Vacancies

Open Vacancies

Due Date: October 4, 2021
Due Date: October 11, 2021
Due Date: September 18, 2021
Aden, Yemen | Due: 10/04/21

The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) Early Warning Team (EWT) seeks a full-time office manager/accountant (OM/A) based in Aden, Yemen. 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 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 for this position include:

- Proficiency in written and spoken English and Arabic is required; local language skills relevant to regional are desirable.
- Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field is required; Masters preferred. Significant, directly related professional experience can substitute for educational experience.
- At least six years of relevant experience in accounting and financial and procurement management.
- Advanced computer skills in MS Office word processing and spreadsheets software required.
- Ability to prioritize work assignments and exercise professional judgment required.
- Previous supervisory experience preferred.
- Familiarity and experience of working with Abacus Accounting Software is preferred.

Please refer to and view the full job description for the Yemen OM/A 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/ewt_yemen_oma  by October 04, 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. 

Washington, DC | Due: 10/11/21
The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) Early Warning Team (EWT) seeks a full-time senior markets and trade (M&T) 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 M&T analyst supports the Washington, D.C. and project office operations for the markets and trade (M&T) sector. Key duties include preparing technical reports on market trends, contributing to the technical oversight of the project’s analytical approaches, and providing technical M&T support to FEWS NET EWT home, regional and field offices, and technical partners. The senior M&T analyst is part of a close-knit team of food security-focused technicians based in Washington, D.C. 

Minimum qualifications for this position include:

  • Fluency in English is required; French, and/or 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;  an advanced university degree (Master's degree or higher) in a discipline relevant to the work of FEWS NET, such as economics, agricultural economics, statistics, or social geography is preferred
  • 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 M&T analyst position (e.g.., developing market monitoring data collection tools as part of regular and ad hoc assessments, preparing and delivering in person and/or remote training materials, supervising staff responsible for primary data collection, drafting high level briefing materials for decision making) is required 
  • Previous experience using PowerQuery features of Excel and experience developing Excel-based analysis tools is required
  • Experience building and using large databases to analyze market trends through a combination of quantitative and qualitative methods 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 M&T 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 Chemonics Career site by October 10th, 2021.

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/
Harare, Zimbabwe | Due: 09/26/21

The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) Early Warning Team (EWT) seeks a full-time regional food security specialist - livelihood (RFSS-LH) based in Harare, Zimbabwe. 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 Southern Africa regional food security specialist – livelihood will support the effective execution of technical activities in the regional office. The Southern Africa RFSS-LH will work with the 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 livelihoods and HEA.

Minimum qualifications for this position include:

  • Proficiency in written and spoken English is required; French, Portuguese, or other local 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;
  • Excellent computer skills (e.g., Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint) are required; ability to effectively use statistical software packages and/or GIS applications is desirable.

Please refer to and view the full job description for the regional food security specialist - livelihood 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/ewt_sa_rfss by September 26th, 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/ 

Washington, DC | Due: 09/18/21

The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) Early Warning Team (EWT) seeks a full-time markets and trade (M&T) analyst based in Washington, DC. While the preference is for the markets and trade analyst to be based in Washington D.C., applicants who do not intend to reside in D.C. are eligible to apply. 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 M&T analyst supports the Washington, D.C. and project office operations for the markets and trade (M&T) sector. Key duties include preparing technical reports on market trends, contributing to the technical oversight of the project’s analytical approaches, and providing technical M&T support to FEWS NET EWT home, regional and field offices, and technical partners. The M&T analyst is part of a close-knit team of food security-focused technicians based in Washington, D.C. 


Minimum qualifications for this position include:

  • Fluency in English is required; French, and/or 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
  • 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 
  • Experience building and using large databases to analyze market trends through a combination of quantitative and qualitative methods is required

Please refer and view the full job description for the M&T 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 Chemonics Career site by September 16th, 2021.

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

About FEWS NET

The Famine Early Warning Systems Network is a leading provider of early warning and analysis on food insecurity. Created by USAID in 1985 to help decision-makers plan for humanitarian crises, FEWS NET provides evidence-based analysis on approximately 30 countries. Implementing team members include NASA, NOAA, USDA, USGS, and CHC-UCSB, along with Chemonics International Inc. and Kimetrica.
Learn more About Us.

Link to United States Agency for International Development (USAID)Link to the United States Geological Survey's (USGS) FEWS NET Data PortalLink to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Link to National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) Earth ObservatoryLink to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) National Weather Service, Climage Prediction CenterLink to the Climate Hazards Center - UC Santa BarbaraLink to KimetricaLink to Chemonics