Monday, July 30, 2012


Chemonics International, Inc.
Chemonics International is recruiting for the anticipated United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded Enhancing Governance, Accountability and Engagement (ENGAGE) Project, intended to contribute to improving peace and stability in Mindanao by promoting capable, transparent and accountable governance at the local level, and ensuring greater civil society engagement through civic education, community empowerment and the creation and/or enhancement of mechanisms for greater citizen inclusivity and participation. Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply for the following positions:

Multiple Long Term Positions
Armm, Davao, Northern Mindanao, Soccsksargen, Zamboanga
  • Deputy Chief of Party: advanced degree; minimum seven years international donor-project experience; technical expertise in local governance and civil society strengthening, and conflict resolution.
  • Organizational Capacity Specialist: minimum five years experience working with civil society organizations to strengthen institutional capacity; ability to develop institution strengthening plans and facilitate trainings with government and civil society stakeholders.
  • Public Outreach and Communications Specialist: minimum five years experience working with government counterparts to develop communication strategies; proven experience implementing effective awareness and outreach plans; USAID experience preferred.
  • Engineer: advanced degree in engineering; minimum five years experience working on water, road or other infrastructure projects; proven experience planning, designing, implementing and evaluating engineering/infrastructure projects.
  • Civil Society Liaison: minimum eight years experience working with civil society organization and networks supporting civic education campaigns, alternative dispute resolution mechanisms, and public outreach campaigns.
  • Youth Engagement Advisor: minimum five years of experience developing youth engagement strategies in conflict-settings; experience designing and implementing civic education programs.
  • Operations & Finance Specialist: minimum five years managing USAID or funded donor-funded projects; experience managing procurement, grants, and subcontracts required.
  • Training specialist: five years of experience designing, facilitating, and evaluating capacity building workshops.
  • Monitoring & Evaluation Director: minimum eight years designing USAID M&E plans; demonstrated ability to lead M&E team in PMP development, data collection, analysis, and reporting; experience working in conflict settings required.
  • ICT Specialist: Computer science degree preferred. Minimum three years of experience working with government or civil society counterparts to implement e-government platforms and/or develop digital media content; experience leading trainings on adopting new ICTs in organizational processes preferred.

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field, advanced degree preferred (required for DCOP)
  • Experience working on USAID or other donor-funded projects
  • Experience in and knowledge of Mindanao, or similar conflict-affected environment
  • Willingness to work and travel throughout Mindanao required
  • Fluency in English required; knowledge of Tagalog, Visayan, Chabocano, Tausug, Bahasa Sama, or other local dialects preferred.

TO APPLY: Qualified applicants must include a cover letter highlighting relevant experience, a current Curriculum Vitae (CV) including all language abilities, and a list of three references with contact information. Applications should only be sent via email to Please type the position(s) for which you are applying in the subject line of the message.
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. Chemonics International ( is an international development consulting firm based in Washington, D.C., with offices worldwide.

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