Job code: APP181012b
Location: Bangladesh, Philippines, Solomon Island and Zambia
Worldfish is currently leading the implementation of CGIAR Research Program Aquatic Agricultural Systems (AAS) which aims to improve the livelihoods of those left behind by the Green Revolution. Through an innovative, community centered, participatory action research approach AAS aspires to think differently about how agricultural research is undertaken and to be open about sharing the knowledge and learnings it gains to the community.
AAS is building its community based research capacity and is looking for dynamic, energetic team players for this role.
- Participate and contribute to the design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of pro-poor, gender transformative approaches to agriculture and rural development
- Coordinate the implementation of the gender transformative approaches, working closely with AAS team members to deliver high quality outputs in a timely way
- Assist in gender analysis of program data and writing reports to document learning emerging from the program and support the communication from a gender perspective
- Contribute to gender capacity development among WorldFish staff and AAS partner organizations
- Facilitate a learning network and organize workshops to exchange knowledge that can support learning from and adaptation of gender transformative approaches to agricultural and rural development
- Participate in designing and conducting social, economic, nutritional and gender related studies with the project team as required
- Demonstrated interest and capacity to integrate gender in agriculture and community development
- Strong qualitative and quantitative data collection, analytical and problem solving skills
- English language proficiency and excellent report writing and presentation skills
- Excellent interpersonal and networking skills
Essential Qualifications and Experience
- Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Development Studies, Sociology, Anthropology, Economics, Agriculture, Environment or Aquaculture/Fisheries, with a significant focus on gender
- Demonstrated expertise in implementing innovative programs supporting gender integration in rural development, agriculture development, participatory learning and planning processes and group/community management, including efforts to transform gender norms and roles
The WorldFish Center offers a competitive remuneration package, a non-discriminatory policy and provides an innovative work environment.
- A letter of application including a 300 word (max) description of why you are an ideal candidate and what you would bring to the role.
- A current curriculum vitae
- Names and contacts (telephone, fax, and e-mail addresses) of three professional referees who are familiar with your qualifications and work experience.
Interested applicants are invited to submit the following latest by 24th November 2012
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