Position Description

Global Standards Implementation Advisor, GHSC-PSM
Location * Washington, DC
Job Level Senior
Time Type Full time
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Chemonics seeks a Global Standards Implementation (GSI) Advisor for the USAID Global Health Supply Chain Program – Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) project. The project is the primary vehicle through which USAID procures health commodities, provides technical assistance to improve partner countries’ management of supply chains, and collaborates with key international stakeholders to support global health initiatives. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world!

The Global Standards Implementation (GSI) Advisor is a subject matter expert of GS1 data integration solutions and data architecture. The Global Standards Implementation Advisor is responsible for the technical development of any new data integration solution within the GHSC-PSM Global Supply Chain (GSC) to be plugged into the overall data architecture of the GHSC-PSM project. Working closely with the Global Standards team, the role supports the GSC Procurement and GSC Deliver/Return teams, the Management Information System (MIS) group and data quality teams to translate business requirements into technical specifications and the input of data solutions. The Global Standards Implementation Advisor supports the MIS’s Data Engineer to organize data at the macro and micro level, creating models of data that enable the implementation of the intended business architecture, create diagrams showing key data entities, and create an inventory of the data needed to implement the architecture vision. The job includes building strong partnerships with colleagues at all levels.

Responsibilities include:

  • Drive supplier-maintained product master data from the Global Data Synchronization Network (GDSN) as the project’s single source of truth (SSOT) through enabling access to relevant product master data by all GSC teams as required to support their operational processes. Specifically, leverage the supplier requirements on GDSN data sharing and GS1 labeling to:
    • Improve quality and granularity of data on trade items and individual logistic units moving through the GSC
    • Reduce manual entry of transactional data by the Deliver/Return team
    • Reduce time from delivery to close out order through a scan at point of delivery
    • Improve visibility to countries on contents of their inbound deliveries
    • Improve data quality for audit or investigation (i.e., damaged, missing goods)
  • Drive the operationalization of GS1 within the GSHC-PSM Global Supply Chain to support end-to-end visibility including finalizing the draft concept of operations, improving tracking of logistics units through scanning GS1 Serialized Shipping Container Codes (SSCCs) barcodes within the 4PL/3PL and Regional Distribution Center network. This includes introduction of e-Packing Lists (e-PL) and electronic proof of delivery (ePOD) solutions to support the tracking product data integrity during shipping from origin to destination.
  • Maintain and develop a reliable and efficient master data in the long period. Contribute as a Subject Matter Expert for data architecture and customer relationship management (CRM) to the CRM planning, design and GS1 implementation into the global supply chain.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field required
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in related field.
  • Understanding of and experience in implementing GS1 standards in supply chains.
  • Analytical skills and a solid track record developing data integration solutions.
  • Good communication and excellent listening skills.
  • Strong relationship building skills and a collaborative attitude towards everyday working.
  • The ability to comfortably and confidently present to all levels within the enterprise and to work with both technical and non-technical individuals.
  • Results oriented person with a strong delivery focus and can work independently and collaboratively with global teams.
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office applications.
  • Knowledge and experience working with databases
  • Demonstrated integrity, independent thinking, judgment, 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=4539  by Feburary 3, 2022

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Reasonable Accommodations:

Persons with disabilities who need to request reasonable accommodations during the application process should communicate their request to: 202-524-7706 or ApplicantRequest@chemonics.com.