Technical and Performance Coordinator – Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture


  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

IICA-Logo---BlackCompany: Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture

Position: Technical and Performance Coordinator

Location: Ottawa, ON

Key Responsibilities:

  • To develop and lead the work plan activities of the country office in alignment with institutional and country priorities
  • To co-ordinate, monitor & report on performance against approved plans, deliverables and standards
  • To prepare project proposals and secure funding
  • To provide advisory and specialized technical support to the Representative, Canada and other countries as assigned
  • To support the Representative in partnership building and advocacy
  • To undertake special assignments and other duties as determined by the Representative

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree (preferable) in Agriculture Sciences, Food Science or a related area
  • Technical training in relevant areas such as: agribusiness & value chains, agriculture health & food safety, agricultural trade, biotechnology, climate change, risk management, or sustainable rural development
  • 5+ years experience in sustainable agriculture or related fields, strategic planning, project proposal preparation
  • A passion for international development
  • Excellent communication, inter-personal and team skills
  • Available to travel domestically and in Latin America and the Caribbean
  • English essential; French BBB; Spanish basic oral and reading would be an asset

Key Information:

This position is permanent, and open to all persons residing in Canada. Applications must include both a résumé and cover letter, and be submitted by November 16, 2014 at 23:59, Pacific Time. Your résumé must clearly state how you meet the requirements. The starting date for the position is January 12, 2015.

For additional information or to submit your application please contact Dr. Audia Barnett, IICA Representative in Canada, at 613-230-1044 or

We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.


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