Chemonics International Inc Food Security Specialist Jobs in Ethiopia
Chemonics International Inc Food Security Specialist Jobs in EthiopiaJob DescriptionThe Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) is an integrated set of activities funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) intended to provide timely, accurate, evidence-based, and transparent food security early warning information and analysis.
FEWS NET’s work is implemented across several pillars by a team of partners that includes Chemonics International (Chemonics).
implements FEWS NET’s integrated emergency food insecurity analysis through a Washington-based technical office and more than 20 field offices.
Chemonics seeks applications from qualified and experienced professionals to fill one full-time Food Security Specialist (FSS) position based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
The FSS will assist the Country Representative (CR) to provide technical and administrative leadership, including supporting the collection of, directly collecting, and analyzing collected information relevant for acute food insecurity analysis and associated early warning and decision support.
Minimum qualifications for the Ethiopia FSS position include
Proficiency in written and spoken English is required; local language skills are desirable
Bachelor’s degree required in a discipline relevant to the work of FEWS NET, such as agriculturaleconomics, agronomy, nutrition, climatology, anthropology, or social geography;
Master’s degree isdesirable.
Significant, directly related professional experience can substitute for education experience.
At least two years of relevant experience in food security information systems, food security analysis,early warning, or other related fields;
past experience working with United Nations agencies and/or non-governmental organizations is desirable
Good leadership and ability to work independently, when necessary;
strong organization skills and strongability to work in a multidisciplinary team from various nationalities
Strong analytical and report-writing skills
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, demonstrated ability to interact positively with variousfood security stakeholders, demonstrated ability to work and coordinate effectively with remotecolleagues
Ability to effectively liaise with government, NGOs and other relevant stakeholders
Excellent computer skills (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint); GIS applications and mapping skills desirable
How to Apply
The Ethiopia FSS position will remain open for applications through May 18th, 2020.
Full details of the position and application information can be found at www.fews.net/vacancies
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