Back Market dynamics analyst, GHSC-PSM

  • Added Date: Thursday, 16 January 2020
  • Deadline Date: Friday, 31 January 2020

Chemonics seeks a Market Dynamics Analyst in support of the USAID Global Health Supply Chain Program – Procurement Supply Management project (GHSC-PSM) on the Global Supply Chain team based in Arlington, VA. The Market Dynamics Analyst supports or leads assessment of market trends, suppliers and products with the goal of improving sourcing strategies for HIV/AIDS, malaria and reproductive health medicines, supplies and other products. The initial focus of the position is expected to be reproductive health and family planning focused. The Analyst will support ensuring the strategic direction and priorities of procurement activities are implemented to achieve client and corporate objectives. The Analyst will have the opportunity to collaborate with multiple teams across GHSC-PSM including project directors, integrated supply chain managers, planning analysts as well as quality assurance, sourcing and supplier management staff, among others. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

Responsibilities include:

  • Contribute essential analyses and recommendations to strategy development, using historical procurement data, market research and analytics, quality assurance inputs, supplier and partner intelligence, and Supplier Management team input

  • Support or lead strategy updates, as needed, to respond to changes in market conditions, the supplier base and client needs

  • Support efforts to assess and enhance strategic sourcing processes across categories of suppliers, engaging existing and new vendors to negotiate best value, pricing and other relevant terms in contracts

  • Work closely with GHSC-PSM headquarters and field office functional teams and USAID stakeholders to collect critical market and supply chain inputs and assess commodity sourcing opportunities and risks

  • Support the agenda and work of one or more commodity councils, in coordination with the executive sponsors and technical leads to provide overall governance of sourcing strategies and category management

  • Serve as a key internal resource for technical working groups and sourcing events

  • Provide project management support as needed

  • Monitor and report status and results of strategic sourcing activities to GHSC-PSM leadership

  • Support responses to ad hoc data requests from the client

  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as required


  • Minimum 3 years’ work experience in supply chain, health programs, procurement, project management or technically relevant field

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree or commensurate experience required; Master’s Degree in a relevant discipline preferred

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing

  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team

  • Experience with conducting research and using data analytical tools

  • Experience liaising with suppliers, clients and/or partners in analytic and strategy development activities preferred

  • Familiarity with commercial and/or government procurement practices preferred

  • Familiarity with USAID beneficiary countries or other resource constrained countries a plus

  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility and integrity

  • Fluency in English required; secondary language proficiency a plus

This vacancy is archived.

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