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Building a better world starts with you

IFAD’s strength lies in the diversity of our staff and their commitment to our mandate.

We value professionals with strategic vision, a proven capacity to work in teams and generate results, and a deep understanding of and strong commitment to international development.

In addition to providing a supportive and thriving work environment, IFAD offers professional career development and an attractive remuneration package with competitive pay and benefits. The benefits package includes dependency allowance, education grant up to university level, home leave, medical insurance and social security.

Browse the jobs below and join us today in making a difference.

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Meet our staff

Working at IFAD means being part of a learning, growing and thriving organization, where each member of our global team contributes to the overall mission of investing in rural people. Learn more about our staff categories, employment criteria and contract types, as well as the remuneration and benefits.


Saadia Imad, Chief Field Support

I have been working with IFAD since 2016 as the Chief of the Field Support Unit. This role is an important element of IFAD's operation in the field - we provide the logistics, the conduit and the means for IFAD to carry out its mandate and operations. Not only the administrative aspect  - we also provide the coverage to food security, which is essential considering that IFAD has a significant  presence in fragile states and conflicted regions in the world.
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Joseph Nganga, Programme Officer

I have worked as a Country Programme Officer since 2011, but before that I worked in IFAD-funded projects in Kenya. before joining IFAD – When I was recruited to work at IFAD I was overjoyed. Starting as a national officer and now participating at the international level has been great - blending hard facts with experience drawn from the field and spicing them up was quite a contribution.

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Seiko Yabumoto, Assistant

I've been at IFAD since 2006 initially as temporary staff and in 2007 I started working with the governing bodies office as an assistant. In 2011 I become Assistant to the Director & Treasurer. My roles at IFAD have been a great  way to be exposed to IFAD operations – all official documents pass through the Governing Bodies office and all the IFAD commitments and deliverables are recorded. That  was a great way to be thrown into IFAD's work. I have brought previous experience and knowledge with me from the private sector and the fashion industry. Everything that you learn, you never throw away. At IFAD I have been able to build on these experiences.

 

 

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