Reports to: The Principal Investigator of Banana21 in Uganda
General Position Description:
This position will work closely with the Banana21 product development team located in Uganda, Australia and the U.S. to support successful product development and appropriately manage expectations regarding product timeline. This may include new strategy development, to organizing events, to assisting scientists with message development to convey product information and safety to various audiences. The successful applicant will also be expected to coordinate with the NARO Communicator, project Communications Advisor, as well as other biotech communicators in Uganda.
The communication specialist will assist the Banana21 team with implementing the outreach strategy developed by the team in, as well as recommend new approaches when needed. This may include:
Qualifications: At least Four-years in communications preferred fro reputable organization – otherwise commensurate experience; strong written and spoken communication skills; science knowledge preferred; a successful track record in planning event, writing articles and collaborative work.
Location: National Agricultural Research Laboratories, Kawanda
Terms of employment: Three year contract, part-time (3 days per week)
Application Dateline Friday 17th November 2014
Applications should be addressed to the Director
National Agricultural Research Laboratories