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Due Date: Août 17, 2021
Due Date: Août 11, 2021
Antananarivo, Madagascar | Due: 08/17/21

The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) Early Warning Team (EWT) seeks a full-time country representative based in Antananarivo, Madagascar. 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 Madagascar CR will support the effective execution of technical activities in the national office and will serve as the technical, administrative, and political (representational) head of each field office. The CR is responsible for activities in a number of areas including acute food insecurity monitoring, data collection and assessment; acute food insecurity and early warning analysis; and collaboration with key network partners. Where appropriate, the CR may also support remote monitoring in selected countries.

Minimum qualifications for this position include:

  • Proficiency in written and spoken English and French is required; local language skills relevant to the region 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

  • Demonstrated relevant experience working in the region is required, prior relevant experience working in Madagascar is strongly preferred

Please refer and view the full job description for the Madagascar CR position 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/cr_mg_ewt by August 17th, 2021 (11:59 p.m. EDT).
 
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/ 

Aden, Yemen | Due: 08/11/21

The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) Early Warning Team (EWT) seeks a full-time deputy country representative based in Aden, Yemen. 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 Yemen deputy country representative (DCR) will work closely with the Yemen country representative (CR) to undertake activities in the project office including . food security monitoring, data collection, assessment, and early warning analysis; communication of early warning analysis to partners and decision-makers through high-quality reports and participation in briefings and meetings; and close collaboration with key partners. The DCR will assist the CR to provide quality control for the deliverables of the project and will help ensure that activities and products are delivered in a timely manner.

Minimum qualifications for this position include:

  • Proficiency in written and spoken English and Arabic is required; local language skills relevant to the region 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 experience working in the region is required, prior experience working in Yemen is preferred

Please refer and view the full job description for the Yemen DCR position 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/dcr_yemen by August 11th, 2021 (11:59 p.m. EDT).
 
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/ 

Southern Africa/Global | Due: 07/30/21

The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) Early Warning Team (EWT) seeks a regional food security (RFS) consultant. 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 Early Warning Team (EWT), a team charged with integrated emergency food insecurity analysis through a Washington-based technical office and more than 20 field offices.

The Southern Africa RFS Consultant will contribute to providing high-quality and effective early warning of threats to food security and support efforts to mitigate food insecurity and prevent food crises through the provision of actionable food security analysis.

Minimum qualifications for this position include:

  • Proficiency in written and spoken English and French is required; proficiency in Portuguese and other local language skills relevant to the region 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 in the Southern Africa region, focus group discussions, and key informant interviews and to analyze data from relevant sectors using both qualitative and quantitative methods is required.

Location and Reporting

This is a remote position supporting the FEWS NET EWT Southern Africa region. While candidates based in the Southern Africa region are preferred, as are candidates based in other countries where FEWS NET and/or Chemonics has an operational presence, candidates residing outside of the region may be considered based on their relevant experience and operational realities. The RFS consultant will work under the technical direction and supervision of the RR or their designee. As security and public health conditions allow, the RFS consultant may be required to travel frequently within the region and some international travel to other regions may also be required.

The RFS consultant will invoice no more than 15 days per month, with a maximum of 45 days over the period of performance, unless a higher level of effort for a given month is approved in advance by the RR and the FEWS NET Early Warning Team’s Senior Management Team. The anticipated period of performance for this consultancy runs from July 2021 through the end of September 2021.

Application instructions:

Please refer and view the full job description for the Southern Africa RFS 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/sa_rfs_consultant by July 30th, 2021 (11:59pm EDT).  

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

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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