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Colombo, Sri Lanka

Program Director – Water, Food and Ecosystems

The International Water Management Institute (IWMI) is seeking a Program Director to help steer the CGIAR Research Program on Water, Land and Ecosystems (WLE) in its concluding year and lead the program into a successful second phase, which is expected to be a six-year USD 450 million programme. They are looking for a seasoned global leader in the agriculture and natural resource management sector, who has a clear vision of how agricultural production can contribute to healthy ecosystems and vibrant and inclusive economic growth in the developing world. Strong scientific credentials and a thorough understanding of the process of uptake and guiding research towards outcomes and wider-scale development impact is essential.


Colombo, Sri Lanka

Corporate Services Director

Are you a leader in Finance and HR with a strong focus on continuous improvement? Do you have substantial experience managing corporate services in an international organisation? Are you a qualified finance/accounting professional? Have you worked in countries with developing and emerging economies?

The International Water Management Institute (IWMI) in Sri Lanka is seeking a Corporate Services Director to lead their corporate services division effectively and efficiently. Reporting to the Director General, the CSD will work closely with the management team to provide overall direction to the Human Resources, Finance, Administration and ICT divisions.



Country Director-Liberia

Do you want to join a driven, passionate organization to work towards a future where all of the world’s children are fed and educated? Are you passionate about working with children and willing to do what it takes to make a difference in their lives? Do you have significant previous management experience, preferably as Country Director, running large scale programmes, leading a diverse team in an NGO environment? Do you have significant experience of supply chain management and procurement and have excellent organisational skills with the ability to coordinate multiple activities in multiple locations. Mary’s Meals is looking for a Country Director in Liberia to lead the team on a day-to-day basis, to ensure optimal delivery of the programme, ensuring adherence to all their policies and reflecting the ethos, values and orientation of Mary’s Meals in all activities




Are you passionate about working with committed African partners to find long-term, sustainable solutions to reduce poverty in the Sahel region of Africa? Do you have significant programme development experience in Africa, and a strong track record of securing large contracts with major institutional donors in the international development sector? Are you willing to roll up your sleeves and do what it takes to run a small NGO with limited resources?

SOS Sahel International UK is looking for an energetic new Director to lead a small team in Oxford.


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