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International Announcement for the Director General position of CATIE

International Announcement for the Director General position of CATIE

Costa Rica
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CATIE is an international organization that combines science, graduate education and innovation for development in order to enhance human wellbeing and reduce rural poverty. We are leaders in the integrated management of climate-smart territorial development with a focus on agroforestry, agriculture and natural resource management. CATIE is headquartered in an extensive and well-equipped campus in Turrrialba, Costa Rica and works throughout Latin America and the Caribbean, with outreach through partnerships in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa.
The Director General will provide strategic leadership to ensure the relevance, scientific and academic quality, cost-effectiveness and impact of CATIE. The Director General will represent CATIE externally to member states, international partners and donors and direct the Center’s work with its partners, to strengthen the impact of the Center’s research, education and outreach. This leader will bring to CATIE a high level of scientific and academic credibility in agriculture and/or natural resource management, a strong track record in senior management in academia or other international public or private sector organization, experience in building collaborative institutional partnerships and demonstrated success in resource mobilization.
How to Apply:
Please send your CV, an accompanying letter explaining why you are interested in and suited for the position, and the names and contact data of 3 references (including e-mail and phone numbers) by February 26, 2015 to the Board Chair e-mail: or use the buttons below.
Thursday, February 26, 2015
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