Poultry Farming Expert & Team Leader

NGO Jobs / UN Jobs Vacancy

Countries: Bangladesh, Myanmar, Philippines
Organization: CUFA
Closing date: 12 Mar 2021

Cufa is an International Development Agency with a focus on promoting financial inclusion and increasing financial literacy and improving economic livelihoods. Cufa has been developing community access to affordable financial services in the Asia Pacific region for 50 years, working cooperatively at grass-roots through to government levels, building capacity in emerging financial cooperative movements to create sustainability, improve lives, and relieve poverty.

Cufa is seeking a Poultry Farming Expert/Team Leader to work on a three-years project to be implemented across the Bangladesh, Myanmar and the Philippines. The project's objective is to increase the capacity and empowerment of women and incentivize their involvement in the poultry and aquaculture sectors through climate-resilient farming best practices and financial literacy training.


  • Responsible for the overall implementation of the Project.
  • Serves as team leader in the overall implementation until closure of the technical assistance.
  • Design and facilitate effective implementation of the technical assistance.
  • Ensure completion or delivery of outputs, process, operational and/or communications as needed.
  • Responsible for delivery of completion report.

Selection criteria:

  • Master’s degree, or equivalent, in poultry science, agricultural economics, environmental management, or other related fields. University degree in poultry science, agricultural economics, environmental management, or other related fields, combined with relevant professional experience can be considered.

  • Proven experience in integrating climate change adaptive measures with smallholder poultry farmers.

  • Proven experience and familiarity with poultry production in Bangladesh, Myanmar, the Philippines, or other leading countries with developing poultry sector would be preferable.

  • Prior experience with conducting training program for smallholder farmers in the poultry farming sector is a must.

  • Prior experience of working with women farmers is a must.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English; ability to communicate in the relevant local languages would be an advantage.

How to apply:

If you can demonstrate the specified assigned tasks, please forward a covering letter and your up-to-date CV to jobs@cufa.org.au using the subject line ‘Poultry Farming Expert’.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted, applications will be reviewed as they are received and the position may be filled before the closing date: Closing date: 12 March 2021.

Cufa takes the protection of children very seriously and as an organisation we expect all staff members to comply with our child protection policy. The successful candidate will need to sign a child protection declaration and undergo referee checks.

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