Commodity Security Analyst

Chemonics International Inc.

About the organization

Owned entirely by employees, Chemonics is an ISO-9001 certified international development company. For more than 40 years, we have partnered with local and international organizations to promote social and economic change around the world.

Duties

Coordinate optimization of Country Programs touch-points with GSC, to include continued improvement of lead time calculation, execution of unsigned ROs, sharing of GSC processes and work flows with field offices, and import waiver approval and customs clearance processes
Coordinate efforts to optimize Country Programs collaboration with GSC, collaborating with the GSC leadership, Operational Excellence Team, and Optimization Team
Support management of a cohort of commodity procurement managers, who support managing directors, project management units, and field offices in liaising with GSC on order management and delivery
Support efforts to ensure timely requisition order (RO) entry by field offices against established lead times and validated supply plans. Monitor adherence to lead times and adherence to protocol for emergency order
Coordinate and support efforts to enhance integration of forecasting and supply planning with broader PSM headquarters, working closely with Country Programs FASP specialists, field office points of contact, GSC, and Managing Directors, and project management units
Promote and advance integration of supply plan data across the project
Support the design and promotion of tools and systems for enhanced Managing Director/Country Team oversight of field office processes, working with System·

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline required; Advanced degree in supply chain, public health or management-related discipline preferred
Minimum 4 years of experience in supply chain management or international health programming or other related area
Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (especially Excel skills) required
Knowledge and ability in data programming software such as Python, R or VBA require
Knowledge and ability in dashboard software such as Tableau or PowerBI preferred
Experience with process improvement and the ability to support teams to create efficiencies and lead programmatic transformation in large, complex, global public health programs
Ability to work with U.S. and foreign governments and cooperating partners in implementing complex programs
Demonstrated resourcefulness, problem-solving skills and initiative to learn
Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communications skills; proven diplomatic and public relations skills
Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing
Experience working in developing countries preferred
Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity

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