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Director of the German Development Institute, University of Bonn

Job Vacancy

Organization: University of Bonn Position: Director of the German Development Institute Duty Station: Bonn, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany Deadline for Application: 28 March 2019

Experience Requirements: We are looking for an inclusive leader with the capacity to think strategically. She/he will work with DIE’s Board of Trustees and all staff members to ensure excellence in the Institute’s research, advisory and training activities and expand its networking activities within Germany and at European and international level. Applicants have to demonstrate internationally visible research findings on issues of global sustainable development, experience in conducting research in developing countries and in the acquisition of third-party funding. Applicants must possess excellent communication skills, negotiating capabilities and leadership experience in large organisations. With a team of some 90 researchers and the Institute’s wide-ranging portfolio (research, policy advice, training, communication) to oversee, an openness to work on an interdisciplinary basis with political and social scientists and economists is essential. We also expect candidates to have experience with and a strong interest in providing policy advice to ministries of the German Government and German federal states, as well as to German, European and international institutions. Fluency in written and spoken German and English is mandatory; knowledge of another language relevant to the Institute’s field of activity would be advantageous. Contact Email: DIE@die-gdi.de Links Job Announcement: https://www.die-gdi.de/en/about-us/career-internships/