FAO Subregional Coordinator Jobs 2023 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs

FAO Subregional Coordinator Jobs 2023 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs.

FAO Ethiopia looking for “Subregional Coordinator”.

Applicants with a Master’s Degree may apply on or before October 25, 2023.

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.

FAO Subregional Coordinator Jobs 2023

The FAO has published a job vacancy announcement on September 27, 2023 for qualified Ethiopia’s to fill in the vacant post of Subregional Coordinator to be based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Recruiter Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
Position Subregional Coordinator for Eastern Africa and FAO Representative to the African Union and UN Economic Commission for Africa
Location Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Country Ethiopia
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification Master’s Degree
Experience Required Minimum Fifteen (15) Years
Application Deadline October 25, 2023

FAO Job Vacancy 2023

In particular, he/she will:

  • Lead the analysis and dialogue on subregional priorities and the development of subregional strategies;
  • Lead the MDT in the Subregional Office (SRO) in serving as the first port of call for the countries in the subregion in providing technical support, relevant policy advice and necessary guidance;
  • Advise and collaborate with internal partners to raise awareness of subregional priorities and needs, and ensure that they are reflected in corporate and regional policies;
  • Ensure the provision of timely technical support to the FAO components of the UN common planning and programming frameworks (e.g. The United Nations Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework/UNSDCFs, Common Agricultural Policy/CAP, Flash Appeals, etc), the Country Programming Framework (CPF) for all countries in the subregion and related FAO programmes, projects and/or other activities;
  • Support member countries in the subregion to address food insecurity, malnutrition, hunger and inequalities by working together with institutional partners in the subregion, in accordance with agreed priorities, approved programme/workplans/budgets, strategic objectives and corporate policies;
  • Coordinate and ensure timely and appropriate technical backstopping to FAO programmes and projects in the subregion in close collaboration with FAO technical Divisions/Centres/Offices and in line with corporate norms, standards and procedures;
  • Support and where relevant lead the subregional policy dialogues on areas of FAO’s mandate;
  • Facilitate timely access by subregional stakeholders to FAO’s knowledge resources and global public goods, and knowledge sharing within and beyond the subregion;
  • Lead the implementation of FAO’s communication strategy in the subregion and act as the spokesperson of FAO in the subregion;
  • Advocate FAO’s policy positions in the relevant subregional fora, represent FAO in the media, and implement a pro-active communications strategy to raise FAO awareness with the general public;
  • Lead and manage the Subregional Office and ensure effective and efficient use of human and financial resources in line with corporate policies and administrative procedures;
  • Manage all matters related to the security and safety of FAO personnel and their eligible dependants and ensure full adherence to the UN Security Policy, rules and regulations as well as to security-related instructions issued by FAO;
  • Contribute to strategic leadership and management decisions on FAO’s work in Africa as a member of RAF’s Core Leadership Team;
  • Support the effective establishment and nurturing of partnerships and collaborations with the African Union, governments, technical and donor partners, civil society, NGOs and UN and other inter-governmental and international organizations;
  • Lead subregional mobilization of extra-budgetary resources, making optimum use of the expertise available in the decentralized offices;
  • Serve as FAO focal point for the UN and other regional/international entities’ based in Ethiopia and support the Regional Representative on UN coordination and transformation matters as required;
  • Undertake regular reporting and monitoring on subregional programmes.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Position in Organization:

  • Job Posting: 26/Sep/2023
  • Closure Date: 25/Oct/2023, 3:29:00 AM
  • Organizational Unit: Subregional Office for Eastern Africa (SFE)
  • Job Type: Staff position
  • Type of Requisition: Senior-level
  • Grade Level: D-2
  • Primary Location: Ethiopia-Addis Ababa
  • Duration: Fixed term: two years with possibility of extension
  • Post Number: 1077112
  • CCOG Code: 1A11

Minimum Requirements:

  • Advanced University degree and post-graduate qualifications in the field of agriculture, fishery, forestry or international relations.
  • Minimum of fifteen years of relevant professional experience in development issues and management, resource mobilization especially familiarity with international financial institutions (IFIs), global funding envelopes for agriculture and environment e.g. Global Environment Facility (GEF), Adaptation Fund, etc., and private sector or blended financial modalities, development or humanitarian related issues, preferably with some years of experience in Africa.
  • Extensive managerial and professional experience in fields related to the mandate of FAO. Previous leadership roles in a multicultural setting would be an advantage.
  • Demonstrated professional competence, proven leadership capability, effective management skills, intellectual, and strategic leadership of a high order in relevant subject areas.
  • Extensive experience and competence in partnership with inter-governmental and international organizations, national governments, technical and donor partners, private sector, civil society organizations, youth and women organizations, farmer associations, etc.
  • Working knowledge (proficient – level C) of English and limited knowledge (intermediate- level B) of one of the other FAO languages (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish).

How to Apply FAO Subregional Coordinator Jobs 2023

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The Closing Date: October 25, 2023.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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