FAO Forestry Officer Jobs 2024 – Zimbabwe NGO Jobs

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FAO Forestry Officer Jobs 2024 – Zimbabwe NGO Jobs.

FAO Zimbabwe looking for “Forestry Officer”.

Applicants with a University Degree may apply on or before May 03, 2024.

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations is a specialized agency of the United Nations that leads international efforts to defeat hunger and improve nutrition and food security. Its Latin motto, fiat panis, translates to “let there be bread”. It was founded in October 1945.

The FAO has published a job vacancy announcement on April 21, 2024 for qualified Zimbabwe’s to fill in the vacant post of Forestry Officer to be based in Harare, Zimbabwe.

FAO Job Vacancy 2024

Key Functions

  • Plans and leads components of multidisciplinary teams; leads and/or participates in internal committees, project teams and working groups and/or provides specialized expertise on technical networks and/or international technical policy and standard setting bodies.
  • Develops technical, analytical, monitoring and reporting frameworks and related methodologies, tools, systems and databases, etc. to support the planning, implementation/delivery and monitoring of programmes of work, projects, products and/or services.
  • Designs and conducts research, data collection, validation, analysis and/or reporting activities to support the development of technical standards, international instruments, innovative approaches and strategies, new tools, technologies, technical reports/publications and/or policy proposals as well as the provision of technical/policy/specialist/advice and expertise.
  • Responds to country requests for technical and policy assistance, provides technical advice, assistance and solutions to Decentralized Offices and provides technical backstopping to field projects.
  • Collaborates in, provides technical backstopping to and ensures the quality/effectiveness of capacity development and knowledge sharing activities within member countries such as policy support, organizational development and individual learning events including preparation of related information, learning materials and on-line tools.
  • Promotes international cooperation/advocates best practices, increased policy dialogue and provides technical expertise at international/intergovernmental meetings.
  • Participates in resource mobilization activities in accordance with the FAO Corporate Strategy.

Position in Organization:

  • Job Posting: 11/Apr/2024
  • Closure Date: 03/May/2024, 3:29:00 AM
  • Organizational Unit: Subregional Office for Southern Africa (SFS)
  • Job Type: Staff position
  • Type of Requisition: Professional Project
  • Grade Level: P-4
  • Primary Location: Zimbabwe-Harare
  • Duration: Fixed-term: one year with possibility of extension
  • Post Number: 2010186


  • Advanced university degree in forest resources management, wildlife management or a related field.
  • Seven years of relevant experience in managing and implementing field projects and programmes.
  • Working knowledge (proficient – level C) of English and limited knowledge (intermediate – level B) of another FAO official language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish).


  • Results Focus
  • Teamwork
  • Communication
  • Building Effective Relationships
  • Knowledge Sharing and Continuous Improvement

Technical/Functional Skills

  • Work experience in more than one location or area of work, particularly in field positions, is desirable.
  • Extent and relevance of experience in planning, managing and implementing projects and programmes in field positions in developing countries, especially in Africa.
  • Extent and relevance of experience collaborating with relevant national, regional and inter-regional institutions/organizations, especially in Africa.
  • Extent and relevance of experience working in multicultural settings and multi-disciplinary projects/programmes in the context of sustainable food and agriculture.
  • Extent and relevance of experience disseminating project results, lessons learnt and best practices to different audiences.

How to Apply FAO Forestry Officer Jobs 2024

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to https://jobs.fao.org/careersection/fao_external/jobdetail.ftl?job=2401254

The Closing Date: May 03, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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