Position: Research Specialist (WorldFish)__Deadline:30Apr

The primary purpose of this position is to coordinate or take lead on, as appropriate, the implementation of various CRP and bilateral projects as assigned. Research Specialist will also provide senior administrative and managerial support to the project leader, and be responsible for the overall coordination of field interventions, including planning, budgeting, partner relations, and external communication. The position will also provide substantive technical inputs, facilitation, and research support to various other WorldFish projects, and especially integrating Participatory Action Research (PAR) methods and tools in planning, implementation, and M&E, and documentation of project outcomes and impacts.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist in or initiate new project development and in preparing project work plan, budget, partner contracts, and monitoring and reporting of the progress and expenditure.
  • Lead/ co-lead the implementation of project(s) and assess project performance and procedures
  • Assist in or initiate new project development and in preparing project work plan, budget, partner contracts, and monitoring and reporting of the progress and expenditure.
  • Lead/ co-lead the implementation of project(s) and assess project performance and procedures
  • Supervise the project activities implemented by local partner organizations, ensuring the activities are being completed according to work plan and financial management and reporting meet the expected standards.
  • Provide professional advice on WorldFish business program areas and technical guidance / support to various WorldFish projects regarding his areas of expertise,
  • Coordinate and liaise with government officials, local authorities, NGOs, and the private sector on all matters pertaining to the administration and implementation of the assigned project activities.
  • Coordinate communications among stakeholders and facilitate smooth partner relations regarding the management and operations of projects.
  • Facilitate knowledge sharing and capacity building of a variety of local stakeholders for fisheries and aquaculture research and development, through organizing workshops, training, consultation meetings, and field study tours.
  • Support Project Leaders and other team members to ensure timely tracking and documentation of project progress and achievements for donor reporting and external communication.
  • Contribute to publishing results in peer-reviewed scientific journals, policy magazines and popular media, with guidance from more senior research colleagues.
  • Other tasks assigned by supervisor.


  • Masters in Aquaculture, Fisheries, or other related discipline.
  • A minimum of 5 years of post-graduate professional experience in research and/or rural development for international NGOs or donor projects.
  • At least 5 years of experience with project administration and management support.
  • Highly skilled in participatory methods and approaches used in sociological research.
  • Excellent computer skills in Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
  • High proficiency in written and spoken English. Excellent verbal communication and writing skills in Khmer language.
  • Ability to work with limited supervision and take initiatives.
  • Readiness to travel to support field research activities.


This is a Nationally Recruited Staff (NRS) position and WorldFish offers a competitive remuneration package including comprehensive benefits (but not limited to) insurance coverage for staff and eligible dependents, 15% employer provident fund contribution, paid leave and others.

Our offer

This position will be based at WorldFish in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Interviews are expected to be held in May 2023. Only shortlisted candidate will be notified and expected to attend the interview. The successful candidate should be available to commence ASAP for an initial 3-yearfixed-term contract, with the possibility of contract renewal depending on performance and funding situation.

How to apply

Interested applicants are invited to submit the following information online latest by 30 April 2023:

  • A cover letter including a 2-page (max) description of why you are an ideal candidate and what you would bring to the role;
  • A current curriculum vitae;
  • Contact information of three professional referees who may be contacted if you are short-listed for the position.

Screening will start immediately, and will continue until the position is filled. Due to the high volume of applicants for WorldFish positions, we appreciate all interest, but only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Our Gender, Diversity and Inclusion (GDI) Commitment

WorldFish is committed to promoting a work environment where diversity and inclusion is valued and we are explicitly seeking representation from the global south as well as gender diversity in our senior leadership positions.

We also aim to also seek balance across other diversity dimensions.

People in WorldFish are treated equally irrespective of gender, ethnicity/race, national or social origin, disability, religion, political affiliation, age, family size, marital status or any other form of personal identity.

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