Stabilization & Resilience Director

at Chemonics
Published November 24, 2022
Location Washington, DC, United States of America
Category General  
Job Type Full Time  


Chemonics seeks Stabilization and Resilience Director to support agile and sustainable WSSH programming in fragile contexts, with a focus on supporting locally-led approaches to address the reality that WSSH challenges confronting the world are highly nuanced and fast evolving--particularly as the adverse impacts of climate change continue to unfold.

Chemonics is seeking prospective candidates for a proposal effort, this is not an open position. Once a proposal is awarded and a position becomes available, all applicants must apply to be considered for the role. Chemonics International Inc. is a US-based international development consulting company, operating in over 95 countries. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.


Serve as the technical component lead for the rapid response and surge support efforts, in coordination with ongoing humanitarian assistance, crisis response, and stabilization programming
Lead WSSH crisis response and rapid analysis, working closely with the chief of party, USAID counterparts, and other project technical leads to develop and manage effective and responsive interventions
Determine technical needs and priorities for short-term technical assistance and subcontractor support, in close coordination with program technical directors, to carry out a wide range of rapid analyses to inform WSSH programming in fragile contexts, which could include, but not be limited to:
Conflict analysis and associated impacts on water security programs and approaches, as well as WSSH-related drivers of conflict
Risk and vulnerability analysis around existing or projected shocks and stressors (e.g., armed conflict, flood/drought, energy shortages) including impacts on source water, WASH services (including degree of sector subsidies), industrial production, and women, girls and other gender minorities that would inform WSSH activity design and implementation
Assessing the key drivers of and identifying interventions to prevent gender-based violence related to WSSH in specific geographies
Seasonal forecasting that enables proactive identification of climatic shocks that might degrade water infrastructure, increase pressure on water stores, or otherwise affect the need for WSSH programming
Manage team of local and international experts to ensure high quality implementation at the highest standards of professional conduct
Develop technical reports, work planning, and regular progress report inputs as needed, under the overall direction of the chief of party


Bachelor’s Degree in relevant area required, advanced degree preferred or comparable years of work experience


Minimum of 10 years work experience in crisis response, humanitarian assistance, and/or peace and stabilization work

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