Andean Agri-food Systems Senior Scientist (18-89)

Category: Research and Development
Location: Lima Lima Peru

The International Potato Center (CIP) is seeking a highly motivated and visionary senior scientist to develop and lead the development of an Andean Agri-Food Systems Initiative.

About the role: This position will be based in Lima, Peru and will report to the regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean.


  • PhD in relevant agriculture-related disciplines such us Agronomy, Agricultural economics, agri-business or related to agri-food systems.
  • At least 8 years’ experience in a scientific or development oriented (international) organization. Experience in Latin American and the Caribbean (LAC) will be essential.
  • Scientific experience in at least two of the key intervention areas included in the Andean Initiative.
  • Demonstrated people management and team building skills.
  • Proven ability to inspire and empower colleagues as much as stakeholders.
  • Proactive approach, with ability to find creative ways to solve problems and proven ability to create, advance and implement concepts and innovations leveraging on excellent team work skills.
  • Superb written and oral communication skills in English and Spanish are essential.


  • Good working environment
  • Great career opportunity in an international organization.
  • Salary will be internationally competitive, paid in US dollars, and commensurate with experience.
  • Comprehensive international insurance coverage.
  • Attractive retirement plan.
  • Three-year term contract with the possibility of renewal.
  • Work in an equal and diverse workplace. 

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