(Those who had applied before no need to apply)
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION TO CIRDAP CONTACT MINISTRY: 28th February, 2019
Centre on Integrated Rural Development for Asia and the Pacific (CIRDAP), a regional, intergovernmental organization is looking for a senior professional with leadership capacity as well as strategic vision to take up its activities in the areas of rural development and poverty alleviation in Asia-Pacific region. Accordingly, applications for the position of DIRECTOR RESEARCH are invited for its Headquarters located in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Functional Title : Director Research
Level : P-4
Organization :Centre on Integrated Rural Development for Asia and the Pacific
Division : Research Division
Location : Dhaka City, Bangladesh
Recruitment Status :Professional Category
Duration of Assignment :Initially for a period of 03 (three) years including one year probation
CIRDAP was established with the auspices of Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations on 6thJuly, 1979. It has 15 members countries namely, Afghanistan, Bangladesh (Host State), Fiji, India, Indonesia, Iran, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam. The purpose of CIRDAP is to provide technical support and promote innovative best practices on sustainable IRD amongst member countries in Asia-Pacific in order to improve the lives of the rural people.
The Director Research supports the Director General by conducting research on CIRDAP Focus areas under the Sustainable Development Goal and identifies areas for further research, pilot projects and training.
Key Duties and responsibilities
Under the direct supervision of the Director General of CIRDAP, the staff member is responsible for carrying out the following duties and responsibilities:
(i) Determine relevant thematic topics from CIRDAP Focus areas and conduct researches;
(ii) Develop thematic topics from Research findings for further research, pilot projects, training and other related activities;
(iii) Develop proposals for funding consideration by potential donors;
(iv) Ensure efficient and effective management of Research programme activities through proper identification, implementation, monitoring & evaluation and regular reporting of research activities;
(v) Ensure to strengthen collaboration with existing CIRDAP Link Institutions (CLIs), existing development partners and establish new partnerships with reputable Research institutions;
(vi) Support Administration and Finance for the overall administration of the Research Division; and
(vii) Perform other duties and responsibilities assigned by the Director General.
(i) Relevant Master’s Degree preferably with Doctoral from a recognized University;
(ii) Minimum 5 years’ experience in the field of research;
(iii) Some experience in other fields would be advantage;
(iv) Have published Books and Journals on research work; and
(v) Citizen of CIRDAP Member Countries.
(ii) Upholds moral or ethical values;
(iii) Conceptual thinking and the ability to think outside the box;
(iv) Ability to adjust to changes and innovative.
Salary &Other Benefits
Level P-4 (Step-I to IV) carries base salary of US$ 36,842 to US$ 39,664 per annum plus other allowances like, Contributory Provident Fund, Group Life Insurance, Group Accident Insurance, Group Sickness Insurance Scheme, Supplementary Hospitalization Assurance Policy for the spouse and a maximum of 03 (three) children, Children Education Grant, Annual Leave 30 days, Travel to Home Country once in two years along for Self & Family Members up to a maximum of five adult fare and Partly Furnished Accommodation at an approved monthly rent etc. However, Staff Rules and Benefits are under review.
This vacancy is archived.
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