Position Announcement-Training Specialist Shanhua, Taiwan

AVRDC – The World Vegetable Center, an international nonprofit research and development institute, is committed to alleviating poverty and malnutrition in the developing world through the increased production and consumption of nutritious and health-promoting vegetables. http://avrdc.org

AVRDC seeks a Training Specialist to lead the Center"s capacity-bulding activities globally. The position will be based at AVRDC"s headquarters in Shanhua, Taiwan. The specialist wiil report to the Head of the Global Technology Disseminitation group.

The Job:

The Person: Applicants must have a PhD in education, training, capacity building, communications ar a related field. Experience in agriculture, rural development, nutrition or primary health care areas is highly desirable; experience with development education and training of trainers is also highly desirable. Experience in adult learning, participatory training approaches, discovery-based learning and curriculum design and development is necessary. Skills an data collection, evaluation and needs analyses are also important. At least five years of international experince is required. Good organization, communication and coordination skills are essential. Fluency in English (written and spoken) is essential; other language skills are desirable.

The Reward: This is an Internationally Recruited Staff (IRS) position with competitive pay and benefits. The initial appointment is for three years and may be extended depending on the performance of the incumbent and need for the position.

How to apply: Submit a letter of application with curriculum vitae, a resent passport size photograph, names and addresses (including telephone/fax/e-mail) of three, and date of availability. Please send application stating the job title by e-mail to human.resources@worldveg.org before 31 August 2014.





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