Team Leader for National Mindanao and Emergency Preparedness and Response Group (natural and human-induced)
Home Based - May require travel (Home Based)
FAO seeks gender, geographical and linguistic diversity in order to best serve FAO Members in all regions.
Qualified female applicants and qualified nationals of non-and under-represented member countries are encouraged to apply.
Persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply.
All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.
FAO’s approach to development assistance in Mindanao focuses on supporting the rehabilitation of agriculture and fisheries-based livelihoods, accelerating agriculture-based enterprises and increasing access to sustainable energy, and resilience to risk in municipalities affected by natural disasters and conflict. To help realize the larger goal of contributing to the attainment of sustainable peace and development and inclusive growth in the Bangsamoro areas, FAO interventions will include, among others\:
The National Mindanao and Emergency Preparedness and Response Group (natural and human-induced) - Team Leader will be under the overall guidance of the FAO Representative in the Philippines, and the direct supervision of the Assistant FAO Representative – Programme.
FAO has been implementing various projects in Mindanao which are guided by the FAO Mindanao Strategic Programme for Agriculture/Agribusiness and an emergency/rehabilitation project for Marawi City and other affected municipalities. The National Mindanao and Emergency Preparedness and Response Group (natural and human-induced) - Team Leader will provide technical inputs and strategic direction for expansion of the portfolio and resource mobilization.
Tasks and responsibilities
Managerial Responsibilities as National MERG Team Leader\:
Expansion of FAO Portfolio Through Project Identification, Formulation, Funding and Implementation Backstopping\:
- The candidate must have an advanced degree in the field of agriculture
- At least 10 years practical experience in the planning and implementation of agriculture and emergency response programmes at the field level
- Language requirement\: Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and Tagalog
- A national of Philippines
FAO Core Competencies
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Applications received after the closing date will not be accepted
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