Famine Early Warning Systems Network Deputy Country Representative Jobs in Uganda

Famine Early Warning Systems Network Deputy Country Representative Jobs in Uganda


Job Description

Vacancy title:
Deputy Country Representative

Type: Full Time, Industry: Non-profit and NGO , Category: Administrative & Office

Jobs at:

Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET)

Deadline of this Job:
18th December 2019

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Summary

Salary: Not Disclosed

Job Details:

USAID's Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) is a leading global provider of objective, evidence-based food security information and analysis to inform decisions on humanitarian response and other assistance programs.

FEWS NET collaborates with international, regional and national partners to provide timely and rigorous early warning and analysis of potential, emerging, and/or evolving food security issues in order to inform decisions and guide response.

Chemonics International Inc., a leading international consulting firm based in Washington, DC, has been contracted by USAID to manage FEWS NET's technical and field activities.
Chemonics seeks applications from qualified and experienced professionals to fill one full-time Deputy Country Representative (DCR) position in Kampala, Uganda.


The DCR
will assist the Country Representative (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. .

Job Skills:

  • Fluency in English is required, local language skills desirable
  • Strong spoken and written communication skills in English
  • Excellent computer skills; GIS applications and mapping skills are an advantage

    Minimum qualifications for the Uganda DCR position include

  • An advanced university degree in a discipline relevant to the work of FEWS NET, such as agricultural economics, agronomy, nutrition, climatology, anthropology, social geography or related field. Significant, directly related professional experience can substitute for education experience.
  • At least two years of relevant experience in early warning/food security information systems, food security analysis, or other related fields

    Job Education Requirements: university degree

    Job Experience Requirements: two years

    Job Responsibilities: Not Specified

    Job application procedure

    The Uganda DCR position will remain open for fresh applications through December 18th, 2019. Applicants in first round need not apply again. Full details of the position and application information can be found at www.fews.net/vacancies

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