The Learning Institute is now seeking a creative and proactive candidate to work with the Learning Institute team to develop and implement an effective overall strategic program planning of the Learning Institute; and coordinating with multidisciplinary teams to design and implement the project through the research, training, and documentation and networking core functions of the Learning Institute.



  • Conduct field studies, training assessment and delivery, community group formation and dialogue events;

  • Documentation/case study on gender awareness, livelihoods improvement;

  • Prepare and deliver community;

  • Initial design impact assessment work/scope;

  •  Mentoring and support to local community in target areas of LI’s project;

  • Developing and conducting M&E of the project based on overall project work plan as well annual work plan;

  • Contribute to research reports and publications;

  • Contribute ideas for proposal development, website and other communications;

  • Coordination of activities, co-develop workplans and budgets, progress and annual reports;

  • Provide inputs to the development of the annual work plan.



  • Degree in a discipline relevant to the focus of the Rural Livelihoods and Natural Resources Development Research Program;
  • Three years of relevant project experience in natural resource management or related field;
  • Experience and understanding of action research, collaborative research and/or research capacity building;
  • Project Management skills, including planning, monitoring and reporting;
  • Proposal development experience;
  • Excellent English (oral and written), communication and organizational skills.


SALARY: Commensurate with experience and qualifications.


Last date for applications: 23 March 2018

This is an urgent call and candidates sending in their applications must be willing to start immediately.

Please email your CV and Cover Letter to: or


Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interview