Chemonics IDIQ contract manager, Energy II IDIQ in Washington, District Of Columbia

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IDIQ contract manager, Energy II IDIQ

Location:* Washington, DC

Department:Middle East

Job Level:Senior

Employment Type:Full time



Chemonics seeks an IDIQ contract manager for the anticipated five-year, USAID-funded, Energy II IDIQ. The IDIQ contract manager will provide overall substantive, administrative and logistical management for upcoming projects that will provide technical assistance to improve access to reliable and affordable clean energy; improve regulation and governance in the energy sector; and demonstrate the use of innovative technologies. We are seeking candidates with experience in coordinating task orders with other USAID-supported programs and partners, and overall management of task orders awarded under this IDIQ contract.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Responsible for procurement, personnel, reporting, and other management-related requirements of the contract.

  • Supervise the recruitment, selection, preparation, placement, and support for all technical experts carrying out technical assistance requirements;

  • Supervise and coordinate the appropriate technical backstopping services as needed to resolve administrative, technical, and personnel issues as they arise during the conduct of all awarded task orders

  • Monitor all task order work plans to ensure quality control and timely delivery of all deliverables

  • Serve as the primary contact point and liaison between the contractor and CO/COTR, and between the contractor and Chief of Party in awarded task orders

  • Report to USAID technical and contract personnel in accordance with USAID reporting requirements and when requested by the USAID Task Order Manager and IDIQ COTR;

  • Ensure quality of task order response and information flow to USAID and implement quality control for all work performed in a consistent and transparent manner for all contracted tasks and functions;

  • Participate and assist the Activity Manager and COTR in setting up and undertaking annual and ad-hoc reviews sponsored or requested by USAID;

  • Perform any other necessary technical and management functions that may be required by USAID to successfully implement and manage the IDIQ contract and all task orders that may be awarded.


  • Advanced degree in civil engineering, environmental engineering, economic, business administration, or other related field.

  • Minimum of 15 years of progressively responsible work experience in managing and administering programs of a similar nature.

  • At least 15 years of progressively more responsible supervisory work experience including: direct supervision of professional and support staff; assembling teams of energy professionals to respond to complex assignments; quality evaluation of staff performance and deliverables; and contract management

  • Demonstrated experience in energy sector development and significant experience in implementing programs in developing countries including post-conflict and/or transitioning countries;

  • Three years of experience working in developing countries preferred

  • Practical experience working with a range of program partners, including government agencies (USG and host), regulatory bodies, utilities, the private sector, NGOs, civil society, consumers, etc.;

  • Coordinating skills and an excellent record working with other donors and experience working on infrastructure sector programs.

Application Instructions: Apply through our Career Center at by Saturday, July 15, 2017. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.

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. Military veterans, AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.