WorldFish is an international, nonprofit research organization that harnesses the potential of fisheries and aquaculture to strengthen livelihoods and improve food and nutrition security. Globally, more than 1 billion people obtain most of their animal protein from fish and 800 million depend on fisheries and aquaculture for their livelihoods. WorldFish is a member of CGIAR, a global research partnership for a food-secure future.

Data Enumerator (02 Position)


WorldFish is hiring 2 (two) Data Enumerators for the projects entitled “Evaluating Costs and Benefits of Prophylactic Health Products and Novel Alternatives on Smallholder Aquaculture Farmers In Asia and Africa (IMAQulate)” and “Novel Molecular Approaches for Advancing Prediction and Mitigation of Disease Outbreaks in Aquaculture for Small Scale Farmers (BBSRC) Aquaculture”. They are require to implement project activities in the field level.

The Data enumerators will also assist in study of

  1. Aquaculture production systems particularly Tilapia, carp, shrimp/ prawn;
  2. Prophylactic health products (PHP) markets and usage; and
  3. Collect fish sample for disease diagnosis and epidemiological study.

Key Responsibilities

  • Collect data, prepare census list to develop sample frame for target aquaculture species in the specific area.
  • Collect information on chemical outlet details to prepare aquaculture input shop detail list for the development of PHP sample frame.
  • Collect shop wise details information on PHP.
  • Check and edit hard copy of collected information before entering the info in excel sheet.
  • Data entry of gathered information about farmers and PHP products using computer software.
  • Ability to drive motor cycles, willing to travel to remote areas of Bangladesh.

This job is open to Bangladesh Nationals with the following skills and qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Aquaculture/Fisheries or related discipline; Aquaculture/ Economics / Agricultural Economics / Development Studies.
  • Interest in research and survey work.
  • Experience with community discussion, data collection, organize meeting, workshop, seminar, writing meeting minutes and reports.
  • Fluent in written and spoken in English.
  • Strong in essential computer software/packages for database management, data analysis and prepare presentation.
  • Experience in private sector, aquaculture and fisheries market system.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines, committed and motivated.
  • Ability to work, assist team and manage field.

Salary and Benefits

This is a four (4) months temporary position with monthly salary ranging between BDT 22,000 to BDT 25,000. WorldFish's temporary staff shall receive comprehensive benefits including.

Eligibility, Location and Duration

This position will be based at WorldFish’s country office in Khulna, Bangladesh with extensive field visit. Interviews are expected to be held in May 2019 and shortlisted candidate will be expected to attend the interview session. The successful candidate should be available to commence in June 2019 for a four (4) months’ temporary contract.

Our Commitment

WorldFish is committed to promoting a work environment where diversity of thought, style, culture and experience is valued. We support individual performance and potential in achieving our organizational goals and mission. We are an equal opportunities employer and strongly encourage women and nationals from developing countries to apply.

How to Apply

Interested applicants are invited to submit the following information online latest by 18 May 2019:

Apply Here

Screening will start immediately, and will continue until the position is filled. Due to the high volume of applicants for WorldFish positions, we appreciate all interest, but only short-listed candidates will be contacted.