IWMI needs you… to help feed the world “How can we feed the world’s growing population with dwindling water supplies? IWMI is at the forefront of solving this great global challenge. From 13 offices in Asia and Africa our 280-strong multicultural team finds innovative ways to use water sustainably to grow crops and reduce poverty. We’d love you to join us. As well as benefiting from our world-class facilities, competitive employment packages and stimulating working environment, you’ll be contributing to world food security.”

A stimulating workplace

Working at IWMI is an enriching and rewarding experience. Our 280 locally and internationally recruited staff encompass research scientists, engineers, IT experts, communications experts and administrators. Read More >>

A truly international organization

Operating from headquarters in a suburb of Colombo, Sri Lanka, IWMI was founded in 1985 as the International Irrigation Management Institute (IIMI). Over time, its experts realized that irrigation could be more effective if considered within the wider context of managing water resources, so it became the International Water Management Institute (IWMI). Read More >>

IWMI’s policies and benefits

IWMI’s workplace comprises an eclectic mix of research and operations staff, from diverse disciplines and cultures. As an equal opportunities employer, we appoint people regardless of gender, race, national or social origin, political affiliation or any other form of personal identity. Read More >>

Climbing the IWMI ladder

IWMI believes that investing in staff, so they perform to the best of their abilities, is the way to achieve its aim of securing ‘water for a food-secure world’. We link strategic and operational objectives to individuals’ performance goals. Read More >>