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Chemonics International
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Chemonics International seeks a staple foods specialist and an M&E specialist for an anticipated five-year, DFID-funded project that will be based in Dar Es Salaam and operate throughout East and Southern Africa. 

The project will seek to increase the number of individuals benefiting from participation in national and cross-border staple value chains by increasing agricultural trade and marketing of staple foods. 

The staple foods and M&E specialists will contribute to project strategies and provide technical and communication expertise on staple foods market systems development. 

We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world and demonstrate leadership, versatility, and integrity in their work.
Staple Foods Specialist
Advanced experience with regional staple crop market systems in East and Southern Africa
Masters degree or higher in agronomy, agricultural economics, political economy, or relevant field
Knowledge of structured trading systems and current private and public initiatives to improve market structures in East and Southern Africa
Established networks with regional organizations and firms (private sector, CSOs, government bodies, academic and research institutes, etc.) working to address agricultural market system failures in East and Southern Africa
Private sector experience in staple food trade and/or transport
Experience conducting value chain analyses for staple foods
Technical expertise in one or more staple foods required
Experience working on past DFID rural and agriculture development projects strongly preferred
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Fluent English required
M&E Specialist
Degree in agricultural economics, communications, or relevant field
Experience with implementing M&E systems for agriculture and/or regional trade focused donor-funded projects
Demonstrated experience developing M&E tools and systems, including log frames, results chains, and intervention maps
Experience training partners and beneficiaries on data collection and results reporting
Proven track record working with team members to incorporate results reporting requirements into grants and subcontracts agreements
Experience working on past DFID projects strongly preferred
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Fluent English required
Operations Manager
Advanced degree preferred in program management
Minimum 10 years managing administrative and financial operations for large-scale donor-funded project, DFID experience preferred
Experience managing both country head office and regional office operations for internationally donor-funded program
Familiarity with grants programming preferred
Fluent English required
Please send CV (including references), cover letter, and contact information to by December 9th, 2012 indicating the position to which you are applying in the subject line. 

No telephone inquiries, please. 

Only finalists will be contacted. 

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