USAID Feed the Future Project Project Careers – Communications and Learning Director at Chemonics International

Organization: Chemonics International
Project Name: USAID Feed the Future Project
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Chemonics International is
currently implementing the Feed the Future Commodity Production and Marketing
Activity (CPMA), financed by USAID. CPMA provides technical support for
sustainable production and marketing of high quality beans, maize and coffee in
the 34 Feed the Future focus districts in Uganda. CPMA contributes to USAID’s
twin objectives of reducing poverty and under-nutrition by sustainably
increasing the production and marketing of high-quality maize, beans, and coffee
in the Feed the Future focus districts.
Job Summary: The Communications and Learning Director
manages four-person staff focused on communications, monitoring and evaluation,
learning, and knowledge management.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate should possess a MA in an area related to communications,
    behavior change, and marketing (BA and ten years’ experience can
    substitute for MA)
  • A
    minimum of ten years’ experience directly related to areas such as
    communications, social marketing, behavior change, and/or knowledge
    management, with at least five years’ management experience.
  • Detailed
    knowledge and understanding of development issues in Uganda, especially in
    the area of economic growth and agriculture
  • English
    verbal and written communication skills and the ability to relate to
    varied audiences
  • Strong
    leadership skills and ability to effectively interact with a wide range of
    stakeholders
  • Solid
    consultative, facilitation and presentation skills
  • Private
    sector experience with existing relationships with various media channels
    outside Kampala highly desired.
How to Apply: 
All candidates who wish to
join the USAID Project should send an updated resume, writing sample, and three
professional references to cpmrecruit@ftfcpm.com. Please indicate the position
for which you are applying in the subject of the e-mail.
Deadline: 15th April
2015
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