Overview

POSITION: PROCUREMENT AND SUBCONTRACTS ASSISTANT

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.

PROCUREMENT AND SUBCONTRACTS ASSISTANT

Procurement and Subcontracts Assistant, who will assist the procurement and subcontracts managers with the solicitation, selection, and negotiation process with all vendors to ensure that procurements comply with USAID rules and regulations, Chemonics policies and procedures, and local or U.S. government laws.

S/he will be responsible for maintaining electronic and hard-copy subcontract and procurement files, communicating with subcontractors/vendors, tracking subcontract/procurements reporting requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:

  • A Bachelor’s degree and/or a certification in Accounting or Financial Management.
  • At least 3 years’ procurement, logistics, and/or subcontract management experience with projects financed by USAID or an international NGO required.
  • Thorough knowledge of USAID and its procurement policies strongly preferred.
  • Strong organizational and prioritization skills; excellent attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • Written and spoken proficiency in English required.