Senior Project Manager

Chemonics, South Africa

Skill RequiredProject/ Programme Management
Preferred Experience: 
Above 10 Years
Email for CV Submission: 
Closing Date for Applications: 
15th January, 2018

Job Description

Chemonics seeks a senior project manager for the anticipated Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria (The Global Fund) In-Country Supply Chain Transformation Review in South Africa. The review will identify improvement opportunities to enable transformative supply chain projects in South Africa. The estimated start date of the position is the end of March 2018, and the duration is 13 weeks. The successful candidate will demonstrate deep knowledge of health supply chain systems in southern Africa, including organizational development and change management, forecasting and quantification, transportation and distribution, logistics management information systems and data visibility, pharmaceutical supply chain mapping, and supply chain assurance. The senior project manager will supervise a team of consultants and will be primarily responsible for organizing, implementing, and finalizing the diagnostic assessment identifying agreed improvement areas. South African nationals are encouraged to apply. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.


  • Master’s degree in supply chain, pharmacy, or a related field
  • Minimum 20 years of experience leading cross-functional teams and successful supply chain transformation projects
  • Knowledge of health supply chain systems in Africa; experience in South Africa strongly preferred
  • Experience working with international NGOs and donors and communicating with high-level host-government officials
  • Knowledge of organizational development and change management
  • Strong knowledge of human resources for logistics operations
  • Experience with pharmaceutical supply chain mapping
  • Knowledge of Global Fund rules and regulations and experience managing Global Fund activities strongly preferred
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • Excellent English language communication and writing skills


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