Chemonics seeks food security technical specialists for USAID's anticipated Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) 7 activity. This is the next phase of USAID's flagship food security and early warning activity, which has become the standard for evidence-based decision-making for humanitarian needs. FEWS NET conducts timely, relevant, and evidence-based analyses on the causes, levels, and consequences of food insecurity, driving decision-making at the international, national, and local levels. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.Food security technical specialists
Job TypeFull Time
We seek experts in the following areas for anticipated short-, medium-, and long-term assignments:
Market and trade analysis
Capacity strengthening and network development
Information and communications technology
Learning and knowledge sharing
Master's degree in food security, development economics, international trade and development, public policy, agricultural economics, information and communications technology, communications, or a related field; a bachelor's degree in a related field with eight years of relevant experience is also acceptable
Minimum five years of progressively responsible experience leading and managing teams
Ability to successfully lead and manage challenging activities involving effective collaboration with local, regional, and international organization counterparts
Broad knowledge of and experience working in developing countries
Experience working on a USAID project preferred
Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
Fluent English (written and spoken) required
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