New Business Associate - Chemonics, Afghanistan



Organization Information

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


Location -1717 H Street Northwest #1, Washington, DC 20006


Job Description - Chemonics seeks a new business associate for our Afghanistan regional business unit to support its dynamic and growing portfolio. Ideal candidates will exemplify leadership and diplomacy and bring demonstrated and proactive problem-solving skills. This position includes potential travel to Afghanistan. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.


Job Responsibilities

  • Participating on proposal teams to provide research, writing, costing, coordination, and administrative supporting proposals, and/or other marketing materials produced by the new business unit.

  • Carrying out periodic research for proposals as requested.

  • Serving in new business team roles consistent with understanding client requirements, Chemonics’ policies and standard operating procedures, and within quality standards set by the immediate supervisor.

  • Demonstrating a basic understanding of international development, foreign assistance programming, and Chemonics’ present and past contributions. Develops and maintains productive relationships with clients, vendors, partners, and consultants that serve to enhance Chemonics’ reputation.

  • Contributing to technical practice of relevance to areas of interest or focus, sharing information and best practices learned with the company.

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in international development or relevant technical field required

  • One year of experience in international development

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and concisely orally and in writing.

  • Strong organization skills and ability to multitask in a fast-moving team

  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity

  • Strong administrative skills, word processing abilities, and attention to detail.

  • Willingness to travel and work in Afghanistan a minimum of 4 to 8 weeks per year; experience living or working in developing countries preferred.

  • Demonstrated ability to follow standard practices and procedures, receive general instruction and supervision on work progress, and make significant contribution to end results.

  • Able to work independently and as part of a team.

How to ApplyApply through our Career Center athttps://www1.apply2jobs.com/Chemonics/ProfExt/index.cfm?fuseaction=mExternal.SearchJobs.  No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.

Deadline - May 11, 2015


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.