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Programs Analyst

Organization Name: CGIAR System Organization
Location: Rome area, Italy
Apply email: Not Specified
Start Date: 10-August-2019
Closing Date: 08-September-2019

Position: Programs Analyst

Grade: Grade 3 (UN equivalent: P2)
Duty Station: Rome, Italy
Closing Date for Applications: 8 September 2019

Employment Opportunity
The Programs Analyst is a vital member of the CGIAR System Organization’s Programs Unit, which is responsible for supporting, and further developing, effective delivery of impactful agricultural research-for-development across the portfolio of CGIAR-wide research programs and platforms.

Who We Are
CGIAR is a global research partnership for a food-secure future. CGIAR science is dedicated to reducing poverty, enhancing food and nutrition security, and improving natural resources and ecosystem services. Its research is carried out by 15 CGIAR Research Centers in close collaboration with hundreds of partners, including national and regional research institutes, civil society organizations, academia, development organizations, and the private sector. These 15 Research Centers have close to 10,000 staff based in over 50 countries. Established in 2012, the CGIAR System Organization (an international organization headquartered in Montpellier, France) provides governance to the CGIAR System in collaboration with the System Council and has about 40 staff. The System Organization is committed to cultivating a work environment that reflects teamwork, gender equality, and respect for diversity.

Please find more information about CGIAR on our website and in the available Candidate Pack.

Summary of the Position
The Programs Analyst supports delivery of the current research portfolio and the design of key components of research architecture and strategy for the 2022-2030 phase,
organized towards delivering on the Sustainable Development Goals. Under the supervision of the Deputy Director, Programs, key tasks will include rapid collection, analysis
and presentation of scientific and programmatic information; preparation of proposals and contracts; and management of data systems and document preparation processes.

For a detailed outline of the position, please refer to the Job Description


University degree in relevant field (agriculture, rural development, social sciences, biological sciences)
At least 2 years post-qualification experience in a similar or related position

Master’s degree in relevant field (agriculture, rural development, social sciences, biological sciences
Previous working experience in one or more low-income countries
Previous working experience in an international organization and/or in a complex or multi-faceted environment

The CGIAR System Organization is an equal opportunity employer, offering a comprehensive package of employee benefits including: health insurance coverage, a retirement plan, and relocation support where applicable. Full terms and conditions will be made available to shortlisted candidates.

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Download Attachment: Candidate Pack - Programs Analyst.pdf
JD - Programs Analyst (July 2019).pdf