IWMI Researcher Jobs 2021 – Zambia Jobs

IWMI Researcher Jobs 2021 – Zambia Jobs. IWMI Zambia programme looking for “Researcher”. Applicants with a PhD degree in human geography may apply on or before 01 August 2021.

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IWMI Researcher Jobs 2021

The IWMI has published a job vacancy announcement on 20 July 2021 for qualified Zambia’s to fill in the vacant post of Researcher to be based in Lusaka, Zambia.

Recruiter International Water Management Institute (IWMI)
Position Researcher – Scaling Water Solutions
Location Lusaka, Zambia
Country Zambia
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification PhD degree in human geography
Experience Required At least three years
Application Deadline 01 August 2021

IWMI Job Vacancy 2021

Job Purpose: The International Water Management Institute (IWMI) is looking for a Researcher who will support IWMI’s role in the Accelerating Impacts of CGIAR Climate Research for Africa (AICCRA) and related projects.


  • Conduct field data/secondary data collection, literature syntheses, interviews and other forms of research activities in relation to scaling climate-smart agriculture practices (e.g. adaptive scaling of solar irrigation, drought tolerant seed varieties, smart water management etc), extension and climate advisory service delivery and communication technologies for smallholder agriculture.
  • Coordinate AICCRA’s partner activities in Zambia e.g. workshops, dialogues, multi-stakeholder dialogue space events, accelerator grant mechanism implementation and broad stakeholder engagement.
  • Analyze irrigation supply chains and financing modalities with the aim to identify entry points for enhancing access to CSA practices/technologies in bottom of pyramid markets;


  • PhD degree in human geography, political science, sociology, ICT4development, or a closely related field relevant to water resources management, agricultural development, and agricultural innovation systems and scaling.
  • Proven experience of 3 years in scaling of climate-smart agricultural innovation, ICT4Agricultural development, value chain development or agriculture market systems in Africa, and specifically, in Zambia.


  • Ability to conduct research in the areas of climate-smart agricultural innovation scaling, social inclusion, and agricultural value chains in Zambia.
  • Ability to facilitate and maintain strong multi-stakeholder partnerships in the agri-business ecosystem, and irrigation in Zambia particularly with the private sector.
  • Ability to apply technical, economic and institutional theories to innovation scaling and policy issues in a critical manner.
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively and effectively with academic and non-academic stakeholders.
  • Open mindset and ability to learn.
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a multidisciplinary, multi-institutional and multicultural environment.
  • Excellent communication skills in English.

Other Details

  • Selection Process: Interview
  • Salary: negotiable
  • Application Process: Online

How to Apply IWMI Researcher Jobs 2021

Apply for the position by following the application instructions at www.iwmi.org/jobs. We will be accepting applications through 24:00 hrs (Sri Lanka time) on 1 August 2021(Sunday). Receipt of all applications will be acknowledged, but only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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