Technical experts

Chemonics, Malawi

Skill Required:, Project/ Programme Management
Preferred Experience: 
7 to 10 Year
Closing Date for Applications: 
15th February, 2019

Job Description

Chemonics seeks technical experts for an anticipated USAID-funded modern energy and sustainable forest management activity in Malawi. This activity will focus on sustainable forest management and alternative energy sources to increase forest cover, reduce land-based greenhouse gas emissions, and enhance livelihoods. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

We are currently accepting resumes from experts with skills in the following areas:

  • Natural resource management
  • Conservation agriculture or agroforestry
  • Forest and land use policy
  • Community-based forest and land management
  • Low emissions development
  • REDD+ [Reduce Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation, and Foster Conservation, Sustainable Management of Forests, and Enhancement of Forest Carbon Stocks] policy and implementation
  • Countering illegal timber extraction/trafficking
  • Alternative energy sources
  • Fuel-efficient cookstove technologies
  • Social and behavior change and demand reduction
  • Private sector engagement
  • Value chain and enterprise development
  • Remote sensing and geographic information systems
  • Gender and youth integration
  • Monitoring, evaluation, and learning
  • Grants or subcontracts management


  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field required; advanced degree in a relevant field preferred
  • Minimum of eight years of experience in positions with increasing responsibility doing work relevant to this position and activity
  • Demonstrated experience working collaboratively with the government of Malawi and civil society stakeholders
  • Experience with USAID or other international donors in the local context preferred
  • Ability to coordinate effectively with a wide range of stakeholders
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • Fluency in English required


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