Country Representative - Ethiopia

The International Water Management Institute (IWMI) is seeking a dynamic leader with exceptional management aptitude and a deep understanding of water, land and agricultural development challenges and opportunities in East Africa.


The Country Representative (CR) posted in Addis Ababa represents the Institute in East Africa maintaining strong links with national and international partners. The primary responsibilities are: (i) oversee all staff, interns and consultants assigned to IWMI’s Ethiopia office; (ii) coordinate business development in the East African region to sustain and grow a viable funding pipeline; (iii) develop and strengthen relationships with government agencies, national research organizations and implementing partners to expand and promote uptake of IWMI’s research outputs; (iv) country office management (people management, financial management, governance and risk management, and research quality control); represent the Institute at specific national level forums; and (v) participate in IWMI research programs aligned with personal expertise.

It is expected that the CR will spend a minimum of 55% of his/her time on duties representing IWMI and managing people and operations, with the remaining time on project-specific research activities.

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