Type de contrat CDD
Durée du contrat 2 ans ou plus
Niveau d'étude Bac + 5 et Plus
Niveau d'expérience Au moins 2 ans
Date limite candidature 30/03/2014
Poste n° 152
The Africa Rice Center (AfricaRice) is seeking a highly qualified Research Assistant in
Geographic Information Systems 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
The Research Assistant in Geographic Information System will assist in inland valley related project at AfricaRice, including RAP‐IV and SMART‐IV. S/he reports to the remote sensing/GIS specialist, working in the Sustainable Productivity Enhancement Program. S/he is part of a
multi‐disciplinary research team working to sustain and improve the productivity of rice‐based systems in Africa in line with AfricaRice’s mission and mandate.
Specifically, s/he will:
Education: An MSc in Geoinformation science or Geography.
Work Experience: At least two years post MSc experience in using remote sensing software like ERDAS Imagine or ENVI
Key Competencies Required: proficiency in the use of GIS software, preferably ArcGIS; pro‐activity and original way of thinking; ability to work effectively as a member of a multi‐disciplinary team.
Terms and Conditions
Candidates should send an application (including a cover letter and a detailed CV with the following information: Name, surname, gender, date of birth, family status, 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/03/RD/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
Contact pour informations: Head, Human Resources Unit
Délai de candidature: 30/03/2014