The Director shall directly manage and administer the affairs of the Center in accordance with the thrusts and directions of the SEARCA Five-Year Plan and with the policies and decisions of its Governing Board composed of representatives of 11-member countries of SEAMEO.
A Filipino citizen
Holder of a doctorate degree preferably in agriculture or related fields
Exudes national, regional, and international stature based on previous positions, experience, and performance
Track record of excellent leadership as manager and administrator
Demonstrates outstanding ability to generate and raise resources
Has broad experience in effectively establishing national, regional, and international linkages and networks with donor and partner institutions focused on agricultural and rural development (ARD)
Must be in good health and fit to travel
Known for high level of integrity and moral uprightness in public and private life
The candidate must be willing to take up the position on a full-time basis. At least three referees will be required to submit a written recommendation for the applicant. The written recommendation of three referees shall be emailed to the firstname.lastname@example.org. These referees will be contacted in case the Local Nominations Committee decides for such a need in the screening process of the applicant.
Applicants should submit the following online through http://bit.ly/searca-jobs-director: Letter of Intent for the position, Curriculum Vitae as of March 2018 with 2x2 colored photo, and three referees with their complete contact information, i.e., home/office address, email, mobile, and telephone numbers.
Submission of requirements online must be received not later than 15 August 2018 or until a suitable candidate is accepted.
Salary and Privileges: Attractive compensation package and benefits await the successful candidate.