Project Management Unit Associate, Hrh2030

Chemonics International Inc Arlington , VA 22201

Posted 5 months ago

Chemonics seeks a Project Management Associate to support the Bangladesh Advancing Universal Health Coverage project. This five-year, $90.3M complex and dynamic activity is facilitating the transformation and consolidation of the Smiling Sun Network of clinics to a sustainable pro-poor social enterprise and is introducing innovative business and operational models, creating research-based health service packages, and investigating new health service delivery models to advance universal health coverage for all Bangladeshis. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world!

Responsibilities:

  • Liaise with and respond to questions from project offices regarding Chemonics and client policies and regulations

  • Review project deliverables and report for completeness and provides comments and technical input

  • Draft financial deliverables and lead monthly reforecasting for project budget; draft monthly budget and staffing memos; participate in corporate budgeting process as requested and present budget to project leadership as requested

  • Liaise directly with the grants, procurement, core compliance, and other relevant support departments to ensure project compliance with rules, regulations, and corporate policy

  • Draft and complete project approval requests (e.g. change of key personnel, prime contract modifications, grant modifications, and no-cost extensions, etc.), subcontractor and grantee obligation and administrative modifications, procurement action requests, and delegations of authority for home and field office employees, and submit for approval

  • Participate and serve as mentor on proposal teams in specific line roles including, but not limited to, past performance reviews, corporate capabilities, resume formatting, expatriate and local recruitment, coordinator, section writer, cost volume, and manage communications and agreements with potential and selected subcontractors

  • Draft and analyze subcontractor invoices and backup documentation. Draft subcontracts and subcontractor modifications; liaise closely with subcontractors on administrative and invoicing tasks and contractual management issues

  • Schedule and lead meetings as appropriate, prepare meeting agendas, capture and share notes, and track project communications

  • Serve as acting PMU manager as necessary

  • Perform other duties as required

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience required, Master's preferred; degree and background in public health or international development strongly preferred

  • Minimum two years of relevant administrative or professional work experience

  • Minimum one year of contractual, project management, or related experience

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and concisely in both verbal and written communications; strong cross-culture communication and sensitivity skills

  • Demonstrated ability to handle routine administrative tasks and operational issues

  • Ability to multitask with strong attention to detail, organization, and time management with minimum oversight

  • Demonstrated ability to follow standard practices and procedures, receive general instruction and supervision, and contribute to projects and initiatives.

  • Demonstrated ability to mentor others

  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Demonstrated resourcefulness in problem solving and initiative to learn new skills

  • Strong knowledge of MS Office applications

  • Willingness to travel and work abroad in less developed countries for at least 4 to 8 weeks per year

  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity

  • Proficiency in English required; French or Spanish proficiency preferred

Please apply through our Career Center at https://chu.tbe.taleo.net/chu02/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CHEMONICS&cws=1&rid=3245 by Tuesday, July 2nd 2019. No telephone inquiries, please. 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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