Regional Project Coordinator

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Kampala, Uganda,October

Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations

Project Vacancy Announcement No: Raf-133-06-Prj

Position Title: Regional Project Coordinator

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Grade Level: P-5

Duration: Two Years

Organizational Unit: Regional Office For Africa (Raf)

Minimum Requirements

Candidates Should Meet The Following:

  • Advanced university degree in agricultural, or social sciences or equivalent

  • Ten years of relevant experience in project design, management and monitoring, including experience with international organizations, and bilateral or multilateral cooperation

  • Working knowledge of English or French and limited knowledge of the other.

    Selection Criteria Candidates will be assessed against the following:

  • Extent of experience in the field project management, including coordination and preparation of project implementation plan and ability to work with a multidisciplinary context

  • Familiarity with procedures of international organizations and principles and operation of national and regional programmes for food security

  • Familiarity with the processes concerning poverty reduction

  • Ability to negotiate with high level ministerial representatives

  • Familiarity with the New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD) and the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP)

  • Extent of experience in African countries and in post-conflicts countries and in countries evolving from emergency situations

  • Knowledge of technical and principle farm field school approach and technology transfer Knowledge of languages spoken in Central African countries is an asset.

    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 RAF-133-06-PRJ
    Dieudonné Koguiyagda
    Senior Field Programme Officer,
    Regional Operations Branch (RAFR)
    P.O. Box 1628,
    Accra, Ghana

    Fax No: + 233-21-668427/7010943


    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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