CIAT is searching for a highly-motivated and qualified individual to serve as Governance Officer. This person will be responsible for managing and coordinating the affairs of CIAT’s Board of Trustees (hereafter, Board), the highest governing body of the Center. The Officer will also advice the Director General and senior leadership on best practices in governance matters, and work on special projects as assigned. This position reports to the Director General and the Chair of the Board. The Governance Officer has considerable influence over governance practices within CIAT, including assisting the Board in the design and implementation of its governance framework. The incumbent will be based at CIAT’s offices in Palmira, Colombia.