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.


Human Resources Manager, who will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day management of all project personnel matters.

The human resources manager will ensure that all activity hiring and personnel management actions and benefits adhere to Chemonics policies, best practices, USAID rules and regulations, and Malawian laws.

S/he will be expected to develop and maintain a personnel filing system in electronic and hard copy format for employment, financial, and administrative documents.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or a relevant field; master’s degree preferred
  • At least 6 years of experience in a senior human resources position in a public or private sector organization, development NGO, and/or international development partner organization.
  • Thorough knowledge of USAID and its contractual and reporting requirements
  • Knowledgeable on Malawian labor laws, personnel benefits and taxes required; ability to interpret local labor laws, previous experience interacting with labor counsel preferred.
  • Strong organizational and prioritization skills
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • Written and spoken proficiency in English required.