Latest Jobs at Chemonics International

Latest Jobs at Chemonics International

Chemonics International we believe our mission of helping people live healthier, more productive, and more independent lives is driven by our commitment to service-service to our mission, to our beneficiaries, to our clients, and to our staff. From our founding in 1975, we have worked in more than 150 countries to help our clients, partners, and beneficiaries face difficult challenges, from political instability to limited healthcare to a lack of market infrastructure. We have helped them overcome those challenges by working together to find and implement innovative projects that achieve development impact.

We are entirely employee-owned, giving us both the freedom and the responsibility to pursue our mission with single-minded focus. Holding ourselves to the highest quality standards, we are also committed to living our values of caring, excellence, innovation, integrity, and opportunity to implement efficient and effective programs that build a better future for those we serve.

Security and Logistics Coordinator

Job Type                     Full Time

Qualification              BSC/BA/HND

Experience                 3 Years

Location                     Abuja

Job Unit                      Logistics

Job Description

Chemonics International, a leading international organization based in Washington, D.C., seeks a Security and Logistics Coordinator for the USAID-funded Strategic HIV/AIDS Response Program (SHARP) Task Order 03 activity in Nigeria.

  • This activity aims to identify and support proven interventions through improvement of service delivery and strengthening health systems with an expanded effort with the Government of Nigeria (GON) in Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Jigawa, Kano and Yobe States. The objectives of the activity include:
    • Targeted and efficient HIV and TB case identification and linkage to care and treatment;
    • Enrollment of patients on HIV/AIDS therapy with adequate adherence and minimal loss to follow-up;
    • Successfully suppress HIV viral load; and 4) Increase GON capacity to expand, coordinate and finance HIV/AIDS and TB services.
  • This position will be based in Abuja, Nigeria with intermittent local travel to all 6 implementing states. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with local law enforcement, security partners, and other points of contact to gather information on the security situation in relevant operating areas.
  • Provide timely dissemination of security updates, alerts, and advisories to staff in the field and in the Abuja office, with a focus on proactively managing risk through information.
  • Manage the security and logistics for staff travel, undertaking appropriate trip planning, recommending necessary security measures, and coordinating logistical arrangements.
  • Lead the development and implementation of the journey management plan, including determining security and logistical requirements for travel, monitoring travel while underway, and coordinating various travel procedures.
  • Serve as the first point of call in case of an incident or emergency and support the response of the project Incident Management Team through the provision security information and other coordinating actions.
  • Work closely with HR/Operations Director to assist in the management of the Chemonics security platform in Abuja and in regional locations, ensuring appropriate implementation of project security requirements while making recommendations for improvement where necessary according to assessed risks.
  • Coordinate regular updates of key project security documentation including the project phone tree, emergency action plan, approved hotel lists, security risk assessments, and project assessment of safety and security.
  • Recommend and coordinate staff training program such as regular briefings, security guidelines, communication procedures, travel precautions, and emergency procedures.
  • Regularly travel to Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Jigawa, Kano, and Yobe States to provide direct support.
  • Fosters and demonstrates a workplace inclusive of creating opportunity, serving others, building trust, innovation and exceeding expectations.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as required.
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Requirements

  • At least 3 years of relevant work experience coordinating security, logistics, and/or related operational functions.
  • Strong contextual knowledge of the security environment in Nigeria, including current threat environment, key actors, and best practices for operational security.
  • Well-connected with local authorities and NGOs operating in Nigeria, as well as possessing an ability to leverage network connections to promote gathering of key security information.
  • Prior professional experience working in law enforcement or military coupled with private sector work experience preferred.
  • Experience working with international donor programs is preferred.
  • Professional level of oral and written fluency in English language.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.

Sustainability Advisor

Job Type                   Full Time

Qualification             BSC/BA/HND, MA/MBA/MSC

Experience                 

Location                     Abuja

Job Unit                      NGO

Job Description

  • Under supervision of the Chief of Party, oversee the development and writing of project sustainability and transition plan within first 180 days.
  • Liaise with project technical teams to review and revise activity designs to ensure maximum sustainability and ability to be transitioned to local actors.
  • In consultation with government stakeholders, design and plan for innovative financing mechanisms to transfer health workers and other key interventions to government funding in the future.
  • Assess both needs and capacity of government entities to take on funding and management of HIV interventions.
  • Regularly travel to Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Jigawa, Kano, and Yobe States to provide direct support.
  • Fosters and demonstrates a workplace inclusive of creating opportunity, serving others, building trust, innovation and exceeding expectations.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as required.

Requirements

  • Extensive experience working for or in close collaboration with state and local governments in Nigeria required.
  • Strong familiarity with government bodies in some or all of the Task Order 03 states (Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Jigawa, Kano and Yobe) strongly preferred.
  • Experience in human resources for health, public sector health financing, HIV service delivery, and other key technical areas preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with ability to communicate effectively with high-level government stakeholders.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field required, Master’s degree preferred.
  • Fluency in English is required.

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Gender-Based Violence Advisor

Job Type                   Full Time

Qualification             BSC/BA/HND

Experience                 5 Years

Location                     Abuja

Job Unit                      Health Care

Job Description

  • Manage regional clinical staff responsible for GBV case management
  • Work to reduce pervasive GBV and stigma and discrimination
  • Oversee refresher courses to train clinicians to confidentially look for and recognize signs of GBV and intimate partner violence and provide linkage to clinical and non-clinical response services and improve reporting of GBV using NigeriaMRS
  • Work with the Grants Manager to award and manage grants to CBOs that address social cultural norms related to sex and gender, GBV prevention, and sensitization
  • Oversee the support for community stigma and GBV reduction activities with religious and community leaders
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Requirements

  • Advanced degree in International Development, Public health, research, Gender Equality, or another relevant field
  • Five years of demonstrated professional experience in policy and advocacy, communications, research design and publication, program implementation and/or technical advisory services in the areas of preventing VAWG, GBV, IPV, SRHR, and/or gender equality
  • Prior GBV case management experience
  • Prior experience implementing USG-funded programs
  • Candidates with experience working in Northeast Nigeria highly preferred
  • Willingness to travel frequently to Northeast Nigeria (Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Jigawa, Kano and Yobe States)
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility and integrity
  • Fluency in English required

Grants Manager

Job Type                   Full Time

Qualification             BSC/BA/HND

Experience                5 Years

Location                     Abuja

Job Unit                      Finance

Job Description

  • Control and oversee the grant application, approval, implementation and close-out processes, and ensure compliance with USAID regulations and policies
  • Mentor relevant partners in all processes related to grants and subcontracts
  • Organize and track all grant and contract documents
  • Monitor individual grant/contract budgets and expenditures
  • Perform due diligence on reimbursement requests to ensure they are valid and allowable
  • Provide both strategic and technical guidance to the Chief of Party and other component leaders
  • Proficiently manage and administer a sizeable and complex array of subcontracts and subgrants
  • Provide technical and administrative support to local sub-grantees and subcontractors to effectively manage grants

Requirements

  • Degree in Business Administration, Economics, Agricultural Economics, or a related field
  • Minimum of 5 years’ of demonstrated experience and success in setting up and managing grants under contracts
  • Demonstrated knowledge of USAID financial and management systems, regulations and reporting requirements, and evidence of ability to, within those requirements, be creative and flexible
  • Demonstrated record of achieving results in grants management with international development programs
  • Candidates with experience working in Northeast Nigeria highly preferred
  • Willingness to travel frequently to Northeast Nigeria (Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Jigawa, Kano and Yobe States)
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility and integrity
  • Fluency in English required.

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Deadline: April 17, 2020

Method of Application

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  • Candidates will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the positions are filled. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.
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