Part-time Consultancy Opportunity for an Institute-wide Project

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1. Background

1.1. Funder: ADB (Asian Development Bank), JFPR (Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction)
1.2. Project: Climate Change Adaptation in Agriculture for Enhanced Recovery and Sustainability of Highlands
1.3. Lead: AIT and Nippon Koei Co.
1.4. Initiator: Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives, Thailand.
1.5. Objective: To strengthen the capacity of local governments and communities to address climate change and to demonstrate climate-smart agriculture (CSA) practices
1.6. Target Area: Nan Province, the Kingdom of Thailand

2. Supervisor

Takuji W. Tsusaka, DDS, SERD

  • Asst.Prof. Takuji W. Tsusaka
    Asst.Prof. Takuji W. Tsusaka
    Poverty and Natural Resources

3. Role of Consultant

To assist in the work stream “Agribusiness Value Chains Improvement”

  • Assist in organizing and delivering workshops in Nan.
  • Assist in collecting information through fieldwork and secondary sources.
  • Assist in managing and analyzing data.
  • Assist in writing a short report.
  • Assist in coordination and communication with project members and stakeholders.

4. Qualifications

  • Thai national residing in Thailand.
  • Currently not a student.
  • Master degree holder.
  • The degree obtained in a social science (or interdisciplinary) field related to agriculture, natural resources, or forestry.
  • Good command of both written and spoken English, equivalent to IELTS 6.5 or above.
  • Experience in applying quantitative and qualitative analyses to conduct research.
  • Team worker with interpersonal skills.
  • Experience of fieldwork in rural areas.
  • Can manage to work under time pressure.
  • Willing to conduct and join field work in Nan province frequently.

5. Workload

  • Estimated 33% of full-time work.
  • Approximately a half of the work time is expected to be spent in Nan for fieldwork.
  • Discretionary work system.

6. Remuneration

  • THB 25,000/month + per diem during fieldwork.
  • Contract period: 12 months, renewable up to 3 years in total.
  • No fringe benefits.

7. Additional advantages

Can enrich your CV through:

  • Gaining knowledge in agricultural and rural development.
  • Gaining experience in a development project funded by a multilateral donor agency.
  • Building professional network and references.

8. How to apply:

  • Fill the application form and send it to takuji@ait.ac.th
  • Deadline: 15th February 2021
  • Note: only one candidate will be selected based on the qualifications.
Asst.Prof. Takuji W. Tsusaka
Poverty and Natural Resources

Assistant Professor
Chair

Program: Natural Resources Management

Email: takuji@ait.ac.th

Contact: (+66)2-254-5585

Room Number: E214, SERD Building


Area of Expertise
Poverty and Natural Resources

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