FAO Junior International Refugee Response Programme Specialist Jobs 2024 – Uganda NGO Jobs

FAO Junior International Refugee Response Programme Specialist Jobs 2024 – Uganda NGO Jobs.

FAO Uganda looking for “Junior International Refugee Response Programme Specialist”.

Applicants with a Bachelor’s degree may apply on or before February 17, 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.

FAO Junior International Refugee Response Programme Specialist Jobs 2024

The FAO has published a job vacancy announcement on February 07, 2024 for qualified Uganda’s to fill in the vacant post of Junior International Refugee Response Programme Specialist to be based in Kampala, Uganda.

Recruiter Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
Position Junior International Refugee Response Programme Specialist
Location Kampala, Uganda
Country Uganda
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification Bachelor’s degree
Experience Required Minimum Five years
Application Deadline February 17, 2024

FAO Job Vacancy 2024

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Support the overall implementation and management of FAO-Uganda’s refugee response programme with support from the Food Security and Livelihoods Coordinator.
  • Ensure that communication with various donors is regular, on time and up to standard, including assuring that all reporting requirements are maintained according to FAO’s standards. In addition, ensure that constant communication with Government counterparts and implementing partners are maintained to support both programme delivery and programme development.
  • Identify issues and risks related to implementation in a timely manner and suggest appropriate programme adjustments in close collaboration and through regular communication with field-based colleagues.
  • Support project formulation processes including project writing to support FAO’s Refugee Response Programme in Uganda. Ensure that these documents contain the necessary elements to address livelihoods, food security, energy, and environmental concerns in communities.
  • Support coordination between the Uganda refugee response, the regional UNHCR-FAO partnership, and FAOs global response, by ensuring liaison with the relevant sub-regional and HQ teams.
  • Support, mentor and oversee FAOs implementing partners in the field, as well as track the delivery according to signed contracts with FAO.
  • Support FAO teams in continuously developing operational efficiencies and driving innovations in delivery, ensuring that the programme meets established objectives and targets and delivers value for money.
  • As requested, represent FAO in refugee response related subject matter or coordination meetings.
  • Identify and assist in documenting and create awareness around critical programme learnings including both successes and challenges.
  • Support the livelihoods portfolio with the engagement of socially responsible private sector energy partners to identify sustainable and market-based solutions to increase rural access to energy.
  • Prepare and disseminate regular briefs on FAO’s Refugee Response Programme.

Position in Organization:

  • Job Posting: 02/Feb/2024
  • Closure Date: 17/Feb/2024, 4:29:00 AM
  • Organizational Unit: FRUGA – FAO Representation in Uganda
  • Job Type: Non-staff opportunities
  • Type of Requisition: Consultant
  • Grade Level: N/A
  • Primary Location: Uganda-Kampala
  • Duration: 11 Months
  • Post Number: N/A
  • IMPORTANT NOTICE: Please note that Closure Date and Time displayed above are based on date and time settings of your personal device


  • Bachelor’s degree related to Agriculture, Livestock, Economics or Development studies or comparable relevant experience.
  • Five to ten years professional experience in developing countries on livelihoods, sustainable development ideally in a refugee response and/or humanitarian context among non-government organizations.
  • Working knowledge (level C) of English and limited knowledge (level B) of a second FAO language (French, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese or Russian).

FAO Core Competencies

  • Results Focus
  • Teamwork
  • Communication
  • Building Effective Relationships
  • Knowledge Sharing and Continuous Improvement

Technical/Functional Skills

  • Coordination skills (communication) and ability to technically support on food security needs across different thematic areas.
  • Extent of experience and knowledge in programme development and fundraising
  • Extent of experience and understanding of the humanitarian-development nexus and associated challenges in the context of refugee related programming.
  • Work experience in more than one location or area of work, particularly in field positions is desirable.
  • Specialization/exposure to issues related to forced displacement/migration is an asset

How to Apply FAO Junior International Refugee Response Programme 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/careersection/fao_external/jobdetail.ftl?job=2400414

The Closing Date: February 17, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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