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Current Job Vacancies at Chemonics International, 16th July, 2019

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Chemonics International – We’re one of the world’s leading partners in international development, because where Chemonics works, development works. From our founding in 1975, we have worked in more than 150 countries to help our clients, partners and beneficiaries take on the world’s toughest challenges. Today, we re-imagine global supply chains to deliver essential medicines to the right place at the right time. Our global network of more than 4,000 specialists share an unwavering resolve to work better, driven by a conviction that the world must be better.

We are seeking suitably qualified candidates with experience working on USAID or other international donor-funded projects to fill the position below:

 

Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Manager
Location: Nigeria

Description

  • Chemonics is accepting expressions of interest from qualified Nigerian nationals for the five-year Feed the Future Agriculture Extension and Advisory Services Activity funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). The estimated value of the Activity is between $14 to $17 million.
  • The Activity seeks to build capacity of private extension service providers and strengthen linkages between agricultural stakeholders for sustainable agricultural and economic development.

The Activity includes three main components:

  • Capacity building of private extension service providers for the benefit of smallholder farmers
  • Strengthening linkages between agricultural stakeholders and research institutions for improved coordination and collaboration.
  • Leverage private sector resources to improve extension and advisory services in Nigeria.

Responsibilities

  • Oversees all monitoring, evaluation, and reporting activities
  • S/he will develop and manage learning plans and systems for data collection and analysis and will support training of M&E personnel.

Required Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Monitoring and Evaluation, Agriculture, Statistics, Economics, or Business Administration
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in monitoring and evaluation methodologies
  • Demonstrated experience in employing monitoring and evaluation activities for activity implementation, particularly within agriculture production, market systems and livelihood programming
  • Demonstrated understanding of M&E, CLA approaches, agriculture production, market systems, and livelihood programming

 

Job Title: Private Sector Specialist
Location: Nigeria

Description

  • Chemonics is accepting expressions of interest from qualified Nigerian nationals for the five-year Feed the Future Agriculture Extension and Advisory Services Activity funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). The estimated value of the Activity is between $14 to $17 million.
  • The Activity seeks to build capacity of private extension service providers and strengthen linkages between agricultural stakeholders for sustainable agricultural and economic development.

The Activity includes three main components:

  • Capacity building of private extension service providers for the benefit of smallholder farmers
  • Strengthening linkages between agricultural stakeholders and research institutions for improved coordination and collaboration.
  • Leverage private sector resources to improve extension and advisory services in Nigeria.

Responsibilities

  • Identifies and establishes relationships with federal and state ministries, departments, agencies, and the private sector to ensure efficient, cross-cutting collaboration in sustainable, scalable extension and advisory services
  • S/he will design and implement innovative private sector engagement strategies.

Required Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Economics, Business Administration, or Agriculture;
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in private sector development and a strong focus on development of partnerships with leading private sector companies and associations
  • Demonstrated experience in using collaboration, learning and adapting (CLA) approaches for private sector engagement.

 

Job Title: Agriculture State Coordinator
Location: Nigeria

Description

  • Chemonics is accepting expressions of interest from qualified Nigerian nationals for the five-year Feed the Future Agriculture Extension and Advisory Services Activity funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). The estimated value of the Activity is between $14 to $17 million.
  • The Activity seeks to build the capacity of private extension service providers and strengthen linkages between agricultural stakeholders for sustainable agricultural and economic development.

The Activity includes three main components:

  • Capacity building of private extension service providers for the benefit of smallholder farmers
  • Strengthening linkages between agricultural stakeholders and research institutions for improved coordination and collaboration.
  • Leverage private sector resources to improve extension and advisory services in Nigeria.

Responsibilities

  • Supervise extension agents for the monitoring of trainings, introduce new technologies, collaborate with local government partners to conduct surveys for M&E purposes, collect and aggregate data for reports, and facilitate group development and collaboration with partner institutions.

Required Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Agriculture or related discipline
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in agricultural or related development programs
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge related to the aquaculture, cowpea, maize, rice, and/or soybeans value chain(s)
  • Demonstrated experience in using collaboration, learning and adapting (CLA) approaches for private sector engagement
  • Experience working in Kaduna, Kebbi, Niger, Benue, Ebonyi, Cross River, and/or Delta State
  • English fluency is required; fluency in Pidgin English and/or other local languages is highly desirable

 

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter with reference to “Nigeria Agriculture Extension & Advisory Services Activity” and the position you are applying for in the subject line to: NigeriaAgExtensionRecruit@chemonics.com

 

Application Deadline 19th July, 2019.

 

Note: Only selected candidates will be contacted.

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