At CIHEAM we recruit talented people who share the values of the Organization and want to participate in the sustainable development of the Mediterranean region. Contact us if you would like to join our teams and contribute to the implementation of our Mediterranean Action Plan (CAPMED 2025): 

 Protecting the planet “by struggling against triple waste"

 Food security and nutrition "by boosting sustainable agriculture and food"

 Inclusive development "by investing in new generations and fragile territories"

 Crises and resilience

To achieve these goals, CIHEAM mobilizes the instruments of education and training; Network research cooperation and technical assistance; political dialogue and partnerships.


Vacancy: Administrator at the Secretariat General


Significant experience in administrative management, human resources management and the handling of related legal issues.

Significant experience in the coordination of institutional bodies and programmes of activities in an international and multicultural environment.

Very good level in the use of office software. Interest or experience in the operational functioning of an International organisation active in the field of Mediterranean cooperation.

Professional experience of at least 10 years in a related sector is required.

Qualities: Listening skills, interpersonal skills, ability to reconcile positions and to align analyses. Synthesis capacity, rigor and excellent writing skills. Willingness to evolve in a multicultural environment.

Languages: Excellent knowledge (both written and spoken) of the two official languages of the CIHEAM Governing Board (English, French).

Education: Higher education graduate: Master level.

Salary level: In the framework of grade A3 of the CIHEAM index grid. Approximate salary of 40,000 euros net per annum (subject to the tax regime for international civil servants)

Contract: Category A official 4-year fixed-term contract renewable once with a trial period of 6 months Possibility of secondment for civil servant 2/2

Place of work: CIHEAM General Secretariat, 11 rue Newton, 75116 PARIS (FRANCE)

Taking up of office: 1 st January 2020

Contact: Please kindly send your application (CV, covering letter, copy of diplomas, identity document and two letters of recommendation) by email to the following address: 




 Vacancy Announcement: Recruitment of a Scientific Administrator 

Recruitment of a Scientific Administrator (international competition) at the International Centre for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies, Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Montpellier (CIHEAM - IAMM)

Field: Agribusiness Economics

Ref. N0 19/221

Date of publication: 1 October 2019

Deadline for applications: 30 November 2019

TITLE: Scientific Administrator

PLACE OF EMPLOYMENT: Montpellier (France)


Start date: from 2 January 2020

DURATION: 4 years renewable  

The CIHEAM Montpellier is recruiting a scientific administrator in agribusiness economics. This recruitment is fully in line with the scientific policy that structures its training, research and cooperation activities.

This recruitment is fully in line with the scientific policy that structures its training, research and cooperation activities. The recruited scientific administrator will be part of the research theme "Organization, actors, governance and performance of agro-food sectors". He/She will contribute to the renewal of approaches, and of quantitative analysis methods and instruments for measuring sustainability.

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The application file must be sent by email using one of 3 electronic .doc, .odt or pdf files at the following address: