The International Water Management Institute (IWMI), a CGIAR Research Center is looking for a competent, self-motivated, and dynamic candidate to join as Research officer Inclusive Agricultural Finance.
The Research Officer is expected to implement the research-for-development on sustainable and inclusive financing modalities for investing in climate smart agricultural innovations and water management solutions in Ghana. Research approaches combine the technical understanding of water management and farming systems in a changing climate. The person will facilitate the public and private sector engagement and partnership to accelerate the investment in agricultural innovation scaling and adoption. The person will also support the monitoring of the research activities of these projects regarding climate-resilient cocoa and irrigation in Ghana.
GENERAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Develop inclusive financing modalities for climate-resilient innovation investment
Facilitate the public and private sector engagement and partnership to accelerate the investment in agricultural innovation scaling and adoption
Monitor the research activities and communicate research outputs
Qualifications, Experience, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
This is a nationally recruited position and only candidates who are eligible to work in Ghana will be considered. The duration of the contract will initially be for a period of two years with the possibility of extension.
HOW TO APPLY: Apply for the position by following the application instructions at www.iwmi.org/jobs. Include the names of 3 referees who may be contacted if you are short-listed. We will be accepting applications through 18:30 (GMT) on January 22, 2023 . Receipt of all applications will be acknowledged, but only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
IWMI believes that diversity powers our innovation, contributes to our excellence, and is critical for our mission. We offer a multi-cultural, multi-color, multi-generational and multi-disciplinary working environment. We are consciously creating an inclusive organization that reflects our global character and our commitment to gender equity. We, therefore, encourage applicants from all cultures, races, ethnicities, religions, sexes, national or regional origins, ages, disability status, sexual orientations, and gender identities.