Commonwealth of Learning Job Vacancy: Education Specialist: Agriculture & Livelihoods - Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada

Education Specialist: Agriculture & Livelihoods

COL is seeking an eminent and senior professional for the position of Education Specialist: Agriculture & Livelihoods to lead a programme initiative aimed at improving the livelihoods of marginalised farming communities, particularly for the benefit of women, through the use of technology-enabled learning and linking communities with various stakeholders such as government, financial institutions, the private sector and civil society.

This job also involves establishing models of agricultural finance to address issues related to agriculture, forestry and fisheries within the context of livelihoods security, social and gender equity and environmental sustainability.

The person must be a citizen of a Commonwealth country with a commitment to development and possess the capability to exercise professional judgement and diplomacy and the skills to be able to work in a team while representing COL’s interests internally and externally, with ability to network across multilateral organisations and to work effectively with people from different cultural backgrounds; have the ability to exercise professional judgment and diplomacy; and, be able to work in a team while representing COL’s interests internally and externally.

To Apply: A full job description is displayed on the link HERE.

Interested applicants must provide a current resume and cover letter highlighting their professional background and how it aligns with this position.

Applications must be submitted by email to  with the subject: Education Specialist: Agriculture & Livelihoods, at the latest by January 31, 2019.