Associate, Program Management, Europe & Eurasia

Chemonics

Must Live in United States Remote only

Full time

US$45.7-57.1k (annually)

Project Management

Remote

Dec 6

Chemonics seeks an Associate, Program Management to support the Europe and Eurasia (E&E) business unit. E&E currently has 21 active projects in nine countries in technical sectors spanning economic growth, education, water, agriculture, democracy and governance, and peace and stability. The Program Associate will provide entry-level support with project administration and complete professional and administrative tasks related to supporting global project(s) implementation in the E&E BU. They will support new business development efforts within E&E and companywide. The Associate is a self-starter with strong communication, interpersonal, and strategic thinking skills who works well on teams. Strong candidates will also bring a strong work ethic and attention to detail and will possess excellent judgement and discretion. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world. 


Primary Responsibilities 


The Program Associate provides entry-level support with project administration and completes professional and administrative tasks related to supporting global project(s) implementation in a specific business unit (BU) and supports proposal and new business development efforts within a specific BU and company-wide.


Responsibilities:


Project Management

  •      Responds to questions from corporate and project offices regarding client policies and regulations
  •      Liaises directly with relevant support departments to ensure project compliance with rules, regulations, and corporate policy, in consultation with program manager or director
  •      Assists with the tracking of project deliverables and reports
  •       Assists with recruitment efforts for expatriate and local staff under supervision of a manager or director, including sourcing candidates, conducting interviews, checking references, and collecting employment documentation
  •      Supports review of monthly project office expenses and draft invoices in consultation with program manager; completes data entry of monthly project invoicing, subaward and consultant information, timesheets, expense reports, and other types of data as requested
  •      Supports project subaward partnership relationship management
  •      Provides travel support for employees and consultants by gathering relevant travel information, reserving tickets, and seeking necessary travel authorizations and approvals; liaises with traveler to collect expense reports and required backup documentation
  •      Assists with fielding and repatriation of employees and consultants by submitting relevant fielding and separation paperwork, updating allowances, and coordinating travel and household effects shipments and repatriation
  •      Supports Project Management Unit (PMU) efforts for complete and comprehensive project documentation by saving relevant project documents and approvals to project SharePoint files and facilitating document reviews and file audits as appropriate
  •      Schedules and leads meetings, prepares agenda, and captures notes as appropriate

New Business and Technical Development

  •      Assists proposal teams in specific line roles, including past performance writer, corporate capabilities writer, resume formatting, or other roles as appropriate under supervision
  •      Contributes to technical practice(s) as required by BU and corporate needs and performs other duties as required

Management and Leadership

  •      Participates in internal and external training events to build core competencies for project management in line with donor regulations and Chemonics corporate standards

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
  • Experience with data entry, filing, cataloguing, retrieving, and preserving records preferred
  • Communicates clearly and concisely in both verbal and written communications; strong cross-culture communication and sensitivity skills
  • Demonstrated experience multitasking with attention to detail, organization, and time management skills
  • Demonstrated experience following standard practices and procedures, receiving general instruction and supervision, and contributing to projects and initiatives, whether in an academic or business setting
  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Works independently and as part of a team
  • Demonstrated resourcefulness in problem-solving and initiative to learn new skills
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
  • Language proficiency for assigned geographic area preferred
  • Willingness to travel up to 8 weeks per year

To Apply:


Interested candidates should apply by 11:59PM EST, Friday, December 16, 2022. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.


Chemonics is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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.


Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

Chemonics will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by Chemonics, or (c) consistent with Chemonics legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


COVID-19 Recruitment Information

Chemonics International is continuously monitoring COVID-19 activity around the world. The health and wellbeing of our staff and potential candidates is of the utmost importance to us and we continue to offer virtual interviews for all on-going recruits. On-boarding for new staff is offered in hybrid format through our Washington, D.C. and London, UK offices to accommodate remote workers.


COVID-19 Vaccination Information

Chemonics requires all US employees to be fully vaccinated.

The Salary Range for this position is expected to be: $45,680 - $57,100.

An employee’s pay position will be based on several factors including, but not limited to, relevant education, qualifications, certifications, experience, skills, seniority, performance, shift, travel requirements, and business or organizational needs.


We offer comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off, medical/dental/vision insurance, ESOP, 401(k), and other benefits to eligible to US based employees. Please visit https://chemonics.com/life-at-chemonics/our-benefits/ to find out more about the benefits this position is eligible for.

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