Consultant (Landing Centre-based Fisheries Co-management Committee)

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About WorldFish

“WorldFish is a leading international research organization working to transform aquatic food systems to reduce hunger, malnutrition, and poverty. It collaborates with international, regional, and national partners to co-develop and deliver scientific innovations, evidence for policy, and knowledge to enable equitable and inclusive impact for millions who depend on fish for their livelihoods. As a member of CGIAR, WorldFish contributes to building a food- and nutrition-secure future and restoring natural resources. Headquartered in Penang, Malaysia, with country offices across Africa, Asia, and the Pacific, WorldFish strives to create resilient and inclusive food systems for shared prosperity. For more information, visit:

Position Objective

The main purpose of the assignment is achieving specific tasks under Intermediate Result-1 (IR1.2) related to adaptive co-management and fisheries governance components of USAID’s ECOFISH II Activity. This involves formulating the guidelines that support sustainable practices in coastal and marine fisheries. The specific task of the consultancy services would be the development of a comprehensive study report on organizational modalities on landing centre-based fisheries co-management initiatives in the coastal region of Bangladesh for the sustainable coastal and marine fisheries management.

The consultancy service is expected to fulfill the objective of developing a comprehensive study report on organizational modalities on landing centre-based fisheries co-management initiatives as developed at 11 fish landing centres at Teknaf (3), Ukhyia (1), Cox’s Bazar Sadar (2), Moheshkhali (1), Kutubdia (1), Kalapara (1), Pathorghata (1) and Charfasson (1); in the coastal region of Bangladesh under ECOFISH II, WorldFish for sustainable coastal and marine fisheries management.


  • Conducting a comprehensive review of existing Fish Landing Centre management systems and identifying strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats.
  • Engaging with relevant stakeholders, including government bodies, local communities, and fishery management organizations, to gather insights and feedback.
  • Developing detailed institutional frameworks that outline roles, responsibilities, decision-making processes, and mechanisms for stakeholder collaboration.
  • Produce a comprehensive Guideline on organizational modalities on landing centre-based fisheries co-management initiatives for sustainable coastal and marine fisheries management, and study report.
  • Follow the general WorldFish norms, guidelines and practices and any other obligations to be shared by HR of WorldFish


  • Submission of a comprehensive Guideline for organizational modalities on landing centre-based fisheries co-management initiatives for sustainable coastal and marine fisheries management (English and Bangla), and study report.
  • Institutional Frameworks: Providing comprehensive documents outlining proposed co-management structures.


This consultancy opportunity is open for National Consultant with the following skills and qualifications:

  • Minimum Master’s Degree from an accredited university in the relevant fields is required for the consultancy service, but PhD in the relevant field could be an added advantage.
  • Minimum 10 years working experiences in the relevant areas of fisheries.
  • Experienced in Training Needs Assessment (TNA) and Analysis, Training module and/or manual development and Facilitation Training/Workshop/ Meeting.
  • Experienced in natural resource management (NRM), organizational capacity assessment and development, and monitoring, evaluation and learning will be preferred.
  • Demonstrated good report writing skills both in English and Bangla would be required.
  • Having VAT registration number is mandatory.

Location and Duration

The successful consultant will be based in Dhaka, Bangladesh with some field visits on part-time basis. The selection of consultant will be based on the relevant qualification and experience and the most competitive proposal. The interviews are expected to be held in April 2024 and only shortlisted consultant will be notified and expected to attend the interview. The successful consultant should be available to commence the consultancy contract for a maximum of 20 working days tentatively from 01 May 2024 till 31 July 2024.

How to Apply

Interested consultants are invited to submit the following information online latest by 01 April 2024:

  • Letter of interest of why you are an ideal consultant and what you can deliver; including your daily rate in BDT;
  • A current curriculum vitae.
  • Names and contacts (telephone and e-mail addresses) of three professional referees who are familiar with your qualifications and work experience. Your nominated referees ideally should be professional referees (clients) which you have consulted for.
  • Samples of work (must specify if you are solely responsible for producing or editing each of the materials)

The screening will start as soon as possible, and will continue until the position is filled. Only selected consultant candidates will be contacted.

Our Gender, Diversity and Inclusion Commitment

WorldFish has seven offices across Asia, Africa and the Pacific, with more than 400 staff and 27 nationalities who contribute to a dynamic multicultural work environment.

WorldFish is committed to promoting a work environment where diversity and inclusion is valued and we seek to have gender balance in the organization. Our Leadership Team is 50/50 in terms of its gender split and 60% of our management cadre are women.

We continue to seek diversity and gender balance across other dimensions and we support individual performance and potential in achieving our organizational goals and mission.

We are an equal opportunities employer and strongly encourage women and men from developing nations to apply.


Dhaka, Bangladesh
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