Administrative Supervisor : Research Team Leader - Seed Systems, International Nurseries and Seed Health.
Technical Supervisor: Finance Operations Manager.
Location: Cairo, Egypt
Main purpose of position
The position is required to perform a key function of overseeing the project finance and donor reporting functions specifically for this project. The incumbent will also be responsible for ensuring that the financial accounts and project reports comply with the policies and procedures of ICARDA and the donors.
The successful incumbent for this role will be based in Cairo, Egypt and will have two supervisors: the Project Coordinator as their administrative supervisor, and the Finance Operations Manager as their technical supervisor.
The International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA) is a treaty-based international non-profit research organization supported by CGIAR. ICARDA’s mission is to reduce poverty, enhance food, water, and nutritional security, as well as environmental health in the face of global challenges including climate change. We do this through innovative science, strategic partnerships, linking research to development and capacity development that take into account gender equality and the role of youth in transforming the dry areas. ICARDA works in partnership with governments, universities, civil society, national agricultural research organization, other CGIAR Research Centers, and the private sector. With its temporary Headquarters in Beirut, Lebanon, ICARDA operates in regional and country offices across Africa, Asia and the Middle East. For more information: www.icarda.org
All CGIAR Centers are currently engaged into a reform process (“One CGIAR’”) that will help ICARDA and CGIAR achieve better impact through more strategically integrated research, unified governance, an integrated structure and new research modalities across participating Research Centers. This transformation is supported by CGIAR donors who have committed to increased funding as a result of these reforms.
The Project Accountant - TAAT Wheat value chain project is expected to:
Essential qualifications and competencies
Terms of appointment, salary, and benefits
This is a nationally recruited position for which ICARDA offers an attractive compensation package including a competitive salary, medical insurance, 30 days of annual leave, five months’ maternity leave, 15 days’ paternity leave. The successful candidate will be offered an initial contract of 1 year, renewable for a maximum of 2 additional years subject to continued need for the position and satisfactory performance. The first 6 months will be probationary period.
ICARDA is committed to increasing women representation in its workforce and strongly encourages applications from women.
Applications will be acknowledged, but only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.