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CIMMYT INVITING APPLICANTS: HURRY UP!!!

CIMMYT INTERNATIONAL

 

Position: Technical Field Coordinator

Number of Vacancies: Nepalgunj

Description

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Help to develop seasonal work plans and provide technical oversight and backstopping at the field level.
  • Ensure that seasonal work plans are implemented and are oriented towards technology extension and scaling, in addition to applied research.
  • Provide oversight and supervision for field staff, including CSIAS’s field leadership teams and Assistant Research Associates.
  • Forge and maintain partnerships that facilitate the scaling of sustainable intensification technologies and management practices.
  • Assure timely data collection and curation of data from CSIAS’s field research activities.
  • Maintain and encourage a harmonious working environment and provide support to field staff.
  • Perform any other tasks as assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications

  • MS in Agricultural Science/Environment Science, agricultural extension or a social science discipline related to agriculture, or related disciplines.
  • Good understanding of predominant cropping systems in Nepal with Knowledge of best-bet agronomy, small –scale agricultural machinery, conservation agriculture, and climate-smart agricultural practices.
  • Demonstrated ability to guide field technical staff and provide backstopping and mentoring
  • Demonstrated ability to collect and curate agricultural data.
  • Ability to drive with a motorcycle and curate agricultural data.
  • Prior experience in monitoring and evaluation and reporting.
  • Demonstrated ability communicates and writes reports in English.
  • At least 5 years of experience leading or coordinating field activities within the context of large- scale development and research initiatives.

 

LAST DATE TO APPLY: 3 January 2020