The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) is an international financial institution and a specialized United Nations agency dedicated to eradicating rural poverty and hunger. It does so by investing in rural people. IFAD finances programmes and projects that increase agricultural productivity and raise rural incomes, and advocates at the local, national and international level for policies that contribute to rural transformation.
IFAD is looking for professionals with strategic vision, a solid team orientation, proven capacity to generate results, and a deep understanding of and commitment to development. IFAD is currently seeking to recruit:
Deputy Director of the Independent Office of Evaluation, D-1, based at our Headquarters in Rome, Italy.
IFAD is seeking an experienced and recognized evaluation professional as Deputy Director of the Independent Office of Evaluation (IOE); a committed and capable manager with a deep understanding of evaluation methodologies and commitment to rural poverty reduction. He/she will contribute to the successful implementation of the Fund’s evaluation policy and to the effective management of IFAD IOE’s programme of work. Under the direct supervision of the Director, the Deputy Director will promote accountability and learning in IFAD, thus contributing to the improvement of the performance of IFAD’s operations and policies.
IFAD offers a competitive remuneration and benefits package that includes tax-free salary, dependency allowance, education grant up to university level, medical and group life insurance, home leave and pension plan.
IFAD is committed to achieving diversity and is seeking a balanced workforce from its Member States. Women are particularly encouraged to apply.
For detailed information, visit our website via the Apply button. Please send your application through the IFAD online system by 16 May 2016.