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Global Supply Chain Operations Manager, GHSCO

Location: ** Arlington, VA
Department: Global Health and Supply Chain Office, Operations Division
Job Level: Mid-Level
Employment Type: Full time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Description

Chemonics seeks an Operations Manager to join their Global Supply Chain (GSC) team for the USAID Global Health Supply Chain Program- Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) project located in Arlington, VA. GHSC-PSM is the primary vehicle through which USAID 1) procures and provides health commodities; 2) provides technical assistance to improve partner countries’ management of the supply chain; and, 3) collaborates with key international stakeholders to support global health initiatives. The project encompasses 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. The manager is responsible for ensuring that sound management principals and tools are used  in the operations of the GSC, of the GHSCO, and implementation of its work. He/She is responsible for managing the completion of tasks related to leadership support, technical implementation, operational support, staff satisfaction, budgeting, recruitment, and professional development initiatives for the GSC. The manager reports to the GSC Operations Director and supervises an associate. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world!
 
Responsibilities include:
  • Provides general administrative, management and operations support to the GSC Director, Deputy GSC Director, GSC Operations Director, GSC Leadership Team, and/or members of the GSC team at-large, as needed
  • Coordinates all operations under the direction of the GSC Director, including event and meeting coordination, space planning, budgeting, staffing and resourcing, training, performance management, divisional management, including budgeting and timely submission of deliverables
  • Supports the Operations Director to develop and implement business operations strategies, plans, and procedures, and ensures consistency in all operations areas across the GSC team 
  • Leads coordination of monthly, quarterly, annual or ad-hoc reporting, as needed, ensuring timely submission to the client
  • Manages staffing and resource requirements within the division , including staffing budget, recruitment, and onboarding
  • Manages formal performance assessment  process in coordination with the Subcontracts Project Management Unit, as required; Instructs supervisors on how to clearly articulate performance goals and standards and provide regular feedback
  • Coordinates and collaborates with other GHSCO operations and technical teams, Chemonics’ home office teams, partner staff, and others, as the need arises   
  • Supervises, develops, and evaluates assigned staff; Ensures staff receive regular constructive performance feedback, prompt resolution of problems, and  the time and opportunity to grow professionally
  • Facilitates staff access to training opportunities and monitors staff progress throughout training processes
  • Creates a productive, motivating work environment  in the GSC Division by promoting cooperation and teamwork
  • Expands knowledge of global supply chains and applies understanding to problem-solving and strategic decisions
  • Participates on proposal teams by serving in  leadership  roles such as coordinator, personnel and management writer, subcontractor liaison, cost preparer, or technical writer, and mentors others
  • Fosters and demonstrates a workplace inclusive of creating opportunity, serving others, building trust, innovation, and exceeding expectations
  • Serves as acting Operations Director, as needed
  • Performs other duties as required
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience required
  • Minimum three years of administrative and/or technically relevant work experience
  • Knowledge of company’s main client and its operations preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and concisely orally and in writing
  • Strong organizational and work prioritization skills, word processing abilities, knowledge of MS Office applications, and attention to detail
  • Willingness to work overseas for up to 4 to 8 weeks per year; experience living or working in developing countries preferred
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Supervisory experience preferred
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity 
  • Language proficiency in a foreign language preferred
Application Instructions:
 
Apply through our Career Center by September 21, 2018. No telephone inquiries, please. Only finalists will be contacted.
 
Chemonics is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, age, or other legally protected characteristics. Military veterans, AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.

 





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Chemonics is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, age, or other legally protected characteristics. Military veterans, AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.