Location: Home-based,Solomon Islands
Application Deadline: 27 May 2021 or until filled
Type of contract: Consultant
Language(s) required: English (native/fluent writing and oral skills)
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION
WorldFish is an international, non-for-profit research organization that works to reduce hunger, malnutrition and poverty by improving fisheries and aquaculture. With a 45-years track record of leading-edge science, WorldFish generates research evidence and innovations to inform sustainable practices and inclusive policies that enable better livelihoods and healthier diets for millions of poor people, particularly women, who depend on fish for food, nutrition and income. WorldFish is a member of CGIAR , the world’s largest global partnership on agriculture research and innovation for a food secure future. Headquartered in Penang, Malaysia and with regional offices across Africa, Asia and the Pacific, WorldFish leads the cross-disciplinary CGIAR Research Program (CRP) on Fish Agri-Food Systems (FISH).
WorldFish seeks an independent consultant to support database development and conduct in-country training of WorldFish and Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources (MFMR), Solomon Islands, staff. This consultancy will enable MFMR to establish a national database of Community Based Fisheries Management (CBFM) sites and activities, by providing technical inputs in database management, online tools and other assistance as needed.
Scope of Work
The consultant will:
Essential Skills and Qualifications:
Terms of Appointment
This position is an excellent opportunity to gain knowledge and experience with an international research and development organization. The consultancy will be carried out remotely and is home-based in Solomon Islands with possibility of meetings at MFMR and WorldFish offices. The successful candidate should be available to commence for a maximum of 12 working days in between June 2021 to November 2021. This position is open to national applicants.
How to Apply
Application process is rolling. Interested applicants are invited to submit the following information online by 27 May 2021:
Screening will start immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Our Gender, Diversity and Inclusion Commitment
WorldFish has seven offices across Asia, Africa and the Pacific, with more than 400 staff and 27 nationalities who contribute to a dynamic multicultural work environment.
WorldFish is committed to promoting a work environment where diversity and inclusion is valued and we seek to have gender balance in the organization. We aim to also seek balance across other diversity dimensions.
People in WorldFish are treated equally irrespective of gender, ethnicity/race, national or social origin, disability, religion, political affiliation, age, family size, marital status or any other form of personal identity.
We are an equal opportunities employer and strongly encourage qualified women and men from developing nations to apply.