Data and demand planning scientist, GHSC-PSM

Chemonics International

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.


Chemonics seeks a Data and Demand Planning Scientist for the USAID Global Health Supply Chain Program- Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) project to support the HIV/AIDS Task Order 1, located in Arlington, VA. The Scientist is responsible for structuring and consolidating the demand signals communicated from GHSC-PSM country programs, through advanced data analytics, and then summarize and communicate with both internal PSM stakeholders as well as suppliers and USAID. The Scientist has the unique visibility to both data across dozens of partner countries and the inner-workings of the Global Supply Chain (GSC), resulting in a role of exceptional potential and opportunity. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

GHSC-PSM is the primary vehicle through which USAID will 1) procures and provides health commodities; 2) provides technical assistance to improve partner countries’ management of the supply chain; and, 3) collaborates with key international stakeholders to support global health initiatives. 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.



•Bachelor’s Degree required. A Master’s degree in supply chain management, logistics, data analytics, or a related field preferred

•Minimum of 3 years of experience in data management, data collection or big data required

•Minimum of 3 years of experience in HIV treatment and/or lab program and/or HIV supply chain for developing countries preferred

•Knowledge of Supply Chain Planning, including demand forecasting, inventory strategy, inventory batch management and distribution planning

•Understanding of transactional order management systems, including inventory management and order processing

•Experience working in a client-facing role with regular data-sharing and presentation requirements

•Experience developing work plans, timelines, benchmarks, and problem-solving critical project management issues with a team

•Ability to analyze and present data in infographics and data visualizations

•Ability to effectively lead meetings and demonstrated presentation skills

•Experience working with USAID projects and/or other international organizations working on public health related projects preferred

•Ability to work collaboratively with a team under time pressure

•Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and concisely orally and in writing

•Proven analysis and organization skills working in a cross-cultural environment

Application instructions

Application Instructions:

Apply through our Career Center at by November 15, 2019. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.

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