International Field Manager – based in Mongolia

Expired on: Mar 6, 2024

Application Deadline:  March 12, 2024

Position: Field Manager based in Ulaanbaatar

Type of Employment: Full-time employee

Remuneration: In line with market rates


Application Instructions:

  1. A cover letter is mandatory to be considered. Cover letters should effectively align your skills and experiences with the specific job responsibilities and qualifications outlined in the position’s description, demonstrating your aptitude and enthusiasm for the role, your daily fee and current availability.
  2. To apply for this position, email your cover letter and CV (Curriculum Vitae), following the important instructions below:
  3. Important, please mark the position name in the subject line, as it appears on the job posting.
  4. Important, please ensure your CV and cover letter include your name on the document file name before you email your application.
  5. Email your CV and cover letter to
  6. Only successful candidates will be contacted. No phone calls please.


At Alinea International, we value equity, diversity, and inclusivity in everything we do. We are an equal opportunity employer opposed to all forms of discrimination. We actively seek and encourage applications from people of diverse backgrounds recognizing that an inclusive workforce enriches our organization and achieves smarter, more innovative results.

Alinea is committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults. Given the nature of our work, candidates will be subjected to due diligence checks and to enhanced background checks as appropriate.

About Alinea International

Alinea is an international development consultancy providing technical and management expertise that helps people improve their lives. We work with governments, investors, companies, and communities to create lasting change. Over 35 years, Alinea has successfully delivered more than 1,000 projects worldwide.

About the project:

Enhancing Community Climate Options for Adaptation and Resilience in Mongolia (ECCO-FARM) is a five-year project will work with rural Mongolian communities to adopt Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA), Agriculture Nature-based Solutions (AG-NBS) and biodiversity protection strategies supporting sustainable production, agricultural growth, food security and climate change adaptation (CCA). ECCO-FARM will contribute to an equitable, climate resilient and biodiverse food system that addresses the interplay between agriculture, ecosystems and communities. Innovative practices will increase carbon sequestration and improve soil and water quality to enhance agricultural productivity and biodiversity leading to greater resiliency to climate change shocks. With new value chain approaches, men and women will capture greater product values and improve their incomes, contributing to poverty reduction and food security.

The Role

The Field Manager (FM) will be the senior Mongolia-based member of the project management team and will be responsible for the day-to-day management and delivery of the project in accordance with the stated expectations of the governments of Canada and Mongolia.
In doing this they will exercise good judgment and keep project goals and objectives clearly in view. The responsibilities of the FM will include, but not be limited to: leadership and liaison; management of project office, staff and consultants; development of annual workplans, PMF, annual reporting, monitoring and evaluation; development of capacity building programs, other.

Required Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree in related discipline;
  • Minimum of 5 years of leading complex, multi-year donor-funded projects in developing countries;
  • Technical expertise in Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA) including pasture management and/or value chain development; green finance and/or payment for ecological services (PES), Agricultural Innovation Systems (AIS)/Extension/action research; gender; MEL;
  • Demonstrated experience overseeing administrative and financial functions and ensuring quality delivery across the project;
  • Proven ability to engage with and build relationships with donors, partners, and stakeholders;
  • Experience delivering project documents such as implementation plans, annual work plans, budgets, operational procedures and manuals, and financial and narrative reports;
  • Experience managing a team of local staff and technical experts;
  • Familiarity with Global Affairs Canada is a strong asset;
  • Experience in Mongolia is required.





Job Categories: Active Projects
Job Types: Contract
Job Locations: Mongolia Ulaanbaatar
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