Monday, September 2, 2019

Job Opportunity at Chemonics International, Book Supply Chain Specialist

Book Supply Chain Specialist

Chemonics seeks a book supply chain specialist for the anticipated USAID Arithmetic and Inclusive Education activity in Tanzania. The Activity’s overall objective is to acquire technical assistance and instructional materials and student aids targeted at improving lifelong learning skills and increasing the inclusivity of primary education, specifically focusing on arithmetic for all students in Standards 1-2. The book supply chain specialist will be responsible for managing the activity’s book supply chain activities, form production to distribution. We are seeking individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

Responsibilities include:

Supports the deputy chief of party with managing the book supply chain activities;
Assists with management of book procurements, including liaising with vendors and conducting quality assurance;
Contributes to the materials distribution process, including tracking, distribution, verification, and coordination with internal and external stakeholders to include vendors, project stakeholders, USAID, and school leaders.


  •  Advanced degree (Master’s level or equivalent) in supply chain management, education, business administration or relevant field;
  • Minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible experience in implementing and managing supply chain activities for public commodities;
  • Demonstrated understanding of the social, economic and cultural determinants that influence supply chain outcomes in Tanzania, including a good knowledge of services, logistics, and existing supply chain systems in country;
  • Experience in assessing and designing improvements to supply chain processes and procedures;
  • Strong analytical, costing, and statistical aptitude;
  • Fluency in spoken and written English;
  • Experience working in East Africa highly desired;
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity.

Application Instructions

Apply online  by Monday, September 9, 2019. This recruit is being conducted on a rolling basis, so please submit your application as soon as possible. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted. (Remember to select the job your applying for on the Chemonics Online Application form)


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