Senior trade and policy specialist
Chemonics seeks a senior trade and policy specialist for an anticipated five-year USAID-funded Feed the Future Enabling Environment for Agriculture (EEA) project in Uganda. The project will partner with Ugandan private and public sector 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.
Provide technical leadership and oversight for activities aimed at reducing policy and regulatory constraints to agricultural production, processing, marketing, and trade
Advanced degree in economics, agricultural economics, business, international development, public policy, law, or other relevant field; bachelor's degree in a relevant field and four years of experience can be substituted for an advanced degree
Minimum of eight years of international experience in agricultural development and/or trade
Excellent track record of achieving results in similar types of trade facilitation and agriculture policy reform activities
Demonstrated high level technical, analytical, and interpersonal skills
Strong oral communication skills
Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
Fluency in English required
Please send electronic submission of CV, cover letter, and four references, with the position title in the subject line to UgandaEEARecruit@chemonics.com by February 13, 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.
Closing date: 01 Mar 2013
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