Open Vacancies

Due Date: October 2, 2020
Chad | Due: 10/02/20

The FEWS NET Early Warning Team maintains field offices in Africa, Central America, Asia, and the Caribbean. The Country Representative (CR) serves as the technical, administrative, and political (representational) head of each field office. Where appropriate, the CR may also support remote monitoring in selected countries. The CR is responsible for activities in the following five areas:

Efficient, focused food security monitoring, data collection, assessment, and early warning analysis
Effective communication of early warning analysis to partners and decision-makers though high-quality reports and participation in briefings and formal and informal meetings
Close collaboration with key partners, such as host government ministries, UN agencies, and international and local NGOs, among others
Supporting network development by addressing identified gaps in effective early warning systems
Project administration and management at the field office level

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 Chad CR position will remain open for applications through October 2, 2020. A full scope of work for this position, including minimum qualifications, can be viewed below. To apply please click here: 

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.


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