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Agricultural, Climate, Trade, and Capacity Building Specialists

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Sectors Sustainability, Climate, CSR, EMS
Location Uganda - Africa
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Senior Level
Deadline 30/01/2013
Company Name Chemonics
Contact Name Human Resources
Website Further Details / Applications
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Chemo?nics seeks technical specialists for the anticipated three- to five-year USAID-funded Enabling Environment for Agriculture Program in Uganda. This feed the future program will partner with Ugandan private and public institutions to improve the enabling environment for agricultural development, trade, and adaptation to climate change. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

Technical? specialists are sought in the following areas:?
  • Senior agricultural specialist: Comprehensive understanding of agricultural development with experience strengthening public and private sector agricultural institutions to improve the sector's enabling environment required
  • Senior climate change specialist: Thorough understanding of climate change science and adaptation with experience in public sector institutional strengthening for climate change and its related effects on agriculture required 
  • Senior trade and policy specialist: Proven track record implementing agricultural trade and agriculture enabling environment activities with international experience in trade facilitation and agriculture policy reform required
  • Capacity building expert: Experience in designing and implementing capacity building activities to strengthen private sector and civil society institutions required 
  • Master's degree in a relevant field required
  • Minimum eight years of relevant experience
  • Ugandan experience highly preferred 
  • Demonstrated high-level technical, analytical, writing, and interpersonal skill
  • Ability to work independently and on a team and with local counterparts and institutions
  • Proven track record of achieving results in similar types of activities
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity??
  • Fluency in English ?required
Application Instructions: 
Please send electronic submission of CV, cover letter, and three references, with the position title in the subject line to UgandaEEARecruit@Chemonics.com by January 30, 2013.  No telephone inquiries, please. Only finalists will be contacted.  
In addition, please download and complete Chemonics’ equal employment opportunity self-identification form and submit it separately to EEOselfidentify@chemonics.com with only "Specialists - Uganda EEA" in the subject line. If you prefer not to disclose your sex, race, or ethnicity, you may check “I do not wish to complete the information requested.” Thank you for completing the form and supporting our equal employment opportunity reporting requirements.
Chemonics is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors.


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