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Job Title: Senior analyst, warehousing and distribution, GHSC-PSM
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Organization: Chemonics International Inc
Posted: 8/9/2020
Type: Full-Time
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Arlington,  VA    USA
Position Description: Chemonics seeks a Senior Analyst in support of the Global Health Supply Chain Program – Procurement Supply Management project (GHSC- PSM) to be based in Arlington, VA. The Senior Analyst on our Warehousing and Distribution (W&D) team will lead project management of W&D initiatives including progressing and scaling of supply chain technological innovations, provide related technical assistance and capacity building, perform detailed analysis, and present findings through multiple communication channels to tell the W&D story. This is an excellent opportunity for those with solid project management and analytical skills; eagerness to build capacity of others in best practice methodologies; and passionate about bringing related innovations in supply chain to scale. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

The Senior W&D Analyst will serve three main functions, 1) leads and oversees the effective and efficient execution of large warehousing and distribution initiatives, like the scaling of temperature and humidity monitoring activities across the project in collaboration with internal stakeholders, USAID and other donors and supports the Team Lead with W&D related management tasks 2) leads and overseas the progress and scaling of technological innovations like Unmanned Aerial Vehicles as an alternative to and complimentary of standard methods of supply chain transportation, implementation and scaling of private sector practices like ABC (activity based costing), 5S workplace methodology, Lean Supply Chain practices, and 3) knowledge management and telling the W&D story. The W&D team forms part of the larger Health Systems Strengthening (HSS) team within the GHSC-PSM project. The Senior W&D Analyst will report to the W&D Team Lead. Responsibilities include: Capacity Building and Project Management Conduct field visits to train warehouse management teams and field office logistics specialists in private sector tradecraft activities like the PDCA (plan, do, check, act) process of planning and executing distribution center daily operations Provide training on Activity Based Costing (ABC) Instruct transportation providers on the commercial practices of dynamic routing in collaboration with the HSS Data Analytics team Implement and instruct transportation providers and field office designees on the use of the Transportation Information Tool (TransIT) Lead trainings (to include route optimization modeling), presentations and demos to internal and external stakeholders Collaborate with Warehouse and Distribution team members to learn and implement work undertaken in warehousing and distribution optimization activities Manage subcontractor aspects of the work by leading meetings with subcontractor technical and operational staff, issuing task orders and work orders as needed, and tracking procurements and payments Liaise with USAID backstops for reporting, discussing strategic direction, and communicating project developments Create and modify existing distribution center and last mile delivery (LMD) transactional contracts in collaboration with all internal and external stakeholders in the iterative process to Open Book (also known as Cost Plus) contracts and finally to PBL (performance based logistics) contracts; working with internal stakeholders like the Risk and Legal department to develop a standard template for all field offices Support the W&D Team Lead in preparing new technical deliverables and initiatives as requested

Temperature Monitoring Plan and track international shipment of sensors including procuring, testing, and shipping sensors; coordinating with field office staff; and liaising with Deliver/Return team Conduct periodic field visits to countries to test or install sensors, conduct trainings, and manage temperature monitoring activities which may include site visits at GHSC-PSM Regional Distribution Centers, manufacturers, or other locations to support temperature monitoring activities Provide day-to-day support to W&D team and countries implementing temperature monitoring activities including responding to queries and resolving problems Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVS ) Oversee activity progress, including direct management of subcontractor and consultant technical staff, through field visits and on-site direction Carry out feasibility and readiness assessments for implementation of UAVs in new settings, including additional regions or countries for potential rollout Lead monitoring and evaluation efforts including using existing tools or developing new ones and tracking activity indicators Manage relationships including answering programmatic questions; coordinating with Civil Aviation; and liaising with the Ministry of Health, USAID, and other relevant stakeholders Support the day-to-day work of the flight operations team with operational and logistical needs Knowledge Management Co-author final reports, white papers, presentations, and posters, and present progress on initiatives at conferences, project events, and other knowledge sharing platforms In collaboration with the CLEAR team, tell the GHSC-PSM W&D story through photography, videography, one-pagers, blogs, and online articles Support the Team Lead with management activities for presentations, meetings, internal documents and reports

Qualifications: Qualifications: Minimum of a Bachelors degree or additional commensurate experience required; Master’s degree in supply chain, business, or related field preferred Minimum of four years related experience required; private sector supply chain experience preferred Mastery of critical project management skills which must include one or more of the following: budget management, contractual compliance, and knowledge of client management Experience scaling a pilot or innovative idea into larger long-term, sustained projects preferred Proficient use of Microsoft Office applications (especially Excel skills), as well as experience with other data management and analysis software (such as MS Access and PowerBI) required Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and concisely orally through presentations or in writing Willingness to travel and work abroad a minimum of four to eight weeks per year; long-term experience living or working in developing countries preferred Demonstrated ability to follow standard practices and procedures, receive general instruction and supervision on work progress, and make significant contribution to end results Ability to work on one or more assigned country programs and provide support to proposals Ability to work independently and as part of a team Demonstrated resourcefulness in problem- solving and initiative to learn new skills Experience supervising or mentoring employees preferred Demonstrated leadership, versatility and integrity Fluency in English required; proficiency in a second language preferred

Organization Description: Owned entirely by employees, Chemonics is an ISO-9001 certified international development company. For more than 40 years, we have partnered with local and international organizations to promote social and economic change around the world.

Closing Date: 10/27/2020
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Contact Name: Shelley Khanna,  Senior analyst, warehousing and distribution, GHSC-PSM
Contact Location: 1717 H St NW #1

Washington, DC   DC  20006
United States
Contact Location: 1717 H St NW #1
  Washington, DC   DC  20006
  United States
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How to Apply: Application instructions: Apply through our Career Center at v2/viewRequisition? org=CHEMONICS&cws=50&rid=3777 b y August 9th, 2020. 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. COVID-19 Recruitment Information Chemonics International is monitoring COVID- 19 activity around the world. The health and wellbeing of our staff is of the utmost importance to us, and we continue to hire for all open roles with interviewing and on- boarding done virtually. Our new hires and current staff working from our Washington, DC, Arlington, VA, and London offices will temporarily work from home until it is safe to return to our offices. The protection of your personal data is important to Chemonics. If you are located in the EU, please read our EU Recruiting Data Privacy Notice to learn how we process your personal data.

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