M24191 Business Intelligence Analyst

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CIMMYT is a cutting-edge, non-profit, international organization dedicated to solving tomorrow’s problems today. It is entrusted with fostering improved quantity, quality, and dependability of production systems and basic cereals such as maize, wheat, triticale, sorghum, millets, and associated crops through applied agricultural science, particularly in the Global South, through building strong partnerships. This combination enhances the livelihood trajectories and resilience of millions of resource-poor farmers, while working towards a more productive, inclusive, and resilient agrifood system within planetary boundaries.

CIMMYT is a core CGIAR Research Center, a global research partnership for a food-secure future, dedicated to reducing poverty, enhancing food and nutrition security, and improving natural resources. For more information, visit cimmyt.org.

CIMMYT is seeking a proactive, creative, insightful, with attention to detail and customer service-oriented professional for the position of Liaison Officer to work in CIMMYT’s Donor Relations and Fundraising Support Department.


Specific duties:


  • Gather, analyze, and share information on global, regional, national, and international funding trends and priorities.
  • Support the development, implementation, and continuous improvement of funding partner management.
  • Provide support in the drafting of donor profiles, factsheets, and briefing notes for our core funding business intelligence needs.
  • Plan and coordinate the international fundraising visits of the Head of Donor Relations and Fundraising Support (DFS).
  • Provide comprehensive administrative support to the DFS Head and the Grants Management Manager and for One CGIAR-related matters.
  • Act as liaison person for leading, coordinating, and supporting DFS interaction with other Enabling Departments and CIMMYT Research Programs.
  • Provide business travel support to DFS colleagues and manage and coordinate consultants’ and interns' contracts and payment.
  • Develop DFS budgets and participate in budget management activities, including overseeing DFS budget and expenditure analysis.
  • Support the DFS Head and/or Grants Management Manager in knowledge management, including assisting with research, capturing, and filing of data, info-sharing, and accessing and providing filed data when required.
  • Manage all logistics for DFS workshops and events.
  • Undertake any other activity requested by the DFS Head and/or Grants Management Manager.


  • Bachelor’s degree in finance administration or related fields.
  • Advanced English level (C1).
  • Minimum of 6 years of work experience in a similar role.
  • Good understanding of and experience in financial bookkeeping.
  • Thorough knowledge of MS Word, Excel, G-Suite, the Internet, and associated applications.
  • Database experience.
  • Ability to set priorities, manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work well with a variety of personnel and in varied situations.
  • Attention to detail and persistence to ensure thoroughness and accuracy.
  • Ability to take the initiative and work independently and as part of a team.
  • A pleasant demeanor, comfortable interacting with both leadership and other colleagues


CIMMYT offers an attractive remuneration package and support for continuous professional development. In addition to the provisions of the Mexican Labor Law our package of benefits includes year-end bonus (40 days), vacation premium (56%), life and medical insurance, supermarket coupons, savings fund, social Mexican benefits (IMSS, SAR / Infonavit).

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