Vacancies

Guatemala City, Guatemala | Due: 06/15/20

The FEWS NET Early Warning Team maintains offices in Africa, Central America, Asia, and the Caribbean. As needed, Regional Food Security Specialists provide technical and administrative support in country and regional offices, including supporting the collection of, directly collecting, and analyzing relevant sectoral information for acute food insecurity analysis and associated early warning and decision support. The Regional Food Security Specialist – Remote Monitoring (RFSS-RM) position supports remote monitoring in selected countries and regions.

The RFSS-RM position is based in the FEWS NET Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) region and supports the regional team on tasks including the following:
-Efficient, focused acute food insecurity monitoring, data collection, and assessment for select countries in LAC
-Effective integrated acute food insecurity and early warning analysis and communication to partners and decision-makers, including through reporting, briefings, and participation in formal and informal meetings
-Close collaboration with key network partners

Minimum Qualifications Include
-Proficiency in written and spoken English is required; local language skills relevant to the region are desirable.
-Bachelor’s degree in a discipline relevant to the work of FEWS NET 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

Please view the full job description and scope of work for the LAC RFSS-RM 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 here: https://fewsnet.formstack.com/forms/lac_rfss_rm_6_2020 by June 14, 2020.

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

Amman, Jordan | Due: 06/07/20

FEWS NET seeks applications from qualified and experienced professionals to fill one full-time Regional Food Security Specialist Consultant (RFSS-C) position in Amman, Jordan.

The RFSS-C for FEWS NET’s Rest of World region will work under the direct supervision of the Early Warning Team Regional Representative for the Rest of World region or his/her designee. 

The main responsibilities of this role include
1. Monitoring, assessment, and other knowledge base activities
2. Integrated analysis and reporting
3. Partnership strengthening and expansion
 
The minimum qualifications for this position are:
- Proficiency in written and spoken English is required; Arabic, Dari, and/or other local language skills are highly desirable 
- Graduate degree in a discipline relevant to the work of FEWS NET, such as agricultural economics, agronomy, nutrition, climatology, anthropology, or social geography is desired; Bachelor’s degree 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; past experience working with UN agencies and/or non-governmental organizations is desirable

Please refer and view the full job description of the Regional Food Security Specialist Consultant for FEWS NET's Rest of World Region, 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/row_rfssc_fewsnet by June 7th, 2020.
 
All application materials, including responses to the general information form, CVs, and cover letters, should be provided in English. 

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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