USAID/ Chemonics International/ FEWS NET Project

Chemonics International Inc., a leading international consulting firm based in Washington, D.C., seeks an experienced professional to serve as the Administrative Assistant for the Afghanistan office of the Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET III), the world’s premier provider of high quality food security analysis and early warning. Created in response to the 1984 famines in East and West Africa, this $200 million, five-year activity (2012-2016) aims to collaborate 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 appropriate humanitarian response. The project covers 34 countries in 2014, with potential to expand.