Chemonics International Inc, a U.S. based international development consulting firm, seeks the following long-term positions for the USAID Next Generation Early Grade Reading Activity (NextGen) in Malawi.

The $75 million activity aims to solidify and build on the contributions made to date as part of the implementation of Malawi’s National Reading Program (NRP) towards improving the delivery of high-quality early primary reading instruction in all Malawian primary schools.

We are seeking individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.


To apply for any of the below posts, please submit a CV and application through this link:

https://app.smartsheet.com/b/form/beab4106c87f4fcbb9835c9ed356779a and select your position of interest on the form.

Please submit your application as soon as possible, as candidates will be contacted on a rolling basis.

This application will close on Friday, June 24th, 2022.

No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.

Chemonics is an equal opportunities employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors.

We are currently seeking qualified professionals for the following posts to be based out of Lilongwe, Malawi, unless otherwise noted.


Finance Manager, who will be responsible for ensuring expenses are compliant with and recorded in accordance with project policies. Sh/he will work to implement proper protocols to ensure the project office is operating under consistent financial practices. S/he will work with appropriate counterparts to ensure proper tax withholding and filings and oversee payroll administration for project employees.

Sh/he will maintain a good working relationship with the project’s bank, ensuring banking activities are processed in a timely and professional manner.

Further, s/he will perform financial tracking of local subcontractors and conduct other financial analysis upon request.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Auditing, Finance, Business Administration, or related field required
  • At least 7 years of relevant accounting, auditing, or financial management experience on an international donor-funded project required
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of professional accounting principles, theories, practices, and terminology, with a strong preference given to experience with USAID rules and regulations around finance and administration
  • Proficiency in Microsoft programs (i.e. Excel, Word) and the ability to use various commercially available accounting software programs
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • Written and spoken proficiency in English required.