International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) Job Application 2018

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International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) Job Application August 2017

Name of post ; National Consultant – COBD [Team Member]

Job Context

Job Purpose:
The assignment requires an expert within the country office to support the evaluation of the current ACI-IRRI PPP project.
The tasks will be finalised upon review of evaluation plan provided by an evaluation team. This will include presentation of a data collection matrix that will explicitly link evaluation questions to particular data collection approaches and data sources. It is strongly suggested that the evaluation team use a mixed-method approach utilizing both quantitative (including non-experimental design) and qualitative analysis (key informant interviews, stakeholder interviews/mini-surveys, and focus group discussions). The evaluation team should develop the best evaluation design methodology in light of the evaluation questions, timeframe, data collection requirements, quality of existing data sources, and potential biases.
Job Description / Responsibility

Key Duties/ Tasks:
Assess the effectiveness of the private organization’s involvement in the critical research activity in rice breeding.
Assess the impact of Technical Assistance provided by IRRI to ACI.
Assess the effectiveness of collaboration between IRRI and ACI to increase quality rice seed production in Bangladesh, which was a missing chain from the public sector.
Assess challenges/bottlenecks and seed market competitiveness where additional interventions by the project are needed.
Key Outputs/ Deliverables:
Evaluation Plan: Prepare evaluation plan. The evaluation plan will include objectives, activities along with timeline, methodology, and deliverables. The evaluation plan will be presented to USAID, the PPP team and others relevant to the project for updates and approval.
Draft Evaluation Report: Prepare a draft report as per the guideline and present it to USAID and PPP Project Team.
Final Evaluation Report: Prepare a complete final evaluation report according to the feedback/suggestions provided by the USAID and PPP Project Team. The report will be submitted (both hard and soft copies) to USAID and PPP team. The evaluation report will be acceptable upon approval of USAID and PPP Project Team.
Job Nature

Educational Requirements

The national expert should have post-graduate degree in Agriculture or related fields. Other learning activities will be considered
Job Requirements

Extensive experience in conducting and leading research based project evaluation.
Any plant breeding research evaluation conducted will be an advantage.
Working in a donor agency’s evaluation team will be preferred.
Experience in policy making regarding seed registration and varietal release is an added value.
Prior experience working in private sector organizations and/or evaluating private organizations is an asset.
Experience in international donor development program management is preferred.
Familiar with USAID regulations and systems including Feed the Future performance monitoring and evaluation guidance, gender policies and guidance, project management, budgeting, and financial analysis and reporting.
Excellent oral and written skills in English are required.
Job Location

Salary Range

Job Source

Online Job Posting
Apply Instruction
Interested & eligible candidates are requested to submit their application to the link.
IRRI is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values diversity. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. IRRI regrets that only shortlisted applicants will be notified and any kind of persuasion in the selection process will lead to cancellation of candidature. Join Us to Deliver Rice Science for a Better World. Join Us to Deliver Rice Science for a Better World.
Application Deadline : Sep 16, 2017

Company Information

International Rice Research Institute (IRRI)

Address : IRRI Bangladesh Office, House-103, Road-1, Block-F, Banani, Dhaka-1212, Bangladesh
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Business : International Agricultural Research

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