Recruitment of a Digital Content Coordinator



Recruitment of a Digital Content Coordinator


Opening Date: April 30, 2019

Closing Date: May 10, 2019


CEI N° 09-2019

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The West and Central African Council for Agricultural Research and Development (CORAF) is a subregional organization founded in 1987. It currently has 23 National Agricultural Research Systems (NARS) in 23 countries: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Cote d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Togo. In 2018, CORAF’s General Assembly approved its long-term strategic plan focused on three interlinked priority intervention domains:

  • Agriculture, food and nutrition security;
  • Policy, institutions, markets and trade;
  • Gender, youth and social equity.

The Executive Secretariat of CORAF is made up of three departments (Research and Innovation, Corporate Services and Communications and Marketing).

Communications and Marketing Department has the primarily responsibility of making CORAF a stellar regional research institution, its function is also expected to help CORAF: (a) raise more finances to fund the 2018-2022 Operational Plan, (b) establish relevant scientific partnerships, (c) earn the trust of partners to lead agricultural research activities, and (d) demonstrate accountability to its key constituents.

The main objective of this recruitment is to find Digital Content Coordinator, to assist the Department of Communications and Marketing in the planning, design, and monitoring of its work plan and more specifically the new cooperative agreement between CORAF and West Africa Regional Mission of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

The tasks to be performed as well as other information relating to the post are detailed in the terms of reference attached.

The Executive Director of CORAF invites candidates that meet the qualifications criteria as indicated in the terms of reference to express their interest in this recruitment.

Candidates interested in this call must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform such services (CVs, references concerning the performance of similar contracts, publications, experience in the similar field, etc.).

Interested consultants may obtain additional information from the CORAF Executive Secretariat by sending correspondence to the CORAF Communications and Marketing Department by e-mail at or from 08:00 to 12:00 and from 15:00 to 17:00 GMT.

Applications must be submitted by email to the address: no later than May 10, 2019 before 4.30 pm UT.


                                                                                                             Dr Abdou TENKOUANO

                                                                                                             Executive Director CORAF