FAO Administrative Officer Jobs 2024 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs

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FAO Administrative Officer Jobs 2024 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs.

FAO Ethiopia looking for “Administrative Officer”.

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

FAO Job Vacancy 2024

Key Functions:

  • Advises in the preparation of the programme of work and budget in consultation with relevant technical officers/divisions at headquarters; prepares and consolidates work plans; proposes revised plans and strategic measures to implement successfully the biennial programme of work and monitors effectively budgetary trends.
  • Prepares periodic budget reports for submission; prepares post planning and monitoring and other regular and ad hoc reports.
  • Contributes to the development of results-based management concepts and policies and monitoring and reporting procedures.
  • Develops, implements and monitors corporate activities, identifies operational, administrative, information technology and other constraints and proposes solutions to improve quality, timeliness and cost effectiveness.
  • Oversees the maintenance of imprest accounts and other budgetary reports; acts as Certifying Officer, monitors availability of funds under all programmes; ensures that financial commitments and expenditures are accurate and consistent with established guidelines.
  • Trains and supervises staff and field project personnel on all administrative and operational matters and undertakes special missions for training on budgetary, financial and managerial issues in line with the Organization’s regulations policies and procedures.
  • Establishes effective working relationships with Government counterparts at appropriate level for Government contributions to the work programme.
  • Oversees operational and staffing requirements of the office and its projects and ensures optimal staffing of the office and projects.
  • Participates in review meetings to assess managerial and operational capacities, scrutinizes reliability and solvency of selected implementing partners.
  • Assesses training needs and encourages training events as well as other human resources-related activities.
  • Optimizes the management of office premises, the allocation of space and the provision of services for the renovation and the maintenance of premises; he/she is responsible for security for Minimum Operating Security Standard (MOSS) compliance.
  • Establishes and maintains partnerships with units at headquarters, interacts with internal and external auditors and prepares replies to audit observations and queries.
  • Organizes and participates in meetings, workshops, celebrations and other events.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Position in Organization:

  • Position Title: Administrative Officer
  • Job Posting: 12/Mar/2024
  • Closure Date: 03/Apr/2024, 3:29:00 AM
  • Organizational Unit: SFE
  • Job Type: Staff position
  • Type of Requisition: Professional
  • Grade Level: P-4
  • Primary Location: Ethiopia-Addis Ababa
  • Duration: Fixed-term: two years with possibility of extension
  • Post Number: 1076973
  • CCOG Code: 1A12

Minimum Requirements:


  • Advanced university degree in business or public administration, accounting or a related field.


  • Seven years of relevant experience in financial management, administration and planning.

Language Requirement:

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

How to Apply FAO Administrative 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=2400858

The Closing Date: 03rd April, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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