Internationally Recruited Staff
Reports to : Deputy Director General Research (primary) and Head of Partnerships and Resource Mobilization (secondary) Location : Cairo, Egypt
Advertisement date : 14 November 2019
Closing date : 08 December 2019
or until the position is filled)
Main purpose of position
The Communications Manager plays a critical role managing and enhancing ICARDA’s brand, visibility and influence in the global arena of agricultural research for development.
Working closely with researchers, as well as staff from monitoring and evaluation, resource mobilization and project development, the successful candidate will develop and support the implementation of actionable engagement strategies that position ICARDA at the forefront of research-for-development in the global dry areas.
Upon their arrival, the successful candidate will combine strategic capacity with a hands-on work attitude and be able to implement communications activities rapidly and with impact and build and leverage internal knowledge sharing and communication capacity, both of a small communication team, amongst researchers, and across the organization.
The International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA) is an international autonomous, non-profit, research organization supported by the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR).
ICARDA’s mission is to reduce poverty, enhance food, water and nutritional security, as well as environmental health in the face of global challenges including climate change.
We do this through innovative science, strategic partnerships, linking research to development and capacity development that take into account gender equality and the role of youth in transforming the dry areas.
ICARDA works in partnership with governments, universities, civil society, national agricultural research organization, other CGIAR research Centers, and the private sector. With its temporary
Headquarters in Beirut, Lebanon, ICARDA operates in regional and country offices across Africa, Asia and the Middle East.