Recent Recruitment at Chemonics Inc. nigeria 2015

Job Description

At Chemonics, we believe our mission of helping people live healthier, more productive, and more independent lives is driven by our commitment to service—service to our mission, to our beneficiaries, to our clients, and to our staff.
From our founding in 1975, we have worked in more than 150 countries to help our clients, partners, and beneficiaries face difficult challenges, from political instability to limited healthcare to a lack of market infrastructure. We have helped them overcome those challenges by working together to find and implement innovative projects that achieve development impact.

Nutrition officer

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationMBA/MSc/MA
  • Experience5 – 10 years
  • Job Field Medical / Health / Safety   Project Management

Chemonics seeks a nutrition officer for the ongoing USAID-funded Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) in Nigeria. FEWS NET is a leading global provider of objective, evidence-based food security information and analysis. FEWS NET collaborates with international, regional, and national partners to provide timely and rigorous early warning and analysis of potential, emerging, and/or evolving food security issues in order to inform decisions and guide response. The nutrition officer will work under the supervision of the Nigeria National Technical Manager (NTM) in close collaboration with Action Against Hunger-Nigeria and FEWS NET Nigeria’s country team, as well as with national and regional partners to monitor nutrition in Nigeria and contribute timely early warning analysis. The nutrition officer will be based in Action Against Hunger’s office in Abuja or Maiduguri Nigeria.​ We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

Responsibilities include:

  • Enhance nutrition support in northeast Nigeria to better understand the current nutrition and mortality situation and improve decision support
  • Monitor nutrition outcomes nation-wide in Nigeria, effectively and efficiently
  • Integrate nutrition monitoring in food security and early warning analysis
  • Travel frequently within Nigeria to accomplish project work and travel to some extent in sub-Saharan Africa, Europe, and the United States, as required

Qualifications:

  • Advanced university degree in nutrition or public health with focus on nutrition, or a related field
  • A minimum of five years of relevant experience in the field of public health, nutrition, food security, and/or early warning systems in Nigeria
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Experience facilitating nutrition/health training sessions and assessments (i.e. screenings, surveys) in the field
  • Excellent computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, statistical analysis software – such as SPSS or STATA)
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience supervising standardized monitoring and assessment of relief and transitions (SMART) surveys is desirable
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • Excellent analytical and writing skills in English; proficiency in one or more national languages preferred​

Food security specialist

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Experience5 years
  • Job Field Agriculture/Agro-Allied

Chemonics seeks a food security specialist (FSS) for the ongoing USAID-funded Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) in Nigeria. FEWS NET is a leading global provider of objective, evidence-based food security information and analysis. FEWS NET collaborates with international%2