Hivos Southeast Asia Job Vacancy: Case Study Development of Seeds Revitalization, Sumba

Hivos is an international organisation that seeks new solutions to persistent global issues. With smart projects in the right places, we oppose discrimination, inequality, abuse of power and the unsustainable use of our planet’s resources. Our primary focus is achieving structural change. This is why we cooperate with innovative businesses, citizens and their organisations. We share a dream with them of sustainable economies and inclusive societies. For its Hivos  seeks qualified candidates for the position of:

Title: Consultant for Case Study Development of Seeds Revitalization Sumba
Duty Station: Jakarta, Indonesia
Report to: PDM Green Food
Duration : 2 (two) months start from January 2020

Since April 2019, Hivos working together with Mauliru Organic Farmers Group in East Sumba to cultivate around 3.2 hectares of demonstration plot of local variety. The area is in Mauliru village. The activities of this program are:
  1. Revitalization of local variety of Sorghum, Jewawut (Setaria italica) and Hanjeli (Coix lacyma-jobi L.) as alternative food crops aside of rice and corn. Hivos believes that seeds can be produced, used and distribute by farmers.
  2. In an effort to re-supply these most extinct local food plants. Not only the program, Hivos also supports capacity building of farmers in East Sumba through field school activities and application of Good Agriculture Practices (GAP) with organic farming systems as a sustainable agricultural solution.
By November 2019, the revitalization program of local food plants produces positive results, both in the demonstration of technology used and the cultivation of the local food crops. Furthermore, the program provides examples of the provision of seeds of local food plants that have contributed to the best agricultural practices on Sumba Island.

Aim of the job
The consultant will be developing a case study result based on the program implemented in Mauliru and develop a full report that can be shared within Hivos internally and externally

Scope of work

The consultant is expected to:
  1. Lead the process of Developed case study report for the theme requested with scientific methodology.
  2. Work together with project officer to finalized brochure design
  3. Ensure the brochure produced in good quality content and storytelling;
Qualifications and Experiences:
  1. Proven experiences more than 5 years in case study development specially in agriculture program
  2. Knowledge and experience doing evaluation by using logical methodology
  3. Deliver report in timely manner.
  4. Experience doing interview with multi stakeholders and develop scientific questioners.
How to apply?
Interested applicants should send CV/resume to hr.sea@hivos.org no later than 5 January 2020 with (“Case Study Consultant”) as  the subject of the email.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Opened position for national level / Indonesian nationality