ILRI Research Officer II Jobs 2024 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs

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ILRI Research Officer II Jobs 2024 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs.

ILRI Ethiopia looking for “Research Officer II”.

Applicants with a MSc. Degree may apply on or before 09th March, 2024.

The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) works for better lives through livestock in developing countries. ILRI is co-hosted by Kenya and Ethiopia, has 14 offices across Asia and Africa, employs some 700 staff and has an annual operating budget of about USD80 million.

ILRI Research Officer II Jobs 2024

The ILRI has published a job vacancy announcement on 24th February, 2024 for qualified Ethiopians to fill in the vacant post of Research Officer II to be based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

ILRI Job Vacancy 2024

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage the seed procurement activities of PATSPO II, incl. tree seed for seed orchard establishments with partners;
  • Conduct research activities and prepare seed portfolios that will support the timely implementation and procurement of seeds in line with the Annual Work Plans (AWP);
  • Coordinate the monitoring of seed demand and collection planning and implementation with the Regional Tree Seed Centre (RTSC) Heads and Ethiopian Forestry Development (EFD);
  • Contribute to the sourcing of seed sources through identification and description of existing seed sources to be included in the National Tree Seed Source Registry (NTSSR);
  • Support the Seed Source Officer (SSO) in his/her efforts to establish seed sources in line with the Annual Work Plans;
  • Develop training materials and participate in organizing and delivering of training, including training of farmer groups in tree seed collection;
  • Conduct applied seed research on developing appropriate species wise techniques for monitoring of fruit formation, seed processing, storage and testing of seed of priority species at the RTSCs and EFD;
  • In collaboration with the Regional Centre Heads, the Tree Seed Technology Coordination (TSTC) and the Capacity and Outreach Officer, develop guidelines for seed crop assessment, seed collection, processing, and storage, pre-treatment and sowing of priority species in Ethiopia;
  • Prepare guidelines for and support seed processing activities/routines and seed testing at the RTSCs and EFD;
  • Prepare inputs to the AWPs and the Annual Progress Reports (APRs).
  • Plan and organize meetings, and other internal and external project related meetings as required.
  • Responsible for monitoring and track subject matter budgets.

Position in Organization:

  • Research Officer II – Seed Procurement
  • Deadline: 09th March, 2023
  • Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Full-time
  • Monthly Base Salary: Birr 54,708

Minimum Requirement:


  • MSc. degree in forestry or related field with postgraduate specialization in seed procurement and/ seed technology, and with a general and broad understanding of tree improvement.


  • A minimum of 5 years post-graduate working experience including experience in practical work with tree seed (procurement, testing, storing and dissemination) and research in seed procurement/seed technology. Post- graduate studies in either of the two subjects and/or experience from similar positions elsewhere will be considered an additional advantage.

How to Apply ILRI Research Officer II Jobs 2024

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

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The Closing Date: 09th March, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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