Worldwide | Due: 03/09/17

The Food Security Analyst position is part of the Decision Support Group (DSG), a ten-person unit within the Washington, D.C.-based FEWS NET Technical Team comprised of senior management and livelihoods, markets and trade, nutrition, and communications technical staff. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

Responsibilities include:

  • Synthesize market and trade, nutrition, livelihoods, and other food security analysis for the development of regular, high-quality early warning information products
  • Review field-authored food security reporting, primarily for countries where FEWS NET has a local office
  • Contribute to the monthly Food Assistance Outlook Brief for senior staff of Food for Peace
  • Develop and present technical briefings to U.S. government staff and other partners
  • Conduct field visits to support assessments and technical analysis

Please apply online at by March 9, 2017. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists 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 some 35 countries. Implementing team members include NASA, NOAA, USDA, and USGS, along with Chemonics International Inc. and Kimetrica. Read more about our work.