Type de contrat CDD
Durée du contrat 2 ans ou plus
Niveau d'étude Bac + 5 et Plus
Niveau d'expérience Au moins 3 mois
Date limite candidature 30/03/2014
Poste n° 155
The Africa Rice Center (AfricaRice) is seeking a highly qualified Knowledge Management
Assistant to be based at AfricaRice, Cotonou.
AfricaRice is one of the 15 international agricultural research Centers that are members of the
CGIAR Consortium. It is also an autonomous intergovernmental association of African member countries.
Under the Supervision of the Head of Knowledge Management and Capacity Strengthening, the Knowledge Management Assistant will assist in the content development and
management of rice knowledge products intended for the rice e‐hubs.
The rice e‐hub is a virtual platform that serves as a portal for information about rice hubs in the AfricaRice member states. The rice sector development hubs are geographic locations
within the AfricaRice member countries strategically selected by national partners based on their potential to increase rice productivity within the country as stated in AfricaRice’s 2011‐
2020 Strategic Plan. The rice e‐hub virtual platform is designed and being managed through co‐learning and co‐creation process. Its design and content management are decentralized to ensure sustainability, relevance and ownership of scientists and partners especially from
national research and development organizations from AfricaRice member states. The rice e‐hub acts as a knowledge exchange facilitation tool between science, development and value chain actors.
The rice e‐hub virtual platform hosts three major knowledge products:
The Knowledge Management Assistant will work closely with AfricaRice scientists and national partners engaged in the rice hubs to:
MSc in communications or agriculture sciences specializing in information sharing and dissemination.
Proven experience (at least 3‐5 years) in content management of similar virtual platforms for Africa; Experience in working in a multi‐cultural environment.
Key Competencies Required: knowledge of agricultural research and development in Africa, and proven skills in use of web2/3 tools. Proven ability to produce knowledge products in English and French will be an advantage.
The candidate should communicate fluently (orally and in writing) in English or French with a good working knowledge of the other language.
Terms and Conditions
Candidates should send an application (including a cover letter and a detailed CV with the following information: Name, surname, gender, nationality, certificates obtained, professional experience (stating clearly beginning and end dates of each experience: day, month, year),
language skills (French/English), and the names and addresses (including telephone / fax / email) of three referees.
To apply for this position, please send your applications:
To: H.Zok@cgiar.org with the vacancy reference in subject: GSS/02/PC/2014/03
Or to the following address: Head, Human Resources Unit, AfricaRice, 01 B.P. 2031, Cotonou, Benin Republic
Applications will be considered until Sunday, March 30, 2014.
AfricaRice is an equal opportunity employer. AfricaRice believes that staff diversity promotes excellence in its operations and particularly welcomes applications from women and developing countries.
AfricaRice thanks all applicants but only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
To learn more about AfricaRice, please visit our website at
Secteur d'activité: Aide et assistance au développement
Type de poste: Temps plein
Horaires de travail: Horaire normal
Langue de travail: Anglais
Deuxième langue de travail: Français
Délai de candidature: 30/03/2014