WorldFish is implementing an aquaculture and nutrition interventions in the Feed the Future Zone of Influence (ZOI) and planning interventions in host communities affected by refugees influx in the Feed the Future Zone of Resilience (ZOR) of Cox`s Bazar and Bandarban District in Bangladesh.
Under the direct technical guidance of ZOR (Zone of Resilience) Coordinator, the Aquaculture Specialist will provide aquaculture technical supports to private sectors and NGOs through a market systems approach and/or other approaches. The incumbents will facilitate the activities for increasing smallholder production, strengthen value chains and improve nutrition ensuring aquaculture sector investments and growth. The incumbents will collaborate with ZOR Coordinator and facilitate to identify and design interventions with the private sector (actors involved in hatcheries, nurseries, trading of seed, fish production and dried fish producers), Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MSMEs), commercial businesses companies and NGOs.
With the guidance from the senior aquaculture specialist, they will be responsible in achieving
Results 1: Improved quality seed supply
Results 2: Improved access to quality of feeds and other pond inputs
Results 3: Increased nutrition sensitive aquaculture, improved nutritional awareness and practices, increased access to diverse and nutritious food and increased market demand from consumers
Results 4: Improved methods for dried fish production
This position will be based at WorldFish`s Country Office in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Interviews are expected to be held in April 2020 and only shortlisted candidates will be notified and expected to attend the interview. The successful candidate should be available to commence as soon as possible for an initial two (2) years and eight (8) months fixed term contract, with the possibility of contract renewal depending on performance and funding availability.