Current Hiring Practices and Trends in the Development Sector
- BY David Mackenzie
The International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center, known by its
Spanish acronym, CIMMYT®, is a not-for-profit research and training
organization with partners in over 100 countries. Please refer to our
website for more information: www.cimmyt.org
CIMMYT is looking for a Breeding Software Product Manager with
experience in developing information management systems for large-scale
integrated breeding and trait/gene discovery programs, to lead efforts
in developing an enterprise system useful for CGIAR and national
The position will be based at CIMMYT’s Main Campus in Texcoco, State
of Mexico (located 45 km northeast of Mexico City, Mexico), but will
interact with other CIMMYT offices around the world on a regular basis.
Required academic qualifications, skills and attitudes:
The position is for an initial fixed-term for three (3) years, after
which further employment is subject to performance and the continued
availability of funds. CIMMYT’s internationally competitive salary and
benefits include housing allowance, car, comprehensive health and life
insurance, assistance for children’s education, paid vacation, annual
airfare, contribution to a retirement plan, and generous assistance with
How to apply:
Candidates must apply here for 16839 Breeding Software Product Manager. Screening and follow up of applications will begin on Monday, 21 November 2016.
Incomplete applications (CV and Cover Letter) will not be taken into
consideration. Cover Letter should refer explicitly to the essential
qualifications, skills, and competencies stated above. For further
information on the selection process, please contact Enrique Martinez,
Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
This position will remain open until filled.
CIMMYT is an equal opportunity employer. It fosters a
multicultural work environment that values gender equality, teamwork,
and respect for diversity. Women are encouraged to apply.