International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) seeks to recruit a consultant for the Program on Climate Smart Livestock (PCSL) which is exploring possible future livestock development pathways in three focus countries (Ethiopia, Uganda and Kenya). The consultant will engage with key stakeholders in participatory futuring exercises, helping prioritise good-bet livestock adaptation and mitigation options in relevant livestock systems, and helping to build capacity in decision support, planning and investment at the national level in each country.
The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) works to improve food and nutritional security and reduce poverty in developing countries through research for efficient, safe and sustainable use of livestock. It is the only one of 15 CGIAR Research Centres dedicated entirely to animal agriculture research for the developing world. Co-hosted by Kenya and Ethiopia, it has regional or country offices and projects in East, South and Southeast Asia as well as Central, East, Southern and West Africa. www.ilri.org
Scope of Work
Specific responsibilities will include:
A considerable part of the consultant’s time on the project will be spent in East Africa. A detailed workplan will be developed within four weeks of the position’s starting date.
Consultancy Fee: payable quarterly or by mutual agreement
Post location: Consultant’s base
Duration: 3 Years with maximum working days: 575 days
Expected places of travel: Occasional travel to East Africa
Essential skills and qualifications
How to apply:
Applicants should send a cover letter and CV expressing their interest in the position, what they can bring to the job and the names and addresses (including telephone and email) of three referees who are knowledgeable about the candidate’s professional qualifications and work experience to the Director, People and Organizational Development by clicking on the "Apply Now" tab above before 15 November 2019. The position title and reference number C/ SLS/11/2019 should be clearly marked on the subject line of the cover letter.
We thank all applicants for their interest in working for ILRI. Due to the volume of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
ILRI does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting, processing or training). ILRI also does not concern itself with information on applicants' bank accounts.
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ILRI is an equal opportunity employer.