International development firm is first to go live on new cloud-based Microsoft Dynamics 365 solution for talent and human capital management

Seattle, WA – May 9, 2017, the leading international provider of Microsoft Dynamics 365 solutions and services for project-driven organizations, today announced that Chemonics International has gone live on the new Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Talent application. With the assistance of and Microsoft, Chemonics participated as an early adopter, and was the first organization to go live on the new solution. This successful implementation was profiled by Chemonics Executive Vice President, Eric Reading, at the recent Microsoft Business Forward event in New York City, headlined by Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella.

Headquartered in Washington D.C. and with over 80 field offices located around the world, Chemonics is an international development company known for delivering results in many of the world’s most complex social and political environments. With over 4,000 specialists, and experience working in over 150 countries around the world, Chemonics manages practices ranging from agricultural and private sector development, to health and education, to environment and natural resource sustainability. Chemonics prides itself on its proven management systems and best practices, and has gained a reputation as one of the world’s leading partners in international development.

“Bringing strong talent into our organization is central to Chemonics’ mission to promote meaningful change around the world to help people live healthier, more productive, and more independent lives,” explains Eric Reading, Executive Vice President for Chemonics. “The fact that we need to attract and onboard talent across our 80 field offices around the globe makes this process quite challenging. Once recruited, it is essential that we can match the skills and expertise of our global talent with the right projects worldwide. By working with to implement Dynamics 365 for Talent, we’ve gained a standardized global tool for identifying candidates, managing our hiring process, efficiently onboarding talent into the organization, and effectively deploying that talent. And best of all, this will integrate to our Dynamics 365 ERP platform to ensure that our human capital management processes aren’t isolated from the rest of our business. This will be a transformative change for our organization.”

Microsoft Dynamics 365 is Microsoft’s next generation suite of intelligent cloud-based business applications. The Dynamics 365 for Talent application is a SaaS human capital management solution that helps organizations strategically attain, empower, and optimize their talent. Dynamics 365 for Talent leverages integration with LinkedIn Talent Solutions to help employers build compelling brands, post job openings, and streamline the process of finding qualified applicants. By integrating candidates from LinkedIn and other applicant tracking systems (ATS) into Dynamics 365 for Talent, organizations can accelerate the candidate interviewing and hiring process. And by offering personalized onboarding experiences, organizations can ensure that new employees are acclimated, connected, and productive as quickly as possible.

“We were very excited to be asked to participate with Microsoft in Chemonics’ early adoption of Dynamics 365 for Talent”, explained Oli Gunnarsson, CEO for’s US operations. “With our industry focus being in the professional services industries, our clients view managing their talent and human capital as mission critical. We’re thrilled to have a modern, cloud based solution as part of the Dynamics 365 suite, and are eager to begin working with our clients to help them transform their talent and human capital management practices.”

About is the leading global provider of Microsoft’s Dynamics™ 365 solutions and services to project-driven organizations. Established in 1990, has grown to over 500 employees on 6 continents around the globe. The organization provides a complete set of Microsoft Dynamics 365 evaluation, implementation, and support services, as well as a suite of industry-specific solutions for Dynamics 365 under the Projects+ brand. For more information, please visit our website at

About Chemonics International

Founded in 1975, Chemonics is a leading partner in international development, working in over 150 countries to help clients, partners, and beneficiaries take on the world’s toughest challenges. With over 4,000 specialists in over 70 countries, Chemonics offers a broad portfolio covering agriculture and food security, conflict and crisis, democracy and governance, economic growth and trade, education and youth, environment and natural resources, supply chain solutions, and water, energy, and sustainable cities. For more information, please visit the company’s website at