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International INRM co-management agreements specialist

Tashkent (Uzbekistan)

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FAO is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender and nationality.

Persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply.

All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

The incumbent may be re-assigned to different activities and/or duty stations

depending on the evolving needs of the Organization 

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FAO Country Office in Uzbekistan is responsible for partnership with and support to the Government of the Republic of Uzbekistan, bringing together technical assistance innovative, international best practices and global normative work standards with national and regional expertise.
 
 
FAO Sub-regional Coordinator for Central Asia and FAO Representative in Turkey, technical guidance of the Lead Technical Officer, and in close cooperation with the National Project Coordinator, Assistant FAO Representative in Uzbekistan
 
Technical Focus
 
Conservation and sustainable use of deserts or related fields.
 
Tasks and responsibilities
 
  • Advise on project partnerships which should pave the way for exemplary INRM co-management agreements
  • Advise on alternative income concepts (incl. business plans) to be integrated in the above
  • Develop exemplary INRM co-management and lease-agreements (contracts) for pilot areas with representatives of local communities (in UZB)
  • Develop materials for training of trainers (local community representatives) on developing project partnerships into INRM co-management agreements
 

 
CANDIDATES WILL BE ASSESSED AGAINST THE FOLLOWING
 
 
Minimum Requirements
 
  • Advanced University degree in conservation biology, natural resource management, forestry, or related field;
  • At least 10 years of demonstrated experience in in conservation and sustainable use of deserts;
  • Working level of English is required
 
 
FAO Core Competencies
  • Results Focus
  • Teamwork
  • Communication
  • Building Effective Relationships
  • Knowledge Sharing and Continuous Improvement
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 Please note that all candidates should adhere to FAO Values of Commitment to FAO,

Respect for All and Integrity and Transparency 

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  • FAO does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview, processing).
  • Please note that FAO will only consider academic credentials or degrees obtained from an educational institution recognised in the IAU/UNESCO list.
  • Only language proficiency certificates from UN accredited external providers and/or FAO language official examinations (LPE, ILE, LRT) will be accepted as proof of the level of knowledge of languages indicated in the online applications.
  • Candidates with acceptable language certificate/s should upload them when submitting their application. For details, visit http\://www.fao.org/3/I8446EN/i8446en.pdf
  • For other issues, visit the FAO employment website\: http\://www.fao.org/employment/home/en/
  • For further information on categories, contract duration and honoraria, please refer to the Conditions page.
 
HOW TO APPLY
 
To apply, visit the recruitment website at Jobs at FAO and complete your online profile. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Only applications received through the recruitment portal will be considered.
 
Vacancies will be removed from the recruitment portal at 23\:59 Central European Time (CET) on the deadline for applications date. We encourage applicants to submit the application well before the deadline date.
 
If you need help, or have queries, please contact\: iRecruitment@fao.org
 

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Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.
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  • Organization: FAO - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
  • Location: Tashkent (Uzbekistan)
  • Grade: Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Environment
    • Documentation and Information Management
  • Closing Date: 2018-07-23

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