Regional Project Coordinator

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Professional Vacancy Announcement No: AGPP-130-06-PRJ

Position Title: Regional Project Coordinator (West African IPPM Farmer Field School Project)

Duty Station: Dakar, Senegal

Grade Level: P-4

Duration: 12 months

Organizational Unit: AGPP

Candidates should meet the following:

  • Advanced University Degree in Agriculture or closely related field
  • Seven years of relevant experience in managing programmes related to community development and alternative agriculture
  • Working knowledge of French and English

    Selection Criteria

    Candidates will be assessed against the following:

  • Extent and relevance of experience related to community-based development programmes

  • Extent and relevance of experience with rural-based non-formal education methods

  • Extent and relevance of experience with project management

  • Depth of knowledge related to agriculture practices and policies in West Africa

  • Quality of both written and oral communication skills in French

    Please note that all candidates should possess computer/word processing skills and should be capable of working with people of different national and cultural backgrounds.

    * The length of appointment for internal FAO candidates will be established in accordance with applicable policies pertaining to the extension of appointments.

    To Apply: Carefully read and follow the Guidelines to applicants

    Send your application to:

    V.A AGPP-130-06-PRJ
    William Settle,
    Technical Officer,
    AGPP FAO Via delle Terme di Caracalla 00100 Rome ITALY

    Fax No: +39 06 57056039 E-mail: VA-13006-AGPP [at]

    This vacancy is open to male and female candidates.

    Applications from qualified women candidates and applications from qualified candidates from non/under-represented member states are encouraged.

    Please note that FAO staff members are international civil servants subject to the authority of the Director-General and may be assigned to any activities or office of the organization.

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