Sudan Deputy Country Representative (DCR)

at Chemonics International FEWS NET
Location Khartoum, Sudan
Date Posted December 30, 2021
Category Administration
Job Type Full-time
Currency SDG



The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) Early Warning Team (EWT) seeks a full-time deputy country representative based in Khartoum, Sudan. FEWS NET is an integrated set of activities to provide timely, accurate, evidence-based, and transparent food security early warning information and analysis. Chemonics International (Chemonics) implements the FEWS NET EWT, a team charged with integrated emergency food insecurity analysis through a Washington-based technical office and more than 20 field offices.


 Duties and responsibilities:

The Sudan deputy country representative (DCR) will work closely with the Sudan country representative (CR) to undertake activities in the project office including food security monitoring, data collection, assessment, and early warning analysis; communication of early warning analysis to partners and decision-makers through high-quality reports and participation in briefings and meetings; and close collaboration with key partners. The DCR will assist the CR to provide quality control for the deliverables of the project and will help ensure that activities and products are delivered in a timely manner.


 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English and Arabic is required; local language skills relevant to the region are desirable
  • Bachelor’s degree in a discipline relevant to the work of FEWS NET, such as economics, agricultural economics, agronomy, nutrition, climatology, anthropology, or social geography is required; advanced university degree (Master’s degree or higher) is desirable
  • At least two years of relevant experience (with PhD), four years of relevant experience (with Master’s degree), or six years of relevant experience (with Bachelor’s degree) is required. Relevant experience includes working on food security information systems, food security analysis, early warning, or other related fields experience working with UN agencies and/or NGOs is desirable
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required, including demonstrated ability to coordinate productively with diverse partner stakeholders (e.g., UN, non-governmental organizations, host government entities) and multidisciplinary, multicultural teams, and to work effectively with remote-based colleagues.

Excellent computer skills (e.g., Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint) are required; ability to effectively use statistical software packages and/or GIS applications is desirable.

Applying Instructions

The application deadline for the Sudan DCR position is Wednesday, January 12, 2022. A full scope of work for this position and application information can be found at

All application materials, including responses to the general information form, CVs, and cover letters, should be provided in English. No telephone inquiries. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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