The Bangladesh project manager will provide leadership to a large, private-sector oriented aquaculture project that is intended toidentify, incubate and deploy at scale innovations with communities and private sector partners that increase productivity, income, nutrition and women’s empowerment for smallholder fish farmers in Bangladesh.
S/he will take the lead for project implementation through its lifecycle, including leading a Bangladesh country team in planning, implementing and reporting throughout. The Project Leader will also be responsible for leading implementation of private sector engagement strategy in Bangladesh, working closely with for-profit partners and investors to identify and start up innvovative business models and financing that achieve the project goals for sustainable aquaculture growth, while delivering positive impacts at scale for smallholders within Bangladesh.
The position will be based out of Dhaka, Bangladesh, and will involve travel throughout the region, occasionally to the headquarters offices of WorldFish in Penang.
In close coordination with the Project Leader (Penang) and the Country Director (Bangladesh), the Bangladesh Project Manager will: