Multiple technical experts


Chemonics seeks multiple technical experts for an anticipated multiyear, USAID-funded health

initiative to assist the government of Malawi. This activity will be USAID/Malawi's primary

mechanism for engagement in Malawi's health sector at the district level, and will work to improve the health status of Malawians in each target district, with particular focus on the reduction of maternal and newborn mortality and child morbidity. The overall objectives of the program will be to support the Malawian government's efforts to improve access to priority health services; improve quality of priority health services; strengthen district health systems; and increase community demand for priority services. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

We are seeking technical specialists in the following areas:

  • ​Maternal, neonatal, and child health
  • Reproductive health/Family planning
  • Malaria
  • Water, sanitation, and hygiene
  • Nutrition
  • Social behavioral change communications
  • Health systems strengthening; human resources management systems
  • Community engagement and mobilization
  • Gender equity and youth
  • Private health sector engagement
  • Finance and operations project management

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide technical input for project implementation to achieve targets in health outcome goals
  • Ensure all project assistance is technically sound and appropriate for the local context
  • Write and contribute to reports and other deliverables
  • Liaise with government of Malawi, stakeholders, and counterparts in the public and private sectors
  • Collaborate and implement a strategic, long-term, programmatic vision


  • ​Advanced degree in relevant discipline preferred
  • Minimum eight years of relevant development experience designing, implementing, and managing USAID or other donor-funded development programs
  • Minimum three years in Southern Africa required; experience in Malawi strongly preferred
  • ​Significant experience in key areas listed above with ability to achieve program targets
  • Strong ability and desire to work collaboratively with the government of Malawi, international donors, and local partners
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Knowledge of appropriate technologies
  • Experience in monitoring and evaluation, data collection and management, and knowledge sharing
  • Interest in building capacity of local partners
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • Fluency in English required


Application Instructions:

Send electronic submissions to by January 1, 2016​​​​​. Please include one of the technical specialties​ from the bulleted list above in the subject line. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.

In addition, please download and complete Chemonics’ equal employment opportunity self-identification form and submit it separately to with only "Multiple technical experts - ONSE" in the subject line. If you prefer not to disclose your sex, race, or ethnicity, you may check “I do not wish to complete the information requested.” Thank you for completing the form and supporting our equal employment opportunity reporting requirements.

​​​​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.​​ ​

Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.
  • Organization: Chemonics
  • Location: Lilongwe
  • Grade: Mid/Senior
  • Occupational Groups:
  • Closing Date: 2016-01-01

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