Position: Head, Program Performance
Location: Montpellier, France
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Closing date: 11/03/2018 (day/month/year)
CGIAR is a global partnership that unites organizations engaged in research for a food secure future.
CGIAR research is dedicated to reducing rural poverty, increasing food security, improving human health and nutrition, and ensuring more sustainable management of natural resources. Research is carried out by 15 Centers who are members of the CGIAR System Organization, in close collaboration with hundreds of partner organizations, including national and regional research institutes, civil society organizations, academia, and the private sector. www.cgiar.org. These 15 Centers have close to 10,000 staff based in over 50 countries.
The CGIAR System Organization, an international organization headquartered in Montpellier, France and with about 40 staff, is recruiting a Director-level position to head its Program Performance unit. Reporting to the Executive Director and a key member of the Executive team, the Head, Program Performance is an innovator and collaborator with multi-sector experience in the agricultural research for development space. S/he offers entrepreneurial guidance and implementation support on:
The Head, Program Performance will be a highly skilled operator with strong intellectual and emotional intelligence, and a track record of leading delivering innovation and transformation in a complex partnership-based environment. Capacity to build and maintain a wide range of highly collaborative internal and external relationships is paramount for this role, including with CGIAR’s network of Centers, CRPs, international research and development partners, and CGIAR’s governing and advisory bodies.
Specific duties for this position include:
Education and Experience
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Terms and conditions
The selected candidate(s) will be employed by the CGIAR System Organization for up to a three-year period, with the possibility of renewal. The CGIAR System Organization offers competitive compensation (with a favorable taxation arrangement) and comprehensive employee benefits such as an extensive insurance coverage and a retirement scheme with contributions by the employer.
The CGIAR System Organization is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing an attractive and multicultural work environment that reflects the values of teamwork, gender equality, and respect for diversity.
Please send your cover letter and CV as separate attachments to SMO-HR@cgiar.org.
Closing date for applications: 11 March 2018
Please note that all received applications will be acknowledged, but only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
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Preferred method of response: Email
Closing date: 2018-03-11
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