The International Water Management Institute (IWMI) seeks a dynamic Director to lead its communication, information and knowledge management functions. Reporting to the Director General, the Communications and Marketing Director will show strategic and conceptual thinking to underpin the development of a strategic information and knowledge management plan for IWMI that complements its research agenda. The position holder will also demonstrate advocacy to articulate IWMI’s knowledge agenda, and actively promote it across and beyond the organization. The individual must have excellent knowledge in information, communications technologies and trends. The Director, Communications and Marketing leads approximately 20 staff and provides IWMI’s external and internal communications, marketing, library services, publishing, and data and knowledge management functions. We seek an individual who is able to promote and market IWMI’s research capacity and outputs to the wider international community using a range of available media. Managing internal communications will also be important in conjunction with colleagues in human resources (HR). We seek an outstanding individual with media knowledge as well as an ability to contribute to corporate policy and strategy. A significant component of the job will be to oversee and coordinate communication activities across the several CGIAR Research Programs that IWMI leads and contributes to. The successful applicant will be based at the headquarters of IWMI in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
Deadline for application: 04 November 2012
To apply go to IWMI’s On-line Application System
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