Managing Director


Job Description

Chemonics seeks a Managing Director for the Global Health Supply Chain - Procurement Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) Project’s Communications, Learning, Evidence, and Analytics for Results (CLEAR) team within the Global Health Supply Chain Office (GHSCO), located in Arlington, VA. The CLEAR team is the project hub for data, evaluation, communications and learning. It supports the GHSC-PSM project’s efforts to ensure uninterrupted supply of medicines and other health commodities for HIV, malaria, family planning and reproductive health (FP/RH), and maternal, neonatal and Child Health (MNCH) around the world. The CLEAR managing director integrates the work of three teams – Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E), Knowledge Management and Communications (KMC) and Data Analytics – to facilitate use of data for decision making and learning, and to package and communicate findings and other evidence of project activities and achievements. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world. Responsibilities include:
  • Lead efforts to ensure the integrity of project M&E, data analytics, and KMC products by coordinating with necessary stakeholders and identifying synergies and efficiencies for integrating CLEAR with other GHSC-PSM teams

  • Lead an integrated team of full-time specialists (organized into the M&E, KMC, and Data Analytics sub-teams, supported by an Operations Management team) to provide CLEAR support to the project

  • Represent the CLEAR team and support functions to project leadership, conveying project priorities to the CLEAR team and CLEAR issues to project leadership

  • Ensure close Coordination between CLEAR and other project teams (i.e., the four health task orders, the Global Supply Chain, the Health Systems Strengthening, and the MIS teams) and Country Programs (via country offices and headquarters-based country project management units)

  • Lead development of CLEAR inputs to the project work plan and budget

  • Ensure provision of high-quality planned and ad hoc M&E, KMC, and data analytics support to the project and USAID, on time and within budget

  • Supervise production of monthly global supply chain update, quarterly and annual reports, and coordination across project teams to set standards for and harmonize data included in all contractual (including ad hoc) reporting requested by and submitted to our client

  • Oversee or, as needed, lead, activities to strengthen M&E, KMC, and data analytics systems and processes

  • Ensure the M&E, KMC, and Data Analytics sub-teams are adequately staffed and have access to the necessary short-term support, licenses, and other resources

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline, including public health, business, communications, or international development required, Master’s degree preferred

  • At least 15 years of relevant experience of which a minimum of 10 years must have been spent leading diverse technical teams preferably in M&E, data Analysis, knowledge management, or project communications for multi-country programs

  • Ability to interface effectively with Senior Leadership and clients

  • Knowledge of company’s main clients and their operations; extensive knowledge of relevant USAID and other clients’ regulations and policies, including familiarity with USAID’s global health objectives approaches and operations and health systems strengthening

  • Ability to conceptualize, outline, perform, and direct the research and writing of technical documents (reports, proposals, and professional articles)

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

  • Experience developing and promoting adherence to standard operating procedures and/or systematizing processes

  • Ability to operate at advanced levels of authority and control significant activities, budgets and resources to produce and take responsibility for results

  • Experience with donor-funded project M&E, Data Collection, management, documentation, analysis, reporting, and visualization preferred

  • Familiarity with global health supply chains strongly preferred

  • Strong management, interpersonal, writing, and organizational skills

  • Experience managing, supervising, and mentoring team members

  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity

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