ICRAF now seeks to appoint two new positions in Nairobi

– DDG, Research and Director of Administration

The World Agroforestry Centre is part of the Consortium of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) centres dedicated to generating and applying the best available knowledge to stimulate agricultural growth, raise farmers’ incomes and protect the environment.

DDG Research

The DDG Research provides intellectual and strategic scientific leadership to the Centre. The DDG Research combines research excellence with guiding enabling management processes and systems to best produce actionable knowledge and better evidence for decisionmaking and policies.

Together with the Director General and other members of the Senior Leadership Team (SLT), the DDG Research provides oversight to middle managers and other staff to progress the institutional goals of strengthening science, building partnerships, increasing operational efficiency and accelerating impact.

In conjunction with other SLT members and centre managers, the DDG Research contributes to resource mobilisation at the programmatic, centre and CGIAR levels.

Director of Administration

The Director of Administration provides advanced professional and managerial work planning, directing and coordinating the administrative services for the Centre including human resources, operations, facilities management, travel, risk management and security.  The work includes planning, organizing, assigning and evaluating the work of middle managers overseeing the various administrative services.

The work is performed under the supervision of the Deputy Director General, Corporate Services. Together with the Director General and other members of the Senior Leadership Team (SLT), the Director of Administration provides oversight to middle managers and other staff to progress the institutional goals of strengthening science, building partnerships, increasing operational efficiency and accelerating impact.

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