The International Center for Biosaline Agriculture(ICBA) is an international, non-profit agricultural research center established in 1999 through the visionary leadership of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB), the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) Fund, the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development (AFESD), and the Government of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). ICBA is a unique applied agricultural research center in the world that is focused on marginal areas where an estimated 1.7 billion people live. It identifies, tests and introduces resource-efficient, climate-smart crops and technologies that are best suited to different regions affected by salinity, water scarcity and drought. Through its work, ICBA helps to improve food security and livelihoods for some of the poorest rural communities around the world. ICBA is an equal opportunity employer and appoints qualified staff regardless of race, creed, color, age, gender, religion or national origin. We demonstrate our commitment to each member of our team through a competitive benefits package designed to assist our employees to cover their needs and the needs of their immediate family members.
Support the Directorate of Programs, Director and program and project leaders in project management tasks for both internal and external projects. Specifically, the project officer will help in planning, executing, reporting monitoring and evaluating projects according to pre-determined timelines and budgets. Ensuring quality control throughout the project life cycle is central to this position
- University Degree in a related subject (Economics, Business/Public Administration, Social Sciences, Development Studies, etc.), a masters in sustainable development, food security, rural development or environmental sciences will be an added advantage;
- 2 to 3 years planning and/or management experience;
- Knowledge of project management preferred in an international organization;
- Proficiency in the use of computers and related programs particularly MS Project Management