The Position: Director, Strategic Marketing and Communication
The Director, Strategic Marketing and Communication (SMC) will report to the Director General, and will be based at ICRISAT’s Headquarters in Patancheru, near Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India. The position is for an initial three-year period with the opportunity for renewal based on performance and availability of funding.
A relevant master’s degree(s) preferably a PhD in the functions of strategic marketing and communication with 5-8 years relevant experience in international organizations at top management level, with demonstrated leadership qualities and track record in handling these two important functions.
Proven record in dealing with global media and commercial communication skills.
Excellent written and oral skills in English.
How to apply
Applicants should apply on or before 29 February 2012 by email, sending a letter of motivation, a full Curriculum Vitae, and the names and contact information of three references that are knowledgeable of the candidate’s professional qualifications and work experience to: ICRISATjobs@cgiar.org. The reference name of the position (Director, SMC) should be clearly marked on the subject line of the email message. Screening of applications will begin in early March 2012 and will continue until the post is filled. All applications will be acknowledged, however only short listed candidates will be contacted.