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Washington, DC | Due: 05/29/22

The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) Early Warning Team (EWT) seeks a full-time senior food security analyst based in Washington, DC. FEWS NET is an integrated set of activities funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and is intended to provide timely, accurate, evidence-based, and transparent food security early warning information and analysis.

Chemonics International (Chemonics) implements the FEWS NET EWT, a team charged with integrated emergency food insecurity analysis through a Washington-based technical office and more than 20 field offices.

The senior food security analyst (SFSA) position is part of the Decision Support Group (DSG), a unit within the Washington DC-based FEWS NET EWT. The SFSAs work closely with other FEWS NET EWT colleagues in the home, regional, and field offices to accomplish the DSG’s two primary objectives: 1) facilitate development and communication of timely, high-quality, actionable decision support at the country, regional, and global levels and 2) build FEWS NET staff and partners' food security analysis and strategic communications capacity. In addition to contributing to the two primary objectives noted above, the senior FSA also take on leadership roles in the DSG, serving as lead analysts for select geographic regions and/or specified thematic areas.

 

Minimum qualifications for this position include:

  • Fluency in English is required; French and/or Spanish language skills are highly desirable

  • Bachelor’s degree in a discipline relevant to the work of FEWS NET, such as economics, agricultural economics, agronomy, nutrition, climatology, anthropology, or social geography is required; an advanced university degree (Master's degree or higher) in a discipline relevant to the work of FEWS NET, such as economics, agricultural economics, agronomy, nutrition, climatology, anthropology, or social geography is desirable

  • At least two years of relevant experience (with PhD), four years of relevant experience (with Master’s degree), or six years of relevant experience (with Bachelor’s degree) is required. Relevant experience includes working on food security information systems, food security analysis, early warning, or other related fields; experience working with UN agencies and/or NGOs is desirable

  • At least two years of work experience that is directly relevant to the senior food security analyst position (e.g., supporting acute food insecurity or other humanitarian assessment, integrated analysis, and associated decision support across multiple geographies) is required

  • Familiarity with the Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) and/or Cadre Harmonisé (CH) protocols, analytical tools, and processes is required

  • Substantive knowledge of the humanitarian landscape and policy trends as they relate to food security information systems, food security analysis, early warning and/or other areas relevant to the work of the EWT is required

Please refer and view the full job description for the senior food security analyst by clicking on the "Read More" button below. To apply, please complete the general application form and upload your CV and cover letter at: https://phh.tbe.taleo.net/phh02/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=CHEMONICS&cws=50&rid=4847 by May 29th, 2022.

 

In addition to the senior FSA position, we are also accepting applications for a food security analyst (FSA) position through May 29th, 2022. For a full SOW and application instructions, please refer to the FSA posting on the FEWS NET vacancies page.


All application materials, including responses to the general information form, CVs, and cover letters, should be provided in English. No telephone inquiries. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

For applicants located in the EU, please see Chemonics Data Privacy Notice linked here:  https://chemonics.com/eu-recruiting-data-privacy-notice/

Washington, D.C. | Due: 05/29/22

The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) Early Warning Team (EWT) seeks a full-time food security analyst based in Washington, DC. FEWS NET is an integrated set of activities funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and is intended to provide timely, accurate, evidence-based, and transparent food security early warning information and analysis.

Chemonics International (Chemonics) implements the FEWS NET EWT, a team charged with integrated emergency food insecurity analysis through a Washington-based technical office and more than 20 field offices.

The food security analyst (FSA) position is part of the Decision Support Group (DSG), a unit within the Washington DC-based FEWS NET EWT. The FSAs work closely with other FEWS NET EWT colleagues in the home, regional, and field offices to accomplish the DSG’s two primary objectives: 1) facilitate development and communication of timely, high-quality, actionable decision support at the country, regional, and global levels and 2) build FEWS NET staff and partners' food security analysis and strategic communications capacity.

 

Minimum qualifications for this position include:

  • Fluency in English is required; French and/or Spanish language skills are highly desirable

  • Bachelor’s degree in a discipline relevant to the work of FEWS NET, such as economics, agricultural economics, agronomy, nutrition, climatology, anthropology, or social geography is required

  • At least two years of relevant experience (with PhD), four years of relevant experience (with Master’s degree), or six years of relevant experience (with Bachelor’s degree) is required. Relevant experience includes working on food security information systems, food security analysis, early warning, or other related fields; experience working with UN agencies and/or NGOs is desirable

 

Please refer and view the full job description for the food security analyst by clicking on the "Read More" button below. To apply, please complete the general application form and upload your CV and cover letter at: https://phh.tbe.taleo.net/phh02/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=CHEMONICS&cws=50&rid=4846   by May 29th, 2022.

 

In addition to the FSA position, we are also accepting applications for a senior FSA position through May 29th, 2022. For a full SOW and application instructions, please refer to the senior FSA posting on the FEWS NET vacancies page.


All application materials, including responses to the general information form, CVs, and cover letters, should be provided in English. No telephone inquiries. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

For applicants located in the EU, please see Chemonics Data Privacy Notice linked here:  https://chemonics.com/eu-recruiting-data-privacy-notice/

Liberia | Due: 05/17/22

The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) Early Warning Team (EWT) seeks a remote monitoring consultant (RM) based in Liberia. The anticipated period of performance runs through June-September 2022. The anticipated level of effort is up to 20 days over the performance period. FEWS NET is an integrated set of activities to provide timely, accurate, evidence-based, and transparent food security early warning information and analysis. Chemonics International (Chemonics) implements the FEWS NET EWT, a team charged with integrated emergency food insecurity analysis through a Washington-based technical office and more than 20 field offices.

The West Africa RM Consultant for Liberia is a member of the EWT’s West Africa regional technical team and is responsible for supporting the regional office. The West Africa RM Consultant for Liberia will assist the Regional Representative (RR) and the Regional Remote Monitoring Specialist (RRMS) in completing project deliverables, as assigned, and helps to ensure that associated activities and products are delivered in a timely manner.

Minimum qualifications for this position include:

  • Fluency in written and spoken English is required; proficiency in French is desirable. Other local language skills relevant to the country and/or region are desirable.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a discipline relevant to the work of FEWS NET, such as economics, agricultural economics, agronomy, food security, nutrition, climatology, anthropology, or social geography is required; advanced university degree (Master’s degree or higher) is desirable.
  • At least two years of relevant experience (with PhD), four years of relevant experience (with Master’s degree), or six years of relevant experience (with Bachelor’s degree) is required. Relevant experience includes working on food security information systems, food security analysis, early warning, or other related fields; experience working with UN agencies and/or NGOs is desirable.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively conduct food security assessments, focus group discussions, key informant interviews, and to analyse data from relevant sectors using both qualitative and quantitative methods is required.
  • Demonstrated ability to work and coordinate effectively with national and regional partners and stakeholders is required.

Please refer and view the full job description for the remote monitoring consultant (RM) based in Liberia by clicking on the "Read More" button below. To apply, please complete the general application form and upload your CV and cover letter at https://fewsnet.formstack.com/forms/rm_consultant_lr by 11:59 p.m. EST on Tuesday May 17th, 2022.  
 
All application materials, including responses to the general information form, CVs, and cover letters, should be provided in English. No telephone inquiries. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. 

For applicants located in the EU, please see Chemonics Data Privacy Notice linked here:  https://chemonics.com/eu-recruiting-data-privacy-notice/ 

Remote | Due: 05/22/22

The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) Early Warning Team (EWT) seeks a food security consultant to work remotely in the US in support of the FEWS NET EWT Home Office team based in Washington, D.C. The anticipated level of effort is no more than 15 days per month over the anticipated period of performance starting April 2022 and running through October 14, 2022, with the possibility of extension. English and French language skills are required for this position. FEWS NET is an integrated set of activities funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and is intended to provide timely, accurate, evidence-based, and transparent food security early warning information and analysis.

Chemonics International (Chemonics) implements the FEWS NET EWT, a team charged with integrated emergency food security analysis through a Washington-based technical office and more than 20 field offices.

The food security consultant will support the Decision Support Group (DSG) by facilitating quality control of project deliverables and the production and delivery of high-quality decision support. The food security consultant will work closely with other FEWS NET EWT colleagues in the home, regional, and field offices.

Minimum qualifications for this position include:

Proficiency in written and spoken English and French is required; Spanish language skills are desirable.

  • Bachelor’s degree in a discipline relevant to the work of FEWS NET, such as economics, agricultural economics, agronomy, nutrition, climatology, anthropology, or social geography is required; advanced university degree (Master’s degree or higher) is desirable.
  • At least two years of relevant experience (with PhD), four years of relevant experience. (with Master’s degree), or six years of relevant experience (with Bachelor’s degree) is required. Relevant experience includes working on food security information systems, food security analysis, early warning, or other related fields; experience working with UN agencies and/or NGOs is desirable. 
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively conduct food security assessments, focus group discussions, and key informant interviews and to analyze data from relevant sectors using both qualitative and quantitative methods is required.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to work well with field-based, local staff via telephone and e-mail are required.
  • Excellent analytical, writing, editing, and presentation skills are required.
  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft office suite, Adobe Creative Suite, and database management are required.

Please refer and view the full job description for the food security consultant by clicking on the "Read More" button below. To apply, please complete the general application form and upload your CV and cover letter at https://fewsnet.formstack.com/forms/fs_consultant by 11:59 p.m. EDT on May 22, 2022

All application materials, including responses to the general information form, CVs, and cover letters, should be provided in English. No telephone inquiries. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

For applicants located in the EU, please see Chemonics Data Privacy Notice linked here:  https://chemonics.com/eu-recruiting-data-privacy-notice/

About FEWS NET

La Red de Sistemas de Alerta Temprana contra la Hambruna es un proveedor de primera línea de alertas tempranas y análisis sobre la inseguridad alimentaria. Creada por la USAID en 1985 con el fin de ayudar a los responsables de tomar decisiones a prever crisis humanitarias, FEWS NET proporciona análisis asentados en evidencia sobre unos 35 países. Entre los integrantes del equipo ejecutor figuran la NASA, NOAA, USDA y el USGS, así como Chemonics International Inc. y Kimetrica. Lea más sobre nuestro trabajo.

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