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!
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
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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