Scaling & Innovation Expert/Senior Expert Job at International Livestock Research Institute

Scaling & Innovation Expert/Senior Expert Job at International Livestock Research Institute… See details on how to apply for the opportunities available at International Livestock Research Institute.

Description:

The International Livestock Research Institute is an international agricultural research institute based in Nairobi, Kenya, and founded in 1994 It is a member of the CGIAR and focuses its research on building sustainable livestock pathways out of poverty in low-income countries.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate overall implementation of the scaling efforts (all tracks) provided to CGIAR Initiatives where ILRI plays a key role.
  • Contribute to monitoring and evaluation of the scaling efforts, including supporting possible synergies across the Initiatives.
  • Lead activities to ensure high-quality delivery of scaling and innovation services.
  • Support the development of a proposal to mobilize resources for innovation and scaling activities of the selected CGIAR initiatives.
  • Update/establish workflows operationalized in the ILRI scaling framework.
  • Support initiative leads and ILRI Impact at Scale ([email protected]) program leader in engaging with ILRI management, CGIAR units and initiatives and other key stakeholders on scaling topics.
  • Establish and maintain productive relations with CGIAR research and innovation managers.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in administrative and Business Sciences, Social Sciences, or Humanities. PhD in a relevant area is a plus.
  • Project Management Certification is a plus.
  • Minimum of 7 years (expert) or 10 years (senior expert) professional experience in scaling, project management, stakeholder, or innovation management.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and network skills.
  • Experience in Africa or Asia in agricultural settings.
  • Excellent writing skills in English.
  • Strong digital skills, including proficiency in presentation, project management and collaboration tools.

How to Apply

Interested and suitable applicants should CLICK HERE to apply.

Application Deadline: 25th November 2021.

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