Chemonics International: Vacancies

Chemonics International, a leading international development company, seeks to recruit several positions for the ongoing USAID-funded Resilience in the Limpopo River Basin (RESILIM) project. RESILIM is a five-year project aimed at improving transboundary management of the Limpopo River Basin across South Africa, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, and Botswana. The project assists the Limpopo Watercourse Commission (LIMCOM) and other regional, national, and local stakeholders to improve transboundary management of the Limpopo River Basin. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world. We are currently recruiting for the following positions based in Pretoria:

Chemonics International: Vacancies

Chemonics International, a leading international development company, seeks to recruit several positions for the ongoing USAID-funded Resilience in the Limpopo River Basin (RESILIM) project. RESILIM is a five-year project aimed at improving transboundary management of the Limpopo River Basin across South Africa, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, and Botswana. The project assists the Limpopo Watercourse Commission (LIMCOM) and other regional, national, and local stakeholders to improve transboundary management of the Limpopo River Basin. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world. We are currently recruiting for the following positions based in Pretoria:

Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist:

  • A minimum of a Master’s Degree in Demography, Statistics, Geography or any other related field;
  • Good command of both written and spoken English;
  • Exposure to and understanding of environmental issues (specifically climate change adaptation and biodiversity conservation) preferred;
  • Minimum of  five years of professional monitoring and evaluation experience;
  • Experience working with sub-contractors / partners / grantees in climate change adaptation and environmental related issues;
  • Possess people skills and ability to communicate effectively with stakeholders;
  • Strong technical writing and supervisory skills;
  • Proactive individual with a positive attitude willing to work in team settings.
Outreach Communication Specialist:
  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in communication and outreach, journalism, media studies and any other related field;
  • Good command of both written and spoken English;
  • Knowledge of cultural and communication norms and expectations in Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Botswana, and South Africa;
  • Exposure to and understanding of environment-related technical terminology preferred;
  • Knowledge of key factors in the Limpopo Basin desirable;
  • Minimum four years of communications and outreach experience;
  • Experience working with sub-contractors / partners / grantees in communication and outreach related matters;
  • Proactive individual with a positive attitude willing to work in team settings.
Integrated Water Resource Management Specialist:
  • A minimum of a Master’s Degree in water resources / watershed management, wetland ecology, natural resources management, hydrology, environmental science or any other related field;
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in IWRM or any other relevant technical area;
  • Strong knowledge of IWRM issues, programmes, and institutions in the Southern Africa region;
  • Experience in IWRM donor-funded project implementation especially in the sectors of environment, natural resource management / IWRM;
  • Strong technical writing and supervisory skills;
  • Possess people skills and ability to communicate effectively with stakeholders;
  • A good knowledge of use of GIS to produce products and tools to review and implement management solutions for IWRM.
Please send a CV (including references), cover letter and contact information to resilim.pretoria@gmail.com by 19 July 2013

, indicating the position to which you are applying in the subject line. No telephone inquiries, please. Only finalists will be contacted.

Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application.

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