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E-DRUG: Chemonics Pharma Supply Chain Positions available
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Chemonics is seeking candidates for the anticipated 5-year, 
multi-billion dollar United States Agency for International Development 
(USAID) funded Global Health Supply Chain Project, expected to be 
awarded and operational in September 2014. The project will consolidate 
the procurement and assistance components of the current USAID DELIVER 
and USAID Supply Chain Management System (SCMS) programs and will be the 
primary vehicle through which USAID will procure and provide health 
commodities to partner countries and provide assistance to improve 
countries' management of the supply chains for such commodities. To 
support global health initiatives in HIV/AIDS, malaria, maternal and 
child health, and reproductive health, the project has three primary 
objectives: global commodity procurement and logistics, systems 
strengthening to support in-country supply chain management, and 
collaboration via strategic engagement to improve long-term global 
supply of health commodities.

*About Us*
Chemonics is an ISO-9001 certified international development company 
that works to promote positive and lasting social and economic change 
around the world. We take an integrated, multi-sectoral approach to 
strengthen health systems, focusing on building and enabling country 
leadership, strengthening local institutions and organizations, and 
promoting innovations that enable national health systems to meet the 
essential needs of the people they serve. For this project, Chemonics 
leads a multi-disciplinary team of organizations that strive to make a 
meaningful difference in people's lives. This includes a Fortune 500 
company providing information technology and information management 
solutions and assistance, an industry leader in global freight 
forwarding and logistics services, and a leading global health 
organization dedicated to improving the wellbeing of people in the 
developing world.

As an equal-opportunity employer, we encourage applications from women, 
as well as individuals with disabilities. We are looking for individuals 
who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around 
the world, and seek candidates for the following positions:

*Managing Director*
Chemonics is recruiting a Managing Director to be responsible for 
planning and coordinating all project-related activities and management 
of personnel in the Washington office. S/he will lead client, and 
stakeholder relations, including other donor organizations with whom 
coordination is essential. As the recognized program leader, s/he will 
liaise directly with USAID and other collaborating agencies on all 
programmatic and performance matters. S/he will develop and manage 
technical strategies and work plans with the flexibility to modify 
depending on client needs and changing circumstances. S/he will work 
closely with all consortium members to ensure their support, integration 
and performance. Other responsibilities will include monitoring 
programmatic, financial and administrative performance, and identifying, 
developing and maintaining strategic alliances with other supply chain 
donors and stakeholders.

*Qualifications:*
·Advanced degree in health or management-related discipline

·Minimum 15 years of experience in pharmaceuticals and medical supplies 
supply chains and/or program management for global public health 
programs and relevant experience in developing countries

·Direct experience leading a large scale organization with multi-country 
operations focused on pharmaceutical supply chain, procurements and/or 
logistics

·Skilled in leading and managing a large high-performing team of senior 
managers and technical specialists

·Demonstrated capacity to implement USAID policies and procedures

·Demonstrated ability to work with cooperating partners in implementing 
complex programs

·Ability to integrate stakeholders from the USG, host country 
governments, NGOs, and the private sector

·Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communications skills; proven 
diplomatic and public relations skills

·Fluency in written and spoken English

*Deputy Director *
Under the supervision of the Managing Director, Chemonics is recruiting 
a Deputy Director to support to the Managing Director in all aspects of 
his/her work, including coordination with USAID and all other 
stakeholders and partners. S/he will organize the operations of the 
principal project office and ensure adequate staffing to carry out the 
work. S/he will be responsible for overseeing the preparation of task 
order proposals, budgets, and negotiations. When new task orders are 
assigned, the Deputy Director will organize each new task order team to 
carry out the work in coordination with the principal office operations 
and field teams. S/he will ensure that all project work follows USAID 
regulations as well as the development and management of a high quality 
monitoring and evaluation system.

*Qualifications:*
·Advanced degree in health or management-related discipline

·Minimum 10 years of experience in pharmaceuticals and medical supplies 
and/or supply chain management systems and relevant experience in 
developing countries or private sector

·Demonstrated ability to create efficiencies and lead operational 
transformation in large complex, global, public health programs, 
preferably with experience in medical procurement, logistics or supply 
chain management

·Skilled in leading and managing a large high-performing team of senior 
managers and technicians

·Demonstrated ability to work with cooperating partners in implementing 
complex programs

·Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communications skills; proven 
diplomatic and public relations skills

·Fluency in written and spoken English

*Other Leadership Positions*
*Director for Supply Chain Management: *responsible for leading, 
managing and continuously improving the project's supply chain 
operations for all commodities, including management oversight of 
procurement planning, procurement operations, supplier relationship 
management and development, inventory management, freight and logistics, 
warehouse management, quality assurance, customer service help desk, and 
related information systems.

·*Director of Field Programs:*responsible for providing technical 
assistance aimed at strengthening supply chain management systems in 
developing countries, including supporting country portfolio teams and 
in-country teams in the development and implementation of technical 
activities ensuring their adequate contribution to capacity building 
results, and responsible for the deployment of capacity building tools 
and frameworks and their customization and ownership at the country level.

·*Director of Strategic Engagement:*responsible for leading the 
project's engagement with international, host country, and public and 
private stakeholders to ensure strategic coordination of programs with a 
variety of global health actors; understanding and managing commodity 
market dynamics; supporting advocacy for pharmaceutical availability; 
and collaborating with other USAID programs.

*Application Process**
*Send Curriculum Vitae and cover letter to supplychain@chemonics.com 
<mailto:supplychain@chemonics.com> no later than September 30, 
2013. Please indicate position of interest or technical specialty in the 
subject line. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted. 
For more information about Chemonics International or to apply online, 
please visit <http://www.chemonics.com>.

*Elizabeth McGehee*
Manager| Southern Africa
Chemonics International
Tel 202-524-7713
emcgehee@chemonics.com 

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