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11 Nov 2019

Local Governance Specialist at Chemonics International Inc

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Chemonics International, a U.S.- based international development consulting firm, seeks a Local Governance Specialist for the anticipated USAID/Zambia District Governance Strengthening activity. The activity will support Zambian citizens and their government service providers to build a durable system that responds to local needs, delivers results, and increases country ownership of national poverty reduction. The Local Governance Specialist will work with a team to support decentralization processes and capacity building efforts for the programs. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.


  • Bachelor’s degree in political science, public policy, public administration, international development, or other relevant field required
  • Minimum four years of experience working on or with donor-funded governance projects required
  • Experience implementing local governance, policy development, municipal service delivery, and/or decentralization programs preferred
  • Experience collaborating with government officials, international donors, and private sector stakeholders
  • Understanding of the political, social, and cultural context of Zambia
  • Strong interpersonal, writing, and oral presentation skills
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • Professional level of oral and written fluency in the English language required
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      Method of Application

Interested applicants should submit their cover letter, CV, and contact information for three current professional references to this form by 5:00 p.m. (17:00) on Friday November 15, 2019. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.


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