Supply chain data/procurement specialist, malaria, GHSC-PSM

  • Mid-level, Full-time staff position
  • Posted on 12 March 2020
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Job Description

Chemonics seeks a Supply Chain Data/Procurement Specialist for our malaria commodities in support of the USAID Global Health Supply Chain Program - Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) project based in Arlington, VA. The Specialist will provide critical contributions to the Malaria Procurement Team on optimization and integration of systems and other tools for malaria health commodities, lead deep dive supply chain data analysis, make recommendations and contribute to reports for critical client requests and conduct full cycle procurement of life saving malaria treatment and prevention commodities when needed. We are looking for data science and global supply chain enthusiasts interested in continual improvement. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world. Responsibilities include:
  • Lead optimization of systems and other tools used by the Malaria Procurement team, trouble-shoot issues and provide technical support towards developing solutions
  • Work collaboratively with the Optimization team to embed and fully integrate systems and tools within the Malaria Procurement team
  • Manage day to day maintenance of systems and tools used by the Malaria Procurement team
  • Conduct deep data analysis and produce regular reports as well as responses to critical information requests from client
  • Manage or contribute to high-level reporting requests such as congressional reports on an as needed basis
  • Participate in technical evaluation panels as needed
  • Conduct full-cycle procurement of malaria commodities on an as needed basis
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as required
  • Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree preferred
  • A minimum of 3 years of relevant experience required
  • Experience in data management and/or data analytics plus advanced knowledge of Excel required
  • Experience in process improvement/automation
  • Data programming skills, particularly in Python, required
  • Experience in procurement and/or supply chain strongly preferred
  • Ability to analyze data using statistical software such as R, SAS or STATA and present data in easily understood data visualizations using software such as Tableau or PowerBI
  • Strong ability to write reports and present findings concisely and accurately
  • Solid project management skills and ability to work independently to produce high-quality deliverables in a timely manner
  • Demonstrated knowledge or experience in supply chain management and/or global public health preferred
  • Demonstrated honesty, commitment to excellence, and strong work ethic
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility and integrity
  • Excellent oral and written English language skills
Application Instructions:

Apply through our Career Center at This position will be open until filled. Early applications encouraged. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.
(Posted February 2020)

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.

About the Organization

Owned entirely by employees, Chemonics is an ISO-9001 certified international development company. For more than 40 years, we have partnered with local and international organizations to promote social and economic change around the world.

Chemonics International is a leading international development consulting firm based in Washington, D.C. with more than 40 years of experience implementing programs around the world.

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