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Project Manager: Food Systems Policy Report - Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition

03/01/2019

Duty Station: London (UK)

Duration: Full time and fixed-term until 31 December 2020

Deadline for application: 14 January 2019

Vacancy announcement 

The Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition is seeking a Project Manager to co-ordinate the delivery of a high-level policy report on the future of Food Systems.

The Project Manager in food systems will drive the project through its successive stages; including commissioning technical work, ensuring effective and timely progress, and launching the final outputs on the international stage. They will work closely with a core group of leading experts in Food Systems thinking, a policy research officer and consultants to ensure the development of a strong intellectual vision for the project, and delivery of a product drawing on the latest evidence and providing clear messaging for uptake by a global community of policy-makers.

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