FEWS NET National Technical Manager NGO Vacancy in Kenya

Jul 14, 2017

FEWS NET 

Job Advertisement: National Technical Manager
 
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 Kenyan professionals to fill one full-time National Technical Manager (NTM) position in Nairobi, Kenya. 

Chemonics seeks to engage the NTM for an initial contract to last up to 4 December 2017, with the possibility of an extension. 

The Kenya NTM will be responsible for activities in the following five areas:
  • Efficient, focused food security monitoring, data collection, assessment, and early warning analysis
  • Effective communication of early warning analysis to partners and decision-makers though high quality reports and participation ¡n 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
  • Network development through capacity strengthening with respect to FEWS NET’s tools and analysis
  • Project administration and management at the field office level
Minimum qualifications for the Kenya NTM position include:
  • An advanced university degree in a discipline relevant to the work of FEWS NET; a bachelor’s degree may be accepted for candidates with more than 5 years of relevant experience
  • At least two years of relevant experience in early warning/food security information systems, food security analysis, as well as other related fields
  • Fluency in English is required; knowledge of other local languages is an advantage
  • Strong spoken and written communication skills in English
  • Excellent computer skills; GIS applications and mapping skills are an advantage
Full details of the position and application information can be found at www.fews.net/vacancies.
 
How to Apply

Interested candidates should fill out the general information form and upload their CV and a cover
letter at: https://fewsnet.formstack.com/forms/kenya_ntm by July 26, 2017.





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