Chemonics seeks an operations associate for our East and Southern Africa Regional Business Unit. The operations team’s objective is to support the East and Southern Africa RBU in the home and field offices to facilitate the success of our projects in the region. The East and Southern Africa region’s portfolio includes twelve projects spanning a wide range of technical sectors. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.
Direct regional projects’ operational processes, including recruitment, regional budgeting, senior vice president backstopping, as well as field-office operations including streamlining processes, capacity building, compliance issues, facilities, and finance
Assist in management of field communications and complete sub-tasks of required management tools to effectively address the unified, strategic approach
Address needs related to the establishment and maintenance of corporate support systems, as well as internal operational issues
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor's degree in a related field required; master's degree preferred
Minimum one year of relevant work experience required
Strong writing and interpersonal skills
Strong organization skills and ability to multitask on a fast-moving team
Strong administrative skills, word processing abilities, and attention to detail
Knowledge of current industry trends and resources, and USAID operations
Ability to follow standard practices and procedures, receive general instruction and supervision on work progress, and make significant contribution to end results
Experience in Africa preferred
Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
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.