Thursday, 8 November 2012

Chemonics seeks for several technical advisors

Chemonics International Inc. seeks technical advisors for the anticipated ASEAN Connectivity through Trade and Investment (ACTI) project, funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The project will provide technical assistance, training, materials, and other resources as needed to accelerate the implementation of select components of the ASEAN Economic Community Blueprint. The overall development goal of this project is to strengthen ASEAN integration by expanding capacity in trade, investment and human capital to enable ASEAN to drive its realization of ASEAN Economic Community and integration into the global economy. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

General qualifications for all technical advisors include:
·        Citizens of ASEAN member states
·        Work or consultancy experience with ASEAN
·        Minimum eight years experience working on donor-funded or government trade programs
·        Ability to develop effective working relationships with counterparts at all levels
·        Strong verbal and written communications skills
·        Competency in preparing and presenting concise and effective reports in English

We are currently recruiting for the following positions:

Single Window Trade and Trade Standards Harmonization Specialist
·        Advanced degree in economics, trade, international studies or related field
·        Experience in building political consensus on trade standards harmonization
·        Familiar with the technology and the architecture of Single Window systems
·        Knowledgeable of current and upcoming ASEAN regional trade integration efforts
·        Experience in facilitating trade enhancing reforms

Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) Capacity Building Specialist
·        Advanced degree in economics, finance, business management, public policy or related field
·        Strong knowledge of ASEAN member countries' business community and economic environment
·        Experience in organizational capacity building and advising access to finance
·        Substantial strategic, managerial and technical experience with USAID or other donor-funded SME development projects
·        Successful implementation of activities that resulted in strengthened capacity of SMEs

Trade Information Communications Technology (ICT) Specialist
·        Knowledge of ICT level in ASEAN member states
·        Minimum eight years of experience working with capacity development and advocacy programs on using ICT tools for information management
·        Proven ability to adapt ICT international best practices to the ASEAN member states

Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Specialist
·        Advanced degree in engineering, environmental management or related field
·        Understanding of ASEAN member states environmental issues and energy efficiency efforts
·        Experience in promoting clean energy technologies and capability to adapt them to meet ASEAN member states' needs

Please send a detailed resume to by November 30, 2012. Please include the name of the position in the subject line. Finalists will be contacted.

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