Recruitment 2017 - IWMI seeks an innovative thought leader and researcher to consolidate its Strategic Program on Building Resilience
|Name of Post||Strategic Program Leader
|Pay||This is an internationally recruited position with a competitive salary and benefits package, which includes a housing allowance, transport, education, shipping assistance, annual home leave, and retirement and health insurance. The duration of the contract will initially be for a three-year period.|
|Profile||The ideal candidate should be a renowned researcher with a PhD (or equivalent) related to the field/s of agricultural water management, irrigation engineering, precision agriculture/smart farming, hydrology and water resources management (surface water and groundwater), and geographic information system (GIS) and remote sensing applications for integrated water resources management and/or water risk management. The candidate should also have at least 10 years of post-PhD experience in research for development in areas such as agricultural water resilience, and in identifying integrated approaches to water-related risk management and climate-smart/precision agriculture, with a strong international profile evidenced by important international partnerships with universities, research organizations, the private sector and intergovernmental bodies. This person will also have a strong track record in research for development and fund-raising from a diverse range of funders, including research councils, international bilateral agencies, international financial institutions, and foundations. The candidate should have experience in transforming research into products and services, and in catalyzing innovative financing options and funding streams to bring products to the knowledge market and more. Please reder to the official advt.|
How to Apply : Your application must include a copy of your curriculum vitae, cover letter which addresses IWMI requirements stated above, and contact information of three professional referees who may be contacted if you are short-listed for the position.
Applications must be submitted by May 29, 2017.
* Please refer to the official Website or Employment Notice
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