(Fisheries) – 3
Borlaug Institute for South Asia (BISA) is a non-profit
international research institute dedicated to food, nutrition and
livelihood security as well as environmental rehabilitation in
South Asia, which is home to more than 300 million undernourished
people. BISA is a collaborative effort involving CIMMYT and the
Indian Council for Agricultural Research (ICAR). Please refer
to this website for more information: http://bisa.org/.
are seeking dynamic, innovative, self-motivated and
service-oriented professional for the position of Technical
Assistant (Fisheries) depending on the experience and
qualifications of the successful candidate, to work within BISA’s
new collaboration with WorldFish. WorldFish is an international,
nonprofit research organization with headquarters in Penang,
Malaysia, and offices in Asia, Africa, and the Pacific.
WorldFish’s mission is to harness the potential of fisheries and
aquaculture to reduce poverty and hunger in developing countries.
Please refer to this website for more information:
positions will be based at Assam– 1 each at Barpeta, Jorhat and
and maintain strong working relationship and network with project
partners including Directorate of Fisheries, ARIAS Society and
College of Fisheries, AAU.
regular support for implementation of the project / scheme
activities by WorldFish in the assigned districts in consultation
with the concerned District Fisheries Development Officers (DFO)
and Block level Fisheries Development Officers (FDO) and APART
Project Staff under the direct supervision of Project Coordinator
of the project.
regular technical support to the target beneficiaries for
implementation of fisheries and aquaculture activities. This
includes regular visit to beneficiary farmers and on-farm
technical support and market linkage support to them.
and facilitate village/block/district level awareness meetings,
trainings and other forms of campaigns as directed by the project
on regular basis.
base-line, mid-line and end-line surveys as per the MEL
(monitoring, evaluation and learning) plans of the project.
Collect various other data from beneficiaries either through
paper based survey or using Mobile App based MIS under the
guidance of Project Coordinator.
the monthly district activity report on 1st date of every month
along with the plan of activities for the following month. Assist
in preparing detailed monthly project progress reports, annual
reports, project deliverables and project presentations.
any other duties as assigned by Project Coordinator as and when
seeking candidates with the following academic qualifications,
experience, skills and attitudes:
degree in Fisheries Science /Agriculture/Life Sciences is
degree in Fisheries Science/Agriculture/Life Sciences/Social
Works is preferable.
1 year of relevant field work experience in Fisheries/Agriculture
related development projects of Government,
or Private Sector.
and understanding of aquaculture systems, open-water fisheries,
fish markets, extension programs is
interpersonal skills in working with staff at all levels,
including field staff; works well in teams; able to motivate
others, creative thinking.
interpersonal skills in working with beneficiaries and
stakeholders at all levels, including the ability to provide
technical advisory support.
a keen interest to work with communities.
fluency in written and oral Assamese and Good fluency in written
and oral Bengali/Hindi/English.
skill in Use of Computer, Smart Phone and Mobile App
Two-wheeler Driving License
position is for an initial fixed-term contract of 1 year with
annual renewal subject to performance. Thereafter, the contract
would be renewed based on overall performance and the continued
availability of funds. BISA offers an attractive remuneration
package, with a range of benefits including health insurance.
cover letter, CV and name & contact details of three
professional referees you have worked for as a single document
with last drawn salary, salary expectations and notice period no
later than Tuesday, August 3, 2021, to Human Resources,
Please insert Position Reference number: IN21129/31-32
in the subject of your email)
note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
are encouraged to apply.
is an equal opportunity employer. It fosters a multicultural
work environment that values gender equality, teamwork, and
respect for diversity.
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