International Water Management Institute
IWMI is a research-for-development (R4D) organization, with offices in 13 countries and a global network of scientists operating in more than 30 countries. For over three decades, our research results have led to changes in water management that have contributed to social and economic development. IWMI’s Vision reflected in its Strategy 2019-2023, is ‘a water-secure world’. IWMI targets water and land…
Regional Researcher – Social Science, Water and Climate Change
The International Water Management Institute (IWMI) is looking for a highly competent researcher to lead applied social science research on inclusive and resilient water resources and irrigation management, water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH), renewable energy and watersheds, and water governance in changing socioeconomic, policy, institutional and environmental drivers, including climate change in Nepal and South Asia.
The Regional Researcher will be responsible for providing scientific leadership, supporting partnership development and multi-stakeholder engagement, and leading social science research portfolios, as well as disseminating research results to target audiences. The person will contribute to expertise across the Institute on key research areas such as inclusive water governance and engaging women, youth and marginalized groups in land, water and natural resources management, disaster risk reduction and mitigation mechanisms, and scaling resilient water and energy technologies and related digital innovations. The researcher will also provide support to strengthen public and private sector partnership interventions in water resources management for agriculture, WASH, and/or water security, and policy and capacity building of multi-stakeholders at various scales.
The position holder will report to the Country Representative – Nepal and will be based at IWMI’s office in Kathmandu, Nepal.
The position holder will be responsible for the following:
What we are offering:
This is a regionally recruited position with a competitive salary commensurate with experience, an attractive retirement plan, comprehensive international health insurance, life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, long-term disability insurance coverage and a transportation allowance. The duration of the contract will initially be for a three-year period with possible extension.
Qualification & Experience
Apply for the position by following the application instructions at www.iwmi.org/jobs We will be accepting applications through 24:00 (Sri Lanka time) July 20, 2021 (Tuesday).Receipt of all applications will be acknowledged, but only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
IWMI believes that diversity powers our innovation, contributes to our excellence, and is critical for our mission. We offer a multi-cultural, multi-color, multi-generational and multi-disciplinary working environment. We are consciously creating an inclusive organization that reflects our global character and our commitment to gender equity. We, therefore, encourage applicants from all cultures, races, ethnicities, religions, sexes, national or regional origins, ages, disability status, sexual orientations, and gender identities.