Tech Jobs:USAID needs a Famine Early Warning System Network (FEWS-NET) Regional Food Specialists- Markets and Trade

By Tendai Kwaramba

USAID needs a Famine Early Warning System Network (FEWS-NET) Regional Food Specialists- Markets  and Trade

Responsibilities include:

  • Gathering and analyzing market information and drafting analytical data
  • Compiling and analyzing market data include staple prices, cross border trade flows and crop production estimates collected from countries monitored by FEWS NET in the region
  • Liaising with regional partners to exchange information  and promote a dialogue on market and institutional issues pertaining to food security ,early warning and preparedness
  • Assisting the RTM in carrying out other technical , management and representational functions

Qualifications:

  • At a minimum degree in a discipline that is directly relevant to
  • Five years of relevant country or regional experience in agriculture economics and or markets
  • Excellent in computer skills including advanced of Microsoft office
  • Experience effectively working and coordinating with partners and stakeholders
  • Excellent analytical and report writing skills

Please send electronic submissions including CV and cover letter to [email protected] by 31 October 2013. Please note Regional Food  Security Specialist- Market Trade in the subject line only finalists will be contacted.

 

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