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Due Date: Novembre 25, 2019
Due Date: Novembre 25, 2019
Due Date: Novembre 20, 2019
Due Date: Novembre 29, 2019
Harare, Zimbabwe | Due: 11/26/19

FEWS NET seeks applications from qualified and experienced Zimbabwean professionals to fill one full-time Regional Food Security Specialist-Markets and Trade (RFSS-MT) position in Harare, Zimbabwe.

The RFSS–MT for Southern Africa will work with the Southern Africa Regional Representative (RR), the rest of the regional team, the country teams in the region, and partners to design, execute, and coordinate regional activities in the markets and trade technical area. 

The main responsibilities of this role include
1. Monitoring, analysis, and reporting
2. Technical capacity development and guidance
3. Leadership, representation, and liaison 
 
The minimum qualifications for this position are:
- Fluency in written and spoken English and French is required; local language skills relevant to Southern Africa are desirable.
- Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or higher) in a discipline that is directly relevant to household/food economy and food security, including economics, agricultural economics, social science, etc. is required. Directly related professional experience can substitute for education experience.
- At least three years of relevant regional experience analyzing agricultural markets in Southern Africa is required.


Please refer and view the full job description for the Southern Africa Regional Food Security Specialist-Markets and Trade by clicking on the PDF file link below. Interested and qualified candidates should fill out the general information form and upload their CV and a cover letter at https://fewsnet.formstack.com/forms/rfss_sa_fewsnet by November 26, 2019

All application materials, including responses to the general information form, CVs, and cover letters, should be provided in English. 

Yaoundé, Cameroon | Due: 11/25/19

FEWS NET seeks applications from qualified and experienced Cameroonian professionals to fill one full-time Office Manager/Accountant (OM/A) position in Yaoundé, Cameroon.

The Cameroon Office Manager/ Accountant (OM/A) is responsible for all financial matters relating to the project, including managing the project’s accounting transactions and books, monitoring project budget expenditures, and assuring proper financial reporting.

Minimum qualifications include:
- Fluency in spoken and written English and French is required
- Bachelor’s degree certified by the Ministry of Higher Education in Accounting, Finance, or related field is required; Masters preferred. Significant, directly related professional experience can substitute for education experience
- At least six years of relevant experience in accounting and financial and procurement management

Please refer and view the full job description for the Cameroon Office Manager/Accountant by clicking on the PDF file link below. Interested and qualified candidates should fill out the general information form and upload their CV and a cover letter at https://fewsnet.formstack.com/forms/cr_oma_fewsnet2019 by November 25, 2019.

All application materials, including responses to the general information form, CVs, and cover letters, should be provided in English.

 

Yaoundé, Cameroon | Due: 11/25/19

FEWS NET seeks applications from qualified and experienced Cameroonian professionals to fill one full-time Administrative Assistant (AA) position in Yaoundé, Cameroon.

The Cameroon Administrative Assistant (AA) will be responsible for assisting the Office Manager/Accountant (OM/A) in daily administrative work.

Minimum qualifications include:
- Fluency in spoken and written English and French is required
- A bachelor’s degree certified by the Ministry of Higher Education in Accounting, Finance, or related field is required. Significant, directly related professional experience can substitute for education experience
- A minimum of 3 years of relevant experience in an equivalent position

Please refer and view the full job description for the Cameroon Administrative Assistant by clicking on the PDF file link below. Interested and qualified candidates should fill out the general information form and upload their CV and a cover letter at https://fewsnet.formstack.com/forms/cr_aa_fewsnet  by November 25, 2019.

All application materials, including responses to the general information form, CVs, and cover letters, should be provided in English.

Bujumbura, Burundi | Due: 11/20/19

FEWS NET seeks applications from qualified and experienced Burundian professionals to fill one full-time Country Representative position in Bujumbura, Burundi.
 
The Country Representative (CR) serves as the technical, administrative, and political (representational) head of each field office. The CR represents the project at the local level, provides quality control for the deliverables of the project, and ensures that activities and products are delivered in a timely manner.

The main responsibilities of this role include
1. Technical activities
2. Partnership, Representation, and Network Development
3. Management 

The minimum qualifications for this position are:
- Fluency in English and French required, local language skills desirable
- An advanced university degree in a discipline relevant to the work of FEWS NET, such as agricultural economics, agronomy, nutrition, climatology, anthropology, or social geography. Significant, directly related professional experience can substitute for education experience. 
- At least five years of relevant experience in early warning/food security information systems, food security analysis, or other related fields 

Please refer and view the full job description for the Burundi Country Representative by clicking on the PDF file link below. Interested and qualified candidates should fill out the general information form and upload their CV and a cover letter at https://fewsnet.formstack.com/forms/cr_bi_fewsnet by November 20, 2019

All application materials, including responses to the general information form, CVs, and cover letters, should be provided in English. 

Washington, D.C. | Due: 11/29/19

FEWS NET is seeking applications from qualified and experienced professionals to fill one full-time Nutrition Advisor position in Washington, D.C.

The Nutrition Advisor will support the improved use of nutrition information and analysis in FEWS NET’s food security analysis and reporting. 

The main responsibilities of this role include:
1. Providing technical guidance on the inclusion and use of health and nutrition information in food security monitoring, assessments, and analysis
2. Overseeing the development and maintenance of a nutrition database and health survey data for FEWS NET presence countries
3. Conducting nutrition causal analysis (NCA) studies to understand the causes of undernutrition in different contexts

The minimum qualifications for this position are:
- Authorization to work in the United States required
- English fluency required; working knowledge of French is preferred
- Master's degree in a discipline directly relevant to the position, preferably in nutrition or public health, required. Significant, directly related professional experience can substitute for education experience.

The full job description can be viewed below. Interested candidates should apply to the Nutrition Advisor position at https://chu.tbe.taleo.net/chu02/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CHEMONICS&cws=1&rid=3454 by November 15, 2019.

About FEWS NET

Le Réseau des systèmes d’alerte précoce contre la famine est l’un des principaux prestataires d’alertes précoces et d’analyses de l’insécurité alimentaire. Constitué par l’USAID en 1985 pour aider les décideurs à planifier pour les crises humanitaires, FEWS NET fournit des analyses factuelles  concernant quelque 35 pays. Les membres des équipes de mise en œuvre incluent la NASA, la NOAA, le département américain de l ‘Agriculture (USDA) et le gouvernement des États-Unis (USGS), de même que Chemonics International Inc. et Kimetrica. Vous trouverez d’autres informations sur notre travail.

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