Editor/Writer Specialist

Employer Name Chemonics   Address 1717 H Street
Job Type Full-time, Permanent   Address 2
Experience 2 - 5 Years   City Washington
Education Bachelors Degree   State Washington, DC
  Zip Code 22202

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Job Description

Chemonics seeks a Specialist, Writer Editor to join its Operations, Finance, and Compliance (OFC) division in support of the USAID Global Health Supply Chain Program - Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) project. The Specialist, Writer Editor writes, rewrites, and edits technical materials throughout the proposal development lifecycle and for technical practice and corporate communication material. They work with others in the department and across the company to ensure that materials are consistent with Chemonics’ corporate brand, are of high quality, and meet the needs of our client.The Specialist, Writer Editor will help establish, maintain, and promote high standards for writing, editing, style, format, design, and production for all written materials at Chemonics. They will also train regional staff in writing and contribute to the development of related training materials and tools, manage their workload and keep supervisor informed of work progress, workload issues, availability for assignments, and growth opportunities. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world!

Responsibilities include:

Provide high-quality writing and editing services for all aspects of new business work
Review preliminary outlines and drafts; make suggestions to improve responsiveness to RFPs and contributes broadly as a member of the proposal team
Use knowledge of international development issues and trends to provide input into RFP analysis, proposal outlining, results framework development, and the use of pillars and key themes
Work collaboratively with project and technical practice teams to meet needs for project communication consistent with corporate and client standards. Help project identify appropriate resources to carry out project communication tasks
Provide high quality writing and editing services for technical materials throughout project life cycle, including proposals, final reports, and technical practice and outreach materials
Foster and demonstrate a workplace inclusive of creating opportunity, serving others, building trust, innovation and exceeding expectations
Help enforce and promote understanding of corporate practices for billing project communication services
Participate in the development of the department’s strategic plans, training materials, job aids, and tools, facilitates meetings and represent the department to internal and external clients
Effectively train and mentor ESP editors and other corporate staff on Chemonics’ tools and systems
Supervise, develop, and evaluate assigned staff. Ensure that staff receive regular constructive performance feedback, prompt resolution of problems, and time and opportunity to grow professionally
Perform other duties and responsibilities as required

Qualifications:

Minimum three years of relevant work experience required
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience required
Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing, and lead presentations, training courses, and effective meetings
Strong organizational and work prioritization skills
Strong knowledge of MS Office applications and Adobe Acrobat Professional
Knowledge of company’s main client and its operations preferred.
Willingness to travel and work abroad a minimum of 4-8 weeks per year
Experience living or working in developing countries preferred
Strong administrative skills, word processing abilities, and attention to detail
Demonstrated ability to follow standard practices and procedures, receive general instruction and supervision on work progress, and make significant contribution to end results
Demonstrated leadership, versatility, independent thinking, judgment, integrity, and respect for others


Application Instructions:

Apply through our Career Center at https://phh.tbe.taleo.net/phh02/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=CHEMONICS&cws=50&rid=4337
by August 17, 2021. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.

Required Skills

Minimum three years of relevant work experience required
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience required
Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing, and lead presentations, training courses, and effective meetings
Strong organizational and work prioritization skills
Strong knowledge of MS Office applications and Adobe Acrobat Professional
Knowledge of company’s main client and its operations preferred.
Willingness to travel and work abroad a minimum of 4-8 weeks per year
Experience living or working in developing countries preferred
Strong administrative skills, word processing abilities, and attention to detail
Demonstrated ability to follow standard practices and procedures, receive general instruction and supervision on work progress, and make significant contribution to end results
Demonstrated leadership, versatility, independent thinking, judgment, integrity, and respect for others

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