INBAR is an intergovernmental organisation headquartered in China. It currently has 42 Member States, comprising most of the bamboo and rattan resource countries from the Global South. Since its creation two decades ago, INBAR has run projects and programmes in over 20 countries, and provided capacity building and awareness raising on the productive use of bamboo and rattan in over 80 countries. Today, INBAR’s global programme is coordinated from its secretariat in Beijing, and put into action through Headquarters in China and Regional Offices in Ecuador, Ethiopia, India and Ghana. INBAR supports an international network of experts in bamboo and rattan sustainable management, natural resources management, socio-economics, capacity building and knowledge sharing. The 2015-2030 INBAR Strategy aims to help countries reach their sustainable Development Goals and related objectives under the Rio Conventions, through 4 approaches:
Responsibilities of the Programme Director The INBAR Programme Director is a senior member of staff in the INBAR Secretariat, and a member of the Executive Management Team. The Director is responsible for the development and management of the global programme of the organisation. The Programme Director position is based in INBAR Headquarters in Beijing, China and reports to the Director-General. The Programme Director manages a small team of professionals in Beijing, and oversees technical staff in INBAR Regional Offices. He/she manages the Team Leaders of a number of large, international programmes. The Director provides strategic guidance for the development of the organisation, especially the direction and context of the Global Assessment of Bamboo and Rattan (GABAR). Fundraising to generate additional programme resources and staff is part of the job.
INBAR offers a remuneration package in the range of USD 80,000 to 100,000, which includes a basic salary plus an annual bonus contingent on delivery of agreed outputs and performance (tax-free in China for recruits of other nationalities), generous personal leave entitlement, a comprehensive health insurance plan for the incumbent, help with moving household goods, annual repatriation flights for the incumbent (one economy class ticket per year against receipts).
Applications will be accepted until 20th May 2017
All applications will be acknowledged, however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for further action. Short-listed candidates will be invited for a first interview by Skype.
The final selection will be invited for a face-to-face interview in Beijing, which will include a presentation to all staff at the Headquarters.
Please send a cover letter with your Curriculum Vitae to: Human Resources Department, INBAR [email protected]
Please indicate the position to which you are applying in the email subject line.