Sunday, February 10, 2019

Employment opportunities at Chemonics International Tanzania

Chemonics International
Chemonics International is a leading international development consulting firm based in Washington, D.C. with more than 25 years of experience implementing health programs in East Africa. Chemonics seeks experienced professionals for the anticipated five-year USAID-funded Tanzania Vector Control Activity. This activity will aim to maintain high level coverage and use of long-lasting insecticide-treated mosquito nets (ITNs) for malaria prevention. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

We are seeking mid- and senior-level candidates in the fields listed below. Fluency in English is required for all positions. Please note that all positions are subject to program award.

Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Director Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in public health, demography, sociology, epidemiology, or a related field;
  • Minimum 8 years of experience managing MEL systems for large-scale, donor-funded health initiatives;
  • Knowledge of data collection protocols for quality data collection and verification for vector control programs;
  • Demonstrated experience and familiarity with surveys, research methodologies, quantitative and qualitative research methods, data analysis, sampling methods, and establishment of MEL systems for health programs in developing country contexts;
  • Experience in MEL for vector control and/or logistics programs preferred.

Finance and Administration Director Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in finance, business administration, or a related field;
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Minimum 10 years of financial management experience of large-scale, donor-funded health programs, including knowledge of U.S government cost principles, rules, and regulations;
  • Demonstrated experience in managing and supervising a team;
  • Demonstrated experience in supporting program technical staff to ensure resources are used efficiently and to accurately account for expenditures;
  • Exceptional computer skills, particularly in Microsoft Excel, and experience using commercially available accounting software programs.

Mid- and Senior-Level Long-Term and Short-Term Specialist Fields:

  • Vector control 
  • Supply chain management
  • Warehousing and distribution 
  • Forecasting and supply planning 
  • Private sector engagement
  • Public sector engagement 
  • Regional, district, and community engagement
  • Institutional strengthening and capacity building 
  • Market dynamics
  • Data management and analysis 

Specialist Qualifications:

  • Degree in public health, logistics, or related field required; advanced degree preferred;
  • Minimum 5-10 years of experience working on donor-funded vector control programs, and/or other public health related fields;
  • Significant experience in key areas listed above with proven ability to achieve program targets; experience in Tanzania or East and Southern Africa preferred;
  • Experience working collaboratively with the government of Tanzania, international donors, and local organizations; prior experience with USAID highly preferred;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Application Instructions:

Please complete an application and submit CV and cover letter at:  by March 1, 2019.

Applicants will be considered on a rolling basis. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted. If you have any issues with the form please reach out to, however, no applications submitted to this email will be considered.