FAO National AMR Specialist Jobs

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FAO National AMR Specialist Jobs 2023 – Nigeria NGO Jobs.

FAO Nigeria looking for “National AMR Specialist”.

Applicants with a University degree may apply on or before 27 December 2023.

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 14 December 2023 for qualified Nigeria’s to fill in the vacant post of National AMR Specialist to be based in Abuja, Nigeria.

FAO Job Vacancy 2023

Tasks and responsibilities:

  • Coordinate implementation of the AMR component of the GHS Programme
  • Facilitate implementation of the national action plan (NAP) on AMR to reduce the threat of AMR in the agriculture, livestock and fisheries sectors;
  • Collaborate with relevant national authorities to support implementation of existing surveillance systems and capacity building of existing laboratories for the diagnosis of antimicrobial resistance (AMR), based on identified gaps;
  • Facilitate the operationalization of One Health coordination platforms such as the National and sub-national AMR Committees by supporting routine meetings and other technical matters of importance to AMR Coordination Committees (AMRCC);

Qualification & Experience:

  • Advanced University degree (Master’s or PhD) in Veterinary Medicine, Animal Sciences, Agriculture Sciences, or any other related field; preferably with specialization in microbiology or AMR
  • Five (5) years of relevant experience in animal health project implementation, multisectoral coordination and research in Nigeria, with at least one year of AMR/AMU surveillance and awareness experience.
  • Working knowledge (level C) of English
  • National of Nigeria

Other Details

  • Contract Type: Full Time
  • Selection Process: Interview
  • Salary: negotiable
  • Application Process: Online

How to Apply FAO National AMR Specialist Jobs 2023

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The Closing Date: 27 December 2023

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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