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UN Jobs / NGO Job Vacancy : United States of America: Operations Manager, CLEAR, GHSCO

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Organization: Chemonics
Country: United States of America
Closing date: 26 Jan 2018

Chemonics seeks a Operations Manager to work with the Global Health and Supply Chain Office (GHSCO) in the Communications, Learning, Evidence & Analytics for Results (CLEAR) Division located in our Arlington, VA office. The Manager is responsible for ensuring that sound management principals and tools are used in the operations of the CLEAR Division. and implementation of its work. He or she will be responsible for managing the completion of tasks related to operations aspects of the division, implementing staffing management, and professional development initiatives for the division. The Manager reports directly to CLEAR's Managing Director and may supervise one associate. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world!

Responsibilities include:

  • Coordinates all divisional operations, including talent management, staffing and resourcing, performance management, divisional SharePoint page, staff recognition and events, and divisional and portfolio management, including budgeting, financial management, and reporting.

  • Plan and manage CLEAR events in the office and internationally.

  • Draft and/or review consultancy contracts and agreements.

  • Process payments in Chemonics systems.

  • Coordinate non-technical reporting such as staffing budget and catering budget.

  • Coordinate and ensure completion of performance assessment process, and helping manage a fair and consistent process for annual reviews and increases across the team. Instructs supervisors on how to clearly articulate performance goals and standards, provide regular feedback, and provide overall professional advancement advice and direction to supervisees.

  • Manage catering for meetings and events.

  • Facilitates staff access to training opportunities and monitors staff progress throughout training processes.

  • Represents the division and GHSCO internally by liaising with other divisions to address cross cutting issues.

  • Participates on proposal roles such as coordinator, personnel and management writer, cost preparer, or technical writer, and able to mentors others.

  • Helps orient new staff members to systems and procedures.

  • Arranges for equipment and office space for staff.

  • Performs other duties as required.


  • Minimum 3 years of Operations, International Development, and/or technically relevant work experience.

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience required.

  • Knowledge of company’s main client and its operations preferred.

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and concisely orally and in writing.

  • Strong organizational and work prioritization skills, word processing abilities, knowledge of MS Office applications, and attention to detail.

  • Willingness to work overseas for up to 4 to 8 weeks per year; experience living or working in developing countries preferred.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

  • Fosters and demonstrates a workplace inclusive of creating opportunity, serving others, building trust, innovation, and exceeding expectations.

  • Supervisory experience preferred.

How to apply:

Application Instructions:

Apply through our Career Center at by January 26, 2018. 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.