WorldFish Job Vacancy: Senior Program Associate, Penang - Malaysia

WorldFish Job Vacancies 2021
  • Position: Senior Program Associate
  • Location: Penang (Malaysia-HQ)
  • Application Deadline: 31 May 2021
  • Type of contract: 3 years fixed term contract
  • Language(s) required: English (native/fluent writing and oral skills)
WorldFish is an international, not-for-profit research organization that works to reduce hunger, malnutrition, and poverty by improving fisheries and aquaculture. With a 45-years track record of leading-edge science, WorldFish generates research evidence and innovations to inform sustainable practices and inclusive policies that enable better livelihoods and healthier diets for millions of poor people, particularly women, who depend on fish for food, nutrition, and income. WorldFish is a member of CGIAR, the world’s largest global partnership on agriculture research and innovation for a food secure future. Headquartered in Penang, Malaysia, and with regional offices across Africa, Asia, and the Pacific, WorldFish leads the cross-disciplinary CGIAR Research Program (CRP) on Fish Agri-Food Systems (FISH).

This position is required to help foster excellence in bilateral project delivery at WorldFish and to ensure the organization has the project management oversight, capacities, and competencies, role clarity, technologies, and tools to ensure contractual obligations are met. It will focus on delivering support to Project Leaders Steps 3 – 7 of the 7 Steps Project Lifecycle Management process (PLM).