Director for Africa

The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) seeks an experienced Senior Researcher and Leader to provide intellectual and managerial leadership for its Africa Region Office. This position will be based at either IFPRI’s region office in Dakar, Senegal or Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, or at IFPRI’s headquarters in Washington, D.C and will require international travel.

The Director for Africa reports to the Director General and serves on the Senior Management Team (SMT) of the Institute. This is a 3-year exempt position, renewable appointment.

IFPRI ( develops sustainable solutions for ending hunger, malnutrition and poverty in the developing world. It carries out research, capacity strengthening, and policy communications to develop those solutions and to catalyze policy action.