Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research, CGIAR

Last Date - 15-02-2019
City / State - Nairobi , Kenya
Education - Post Graduate, Ph.D

The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) seeks to recruit a Program and Partnerships Manager, Drylands Innovations to co-lead an actionable research for development agenda by sustaining interaction between the scientific contributions of a team of Drylands Innovation researchers with the constituents needed to co-design, assess, and implement the innovations to achieve broad- scale sustainable impacts. The position will lead the establishment of enabling partnerships and environments to offer an appropriate pathway to scale for promising interventions.  The winning candidate will build on the team efforts to support the sustainable scaling of their maturing index-based livestock insurance program and develop and manage the relationships and resources required to support the growing agenda around digital information systems for dryland development and other related technologies.

Post Name Program and Partnerships Manager
Educational Qualification

Masters with 10 plus years of related progressive experience/ or Ph.D. with 5 years of experience.  Disciplinary focus in agricultural development, agribusiness, development economics, rural development or related field.

Post location: The position will be based in Nairobi, Kenya.

Position level: The position level is 5A

Duration: 3 years with the possibility of renewal, contingent upon individual performance and continued funding.

How to Apply - Applicants should send a cover letter and CV explaining their interest in the position, what they can bring to the job and the names and addresses (including telephone and email) of three referees who are knowledgeable about the candidate’s professional qualifications and work experience to the Director, People and Organizational Development through our recruitment portal http://ilri.simplicant.com/ on or before 15 February 2019. The position title and reference number PPM/01/2019 should be clearly marked on the subject line of the cover letter