South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation, SAARC

Last Date - 20-08-2019
City / State - Dhaka , Bangladesh
Education - Ph.D, Post Graduate
Advt. No. - SAARC/ARD/77/SAC/ A/2018 (Vol-II)-342

The Secretariat of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) presents its compliments to the Ministries of Foreign/ External Affairs of the Member States of SAARC and has the honour to convey that the SAARC Agriculture Centre (SAC) has announced Vacancy Announcement for its professional posts.

Post Name Senior Programme Specialist (Fisheries)
Educational Qualification

PhD in Fisheries with 12 years of experience or Master's degree with 15 years of experience having good academic record.

Professional Competence:

  • Incumbent should be specialized in program/project development, implementation, monitoring, impact analysis, report preparation and presentation in the area of fisheries /aquaculture.
  • Clear understanding on the global and regional context of fisheries/aquaculture and related disciplines, SPS, GMP matters, hazard analysis, policy analysis, and technical packages
  • Good command in writing, listening and speaking in English language.
  • Proven capacity in writing papers, books and reports
  • Ability to work in multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural team
  • Ability to coordinate and partnership building with professionals, development partners and stakeholders independently
  • Independently organize meeting, workshops, symposium at the international and regional levels
Age Limit Not more than 55 yrs
Post Name Senior Programme Specialist (Crops)
Educational Qualification

Ph.D. in Crop Sciences/ Agronomy/ Crop Physiology with 10 years of experience or Master Degree with 15 years of experience having good academic record in the above disciplines

Professional Competence:

  • lncumbent should be specialized in the field of crop related program development, production and management aspects, analyzing natural hazards, GAP (Good Agricultural Practices) and issue qualify standards of agricultural products and processes, etc
  • Clear understanding on the global and regional context of the relevant fields in issues and challenges, policies, and technological packages. '
  • Incumbent should have experience on ensuring food and nutritional security, transferring new technologies and strengthening research-extension-farmers linkage as major challenges for the region.
  • Knowledge on seed system seed bank, food bank, issues and challenges of seeds in the region.
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  • Project program planning, proposal writing, implementation of the program, monitoring and evaluation, report writing.
  • Good command in writing, listening and speaking in English language
  • Proven capacity in writing papers, books and reports
  • Ability to work in multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural team
  • Ability to coordinate and partnership building with professionals, development partners and stakeholders independently
  • lndependently organize meeting, workshops, symposium at the international and regional levels. '
  • Knowledge on crop and agriculture policy, dissemination of technologies, combat climatic changes, programs for enhancing Foductivity, agricultural R&D.
Age Limit Not more than 55 yrs

Preference will be given to persons having work experience in related field as well as in the National Agricultural Research system (NARS)/ Extension service/donor agencies/development partners. Must obtain minimum 2nd class/ division in all stages of academic records.

How to Apply - Applications in prescribed form (available at the SAARC Division of Foreign / External Affairs Ministry of SAARC Member countries and also at the SAC website: www.sac.org.bd duly filled in by the applicant and recommended by the competent authorities should reach to

the Director, SAARC Agriculture Centre (SAC), Farmgate, Dhaka - 1215, Bangladesh

through ministry of foreign/external affairs -of the respective member countries not later than 20th August 2019