VACANCY: AGFOR COMMUNICATIONS ADMIN ASSISTANT, TO BE BASED IN MAKASSAR, SULAWESI INDONESIA

About our organization The World Agroforestry Centre (also known as the International
Centre for Research in Agroforestry or ICRAF) is an independent research
institution which generates science-based knowledge about the complex role
trees play in agricultural landscapes and rural livelihoods. As part of the
Centre’s work to bring tree-based solutions to bear on poverty and
environmental problems, researchers – working in close collaboration with
partners – are developing new technologies, tools and policy recommendations
for increased food security and ecosystem health. The Centre’s headquarters are located in Nairobi,
Kenya, and research is conducted in 34 countries in Africa, Asia and Latin
America. We are supported by the Consultative Group on International
Agricultural Research (CGIAR) and receive funding from over 50 different
donors. To learn more about our organization, please
visit our website: www.worldagroforestry.org About the positionThe AgFor Communications Administration
Assistant will assist the Communications Coordinator of the project,
Agroforestry and Forestry in Sulawesi: Linking Knowledge to Action (AgFor
Sulawesi), which is managed by the World Agroforestry Centre and funded by the
Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (DFATD) Canada and the
CGIAR Research Program on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry. The Assistant will
support clear and effective communication between scientists, farmers,
agricultural and forestry extension workers, district and provincial
governments, DFATD and other stakeholders, partner organizations,
non-governmental organizations, educational institutions, other projects and
the media. For a detailed Job Description please visit http://worldagroforestry.org/regions/southeast_asia/indonesia/careers RequirementsBachelor in Communications, English (or other languages), Business Administration, Accounting,
or other related discipline. Recent graduates are encouraged to apply. Personal Competencies·        
Willing to learn new skills/knowledge related to the
scope/content of the specified projects.·        
Self-directed; well-organized; able to
meet deadlines.·        
Excellent interpersonal skills and
ability to work well in a multicultural environment. ·        
Able to generate creative, practical
approaches to overcome challenging situations.·        
Good command of written and spoken
Indonesian and English (at least passive).·        
Familiarity
with one or more local languages of Sulawesi (desirable but not essential). Terms of offerThe World Agroforestry Centre is an equal
opportunity employer and offers a collegial and gender-sensitive working
environment. We believe that staff diversity promotes excellence and strongly
encourage applications from qualified women. This is a national position and
will be for a period of 6 (six) months. How to applyApplications for the position must include:–       
A cover letter illustrating your suitability for the position against

the listed requirements and salary expectations–       
Detail curriculum vitae, including names and addresses of three
referees, including telephone, fax numbers and email addresses. All correspondence should be addressed to the
Human Resources Unit, World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) Southeast Asia Regional
Office via email: [email protected] and should indicate “Application
for AgFor Communications Admin Assistant
” on their application letters and
email submissions. 
Applications will be considered until January 15, 2016
or until a suitable candidate is identified and selected.  Please note that only short-listed applicants
meeting the above requirements will be contacted.

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