Technical Assistants - Famine Early Warning System Network (FEWSNET) 7

Contact email:

careers@crownagents.com

Employed by:

Crown Agents USA Inc

Locations:

  • Washington, DC

Crown Agents USA, Inc. (CA-USA) is calling for the CVs of qualified individuals interested in upcoming short- term technical assistant (STTA) and long-term technical assistance (LTTA) openings for the anticipated USAID Famine Early Warning System Network (FEWSNET) 7 contract.

 

Our Business

Crown Agents is an international development company employing over 600 personnel worldwide with a presence in more than 40 countries, subsidiaries in 11 countries, and permanent staff working on the ground in 22 corporate offices in Africa, Asia Latin America, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United States.  Crown Agents provides direct assistance, management consulting, and human and institutional development for public and private sector clients in customs and trade facilitation, public financial management, procurement, logistics, and health systems strengthening. 

Crown Agents USA (CA-USA), the U.S. incorporated subsidiary of Crown Agents, provides direct technical assistance, capacity development, and procurement services  to stimulate economic growth, establish good governance, and improve health outcomes across the developing world.  Since its incorporation in the United States in 1998, CA-USA has provided technical assistance services and support to U.S. Government agencies and international organizations such as the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA), Department of State (DOS), and the Gates Foundation.

 

Project Description

The FEWSNET 7 initiative is anticipated to start in 2017 and will run through 2023.  The program will build on previous FEWSNET projects to deliver early warning, information and analysis of acute food insecurity for the US Government, foreign national and local governments and non-governmental organizations.

Desired candidates will have field experience in Sub-Saharan Africa, Asia and/or Central America and will consider themselves a mid-level (5-12 years of relevant experience) or senior-level (12+ years of relevant experience) expert in one or more of the following categories:

  • Livelihoods
  • Intra-household dynamics
  • Nutrition
  • Human and plant diseases
  • Risk and resilience
  • Chronic food insecurity
  • Markets and trade
  • Livestock
  • Climate change and water security
  • Urban food security
  • Conflict
  • Partner capacity and network development

 

Application Process

To apply to this position, please email your CV to careers@crownagents.com.  Include your name, along with “15-65 FEWSNET”, in the subject line.  A cover letter is not necessary but in the body of the email please indicate your areas of expertise and desired role on the project (either STTA or LTTA).

 Visit our website at www.crownagentsusa.com for more information about our company.  Crown Agents USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and affords equal opportunity to all qualified applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other status protected under local, state or federal laws.

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