Wageningen University & Research wishes to appoint a Global Communications and Knowledge Manager for the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) as soon as possible.
CCAFS is a CGIAR research program led by the International Centre for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) and Future Earth, hosted by Wageningen University & Research. CCAFS brings together the world’s best researchers in agricultural science, development research, climate science, and Earth System science, to identify and address the most important interactions, synergies and tradeoffs between climate change, agriculture and food security.
We are looking for:
The Global Communications and Knowledge Manager is responsible to develop and implement the CCAFS communications and knowledge management strategy in close consultation with the Head of Partnerships & Outreach. The position has three primary functions:
Some international travel is required. Knowledge and experience in working with the CGIAR and the linkages to the Global Change Community as well as the CCAFS target regions (West Africa, East Africa, South Asia, Southeast Asia and Latin America) is highly desirable. Applicants should demonstrate their experience, capabilities and willingness to work as part of a global, diverse multinational team and travel internationally. Proficiency in other languages than English is desirable, particularly French and Spanish.
Working hours are 38 hours per week. Employment and remuneration will be according to the Agreement CAO VSNU. The salary depends on knowledge and experience.
This position is open to non-Dutch residents and assistance with necessary permits is possible. An appointment will only be made if a qualified candidate is found.
For further information please contact Head of Partnerships & Outreach Anette Engelund Friis, email firstname.lastname@example.org phone (+31) 641 334796/(+31) 317495896.
The application deadline is 16 November. Interviews with selected applicants are expected to take place at 20 and 21 November.
Wageningen University & Research wishes our staff to reflect the diversity of society and thus welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background.