Systems Analyst at ILRI, Nairobi or Addis Ababa
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The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) seeks to recruit a Systems Analyst to provide inputs in a range of cross-cutting multidisciplinary ILRI projects studying drivers of systems change, climate change and adaptation, niches for food/feed crops in mixed systems (ruminants and monogastrics), global feed resources assessments, intensification options and trade-offs in mixed crop livestock systems, land use and maintenance of ecosystems functions, livelihoods and animal genetic resources and others.
Location: ILRI campus in Nairobi or Addis Ababa.
The successful candidate will have among others:
A Ph.D. in Agriculture, natural resource management, or associated disciplines, with training in Systems analysis,
natural resource management, agriculture
At least 5 years experience working in small holder agricultural systems in tropical countries
Excellent knowledge of the dynamics of smallholder production systems in the tropics; knowledge of bio-physical
constraints in mixed crop/livestock and pastoral systems in the tropics and household level bio-economic modeling and
impact assessment skills
Good knowledge of the key drivers of change in agricultural production systems
Ability to integrate information at different scales: from farm household to regional and continental
Proven ability to synthesize scientific information and write scientific publications for different audiences
Proven ability to work in multi-cultural and inter-disciplinary teams and share ideas and information
Flexibility and creativity to deal with multiple projects in diverse settings around the World
Ability to mobilize financial resources as part of a team
Basic knowledge of spatial analysis and innovation systems for technology dissemination desirable
Applicants should send a cover letter expressing their interest, detailed CV, names and contact details (Telephone, E-mail) of three professional referees to the Human Resources Office, e-mail: recruit-ilri [at] cgiar.org
International Livestock Research Institute Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research.
The title and reference number of the position (SYSTEMS ANALYST – TARGETING INNOVATIONS THEME REF: SA/T1/02/2008) for which the application is made should be clearly marked on the application.
For further details, and application materials, contact: Systems Analyst at ILRI
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