Monitoring and Evaluation Leader

Penang, Malaysia · International · 15 June 2017


WorldFish uses its technical and scientific expertise in fisheries and aquaculture to develop and deliver research advances, transformational impacts and policy recommendations that help the millions who are dependent on fish. Our research is focused on three interlinked challenges of sustainable aquaculture, resilient small-scale fisheries, and enhancing the contributions of fish to nutrition of the poor in the places where we can make the most difference. By using an integrated, multidisciplinary approach, WorldFish addresses critical gaps in research that need to be filled to build evidence on the most promising pathways to impact.

The Monitoring and Evaluation Leader will play a key global science role in WorldFish, setting and ensuring quality standards for monitoring and evaluation research associated with the new CGIAR Research Program on Fish Agri-Food Systems (FISH) and the WorldFish strategy for 2017-2022.

Key Responsibilities



Salary and benefits

This is an Internationally Recruited Staff (IRS) position with annual salary ranging between USD 83,000 – USD96,000 per annum.

WorldFish's IRS shall receive comprehensive benefits including (but not limited to) housing allowance*, relocation and repatriation assistance*, dependent education allowance*, home leave entitlement*, comprehensive insurance coverage for staff and eligible dependents, and pension/provident fund contribution.

Note: Items marked * are not applicable to staff recruited as Home Country Internationals (nationals of the country of posting). All benefits are subject to terms and conditions.

Timeframe and location

This position will be based at WorldFish’s HQ in Penang, Malaysia or another WorldFish program country, with significant travel to various countries in Africa, Asia and Pacific. Interviews are expected to be held in two stages:

The successful candidate should be available to commence by as soon as possible for an initial 3 years contract, with possibility of extension depending on performance of and the availability of funding. Due to the high volume of applicants for WorldFish positions, we appreciate all interest, but only short-listed candidates will be notified.

Our commitment

WorldFish is committed to promoting a work environment where diversity of thought, style, culture and experience is valued. We support individual performance and potential in achieving our organizational goals and mission. We are an equal opportunities employer and professionals from developing countries are encouraged to apply.

How to apply

Interested applicants are invited to submit the following information online latest by 15th June 2017:

Screening will start immediately, and will continue until the position is filled. Only selected candidates will be contacted.

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