Thursday, August 23, 2007

 

JOB OPENING: Regional Director for East and Southeast Asia (ESEA)

The WorldFish Center is an international research center with a mission to reduce poverty and hunger by improving fisheries and aquaculture. Supported by the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) we undertake collaborative research with partners from more than 50 countries. We employ approximately 270 staff stationed in twelve countries, with headquarters in Malaysia.

The Center seeks a senior researcher and manager to manage and direct our operations in East and Southeast Asia (ESEA). This is an opportunity for a gifted individual to improve the lives of millions of people in Asia. As Regional Director you will serve as the Center’s primary representative in the ESEA region. You will take the lead in setting the strategic focus for the Center’s research in the region, and develop and maintain the Center’s relationship with its investors, partners and stakeholders. With a multidisciplinary team of about 30 researchers and an annual budget of over US$3 million, you will oversee project development and project management for the region. This position reports to the Deputy Director General.

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Qualifications and Experience

Closing Date: 30 September 2007; http://www.worldfishcenter.org/cms/default.aspx

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