|Job Title:||Data Systems and Visualization Specialist|
|Employer:||International Livestock Research Institute|
|Job Location:||Addis Ababa – Ethiopia.|
The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) seeks to recruit a Data Systems and Visualization Specialist to contribute to the implementation of projects in the Livestock Genetics Program, in particular the African Chicken Genetic Gains (ACGG) project and the Domestic Animal Genetic Resource Information System (DAGRIS). ACGG’s vision is to increase smallholder chicken production and productivity through improved access of poor smallholder farmers to high-producing but agro-ecologically appropriate chicken genetics products in Tanzania, Ethiopia, and Nigeria. DAGRIS is an information system designed to facilitate the compilation, organization and dissemination of information on the origin, distribution, diversity, present use and status of indigenous farm animal genetic resources from past and present research results in an efficient way. This position would support ACGG, DAGRIS, and other Livestock Genetic projects in terms of data management and visualisation
ILRI works to improve food and nutritional security and reduce poverty in developing countries through research for efficient, safe and sustainable use of livestock. It is the only one of 15 CGIAR research centres dedicated entirely to animal agriculture research for the developing world. Co-hosted by Kenya and Ethiopia, it has regional or country offices and projects in East, South and Southeast Asia as well as Central, East, Southern and West Africa. www.ilri.org
Post location: The position is based in Addis Ababa – Ethiopia.
Position level: The position level is 4C.
Duration: 3 years with the possibility of renewal, contingent upon individual performance and continued funding.
Benefits: ILRI offers a competitive salary and benefits package which includes 15% Pension, Medical insurance, Life insurance and allowances for: Education, Housing, Relocation, Home leave, Annual holiday entitlement of 30 days + public holidays.
How to apply: Applicants should send a cover letter and CV expressing their interest in the position, what they can bring to the job and the names and addresses (including telephone and email) of three referees who are knowledgeable about the candidate’s professional qualifications and work experience to the Director, People and Organizational Development through our recruitment portal http://ilri.simplicant.com/ on or before 16 June 2017. The position title and reference number DSVS/05/2017 should be clearly marked on the subject line of the cover letter.
We thank all applicants for their interest in working for ILRI. Due to the volume of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
ILRI does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting, processing or training). ILRI also does not concern itself with information on applicants’ bank accounts.
To find out more about ILRI visit our websites at http://www.ilri.org
To find out more about working at ILRI visit our website at http://www.ilri.org/ilricrowd/
ILRI is an equal opportunity employer.