ILRI Team Leader - Herd Health Jobs in Addis Ababa - Ethiopia

ILRI Team Leader - Herd Health Jobs in Addis Ababa - Ethiopia

  • The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) seeks to recruit a Team Leader, Herd Health to lead research on animal health and delivery of animal health services

  • 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.

    Key Responsibilities

  • Lead research on animal health in livestock systems in developing countries, including identification of animal health constraints to improve animal health

  • Lead the testing and development of models of delivery of animal health services

  • In collaboration with other research teams, lead and manage the development and implementation of multi-locational animal health research projects

  • Build collaboration with teams working on food safety, zoonoses, antimicrobial resistance, animal feeding, genomics, and diagnostics and vaccines

  • Collaborate with a wide range of partners including research institutions, government agencies, NGOs and private sectors to enhance research activities

  • Publish research findings in papers, technical manuals and briefs, policy briefs, other communication products, peer reviewed international journals and maintain expert recognition in one
    or more subject areas

  • Lead and contribute in proposal development and resource mobilization

  • Perform any other related duties as may be required.


  • PhD in an animal health or relevant discipline with strong experience in veterinary service delivery

  • At least 10 years’ relevant post-doctoral experience and a proven track record in research in animal health.

  • A sound understanding of health issues in livestock systems in developing countries.

  • Extensive experience of working in the field, preferably in developing countries.

  • The ability to provide scientific leadership and manage a research team.

  • The ability to work in multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural teams and a proven record of collaboration.

  • A proven ability to mobilize resources.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and the ability to communicate to diverse audiences

    Terms of Appointment

  • This position is at job level HG 20 and it is open to both national and international applicants.

  • The position is a 3-year contract, renewable subject to satisfactory performance and availability of funding.

  • ILRI offers a competitive salary and benefits package which includes; pension, medical and other insurances

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; ILRI Team Leader - Herd Health Jobs in Addis Ababa - Ethiopia

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