Vacancies

Guatemala City, Guatemala | Due: 12/26/18

FEWS NET seeks applications from qualified and experienced Guatemalan professionals to fill one full-time Assistant National Technical Manager (ANTM) position in Guatemala City, Guatemala. The ANTM will work closely with the National Technical Manager (NTM) to undertake activities in the following areas:

- Efficient, focused food security monitoring, data collection, assessment, and early warning analysis
- Effective communication of early warning analysis to partners and decision-makers through 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, as designated by the NTM, including acting as NTM when required. 

The minimum qualifications for the Guatemala ANTM position are:
- Fluency in English and Spanish is required
- 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 educational experience.
- At least two years of relevant experience in early warning/food security information systems, food security analysis, or other related fields
- Strong spoken and written communication skills in English
- Excellent computer skills; GIS applications and mapping skills are an advantage

The full job description for the Guatemala ANTM position can be found below. Interested candidates should fill out the general information form and upload their CV and a cover letter here: https://fewsnet.formstack.com/forms/guatemala_antm_2018 by December 26, 2018.  

Port-au-Prince, Haiti | Due: 12/19/18

FEWS NET seeks applications from qualified and experienced Haitian professionals to fill one full-time Assistant National Technical Manager (ANTM) position in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.The Assistant National Technical Manager (ANTM) will work closely with the National Technical Manager (NTM) to undertake activities in the following areas:

- Efficient, focused food security monitoring, data collection, assessment, and early warning analysis
- Effective communication of early warning analysis to partners and decision-makers through 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, as designated by the NTM, including acting as NTM when required.

The minimum qualifications for the Haiti ANTM position are:
- Fluency in English and French is required, Spanish and/or local language skills desirable 
- 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 educational experience.
- At least two years of relevant experience in early warning/food security information systems, food security analysis, or other related fields
- Strong spoken and written communication skills in English
- Excellent computer skills; GIS applications and mapping skills are an advantage.

The full job description for the Haiti ANTM position can be found below. Interested candidates should fill out the general information form and upload their CV and a cover letter here: https://fewsnet.formstack.com/forms/haiti_antm_2018 by December 19, 2018

Washington D.C. | Due: 01/03/19

FEWS NET/Chemonics International is seeking a Food Security Analyst to join the Decision Support Group to serve as a regional focal point for food security analysis, decision support, and information requests for one or two geographic regions. The Food Security Analyst position is part of the Decision Support Group (DSG), a unit within the Washington DC-based FEWS NET Technical Team. 

The main responsibilities of this position will broadly include:
- Synthesis of market and trade, nutrition, livelihoods, and other food-security analysis for the development of regular, high-quality early warning information products
- Responding to ad-hoc requests for food security and response planning analysis and other support for response and contingency planning processes
- Provide technical assistance to strengthen data collection, analysis, and information dissemination capacity among host-country, NGO, and donor partners and field staff

The minimum qualifications for the Food Security Analyst position are:
- Authorization to work in the United States required
- English fluency required; French and/or Spanish language skills highly preferred
- Advanced degree in a field related to food security or other relevant areas; directly related professional experience in providing acute food security analysis and analysis support can substitute for education experience
- Minimum two years of experience working in developing countries; a combination of directly related professional experience in providing acute food security analysis and analysis support combined with experience living abroad can substitute for work experience in developing countries
- Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to work well with field-based, local staff via telephone and e-mail
- Excellent writing, editing, and presentation skills
- Excellent computer skills including Microsoft office suite, Adobe Creative Suite, and database management
- Familiarity with ESRI ArcGIS mapping software preferred
- Household-level food security analysis skills preferred
- Experience with the Household Economy Approach preferred
- Experience working on USAID-funded activities preferred

The food security analyst will be based full-time at the FEWS NET home office in Washington, D.C., and will travel as required (up to 25 percent of the time) to provide in-country support to FEWS NET field staff and partners. The analyst will work under the direct supervision of the FEWS NET Decision Support Advisor, or their designate, and will work closely with other members of the DSG, technical team, and field staff.

The full job description can be viewed below. Interested candidates should apply to the Food Security Analyst position at this link: https://chu.tbe.taleo.net/chu02/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CHEMONICS&cws=1&rid=2902 

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 34 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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