CCAFS is seeking Regional Facilitators for West Africa, Eastern Africa and the Indo-Gangetic Plains. The Regional Facilitators will be hosted by CGIAR centres operating in the regions, and will be employed through the host Centre

Locations: Niamey, Niger; Nairobi, Kenya; Delhi, India

Ideal candidates should have the following attributes:

  • At least 5 years relevant experience in the agricultural systems of the region; preferably with a PhD.
  • Experience in dealing with multiple stakeholders within the region, from local to regional level.
  • Evidence of the ability to foster outcomes and impacts from research
  • Experience in fostering teamwork and collaborative cross-disciplinary approaches using facilitation techniques
  • Experience, and credible scientific outputs, in any of the topics that CCAFS deals with
  • Experience with managing budgets and people
  • Evidence of fund-raising at regional level
  • Fluency in English (and French for West Africa) is required; proficiency in one of regional languages is desirable

Deadline: February 20, 2010

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