icipe seeks to recruit a suitable person to fill the position of Senior Animal Health Scientist to lead and support the development of a portfolio of research on animal health relating to insect infestation and insect-borne diseases. The position is tenable at the icipe, Duduville Campus in Nairobi, Kenya with frequent travel needs to project action sites. The position will be offered for an initial contract of 2 years, which may be renewable subject to continued project needs, funding for the position and performance of the staff member.
A competitive and generous compensation package that includes housing and transport allowances, child education allowance up to university first degree, comprehensive health and life insurance, an offshore retirement package (all payable in US Dollars), will be offered to the right candidate. Furthermore, the incumbent will receive paid annual vacation, return airfare for themselves and their dependents to their nominated home base each year, and duty free privileges. If the successful candidate is appointed from outside Kenya, he or she will be offered support to relocate and settle in the city. icipe employs a number of international staff. Only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged.