The Country Director is accountable for the leadership and management of WorldFish’s country program in Cambodia and for engaging with key stakeholders in Cambodia to support the delivery of a quality and influential research for development program that contributes to the development goals of the country. As a people leader you are expected to role model WorldFish’s organizational values and champion gender equality, diversity and inclusion in the workplace. As the leader, you will be responsible for delivering at Cambodia country level WorldFish’s organizational strategy including its Annual Priorities and Key Performance Goals. This will entail developing and implementing annual country research priorities, innovation and investment plans, country team building, budgeting, resource mobilization, monitoring and evaluation to sustain, develop and report on the program in ways that deliver quality science and development impacts from our research at scale.
The Country Director will oversee staffing, budgeting, training, and resourcing to sustain the program. In close consultation with CRP FISH and the flagship leaders and Resilient Small Scale Fisheries, Value Chain and Nutrition, and Sustainable Aquaculture research programs, the Country Manager will deliver an integrated fisheries and aquaculture program that applies a multifaceted, systems approach to address the country, center and CGIAR shared goals, builds research and development capacities and strengthens the institutional and partnership capabilities across the fishery and supporting sectors, including research engagement within the Greater Mekong region.