WorldFish delivers a research program in Malawi that spans across capture fisheries, aquaculture and value chains towards environmental sustainability and food and nutrition security objectives. This Scientist position is critical to the design and delivery of research for development for Malawi, and as a contribution to broader programs led by WorldFish. The role will require strong research vision and delivery i.e., effective and efficient design, resourcing and delivery of research projects as agreed with the Country Director and Research Leaders. The position will also require strong management skills in the oversight and supervision of the operations of WorldFish in Malawi – built on strong and effective partnerships national and regionally, and in a way that contributes to the advancement of WorldFish Mission and Vision and global strategy and participate in global leadership forums.
The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:
Resource Mobilization and Partnerships
Marketing and Communications and Advocacy
This job might be for you if you have the following skills and experience:
Ideally, the candidate may also bring these skills:
WorldFish offers a competitive remuneration package including (but not limited to) insurance coverage for staff and eligible dependents, provident fund contribution, paid leave and others.
The position will be based in Lilongwe, Malawi. Interviews are expected to be held in October 2020 and only shortlisted candidate will be notified and expected to attend the interview. The successful candidate should be available to commence as soon as possible for an initial of one (1) year fixed term contract, with the possibility of contract renewal depending on performance and funding situation.
How to Apply
Interested applicants are invited to submit the following information online latest by 25 September 2020:
Screening will start immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Due to the high volume of applicants for WorldFish positions, we appreciate all interest, but only short-listed 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. Our Leadership Team is 50/50 in terms of its gender split and 60% of our management cadre are women. We continue to seek diversity and gender balance across other dimensions and we support individual performance and potential in achieving our organizational goals and mission.
We are an equal opportunities employer and strongly encourage women and men from developing nations to apply.
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