The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is the implementing agency of the Federal Republic of Germany for technical and international cooperation. It offers flexible, sustainable and effective solutions in political, economic and social change processes. Most of the work of GIZ is commissioned by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). GIZ also operates on behalf of other German ministries as well as public and private bodies in Germany and abroad. These include the European Commission, the United Nations, the World Bank and governments of other countries.
The Fish for Food Security in Zambia Project (F4F) is part of GIZ’s Agriculture and Food Security (AgriFood) project cluster in Zambia. The aim of the F4F project is to improve access to sustainable fish products of people facing food insecurity by: increasing aquaculture production through training fish farmers for sustainable aquaculture production in Luapula; Training Dam committee members on sustainable fisheries management to balance between usage and conservation of fish stocks and water resources in Eastern Province; Training of trainers, such as extension service providers; and promoting knowledge exchange through the multi-stakeholder platform.
In this context, the project is seeking a suitable candidate for the following position:
Aquaculture Advisor – (based in Mansa)
REF: GIZ_ F4F _Aqua
As the Aquaculture Advisor, you will join a dynamic team and play a vital role in supporting the development and implementation of aquaculture extension, in ways that have maximum impact on both farmers and extension service providers from the public and private sector. You will also ensure that project activities and impacts are measured and reported on, and that project indicators are met. You will participate in planning and evidence-based decision making. You will maintain and expand a professional network and promote and participate in stakeholder dialogue. You will also assist with the conceptualization and development of project communication materials and represent the project towards the general public across various fora.
Main tasks and responsibilities
Qualifications and Requirements:
Other knowledge and additional competences
The successful candidate will be expected to start employment with GIZ, on a fixed term contract.