Under the leadership of its Governing Council and Executive Board, IFAD is managed by the Office of the President and Vice-President, with departments covering financial operations, corporate services, strategy and knowledge management, and programme management.
IFAD currently employs more than 600 people. Over 100 staff members are deployed in 40 country and subregional offices.
With 176 Member States, IFAD strives to employ staff that are as diverse and broadly based geographically as possible. Women currently make up 57 per cent of IFAD staff.
IFAD employs a combination of Professional and higher-category positions, consultancies and General Service positions.