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Employment opportunities at Chemonics International Tanzania

Chemonics International
Chemonics International is seeking mid to senior level technical and program specialists for the USAID/Kenya and East Africa Regional Integration and Stronger Economies (RISE)Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) Contract as well as the Regional Agriculture and Market Systems (RAMS) Task Order. The purpose of RISE is to provide programmatic support for projects to develop stronger economies in the East Africa region through improved market systems, increased cross border trade, more competitive industries and a more market-oriented policy environment. The purpose of Regional Agriculture and Market Systems (RAMS) project is to promote increased agricultural production, trade, improved policies, finance and investment, and resilience to shocks and stresses in the East Africa region by addressing agricultural issues that can only be solved on a regional basis in collaboration with the East African Community (EAC), the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), and the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA). Citizens from Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda,Burundi, Ethiopia, Somalia, South Sudan, and Zambia are encouraged to apply. Women candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Fluency in English is required for all positions.


1. Program Lead:


  • A Master’s degree in agriculture or a related field.
  • Minimum ten (10) years of relevant professional experience managing and implementing agricultural development programs. Sub-Saharan Africa/East African work experience preferred. Five (5) years demonstrated experience in building, managing and supervising a team including substantial experience managing development programs valued $15-$25 million.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with intergovernmental or government representatives (IGAD, EAC, COMESA) and other stakeholders, particularly at the regional level.
  • Experience managing a multi-component activity valued $15-$25 million, and prior experience managing a USG activity


2. Deputy Program Lead:


  • A Master’s degree in agriculture, agricultural economics, agricultural trade, business, or a related field.
  • Minimum seven (7) years of relevant professional experience managing and implementing agricultural development programs. East African work experience preferred. Three (3) years demonstrated experience in supervising a team including substantial experience managing development programs valued $15-$25 million.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with intergovernmental or government representatives (IGAD, EAC, COMESA), and other stakeholders, particularly at the regional level.
  • Experience managing amulti-component activity valued $15-$20 million, and prior experience managing a USG activity.


3. Technical Team Leaders and Specialists:


  • Seeking areas of expertise including: Market Systems Specialist, Resilience, Food Security, Knowledge Management, Workforce Development, Gender, Youth Engagement, Engineering and Infrastructure, Cross-Border Trade Specialist, Agricultural and Trade Policy Reform Specialist, Agricultural Inputs and Technologies Specialist, Agricultural Investment Promotion Specialist, Institutional Strengthening Specialist, Value Chain Specialist, and Access to Finance/Credit Specialist. 
  • Master’s in relevant field as applicable with at least five (5) years of relevant experience or bachelor’s in relevant field as applicable with at least six (6) years of relevant experience. Advanced degrees, including PhDs, highly preferred.


4. Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Specialist:


  • Bachelor’s in an international development field, social science, economics, or related degree. Advanced degree preferred.
  • Minimum five years of experience (seven preferred) of progressively responsible professional experience in a performance monitoring and/or evaluation role with an international development organization.


5. Grants Management Specialist: 


  • Bachelor’s in an international development field, social science, economics, or related degree. Advanced degree preferred.
  • Minimum five years of demonstrated experience negotiating, managing, and closing local grants for donor-funded projects, USAID experience highly preferred. 
  • Proven ability to build and maintain collaborative relationships with donors, grantees, and multiple national and regional counterparts.

How To Apply
In addition, Chemonics is accepting applications for specialists in financial management,human resources,operations, administrative management, and project management. Five years of experience is required; USAID experience is preferred.

Kindly submit electronic applications to https://chemonicsesaf.formstack.com/forms/rise as soon as possible. Please note a CV is required. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.