PMU Associate - Chemonics, East Africa



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 project management associate for our East Africa Regional Business Unit. The East Africa region’s portfolio includes eight projects in five countries spanning a wide range of technical sectors. The specific role will be determined by the successful candidate's qualifications and the region's staffing needs. This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the largest portfolios in the company and contribute in a dynamic forward new business market. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.


Job Responsibilities

  • Provide day-to-day support to project teams

  • Communicate and assist with field office requests

  • Recruit and field consultants

  • Liaise with home-office support divisions on contract-related procurements, accounting, personnel issues, and travel

  • Maintain project files

  • Participate on proposal teams and new business initiatives

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field required; master's degree preferred

  • Minimum one year of relevant work experience required

  • Knowledge of current industry trends and resources, and USAID operations relevant to health preferred

  • Strong writing and interpersonal skills

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

  • Ability to travel to rural and/or fragile environments

  • Experience in Africa preferred

How to ApplyApply through Career Center at https://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.