YPARD is seeking a dynamic, flexible, independent and innovative director to lead the network.
The mission of Young Professionals for Agricultural Development (YPARD) is to serve as a global platform through which young professionals can express their ideas and realize their full potential towards a dynamic agricultural research for development. It facilitates the exchange of information and knowledge among young professionals across disciplines, professions, age and regions; broadens opportunities for young professionals (YPs) to contribute to strategic agricultural policy debates at global, regional, national and local level; promotes agriculture among young people and facilitates access to resources and capacity building opportunities.
The director is responsible for the strategic direction, the overall coordination and fundraising of the network. While the network is large, the staff team is small and thus the director must be creative and flexible when faced with challenges and opportunities. We are seeking someone who can be proactive and confident to lead while at the same time responding and adapting to the different needs and priorities of a diverse network.
In particular, the incumbent has the following roles and responsibilities:
Candidates are required to have;
Location: Rome, Italy.
The successful candidate is expected to begin the position on October 16, 2017.
The position is remunerated as a long-term consultant within an international hosting organization.
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