Technical program officer, GHSC-TA, Francophone TO

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 Technical Program Officer to work with its Global Health Division and the Global Health Supply Chain - Technical Assistance Francophone Task Order project, located in Arlington, VA. The Technical Program Officer will report directly to the Francophone TO Technical Manager and will provide support to designated activities for program countries including but not limited to, Benin, Burkina Faso, Chad, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Guinea, Haiti, Mauritania, Niger, Senegal and Togo. The Technical Program Officer will also assist in the coordination of regional activities aimed at capacity building of regional organizations/initiatives, and the promotion of commodity security within the region, especially for family planning and reproductive health products. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

The USAID Global Health Supply Chain – Technical Assistance Francophone Task Order (GHSC-TA Francophone TO) provides technical assistance for strengthening national and sub-national health supply chain systems in Francophone Africa and Haiti; and supports regional collaboration and capacity building activities within the West Africa region to improve commodity security. At the global level, the Francophone TO supports the Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA) to ensure that Emergency Preparedness strategies are supported by adequate country supply chains.



Minimum of the below education and experience levels. Degree in public health, supply chain management, or related field preferred. Experience must be in public health, health system strengthening, and/or technically relevant field. Experience with Family Planning/Reproductive Health in developing countries is preferred.
Ph.D. and 2 years of experience
M.S./M.A./M.B.A. and 3 years of experience
B.S./B.A. and 4 years of experience
Ability to present data and analysis in easily understood infographics and data visualizations
Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and concisely orally and in writing
Proven analysis and organization skills working in a cross-cultural environment
Ability to foster and demonstrate a workplace inclusive of serving others, building trust, innovation, and exceeding expectations
Willingness to travel, both internationally and within the US; ability to work overseas for up to 4 to 8 weeks per year; and experience working in developing countries preferred
Strong administrative skills, word processing abilities, knowledge of MS Office applications, attention to detail, ability to manage multiple competing priorities at once, excellent customer service skills
Demonstrated presentation skills
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Strong organizational and work prioritization skills
Professional level of oral and written fluency in French and English
Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity

Application instructions

Application instructions:

Apply through our Career Center at by August 11, 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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