Procurement specialist, essential medicines, GHSC-PSM

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

Chemonics seeks a Procurement Specialist, Essential Medicines, for the USAID Global Health Supply Chain Program- Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) project located in Arlington, VA. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

The Procurement Specialist will primarily procure essential medicines and other related commodities which will include the following activities: receive requisition orders (ROs) from country offices and other clients, ensure contract compliance for procurement and supplier contracts, and obtain sign off from clients on finalized ROs. The Procurement Specialist also is responsible for completing the necessary sourcing events (including drafting and issuing RFXs, confirming products specifications, Completing procurement requirements evaluation, and drafting the subcontracts for execution with vendors). The Specialist will create purchase orders (POs) and coordinate with suppliers, Quality Assurance team, and Deliver/Return team to ensure proper shipment of orders.

Responsibilities include:
Obtain country office and/or USAID mission approval for Requisition Orders
Together with the Forecast and Plan team, determine whether requested products can be procured by internal distribution order (DO), supplier purchase order, or whether competitive sourcing is required
Organize Source Selection Evaluation Board (SSEB) for each sourcing project

Qualifications

Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
Minimum 3 years of procurement, supply chain, and/or technically relevant work experience
Solid understanding of USAID and other Federal Acquisition Rules preferred
Pharmaceutical procurement experience preferred
CIPS, CPSM, or other relevant procurement certification preferred
Experience living or working in developing countries preferred
Technical product knowledge of one or more GHSC-PSM product areas preferred
Experience living or working in developing countries preferred
Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing, and lead presentations, training courses, and effective meetings
Strong knowledge of MS Office applications
Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
English language fluency required, secondary language fluency desired

Application instructions

Application Instructions:

Apply through our Career Center at https://chu.tbe.taleo.net/chu02/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=CHEMONICS&cws=50&rid=3507. This position will be opened until filled. Early applications encouraged. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.
(Posted May 2020)
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