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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | Due: 01/20/20

The Ethiopia Food Security Specialist- Enumerator and Monitor Coordinator (FSS-EMC) supports the technical and administrative functions of the Ethiopia country office (CO). The FSS-EMC will be responsible for the technical and administrative management of the FEWS NET/Chemonics Ethiopia field enumerators (price and cross-border trade) and efficient, focused food security monitoring and early warning analysis. The FSS-EMC will also assist the DCR (Deputy Country Representative) and CR (Country Representative) to provide quality control for market monitoring in Ethiopia and will help ensure that activities and products are delivered in a timely manner.

Minimum qualifications for the Ethiopia FSS-FMC position include:

  • Fluency in English language and written communication. Fluency and/or proficiency in one or more local languages is desirable.
  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in a discipline directly relevant to FEWS NET’s work or provides central skills in food security analysis, including economics, agricultural economics, agronomy, statistics (required). Master’s degree desirable.
  • At least 5 years of proven and relevant work experience in the food security space (3 years required for candidates possessing a master’s degree or higher). Past experience supervising primary data collectors and experience of working with the NGO community/Un agencies is highly desirable. Past experience providing training and guidance is highly desirable.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Demonstrated ability to interact positively with various food security stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated ability to work and coordinate effectively with remote colleagues

The full job description for the Ethiopia FSS-EMC position can be found by clicking on the link below. Interested candidates should fill out the general information form and upload their CV and a cover letter here: https://fewsnet.formstack.com/forms/ethiopia_fss_emc by January 20, 2020

Washington D.C. | Due: 01/30/20
FEWS NET is seeking applications from qualified and experienced professionals to fill one full-time Senior Food Security Analyst position in Washington, D.C.
 
The Senior Food Security Analyst position is part of the Decision Support Group (DSG), a unit within the Washington DC-based FEWS NET/Chemonics technical team. 
 
The main responsibilities of this role include:
1. Integrate market and trade, nutrition, livelihoods, and other food-security analysis for the development of regular, high-quality, integrated early warning information products
2. Respond to ad hoc requests for food security and response planning analysis and other support for response and contingency planning processes
3. Provide technical assistance on complex subject matter to strengthen data collection, analysis, and information dissemination capacities
4. Play a leadership role and act as a Regional Lead within their geographic region
 
The minimum qualifications for this position are:
- Authorization to work in the United States required
- Fluency in English and working professional fluency in Spanish required
- Graduate degree in a discipline relevant to the work of FEWS NET, such as agricultural economics, agronomy, nutrition, climatology, anthropology, or social geography. Significant, directly related professional experience can substitute for education experience
 
The full job description can be viewed below. Interested candidates should apply to the Food Security Analyst position at https://chu.tbe.taleo.net/chu02/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CHEMONICS&cws=1&rid=3520 by January 30, 2020.

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 some 28 countries. Implementing team members include NASA, NOAA, USDA, and USGS, along with Chemonics International Inc. and Kimetrica. Read more about our work.

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