Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO-UN) Job Recruitment & How To Apply

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO-UN) Job Recruitment & How To Apply

Application form for Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO-UN) Job Recruitment is now out online for young graduate that are currently unemployed, see details about how to apply below.

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO-UN) – An intergovernmental organization, FAO has 194 Member Nations, two associate members and one member organization, the European Union. Its employees come from various cultural backgrounds and are experts in the multiple fields of activity FAO engages in. FAO’s staff capacity allows it to support improved governance inter alia, generate, develop and adapt existing tools and guidelines and provide targeted governance support as a resource to country and regional level FAO offices. Headquartered in Rome, Italy, FAO is present in over 130 countries.

FAO is now using this medium to invite competent and qualified young graduates that are currently unemployed to fill the vacant job position below;

1.) National Protection and Gender Specialist
2.) International Food Security and Resilience Specialist
3.) National Food Security and Livelihood Consultant

 

1.Job Title: National Protection and Gender Specialist

Location: Maiduguri
Grade Level: N/A
Duration: 11 months
Job Type: Non-staff opportunities
Organizational Unit: FAO NIGERIA
Type of Requisition: NPP (National Project Personnel)

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Provide strategic, operational and programmatic advice based on sound analysis to ensure FAO operational and programme activities take beneficiaries’ protection concerns and gender equality considerations into account and support safe, dignified, and accountable livelihood assistance;
  • Provide and facilitate professional and technical support for FAO Northeast Nigeria interventions to ensure quality in the development of gender equality and GBV/protective livelihood programmes and in mainstreaming gender perspectives;
  • Undertake gender and GBV analysis;
  • Develop strategy for integrating GBV and gender equality principles and actions through FAO interventions in line with FAO resilience strategy;
  • Integrate gender and GBV in current project tools, concept notes, monitoring exercises ensuring sex and age disaggregated data is collected and analysed by collaborating closely with relevant project staff;
  • Support the delivery of an orientation session on FAO GBV Guidance. Deliver ad hoc training on gender, protection, GBV including PSEA as required;
  • Support implementation of measures on protection from sexual exploitation and abuse (PSEA);
  • Support the capacity building of FAO staff, partners, Food Security Sector and national government to prepare for and respond to gender & GBV protection initiatives;
  • Provide guidance to support staff, acting as a point of gender & GBV Protection referral and assisting them with analysis and queries;
  • Strengthen mechanisms to allow affected populations to provide feedback and make complaints related to FAO’s programmes;
  • Linking up with inter-agency mechanisms for complaints handling;
  • Engage with local and international protection, GBV and women’s empowerment organisations and interagency coordination mechanisms e.g. Protection Sector Working Group/GBV Sub Working Group, PSEA Focal Points and AAP/Community Engagement meetings etc., provide inputs and information to these and assist FAO to coordinate other UN humanitarian agencies, NGO partners and other relevant interlocutors on assessments of current and emerging gender, AAP and protection, including GBV and PSEA issues and response planning.

Minimum Requirements
Candidates will be assessed against the following:

  • Master’s level degree or equivalent in Gender, Human Rights, Social Sciences, Development, Politics, or other relevant disciplines;
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in protection, gender and/or GBV with the UN system, non-governmental organizations or research institutions, with at least 3 years’ experience in the field and preferably proven experience in emergency contexts;
  • National of Nigeria.

Application Closing Date
10:59:00 PM; 23rd April, 2019.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

2.Job Title: International Food Security and Resilience Specialist 

Vacancy Announcement: 1900685
Location: Nigeria
Grade Level: N/A
Duration: 4 months
Organizational Unit: FAO Representation in Nigeria
Job Type: Non-staff opportunities
Type of Requisition: Consultant / PSA (Personal Services Agreement)

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Provide technical support in the design and implementation of FAO/UNHCR projects and emergency response activities related to agriculture value chain and other livelihood activities for the Cameroonian refugees in Nigeria.
  • Provide programmatic support and analysis in collaboration with UNHCR to ensure that key areas such as gender and youth, civil societies, resilience, governance and conflict management, equality and humanitarian principles are properly reflected in project design for the Cameroonian refugees and host communities.
  • Strengthen partnership relations with state governments, NCRMI, International and National Non- Governmental Organizations, potential implementing partners, donors and other UN agencies in order to reinforce synergies between key stakeholders in the delivery of efficient and timely support assistance to the targeted beneficiaries on the field.
  • Design and conduct livelihood need assessment in partnership with relevant stakeholders on the Cameroonian refugees in Cross Rivers and other affected states.
  • Support in the routine collection and analysis of information about livelihood and agricultural production situation of the refugees and the host communities in Cross River and other states.

Minimum Requirements
Candidates will be assessed against the following:

  • Advanced university degree in Agricultural Economics, Development Economics, Rural Sociology, Food Security, Nutrition, Ssustainable Agriculture (including Livestock, Forestry and Fisheries) or related field;
  • At least 8 years of relevant experience in public and/or private sectors related to programming, planning and technical cooperation in food and agriculture, including experience in developing countries, especially in countries that are vulnerable to disaster or other emergency risks;
  • Working knowledge of English and limited knowledge of one of the other FAO languages (French, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, Russian) for Consultants. Working knowledge of English for PSAs.

Application Closing Date
12th April, 2019; 10:59:00 PM

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

3.Job Title: National Food Security and Livelihood Consultant 

Location: Koko/Oghaye, Delta
Grade Level: N/A
Duration: 9 months
Job Type: Non-staff opportunities
Organizational Unit: FAO REPRESENTATION IN NIGERIA
Type of Requisition: Consultant / PSA (Personal Services Agreement)

Tasks and Responsibilities

  •  Support in the implementation of FAO/UNHCR Projects and emergency response activities related to agriculture, livestock and other areas related to the Cameroonian refugees in Nigeria.
  • Participate in the conduct of livelihood need assessment on the Cameroonian refugees in Cross Rivers and other affected states.
  • Contribute in the preparation of project profiles, project documents, work plan, logical framework for the FAO/UNHCR intervention in Cross River and any other state.
  • Assist in the distribution and monitoring of livelihood support kit for the refugees and host communities.
  • Design and participate in projects monitoring and evaluation of emergency and regular projects implementation in various locations.
  • Participate in the conduct of food insecurity vulnerability surveys and analysis in project-selected states.
  • Produce routine field activities reports.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Minimum Requirements
Candidates will be assessed against the following:

  • Advanced University Degree in General Agriculture or other agriculture related fields from  a recognized higher institution;
  • At least 3  years of working experience in agriculture value chain development, food security and livelihood support activities;
  • Working knowledge of English and limited knowledge of one of the other FAO languages (French, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, Russian) for Consultants. Working knowledge of English for PSAs.

Application Closing Date
15th April, 2019; 10:59:00 PM

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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