Thursday, April 18, 2013


EMPLOYMENT: ICRAF Deputy Director General – Partnerships, Regions and Impact

ICRAF seeks a Deputy Director General to provide oversight and strategic direction to staff in Regions, Partnership Office, Protocol, Capacity Development Unit and Impact and Extension Team.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Management and leadership

  1. Line management of ICRAF’s five Regional Programmes: working closely with i) Deputy Director General -Research to assist with links/synergies with the Science Domains and global projects; and ii) Deputy Director General –Corporate Services to provide oversight on regional and country performance, staffing, administration and operations;
  2. Serve as a member of the Centre’s Senior Leadership Team (SLT) and participate in strategic planning and decision-making;
  3. Guide and support the capacity strengthening efforts of the Centre, including oversight of the Capacity Development Unit;
  4. Represent ICRAF at important global and regional fora;
  5. Carry out any other tasks related to this portfolio as may be assigned by the Director General.
  6. Guide the development and management of host country agreements in countries where ICRAF has a presence.


  1. Guide the Centre's efforts to form and maintain strategic partnerships with relevant organizations for the delivery of Agroforestry Research for Development;
  2. Link partnering efforts with donor relations and resource mobilization activities at the Centre through the Programs Development Unit;
  3. Position agroforestry favorably for partners to expand and deepen their agroforestry agendas and capacities;
  4. Monitor and report internally and to the CGIAR Consortium, as appropriately, on matters relating to partnerships;
  5. Guide ICRAF on handling of Hosted Institutions and also assist ICRAF scientists hosted by partner organizations.

More information.

Deadline: April 30, 2013.

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