Posted on :
11 Nov, 2016
11 Nov, 2016
The Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) is an umbrella organization bringing together and forming coalitions of major stakeholders in agricultural research and development in Africa. FARA complements the innovative activities of national, international and sub-regional research institutions to deliver more responsive and effective services to its stakeholders. It plays advocacy and coordination roles for agricultural research for development, while the national agricultural research systems (NARS), advanced research institutions (ARIs) and international agricultural research centres (IARCs) develop and promote the adoption of improved technologies and policies along the research-to-development continuum in their respective countries and jurisdictions. FARA became operational in Ghana since 2002.
As part of efficient operational and logistical support to its programmes and partners FARA has a conference and logistics function that coordinates and provides logistical support for its meetings and conferences.
Job Title: Conference And Logistics Assistant
The FARA Secretariat is seeking to fill a vacancy for a Conference and Logistics Assistant to assist with the coordination of conference services, workshops and travel logistics for its secretariat and partners.
S/he reports directly to the Conference and Logistics Officer and will perform among others the following duties:
Required Skills or Experience
How to Apply
Qualified candidates are invited to submit via email comprehensive Curriculum Vitae together with a motivation letter and names/contact details of three referees to:
Dr. Yemi Akinbamijo,
PMB CT 173,
Email: [email protected].
Applications will be accepted up to 24th November, 2016.
Please use the reference code for the position as indicated above as your subject in sending the email. This also applies to your application letters.
Due to anticipated high volume of applicants, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Applications which do not meet the stated criteria will be rejected.
FARA Affirmative Action Statement on Employment
There is no discrimination on the basis of gender race, religion, ethnic orientation, disability or health status.