FEWS NET Assistant National Technical Manager Job in Kenya

Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET)

Job Advertisement: Assistant National Technical Manager – FEWS NET Kenya

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 Assistant National Technical Manager (ANTM) position in Nairobi, Kenya.

Chemonics seeks to engage the ANTM for an initial contract to last up to 4 December 2018, with the possibility of an extension.

The Assistant National Technical Manager (ANTM) will work closely with FEWS NET country, regional, and U.S. teams to support activities in Kenya.

The successful candidate will report to the National Technical Manager (NTM) for Kenya and will collaboratively support the NTM to undertake the following activities:

  • Efficient, focused food security monitoring, data collection, assessment, and early warning analysis;
  • Effective communication of early warning analysis to partners and decision-makers through contributions to high quality reports and participation in briefings and formal and informal meetings;
  • Close collaboration with key network partners, including those with a more diffuse field presence, such as host-government counterparts, United Nations (UN) agencies (e.g., WFP, FAO, and UNICEF), and regional and local non-governmental organizations (NGOs), among others;
  • Network development through capacity strengthening with respect to FEWS NET’s tools and analysis.

The ANTM will assist the NTM to provide quality control for the deliverables of the project and will help ensure that activities and products are delivered in a timely manner.

CLICK HERE to view the full scope of work for the Kenya ANTM position.

Application Instructions

Interested candidates should fill out the general information form and upload their CV and a cover letter to: https://fewsnet.formstack.com/forms/kenya_antm by January 26, 2018.

All application materials, including responses to the general information form, CVs, and cover letters, should be provided in English.

The position is based in Nairobi, Kenya, and is open to all qualified Kenyan candidates.

No telephone inquiries.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Chemonics International Inc. is looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world and demonstrate leadership, versatility, and integrity in their work.


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Community Development, Economics and Statistics, NGO and UN
Updated: January 19, 2018 — 9:42 am