|Duties and Responsibilities|
Through its Country Offices, or FAO Representations, FAO assists governments to develop policies, programmes and projects to address hunger and malnutrition, and provides technical support for the sustainable development of their agricultural, fisheries and forestry sectors and to respond to crises. The activities of the FAO Country Offices include design and implementation of country-tailored field programmes, liaison with local donor representatives and active public awareness-raising and outreach activities related to FAO initiatives such as the World Food Day.
The FAO Representation in Malawi is developing its field programme based on the Country Programme Framework (CPF) that was signed by the Government in 2014. Out of the five key strategic areas of the CPF, two are receiving increasing support that requires an International Programme Officer to lead, manage and implement. These are:
The post is located in the FAO Representation in Lilongwe, Malawi
The Programme Officer reports to the FAO Representative. He/She works in close collaboration with the Regional Disaster Risk Management Team as well as with the Assistant FAO Representative (Programme).
Comprehensive technical expertise to develop, implement, evaluate, and effectively lead FAO’s field programme linked to CPF pillar 3 and 5:
Develops, implements, evaluates, effective leadership and management of major projects and teams
CANDIDATES WILL BE ASSESSED AGAINST THE FOLLOWING
Please note that all candidates should adhere to FAO Values of Commitment to FAO, Respect for All and Integrity and Transparency.
Remuneration: A competitive compensation and benefits package is offered. For information on UN salaries, allowances and benefits, visit the International Civil Service Commission (ICSC) website: http://icsc.un.org/rootindex.asp
FAO is a non-smoking environment
|How To Apply|
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