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Business Analyst

Semilla Nueva is currently seeking a business analyst to lead the development of new programs within Semilla Nueva and improve existing programs. This individual will be based full-time in Guatemala City, with up to 25% travel to the field. Historically, our leadership team has led program development, process analysis, and strategic analysis. We are looking for a someone to work closely with our leadership team to assist in these processes, assisting in improving existing programs, evaluating new strategic opportunities, and designing and implementing new programs and policies to bring biofortified seed to thousands of additional families in the coming years.

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Coordinador de Alianzas Estrategicas

Semilla Nueva busca un Coordinador de Alianzas Estratégicas. Esta posición liderara nuestros esfuerzos de vinculación con instituciones internacionales y del estado guatemalteco, participará en procesos de propuesta de política pública, y trabajará en crear alianzas y programas que resultan en la masificación del uso de semillas biofortificadas en Guatemala. Este puesto será basado en la Ciudad de Guatemala, con necesidad de viajes al interior del país cuando el puesto lo requiera.

Buscamos una persona altamente comprometida, con una amplia experiencia en formación de redes, análisis de políticas públicas, y creación de campañas de incidencia.

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Coordinador de Colaboraciones

Semilla Nueva busca un Coordinador de Colaboraciones. Esta posición liderará nuestros esfuerzos de colaborar con otros actores en Guatemala para probar y diseminar semillas de maíz biofortificadas, con el fin de reducir la desnutrición crónica y mejorar los ingresos de los agricultores. Se busca un agrónomo con amplia experiencia técnica con maíz, experiencia con proyectos de ONGs, el sector privado y el gobierno, y disponibilidad de viajar a varios socios al nivel nacional.

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Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator

We are hiring a Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Coordinator to oversee strategy for our impact assessment, monitoring, and evaluation activities. Over the last three years we have continually refined and strengthened our data collection practices ranging from marketing analyses to home consumption surveys. Our next level of growth will depend on a refined and high-quality strategy to measure our corn’s economic and nutritional impact. The M&E Coordinator will be responsible for designing and executing this strategy in partnership with our operations team. He/she will significantly shape the direction of Semilla Nueva’s impact evaluation as we grow in both scale and quality. The Coordinator will be a critical member of the Development Team, translating data into compelling external materials such as reports and applications as well as leading fund research process for grants specifically related to impact evaluation.

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R&D Field Coordinator

We are currently seeking a R&D Field Coordinator to develop new seeds and new technologies to improve the economic and health impacts we deliver to rural populations. This individual will be based in Guatemala City or in the Eastern Region, with up to 75% travel to the field. This position will oversee the field activities of this program, which include conduct field trials located in different departments across Guatemala. We are looking for a highly innovative and experienced individual who can balance multiple priorities, simultaneously working with experts on difficult technical problems as well as managing field trials and field staff. This position will directly supervise a field team and research in diverse geographical conditions.

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R&D Manager

Semilla Nueva is currently seeking a R&D Manager to lead the development of new seeds and new technologies to improve the economic and health impacts we deliver to rural populations. This individual will be based full-time in Guatemala City, with up to 50% travel to the field. We are looking for a highly innovative and experienced individual who can balance multiple priorities, simultaneously working with experts on difficult technical problems as well as managing field trials and field staff. Semilla Nueva is highly prioritizing technical abilities related to marker development and selection for this position. This position will directly supervise a field team of three Guatemalan staff and research in diverse geographical conditions.

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Fellowships

Semilla Nueva fellowships are designed for individuals who want to gain on-the-ground experience in a dynamic international NGO. You will not be pushing paper, here you’ll be getting your hands dirty and expected to be a contributor from the start. Our fellowships are unpaid and typically require a 6 month commitment.

Check out the video below we made for a video competition of a former fellow from Iowa State, Katelyn Fritz.

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