Friday, September 07, 2012
EMPLOYMENT: Practical Action Senior Policy & Practice Adviser - Agriculture
The UK-based NGO Practical Action is looking for a dynamic individual who is a strategic thinker with clear influencing skills. S/he will have demonstrable experience of effective practice and policy initiatives, bringing that experience to drive forward the organization’s learning and influencing in this field, in order to effect change in the policies and practices of others. A strong engager, both internally and externally, s/he will embrace working within a culture of dynamic teams across the organisation.
The advisor will have an in-depth understanding of the relationship between poverty and natural resources, food security and livelihoods. S/he will use that expertise to build on and enhance Practical Action’s current policy and practice on agriculture and NRM and ensure that Practical Action is able to achieve significant impact internationally. Knowledge of one or more of Practical Action’s other thematic areas, namely energy, market systems, DRR, climate change, and water would be an advantage.
Deadline: September 27, 2012