Overview

POSITION: PROCUREMENT AND SUBCONTRACTS 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.

PROCUREMENT AND SUBCONTRACTS MANAGER

Procurement and Subcontracts Manager, who will support the procurement of key services and commodities for the NextGen Activity.

The procurement and subcontracts manager will provide technical and operational support to the competition, selection process, and monitoring of procurements and subcontracts. S/he will work directly with local, regional, or international vendors and service to initiate NextGen procurements, ensuring that procurements are solicited using adequate price competition and that they comply with USAID regulations and Chemonics policies.

She/he will work to prepare and finalize solicitations, review bidding documents, and negotiate, execute, and oversee subcontracts.

QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field such as Business Administration or Management required; Master’s preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience preferably working with USAID or other international donor-funded projects or NGOS in the field of procurement, logistics or related areas
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective, sustainable relationships with project vendors, participants, and the general development and business community
  • Strong organizational, management, and administrative skills
  • Ability to maintain a rapid and demanding pace of work
  • Working proficiency in basic computer applications, including Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • Written and spoken proficiency in English required.