FAO Project Specialist Jobs 2024 – South Africa NGO Jobs

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FAO Project Specialist Jobs 2024 – South Africa NGO Jobs.

FAO South Africa looking for “Project Specialist”.

Applicants with a University degree may apply on or before 29th March 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 14th March 2024 for qualified South Africa’s to fill in the vacant post of Project Specialist to be based in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Assist in the coordination and implementation of the regional anticipatory action programme, including monitoring of the workplan, developing terms of reference (TORs) and concept notes for activities and outputs of the programme.
  • Assist in the planning and coordination of interagency activities, including missions, trainings and workshops.
  • Monitor program implementation and progress across all levels, providing guidance to FAO country offices and partners on necessary management actions.
  • Assist in the consolidation of inputs from countries and partners, preparing periodic program updates and final reports.
  • Participate in relevant meetings, including those of the Regional Anticipatory Action Working Group, SADC Disaster Risk Reduction Technical Working Group, and forums such as the SADC Seasonal Preparedness Workshop and CUERE meetings.
  • Support the development of country-specific coordination frameworks, roadmaps, anticipatory action financing guidelines, including simulation exercises at the country level.
  • Support research studies including return-on-investment and evaluation studies and linking anticipatory action to social protection mechanisms with sustainable financing where feasible.
  • Perform other duties as requested.

Eligibility Criteria

  • University degree in disaster management, climate change, food Security, nutrition, agricultural Economics, or sustainable agriculture (including livestock, forestry, and fisheries), or related field.
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience in technical cooperation’s related activities, policy advice and analysis relating to food and nutrition security, agriculture and rural development, fishery, forestry, monitoring and evaluation of policies and programmes.
  • For Consultants: working knowledge (level C) of English and limited knowledge (level B) of one of the other official FAO languages (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish). For PSAs: working knowledge (level C) of English.

Other Details

  • Duration: Up to 11 months with possibility of extension
  • Job Schedule: Full time
  • Selection Process: Interview
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Application Process: Online

How to Apply FAO Project Specialist 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/careers………

The Closing Date: 29th March 2024

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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