Malawi Forestry Application

Chemonics International Inc., a US-based international development consulting firm, is accepting expressions of interest from qualified professionals 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 that have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

We are currently accepting CVs/resumes for experts with the following skills:
- Natural resource management
- Conservation agriculture and/or agroforestry
- Forest and land use policy
- Community-based forest and land management
- Low emissions development
- REDD+ policy and implementation
- Countering illegal timber extraction/trafficking
- Alternative energy sources
- Fuel efficient cookstove technologies
- Social behavior change and demand reduction
- Private sector engagement
- Value chain and enterprise development
- Remote sensing and GIS
- Gender and youth integration
- Monitoring, evaluation, and learning
- Grants and/or subcontracts management

Qualifications for technical specialists:
- Bachelor’s degree in relevant field required; relevant advanced degree preferred
- Minimum 8 years of progressively responsible experience in fields required for successful implementation of this anticipated activity
- Demonstrated experience working collaboratively with the Government of Malawi and civil society stakeholders
- Experience with USAID or other international donors locally preferred
- Strong interpersonal skills to coordinate effectively with a wide range of stakeholders
- Excellent written and oral English communication skills required

Local nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.

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