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Operations manager, management information systems, GHSC-PSM

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

Description

Chemonics seeks an Operations Manager to support the Management Information Systems (MIS) team in the Global Health and Supply Chain Office (GHSCO) based in Arlington, VA. The MIS team is responsible for the overall management of the information system the Global Health Supply Chain-Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) project uses to procure, track, and deliver essential health commodities. This management includes working hand-in-hand with system users to implement change requests, locating and fixing defects, and general operations and maintenance of the system. The team is also involved in activities regarding any data that flows to and from the system, and when this data is shared with other donor agencies under global collaboration initiatives.We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world!
 
The Operations Manager is responsible for ensuring that sound management principals and tools are used in the operations of the MIS team, and implementation of its work. This position coordinates and/or manages tasks related to implementing staff satisfaction and professional development initiatives for the MIS team. The manager reports to the MIS Manager.
 
Responsibilities include:
  • Coordinate all MIS team operations, including talent management, staffing and resourcing, performance management, staff recognition and events, and portfolio management, including budgeting, financial management, and performance reporting
  • Support the MIS Manager to develop and implement business operations strategies, plans, and procedures, and ensures consistency with operations across the GHSCO
  • Provide operational support to the MIS Manager and Deputy MIS Manager
  • Manage staffing and resource requirements within the MIS team, including staffing budget and recruitment
  • Lead overhead staffing budget preparation for the MIS team, and assist with quarterly and ad hoc reporting to the Executive Office
  • Represent the MIS team internally by liaising with other divisions to reinforce and resolve all aspects of operations
  • Coordinate formal performance assessment process; assist with instructing supervisors on how to clearly articulate performance goals and standards, provide regular feedback, and provide overall professional advancement advice and direction to supervisees
  • Facilitate staff access to training opportunities and monitor staff progress throughout training processes
  • Expand professional and technical knowledge through a variety of internal and external training and resources
  • Actively engage in technical practice of relevance to areas of interest or focus, sharing information and best practices learned with the company
  • Participate on proposal leadership roles such as coordinator, personnel and management writer, cost preparer, or technical writer, and mentor others
  • Foster and demonstrates a workplace inclusive of creating opportunity, serving others, building trust, innovation, and exceeding expectations
  • Perform other duties as required
 
Qualifications:
  • Minimum 3 years of administrative and/or technically relevant work experience
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience required
  • Experience in business analysis, software testing, and/or IT project management preferred
  • 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
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • English fluency required; secondary language proficiency preferred
  • Supervisory experience preferred
 
Application Instructions:
 
Apply through our Career Center at https://chu.tbe.taleo.net/chu02/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CHEMONICS&cws=1&rid=3176 by May 23, 2019. 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.