Job title: Research Associate (No. of Posts: 5)
HAY BAND: 3
Reporting to: Project Manager/Project Leader
Direct reports: Project Manager
Key peer group: Project Scientist
Purpose of the role:
CABI Central & West Asia is implementing ‘Strengthening vegetable value chains in Pakistan for greater community livelihood benefits’ under Agriculture Value Chains Collaborative Research (AVCCR) program of Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) in Pakistan. The project objectives are 1) To engage and mobilize participating communities; 2) To diagnose vegetable value chain problems; 3) To evaluate technical and organizational innovations in selected vegetable value chains; and 4) To scale-out vegetable value chain improvements and to achieve sustainability of project interventions. The project is being implemented with collaboration of various partners from Pakistan and Australia.
The selected candidates for these positions would be responsible for implementation of project plans at assigned sites under guidance of Project Manager and with the support of local project collaborators. These positions are initially recruited for 6 months, but after passing the probation period, the successful candidates will be offered employment until end of the project (December 2021).
Education & Qualifications
Applicant for this role needs to be honest, dedicated, social, motivated, disciplined, and self-organized to deliver quality work at prescribed deadlines.
CABI is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from candidates irrespective of age, gender, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, disability, religion, sexual orientation or marital status. No applicant will be disadvantaged by conditions which cannot be shown to be justified and selection will be based on merit.
HOW TO APPLY
To apply please send a covering letter detailing how you meet the candidate profile and a full CV to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please mentioned the job title and job location in the subject line of the email. Government employees must submit applications through proper channel. A letter of endorsement from Head of Organization must accompany the abovementioned application requirements. Please note closing date for receipt of applications is 13March 2018.