Project management unit associate (francophone), SCM, 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.


Chemonics seeks a Project Management Unit (PMU) associate (francophone) to join the Supply Chain Management Unit in support of the Global Health Supply Chain Office (GHSCO) in our Arlington, VA location. The PMU associate is primarily responsible for monitoring and completing activities related to supply chain management, project management, and new business objectives in support of the Global Health Supply Chain – Procurement Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) project for francophone countries. This is an exciting opportunity for French-speakers who are interested in supply chain and project management to work with experts in their field and make contributions towards GHSC-PSM’s lifesaving work globally. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world!

Responsibilities include:
Provide overall project management support for assigned francophone country portfolio
Lead, under direction of supervisor, procurement and supply chain backstopping project activities
Manage and conduct recruitment efforts for the assigned country/ies and source candidates for a variety of field positions
Lead budget monitoring, correct allocation of expenses, level-of-effort utilization, invoices, subcontractors’ costs, expense reports, deliverables, etc., to monitor compliance with contract and


Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience required
Minimum two years of relevant work experience
Experience in supply chain/procurement, or one of our main health areas (HIV/AIDS, malaria, maternal and child health, Zika, family planning and reproductive health) strongly preferred
USAID contracting backstopping experience preferred
Demonstrated ability to follow standard practices and procedures, receive general instruction and supervision on work progress, and make significant contribution to end results
Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and concisely orally and in writing
Strong administrative skills, word processing abilities, and attention to detail
Willingness to travel and work abroad a minimum of 4 to 8 weeks per year; experience living or working in developing countries preferred
Able to work on one or more projects and provide support to proposals
Able to work independently and as part of a team
Demonstrated resourcefulness in problem-solving and initiative to learn new skills
Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
Strong knowledge of MS Office applications
Interest in supply chain and/or global health
Fluency in French and English required

Application instructions

Application instructions:

Apply through our Career Center at by September 29, 2020. 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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