Request for Expression of Interest for a Database and IT Specialist
World Agroforestry (ICRAF) is a Centre of scientific and development excellence that
harnesses the benefits of trees for people and the environment. Leveraging the world’s
largest repository of agroforestry science and information, we develop knowledge
practices, from farmers’ fields to the global sphere, to ensure food security and
ICRAF is the only institution conducting globally significant agroforestry research in
and for all the developing tropics. Knowledge produced by ICRAF allows governments,
development agencies, and farmers to use the power of trees to make farming
livelihoods more environmentally, socially and economically sustainable at scales
We are headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya, and operate six regional programmes in SubSaharan Africa, Asia and Latin America.
To learn more about our organization, please visit our website:
About the role
We are seeking the services of a consultant with sound experience to work with the
Government of Sri Lanka - GoSL (MEWR), the Climate Change Secretariat at MEWR and
ICRAF to contribute to the implementation of a Green Climate Fund (GCF) funded
Project titled: Support to NDA and Country Programming in Sri Lanka: Readiness in the
Vulnerable Upper Watersheds.
Requests for Expression of Interest
ICRAF invites eligible and qualified Consultants to indicate their interest in providing
these services. The Consultant must provide information indicating that they are
qualified to perform these services together with a detailed CV/Profile with specific
description of previous similar assignments undertaken.
Knowledge, Skills & Experience
• 10+ years’ experience in Data Management Integration, Database Design and
• Web, software, and IT development expertise.
• Experience in data management practices and possess excellent data integration
• Experience using statistical computer languages (R, Python, SLQ, etc.) to
manipulate data and organize large data sets.
• Experience with the following:
• Data & systems integration middleware
• Data quality, and data enrichment services
• Sound knowledge of the research community in Sri Lanka
• Excellent communication skills with a good command of written and verbal
communication in Sinhala and English, proficiency in Tamil is desirable.
• Strong team player, good interpersonal skills and should be energized by
performing in a diverse team.