicableApprove independent contractor and fixed-price services agreements to ensure compliance with Chemonics’ Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), liaising with the Controller as necessary; approve contractor payment requestsProcess short-term agreements (billable and non-billable) and amendments in HR system, ensuring compliance with government regulations and internal policies, and communicate PIN created to appropriate divisional point-of-contact Collects and verify I-9 documentation, and process I-9s through E-Verify, following up with new employees as necessary; conduct I-9 reviews on a quarterly basis and dispose of I-9s after the retention period has passedProvide guidance to projects in start-up and close-out phases regarding the on-boarding/off-boarding processes for expatriate and TCN employees and consultants; partner with Global HR and payroll compliance teams to ensure compliance with local labor laws, as neededRespond to questions regarding employment and short-term agreement templates, company policies and/or applicable federal/state/local labor laws and regulations. Educate employees on the correct application and interpretation of these policies and regulationsDevelop HR templates and guidance documents to help educate staff on HR best practices and compliance issuesAdvise on USAID regulations regarding medical clearances required prior to short- or long-term travel overseas; oversee the medical clearance invoicing process, liaising with external vendors and reconciling incomplete information to ensure invoices are paid in a timely fashion. Create and maintain personnel files in the ADP Document CloudQualifications:Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required.Minimum two years of relevant administrative or professional work experience required; experience in Human Resources strongly preferredExperience with MS Excel required; experience with Access preferredExperience with HRMS and ADP preferredAbility to maintain discretion and work with highly confidential and/or protected information requiredDemonstrated 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 issues Ability 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 applicationsLanguage proficiency for geographic area assigned 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 a yearApplication Instructions:Apply through our Career Center at https://chk.tbe.taleo.net/chk05/ats/careers/jobSearch.jsp?org=CHEMONICS&cws=1 by Febuary 8, 2018. 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
Intern, Global Operations and Improvement
Chemonics seeks an intern to support its Global Operations and Improvement team. The Global Operations and Improvement team develops and manages systems and processes to support Chemonics’ key results, continually improving company operations and identifying and disseminating best practices and innovations for Chemonics’ key areas of service. The intern will support projects related to strengthening Chemonics’ business management systems and operational processes, managing organizational change, and promoting continual improvement. This is a unique opportunity to learn from staff across the company and to gain an understanding of Chemonics’ work in regional, support, and technical practice 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 research, planning, and implementation of strategic initiatives related to project management and field operations, organizational development and change management, and quality management or continual improvementSupport business operations document management work, including updating existing operational resources or developing new resources with other Global Operations and Improvement members and process leaders in the companyConduct analysis of operational processes to ensure Chemonics’ stakeholders meet internal and client requirements for key areas of the businessWork with stakeholders to implement business improvementsDevelop strong familiarity with ISO 9001:2015 and quality management methodologiesDevelop an 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 assignedSupport Global Operations and Improvement team’s work with regional business unit staff by helping develop training or resourcesQualifications:Currently pursuing an undergraduate (rising junior or senior) or graduate degree, preferably related to international development or business managementMinimum of 3.0 GPAExcellent research, analytical, and communication skillsAttention to detail and willingness to learnAbility to work independently on projects and tasksDemonstrated interest in international developmentDemonstrated ability to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writingStrong knowledge of MS Office applications. Proficiency in Visio a plusAdditional language skills preferredApplication instructions:Apply through our Career Center at https://chk.tbe.taleo.net/chk05/ats/careers/jobSearch.jsp?org=CHEMONICS&cws=1 by February 4, 2018. 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.
Intern, Global Operations and Improvement
Chemonics seeks an intern to support its Global Operations and Improvement team. The Global Operations and Improvement team develops and manages systems and processes to support Chemonics’ key results, continually improving company operations and identifying and disseminating best practices and innovations for Chemonics’ key areas of service. The intern will support projects related to strengthening Chemonics’ business management systems and operational processes, managing organizational change, and promoting continual improvement. This is a unique opportunity to learn from staff across the company and to gain an understanding of Chemonics’ work in regional, support, and technical practice 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 research, planning, and implementation of strategic initiatives related to project management and field operations, organizational development and change management, and quality management or continual improvementSupport business operations document management work, including updating existing operational resources or developing new resources with other Global Operations and Improvement members and process leaders in the companyConduct analysis of operational processes to ensure Chemonics’ stakeholders meet internal and client requirements for key areas of the businessWork with stakeholders to implement business improvementsDevelop strong familiarity with ISO 9001:2015 and quality management methodologiesDevelop an 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 assignedSupport Global Operations and Improvement team’s work with regional business unit staff by helping develop training or resourcesQualifications:Currently pursuing an undergraduate (rising junior or senior) or graduate degree, preferably related to international development or business managementMinimum of 3.0 GPAExcellent research, analytical, and communication skillsAttention to detail and willingness to learnAbility to work independently on projects and tasksDemonstrated interest in international developmentDemonstrated ability to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writingStrong knowledge of MS Office applications. Proficiency in Visio a plusAdditional language skills preferredApplication instructions:Apply through our Career Center at https://chk.tbe.taleo.net/chk05/ats/careers/jobSearch.jsp?org=CHEMONICS&cws=1 by February 4, 2018. 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 Manager, Supply Chain Solutions Division
Chemonics seeks an Operations Manager to support the Supply Chain Solutions Division in our Global Health and Supply Chain Office (GHSCO) located in Arlington, VA. The manager is responsible for ensuring that sound management principals and tools are used in the operations of the Supply Chain Solutions Division. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing the completion of tasks related to implementing staff satisfaction and professional development initiatives for the division. The manager reports directly to the Operations Director. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world!Responsibilities:Coordinates all regional operations, including talent management, staffing and resourcing, performance management, staff recognition and events, and regional and portfolio management, including budgeting, financial management, and performance reporting.Supports quarterly reporting to the Executive Office and staffing budget preparation.Manages staffing and resource requirements within region as an expert resource for home-office and field-office recruitment and portfolio/project resourcing.Supports senior vice president and operations director in ensuring regional portfolio is well-managed by participating in regular check-in meetings with project management units and providing support to project management units, as needed.Supports project startups and closeouts through sharing best practices, linking proposal and new project teams, and ensuring proper resourcing.Coordinates project resourcing/staffing and supports new business staffing to ensure appropriate resource allocation and workload balance.Coordinates formal performance assessment process. Supports supervisors to clearly articulate performance goals and standards, provide regular feedback, and provide overall professional advancement advice and direction to supervisees.Facilitates staff access to training opportunities and monitors staff progress throughout training processes.Represents the region internally by liaising with support divisions to reinforce and resolve all aspects of regional operations.Supervises, develops, and evaluates assigned staff. Ensures staff receive regular constructive performance feedback, prompt resolution of problems, and the time and opportunity to grow professionally.Expands professional and technical knowledge through a variety of internal and external training and resources.Actively engages in technical practice of relevance to areas of interest or focus, sharing information and best practices learned with the company.Participates on proposal teams and mentors others.Fosters and demonstrates a workplace inclusive of creating opportunity, serving others, building trust, innovation, and exceeding expectations.Performs other duties as required.Qualifications:Minimum 3 years of operations/administrative and/or technically relevant work experience.Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience required.Proficiency in Spanish or French preferred, but not required.Knowledge of company’s main client and its operations preferred.Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and concisely orally and in writing.Willingness to work overseas for up to 4 to 8 weeks per year; experience living or working in developing countries preferred.Strong administrative skills, word processing abilities, knowledge of MS Office applications, 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.Ability to work independently and as part of a team.Strong organizational and work prioritization skills.Supervisory experience preferred.Application Instructions:Apply through our Career Center at https://chk.tbe.taleo.net/chk05/ats/careers/jobSearch.jsp?org=CHEMONICS&cws=1 by January 31, 2018. 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 Manager, Supply Chain Solutions Division
Chemonics seeks an Operations Manager to support the Supply Chain Solutions Division in our Global Health and Supply Chain Office (GHSCO) located in Arlington, VA. The manager is responsible for ensuring that sound management principals and tools are used in the operations of the Supply Chain Solutions Division. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing the completion of tasks related to implementing staff satisfaction and professional development initiatives for the division. The manager reports directly to the Operations Director. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world!Responsibilities:Coordinates all regional operations, including talent management, staffing and resourcing, performance management, staff recognition and events, and regional and portfolio management, including budgeting, financial management, and performance reporting.Supports quarterly reporting to the Executive Office and staffing budget preparation.Manages staffing and resource requirements within region as an expert resource for home-office and field-office recruitment and portfolio/project resourcing.Supports senior vice president and operations director in ensuring regional portfolio is well-managed by participating in regular check-in meetings with project management units and providing support to project management units, as needed.Supports project startups and closeouts through sharing best practices, linking proposal and new project teams, and ensuring proper resourcing.Coordinates project resourcing/staffing and supports new business staffing to ensure appropriate resource allocation and workload balance.Coordinates formal performance assessment process. Supports supervisors to clearly articulate performance goals and standards, provide regular feedback, and provide overall professional advancement advice and direction to supervisees.Facilitates staff access to training opportunities and monitors staff progress throughout training processes.Represents the region internally by liaising with support divisions to reinforce and resolve all aspects of regional operations.Supervises, develops, and evaluates assigned staff. Ensures staff receive regular constructive performance feedback, prompt resolution of problems, and the time and opportunity to grow professionally.Expands professional and technical knowledge through a variety of internal and external training and resources.Actively engages in technical practice of relevance to areas of interest or focus, sharing information and best practices learned with the company.Participates on proposal teams and mentors others.Fosters and demonstrates a workplace inclusive of creating opportunity, serving others, building trust, innovation, and exceeding expectations.Performs other duties as required.Qualifications:Minimum 3 years of operations/administrative and/or technically relevant work experience.Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience required.Proficiency in Spanish or French preferred, but not required.Knowledge of company’s main client and its operations preferred.Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and concisely orally and in writing.Willingness to work overseas for up to 4 to 8 weeks per year; experience living or working in developing countries preferred.Strong administrative skills, word processing abilities, knowledge of MS Office applications, 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.Ability to work independently and as part of a team.Strong organizational and work prioritization skills.Supervisory experience preferred.Application Instructions:Apply through our Career Center at https://chk.tbe.taleo.net/chk05/ats/careers/jobSearch.jsp?org=CHEMONICS&cws=1 by January 31, 2018. 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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