Thursday, December 22, 2011
EMPLOYMENT: ICIMOD Senior Livelihood Specialist and Programme Manager
The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) is a regional knowledge development and learning centre serving the eight regional member countries of the Hindu Kush-Himalayas – Afghanistan, Bangladesh,Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal, and Pakistan – and based in Kathmandu, Nepal. ICIMOD is looking to hire a Senior Livelihood Specialist and Programme Manager for the Sustainable Livelihoods and Poverty Reduction (SLPR) program.
The Senior Livelihood Specialist and Programme Manager will be responsible for leading ICIMOD’s overall SLPR programme in the Hindu Kush-Himalayas (HKH) region, assuring the quality, integration, planning, and implementation of ICIMOD activities in the regional member countries. S/He is expected to be familiar with the international development agenda and research, and to be aware of the strategic issues related to sustainable livelihoods, governance, and policy issues, particularly in the HKH region. The Programme Manager is also part of the management team of the organisation and must ensure the adequate representation of socioeconomic issues within ICIMOD’s programmes.
Deadline: January 21, 2012