FAO National Professional Officer Jobs 2024 – Zimbabwe NGO Jobs

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FAO National Professional Officer Jobs 2024 – Zimbabwe NGO Jobs.

FAO Zimbabwe looking for “National Professional Officer”.

Applicants with a University Degree may apply on or before January 24, 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 January 03, 2024. for qualified Zimbabwe’s to fill in the vacant post of National Professional Officer to be based in Harare, Zimbabwe.

FAO Job Vacancy 2024

Key Functions

  • Plans, organizes, and coordinates the office’s administrative services;
  • Provides administrative support in the implementation of FAO collaborative programmes and ensures periodic monitoring of their implementation;
  • Plans and implements procedures, norms and systems in compliance with existing policies, for a full range of administration-related processes including personnel;
  • Manages and supervises the administrative team;
  • Reviews and analyses data from a wide variety of sources, including FAO’s corporate systems and database;
  • Prepares reports, financial and budgetary estimates for projects;  plans and organizes the application, control and accounting of approved budgetary allocations by projects and programmes; prepares special reports for budget preparation , audits, and other requests;
  • Reviews accounts, processes payments in accordance with established rules and liaises with local banks and financial institutions
  • Oversees the financial and administrative correspondence and filing system of the office;
  • Monitors the receipt of Government contributions and ensures that all procurement and custom clearances for programmes, projects and the office are properly requested and obtained;
  • Ensures the compliance with the Organization’s security guidelines (Minimum Operational Security Standards – MOSS).

Position in Organization:

  • Job Posting: 02/Jan/2024
  • Closure Date: 24/Jan/2024, 4:29:00 AM
  • Organizational Unit: SFS
  • Job Type: Staff position
  • Type of Requisition: NPO (National Professional Officer)
  • Grade Level: N-2
  • Primary Location: Zimbabwe-Harare
  • Duration: Fixed-term: 2 years with possibility of extension
  • Post Number: 2001521
  • CCOG Code: 1A12


  • National of Zimbabwe
  • Advanced university degree in a field related to business or public administration
  • Two years of relevant experience in office management, administration, accounting and/or audit, budget or finance
  • Working knowledge (proficient – level C) of English.
  • Working knowledge of the local language.


  • 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 the field of office management and administration including supervisory experience.
  • Extent of knowledge of UN or standard operational rules and procedures and project/programme administrative management procedures.
  • Extent of knowledge of FAO’s corporate systems and database, or knowledge of other accounting or financial modules or applications relevant to accounting procedures or project budget management would be considered an asset.
  • Demonstrated analytical and judgment skills and ability to apply rules and regulations in the subject field.

How to Apply FAO National Professional 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=2400015

The Closing Date: January 24, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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