Overview

POSITION: OFFICE MANAGER

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.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

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.

OFFICE MANAGER

Office Manager, who will be responsible for overseeing general office administration and the daily needs of office operations for the Zomba office, including lease agreements, service agreements, and other administrative responsibilities.

Sh/he will submit operational expense projections, manage the petty cash account, and monitor administrative activities to ensure that project practices are in-line with the policy manual and security procedures. Sh/he will also oversee the procurement of office supplies, coordinate project travel logistics, schedule meeting and events, and ensure the office’s internal and external infrastructure remains functional.

Sh/he will be expected to assist in maintaining project electronic and hard copy filing systems and

manage communications with the office landlord and other relevant stakeholders. The office manager wil perform other duties as requested.

This position will be based in Zomba, Malawi.

QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management, Human Resources, or related field
  • At least 5 years of relevant administration and office management experience required, with preference for international-funded project management experience and supervisory experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge of all aspects of office management and knowledge of basic human resources management required, as well as general best practices in Malawi
  • Demonstrated high proficiency with Microsoft Excel
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • Written and spoken proficiency in English required.