Chemonics
In nearly 70 countries, our network of approx. 5,000 local professionals share a simple belief: those who have the least deserve our best.
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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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is to promote meaningful change around the world to help people live healthier, more productive, and more independent lives.

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

Country Programs Operations Associate, GHSCO
Chemonics seeks an Operations Associate to join the Country Programs team in the Global Health and Supply Chain Office (GHSCO) in our Arlington VA location.The Operations Associate is an administrative position that assists the operations team in providing business support to country programs staff and the country programs director (CPD). This includes administrative support, staffing and recruitment, staff recognition and events, corporate budgeting, project support, and meeting logistics. The Operations Associate reports to the Country Programs Operations Manager.Principal Duties and Responsibilities: Coordinates divisional recruitments for associate- and administrative-level positions and facilitates onboarding of new staffProvides support to employee transitions, such as updating and maintaining internal new employee orientation materials, adding/removing employees to/from divisional listservs, and submitting new desk-set-up requestsTracks and updates divisional expenditures against approved annual budgets, such as regional events spending and monthly staff forecasting and variance projectionsSupports the CPD by managing meetings and calendar invites, processing print requests, researching and providing guidance on corporate policies, ensuring that documents needing signature are processed in a timely fashion, making travel arrangements, scanning and saving all necessary documentation as appropriate, reviewing all overhead expense reports for approval, and providing other support as requiredUpdates and maintains files, filing systems, and trackers maintained by the country programs teamCoordinates and facilitates divisional meetings such as staff retreats, regular staff meetings, and staff celebratory events, including logistics, developing and sharing agendas, and other relevant meeting informationLiaises with support divisions to respond to requests for information, audit requests, and associated follow-ups/coordination with project management units (PMUs) as neededOrganizes staff and business events including submitting catering requests, sending Outlook invites to the division, liaising with staff on room set-up, coordinating any required meeting materials, and liaising with external vendors as appropriate for off-site meetings/eventsTracks regional timesheet completion and submission, runs periodic reports, and provides timely reminders to regional staffProvides administrative surge support to contracts and projects, including startups and closeoutsShares corporate information proactively and responsibly including forwarding announcements and reminders to country programs staffServes as a resource for divisional staff by checking in periodically and elevating issues or concerns to the operations manager or director as needed, and offering solutions as applicableParticipates on proposal teams in specific line roles, including, but not limited to, past performance reviews (PPRs), corporate capabilities, resume formatting, expatriate and local recruitment, coordinator, section writer, cost volume, and subcontractor liaisonContributes to technical practice(s) as appropriateSupervises temporary and/or administrative staff when appropriate for periods between three and six months in lengthServes as acting operations manager when necessaryPerforms other duties as requiredQualifications:Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experienceMinimum two years of work experience in a professional office work environmentExperience providing support to business leadership or executive level staff preferredRecruitment and/or budgeting experience preferredDemonstrated ability to communicate clearly and concisely in both verbal and written communications; strong cross-culture communication and sensitivity skillsDemonstrated ability to handle routine administrative tasks and operational issuesExperience supporting a corporate budgeting process preferredAbility 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 initiativesExcellent customer service and interpersonal skillsAbility to work independently and as part of a teamDemonstrated resourcefulness in problem solving and initiative to learn new skillsStrong knowledge of MS Office applicationsLanguage proficiency for assigned 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 per yearApplication Instructions:Apply through our Career Center by April 30, 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.
Country Programs Operations Associate, GHSCO
Chemonics seeks an Operations Associate to join the Country Programs team in the Global Health and Supply Chain Office (GHSCO) in our Arlington VA location.The Operations Associate is an administrative position that assists the operations team in providing business support to country programs staff and the country programs director (CPD). This includes administrative support, staffing and recruitment, staff recognition and events, corporate budgeting, project support, and meeting logistics. The Operations Associate reports to the Country Programs Operations Manager.Principal Duties and Responsibilities: Coordinates divisional recruitments for associate- and administrative-level positions and facilitates onboarding of new staffProvides support to employee transitions, such as updating and maintaining internal new employee orientation materials, adding/removing employees to/from divisional listservs, and submitting new desk-set-up requestsTracks and updates divisional expenditures against approved annual budgets, such as regional events spending and monthly staff forecasting and variance projectionsSupports the CPD by managing meetings and calendar invites, processing print requests, researching and providing guidance on corporate policies, ensuring that documents needing signature are processed in a timely fashion, making travel arrangements, scanning and saving all necessary documentation as appropriate, reviewing all overhead expense reports for approval, and providing other support as requiredUpdates and maintains files, filing systems, and trackers maintained by the country programs teamCoordinates and facilitates divisional meetings such as staff retreats, regular staff meetings, and staff celebratory events, including logistics, developing and sharing agendas, and other relevant meeting informationLiaises with support divisions to respond to requests for information, audit requests, and associated follow-ups/coordination with project management units (PMUs) as neededOrganizes staff and business events including submitting catering requests, sending Outlook invites to the division, liaising with staff on room set-up, coordinating any required meeting materials, and liaising with external vendors as appropriate for off-site meetings/eventsTracks regional timesheet completion and submission, runs periodic reports, and provides timely reminders to regional staffProvides administrative surge support to contracts and projects, including startups and closeoutsShares corporate information proactively and responsibly including forwarding announcements and reminders to country programs staffServes as a resource for divisional staff by checking in periodically and elevating issues or concerns to the operations manager or director as needed, and offering solutions as applicableParticipates on proposal teams in specific line roles, including, but not limited to, past performance reviews (PPRs), corporate capabilities, resume formatting, expatriate and local recruitment, coordinator, section writer, cost volume, and subcontractor liaisonContributes to technical practice(s) as appropriateSupervises temporary and/or administrative staff when appropriate for periods between three and six months in lengthServes as acting operations manager when necessaryPerforms other duties as requiredQualifications:Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experienceMinimum two years of work experience in a professional office work environmentExperience providing support to business leadership or executive level staff preferredRecruitment and/or budgeting experience preferredDemonstrated ability to communicate clearly and concisely in both verbal and written communications; strong cross-culture communication and sensitivity skillsDemonstrated ability to handle routine administrative tasks and operational issuesExperience supporting a corporate budgeting process preferredAbility 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 initiativesExcellent customer service and interpersonal skillsAbility to work independently and as part of a teamDemonstrated resourcefulness in problem solving and initiative to learn new skillsStrong knowledge of MS Office applicationsLanguage proficiency for assigned 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 per yearApplication Instructions:Apply through our Career Center by April 30, 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.
Country Programs Project Management Associate, GHSCO
Chemonics seeks a Project Management Associate to join the Country Programs team in the Global Health Supply Chain Office (GHSCO) in our Arlington, VA location.The Project Management Associate is responsible for monitoring and completing tasks related to project management, new business, technical capacity, and management and leadership to support the achievement of GHSC-PSM objectives in his/her assigned countries and make cross-cutting contributions to overall Country Programs objectives. The project management associate works under the direction of, and supervision of the manager.Principal Duties and Responsibilities:Leads field-office administration by coordinating travel, visa processing, travel advancements, vendor payment requests, invoicing, approvals, and updating various trackers for the assigned country/iesProcesses field reports, including time and expense reports and other country-related reportsDrafts and manages country-specific employment agreements, approval requests, sub-TOs, and stand-alone subcontracts; Liases with IDIQ PMU on prime contract administration and subcontract-related matters, as appropriateCoordinates with country team and PMU to compile agendas for weekly teleconference and other project-related meetingsLeads, under direction of supervisor, procurement and backstopping project activitiesSupports communication to field teams, within the Portfolio, and across Country Programs PMUs and IDIQ PMUAnticipates and addresses field staff’s inquiries and needs promptlyCommunicates scopes of work, policies, and allowances/benefits for team member and consultantsManages and conducts recruitment efforts for the assigned country/ies and sources candidates for a variety of field positionsLeads budget monitoring, correct allocation of expenses, level-of-effort utilization, invoices, subcontractors’ costs, expense reports, deliverables, etc., to monitor compliance with contract and Chemonics’ regulations; Issues status reports as neededMaintains 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 networksContributes to technical practice and/or working group of relevance to areas of interest and/or procurement and supply chain management; shares information and best practices learned with the program and the companyParticipates on proposal teams and mentors others on new business rolesCoaches, mentors, and trains staff on Chemonics’ policies and proceduresFosters and demonstrates a workplace inclusive of creating opportunity, serving others, building trust, innovation, and exceeding expectationsReceives constructive feedback and uses feedback to improve performance and grow professionally; may provide feedback to junior staff as necessaryPerforms other duties and responsibilities as requiredQualifications:Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience requiredMinimum two years of relevant work experience, with ability to handle routine tasks and operational issues, USAID contracting backstopping experience preferredDemonstrated ability to communicate clearly and concisely orally and in writingWillingness to travel and work abroad a minimum of 4 to 8 weeks per year; experience living or working in developing countries preferredStrong administrative skills, word processing abilities, and attention to detailDemonstrated ability to follow standard practices and procedures, receive general instruction and supervision on work progress, and make significant contribution to end resultsAble to work on one or more projects and provide support to proposalsAble to work independently and as part of a teamDemonstrated resourcefulness in problem-solving and initiative to learn new skillsStrong knowledge of MS Office applicationsLanguage proficiency in French preferredApplication Instructions:Apply through our Career Center by April 30, 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.
Country Programs Project Management Associate, GHSCO
Chemonics seeks a Project Management Associate to join the Country Programs team in the Global Health Supply Chain Office (GHSCO) in our Arlington, VA location.The Project Management Associate is responsible for monitoring and completing tasks related to project management, new business, technical capacity, and management and leadership to support the achievement of GHSC-PSM objectives in his/her assigned countries and make cross-cutting contributions to overall Country Programs objectives. The project management associate works under the direction of, and supervision of the manager.Principal Duties and Responsibilities:Leads field-office administration by coordinating travel, visa processing, travel advancements, vendor payment requests, invoicing, approvals, and updating various trackers for the assigned country/iesProcesses field reports, including time and expense reports and other country-related reportsDrafts and manages country-specific employment agreements, approval requests, sub-TOs, and stand-alone subcontracts; Liases with IDIQ PMU on prime contract administration and subcontract-related matters, as appropriateCoordinates with country team and PMU to compile agendas for weekly teleconference and other project-related meetingsLeads, under direction of supervisor, procurement and backstopping project activitiesSupports communication to field teams, within the Portfolio, and across Country Programs PMUs and IDIQ PMUAnticipates and addresses field staff’s inquiries and needs promptlyCommunicates scopes of work, policies, and allowances/benefits for team member and consultantsManages and conducts recruitment efforts for the assigned country/ies and sources candidates for a variety of field positionsLeads budget monitoring, correct allocation of expenses, level-of-effort utilization, invoices, subcontractors’ costs, expense reports, deliverables, etc., to monitor compliance with contract and Chemonics’ regulations; Issues status reports as neededMaintains 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 networksContributes to technical practice and/or working group of relevance to areas of interest and/or procurement and supply chain management; shares information and best practices learned with the program and the companyParticipates on proposal teams and mentors others on new business rolesCoaches, mentors, and trains staff on Chemonics’ policies and proceduresFosters and demonstrates a workplace inclusive of creating opportunity, serving others, building trust, innovation, and exceeding expectationsReceives constructive feedback and uses feedback to improve performance and grow professionally; may provide feedback to junior staff as necessaryPerforms other duties and responsibilities as requiredQualifications:Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience requiredMinimum two years of relevant work experience, with ability to handle routine tasks and operational issues, USAID contracting backstopping experience preferredDemonstrated ability to communicate clearly and concisely orally and in writingWillingness to travel and work abroad a minimum of 4 to 8 weeks per year; experience living or working in developing countries preferredStrong administrative skills, word processing abilities, and attention to detailDemonstrated ability to follow standard practices and procedures, receive general instruction and supervision on work progress, and make significant contribution to end resultsAble to work on one or more projects and provide support to proposalsAble to work independently and as part of a teamDemonstrated resourcefulness in problem-solving and initiative to learn new skillsStrong knowledge of MS Office applicationsLanguage proficiency in French preferredApplication Instructions:Apply through our Career Center by April 30, 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.
Cost Editor/ Publications Associate
Chemonics seeks a Cost Editor/ Publications Associate to work with our Editorial Support and Production Department. The successful candidate will be an individual with strong time management and copyediting skills who can handle high-demand work. This position works on cost proposals submitted to our clients (primarily USAID) and copyedits material for technical proposals, project reports, and web content. The cost editor component of the position entails collecting and completing many certifications and supporting documents, formatting spreadsheets, checking numbers in Excel against the numbers referenced in the budget narrative, and putting everything into a PDF as one document. The publications associate component entails assisting technical writer/editors by copyediting material and contributing to ESP’s web page. Often the cost editor/publications associate will work on multiple assignments at once, so being able to multitask, maintain a schedule, and communicate well with team members and colleagues is important. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.Responsibilities include:Format and assemble cost proposals, ensure consistency with editor working on technical proposal, compile and complete all required forms and statements to comply with client requirements, and prepare cost files for submission to electronic archive Serve as resource for cost preparersCopyedit documents including cost notes, resumes, and sections of technical proposals and reports and Web material including job ads and ESP’s web pageProduce work products consistent with Chemonics’ and clients’ standardsRead and become familiar with submission requirements of requests for proposals and other tender documentsDevelop skills to understand and better respond to the needs of new business unitsQualifications:Bachelor’s degree in English, Communications, Business Administration, or other relevant field requiredMinimum two years of professional copyediting experienceGood interpersonal and communication skillsProven ability to handle tight deadlinesProven ability to multi-task and adjust quickly to changing prioritiesStrong and exacting document quality control skillsStrong skills in Microsoft Office and Adobe AcrobatApplication Instructions:Apply through our Career Center at https://chk.tbe.taleo.net/chk05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CHEMONICS&cws=1&rid=198 by May 1, 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.
Cost Editor/ Publications Associate
Chemonics seeks a Cost Editor/ Publications Associate to work with our Editorial Support and Production Department. The successful candidate will be an individual with strong time management and copyediting skills who can handle high-demand work. This position works on cost proposals submitted to our clients (primarily USAID) and copyedits material for technical proposals, project reports, and web content. The cost editor component of the position entails collecting and completing many certifications and supporting documents, formatting spreadsheets, checking numbers in Excel against the numbers referenced in the budget narrative, and putting everything into a PDF as one document. The publications associate component entails assisting technical writer/editors by copyediting material and contributing to ESP’s web page. Often the cost editor/publications associate will work on multiple assignments at once, so being able to multitask, maintain a schedule, and communicate well with team members and colleagues is important. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.Responsibilities include:Format and assemble cost proposals, ensure consistency with editor working on technical proposal, compile and complete all required forms and statements to comply with client requirements, and prepare cost files for submission to electronic archive Serve as resource for cost preparersCopyedit documents including cost notes, resumes, and sections of technical proposals and reports and Web material including job ads and ESP’s web pageProduce work products consistent with Chemonics’ and clients’ standardsRead and become familiar with submission requirements of requests for proposals and other tender documentsDevelop skills to understand and better respond to the needs of new business unitsQualifications:Bachelor’s degree in English, Communications, Business Administration, or other relevant field requiredMinimum two years of professional copyediting experienceGood interpersonal and communication skillsProven ability to handle tight deadlinesProven ability to multi-task and adjust quickly to changing prioritiesStrong and exacting document quality control skillsStrong skills in Microsoft Office and Adobe AcrobatApplication Instructions:Apply through our Career Center at https://chk.tbe.taleo.net/chk05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CHEMONICS&cws=1&rid=198 by May 1, 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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