CIMMYT is seeking a dynamic, self-motivated, and service-oriented professional for the position of Wheat Communications Officer to work in the Corporate Communications (CC) of CIMMYT, in conjunction with the director of the CIMMYT Global Wheat Program (GWP), the manager of CGIAR Research Program on Wheat (WHEAT), and the head of CC. In support of fundraising and effective partnerships, help foster a positive image of GWP, WHEAT, and CIMMYT aims, activities, and outputs among key partners, funders, and stakeholders.
The position is based at CIMMYT’s campus in Texcoco, State of Mexico, located 45 km northeast of Mexico City, Mexico.
Required academic qualifications, skills and attitudes:
The position is for an initial fixed-term for three (3) years, after which further employment is subject to performance and the continued availability of funds. CIMMYT’s internationally competitive salary and benefits include housing allowance, comprehensive health and life insurance, assistance for children’s education, paid vacation, annual airfare, contribution to a retirement plan, and generous assistance with relocation shipment.
Candidates must apply online to IRS18123 Wheat Communications Officer. Screening and follow up will begin on Monday, 4 June 2018. Applications must include a CV and a letter of interest. Incomplete applications will not be taken into consideration. For further information on the selection process, please contact Yessica Castillo (email@example.com)
Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
This position will remain open until filled.
CIMMYT is an equal opportunity employer. It fosters a multicultural work environment that values gender equality, teamwork, and respect for diversity. Women are encouraged to apply.