IFAD Recruitment for Country Programme Manager

Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualified candidates for IFAD Recruitment for Country Programme Manager.


The International Fund for Agricultural Development is an international financial institution and a specialized agency of the United Nations dedicated to eradicating poverty and hunger in rural areas of developing countries.

Job Description

  • Company: IFAD
  • Location: Ghana
  • State: Accra
  • Job type: Full-Time

Post’s Organizational accountability


The Programme Management Department (PMD), under the leadership of an Associate Vice-President, is responsible for the overall programme of loans and grants of the Fund and is composed of five (5) regional divisions and the Operational Policy and Results Division. Under the overall supervision of the regional Division Director and the administrative supervision of the Head of the relevant IFAD Sub-regional Hub/SSTC and Knowledge Centre, the Country Programme Manager is responsible for the management of the assigned portfolio and related staff.

The Country Programme Manager is accountable for the IFAD core values of integrity, transparency, and equity in the management of the assigned portfolio. The Country Programme Manager’s accountabilities/key results also include advocacy for and enhancement of national government programs that improve the access of poor rural people to natural resources; agricultural technologies; financial services; markets; employment opportunities and enterprise development. The Country Programme Manager additionally promotes capacity building of key government counterparts and the rural poor in terms of the skills required for their participation in national and local policy and programming processes.

The key results expected comprise five broad thematic areas:

•     Country Strategy Management

•     Country Programme Management

•     IFAD Institutional Leadership and Partnership Development

•     Contribution to Policy Leadership

•     Office Management

Country Programme Managers are overall supervised by the relevant Division Director and administratively supervised by the Head of the relevant Sub-regional Hub or SSTC Knowledge Centre. S/he also receives first- level operational support from the Head of the relevant Sub-regional Hub, SSTC Knowledge Centre or assigned Country Director at P5 level.

How to Apply 

Interested applicants should Click here to Submit CV and Application.


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