The International Potato Center (CIP) is seeking an International Coalition Coordinator to coordinate partners and interventions at the regional scale. The position will be based out of Nairobi and will report to the Global Potato Program Leader. The selected candidate is expected to have experience in agricultural development and partner management.
The Country Program Coordinator will lead CIP’s engagement with research, government, commercial and NGO partners in Nigeria to accelerate the scaling up the production and utilization of nutritious and resilient sweetpotato and potato, with an initial emphasis on biofortified sweetpotato. S/he will lead a designated program focused on developing, adapting and disseminating biofortified orange-fleshed sweetpotato using improved methodologies and innovative delivery systems.
The International Potato Center (CIP) is seeking a dynamic and ambitious Sweetpotato Program Coordinator to coordinate its growing Sweetpotato Research and Development Program in Ethiopia. We are looking for expertise in market-focused agricultural, food or nutrition research and hands-on experience in program coordination working through local partners.
The International Potato Center (CIP) is seeking a dynamic and ambitious researcher and development scientist to lead its effort to strengthen agricultural Business and Market Development in Ethiopia. This is a great opportunity to contribute to agricultural transformation in Ethiopia working closely with government and commercial partners from several sectors to improve potato and sweetpotato value chains as pathways to more resilient, nutritious and profitable agri-food systems in Ethiopia.
About CIP’s program
This Country Program Coordinator will provide overall coordination and technical direction and quality control for CIP’s portfolio of sweetpotato activities in Bangladesh. S/he will lead and supervise a team of researchers, field assistants, and other project staff to deliver high quality technical outputs and ensure broad reach of improved technologies and practices amongst farmers, food processors, and consumers.
This position is responsible for all pre- and post-award financial grant management functions, driving the budgeting, reporting, and compliance aspects of institutionally funded programs (such as USAID, US DOS, UNHCR, UNICEF). Develops, implements and maintains grants financial management systems in close collaboration with HQ and Field Office finance and program teams. Provides financial management and oversight over grant funded activities, including budget development, monitoring and control, and production and analysis of donor financial reports.