Overview

POSITION: PROCUREMENT AND SUBCONTRACTS DIRECTOR

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 DIRECTOR

Procurement and Subcontracts Director, who will lead the technical and operational procusnt services for the NextGen Activity.

The Procurement and Subcontracts

Director serves as a resource to the NextGen technical team on contracting issues and ansures that Chemonics procedures and federal regulations are followed in soliciting

awarding subcontracts. Sh/he will supervise two procurement and subcotracts and managers to ensure the compliant solicitation, negotiation, award, administration, and close-out of all subcontracts.

QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Finance or a related fieid required; Masters, or equivalent, desired.
  • At least 7 years of experience with subcontracts management on donor-funded projects
  • Extensive knowledge of USAID rules and regulations related to procurement and subcontracting, including U.S. government regulations for compliance and oversight
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to manage a diverse range of professional relationships
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • Written and spoken proficiency in English required.