FAO Statistician Jobs 2024 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs

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FAO Statistician Jobs 2024 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs.

FAO Ethiopia looking for “Statistician”.

Applicants with an Advanced University Degree may apply on or before 03rd May, 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 13th April, 2024 for qualified Ethiopia’s to fill in the vacant post of Statistician to be based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

FAO Job Vacancy 2024

Specific Functions:

  • Supports SFE countries in the implementation of the official methods/guidelines for the production and dissemination of the FAO-relevant Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) indicators.
  • Promotes the implementation of the Global Strategy for Agricultural and Rural Statistics, the AGRI Survey programme, the 50 by 2030 Initiative and the World Programme for the Census of Agriculture (WCA 2020).
  • Promotes the development of country capacity to design and implement agricultural censuses and surveys, analyses the data collected and disseminates the results.
  • Promotes the implementation of the FAO guidelines and handbooks for the production of official statistics in SFE countries.
  • Whenever relevant, advocates for and promotes the adoption of the Food Insecurity Experience Scale as a standard tool for household or individual food security measurement in the context of population surveys in SFE countries.
  • Promotes the development of Food Balance Sheets at the national level, using the FAO Statistics Division (ESS) methodology and the timely transmission of data to ESS through the Regional Statistician; the computation of environmental statistics, countries’ capacity to report on related indicators and the timely transmission of data to ESS; the computation of economics statistics, and the timely transmission of data to ESS.
  • Organizes, coordinates and participates in meetings, seminars and training courses on food and agricultural statistics, and represents SFE at subregional and regional statistical meetings.
  • Promotes cooperation and coordination between SFE countries and facilitates the exchange of information and good practices.
  • Reviews regularly FAOSTAT country data identifying missing official data and metadata and follow up on statistical questionnaires to improve response rates and the quality of information.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Position in Organization:

  • Job Title: Statistician
  • Job Posting: 11/Apr/2024
  • Closure Date: 03/May/2024, 3:29:00 AM
  • Organizational Unit: SFE
  • Job Type: Staff position
  • Type of Requisition: Professional
  • Grade Level: P-3
  • Primary Location: Ethiopia-Addis Ababa
  • Duration: Fixed-term: two years with possibility of extension
  • Post Number: 0094358
  • CCOG Code: 1M02

Minimum Requirements:


  • Advanced university degree in statistics, mathematics, economics, agricultural economics, or a related field.


  • Five years of relevant experience in the compilation and analysis of food and agricultural statistics in national or international organizations.


  • Working knowledge (proficient – level C) of English and limited knowledge (intermediate – level B) of another FAO official language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish).

How to Apply FAO Statistician Jobs 2024

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

Then to apply, go to https://jobs.fao.org/careersection/fao_external/jobdetail.ftl?job=2401241

The Closing Date: 03rd May, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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