Project Development and Technical Services Unit Head
JOB SUMMARY: Directs and oversees all activities related to the development of SEARCA flagship projects with cross-cutting concerns of the core programs; Sources, initiates, develops and markets, projects related to SEARCA's Core Programs and projects requiring SEARCA's professional technical services (PTS).
QUALIFICATION: PhD/Doctorate Degree in Business Administration, Management, Economics, Agricultural Economics or related fields, agriculture or related field is a must. Experience in agricultural research and rural development is an advantage; 10 years relevant work experience, preferably in a similar post, in a managerial capacity, preferably in an agricultural and rural development setting.
BASIC KNOWLEDGE: Project Cycle Management, especially proposal development Southeast Asian agriculture and development.
COMPETENCY AND OTHER BASIC REQUIREMENTS:
High ability to lead, coordinate, monitor and evaluate project operations, Highly skilled in establishing and maintaining networks/partnerships with foreign and local institutions, highly proficient in project identification, proposal development, presentation, marketing and fund generation, highly innovative in developing projects and schemes with cross-cutting concerns, Excellent leadership, management, monitoring, coordination, problem-solving, and analytical skills, Good working knowledge of computer software applications (word processing, presentation, spreadsheets, database, search engines).
Excellent oral and written communication, interpersonal, and client orientation skills. Good working knowledge of computer software applications (word processing, presentation, spreadsheets, database, search engines).
Recruitment is still ongoing until a suitable candidate is accepted/hired.