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  • Organization: FAO - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
  • Location: Baku
  • Grade: Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • External Relations, Partnerships and Resource mobilization
    • Managerial positions
    • Public, Private Partnership
  • Closing Date: 2019-03-28

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FAO-Azerbaijan Partnership Program (FAPP) Manager

Baku (Azerbaijan)

 

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 confidentiality.

 

 

Organizational Setting\:
FAO Partnership and Liaison Office in Azerbaijan.
 
Reports to\:
Melek Cakmak, Head of Office. 
 
Technical Focus 
Coordinate all FAPP Project activities, providing leadership and managerial support.
 
Tasks and responsibilities\:
Under the overall supervision of the FAO Representative (FAOR) in  Azerbaijan, operational supervision of Assistant FAOR and Program/Operations Officer and in close collaboration with the Admin &Finance unit, technical experts and project personnel (national and international consultants and counterparts), the FAPP manager will\:
  • Oversee implementation of Workplans of individual projects and provide inputs for any corrective action that would be necessary;
  • Coordinate the reporting and other official communication efforts of the projects, ensuring their proper submission and dissemination;
  • Lead the organizational arrangements for FAPP Steering Committee meetings and ensure the secretariat of such meetings, ensuring the preparation of quality reporting and documentation of presentations and discussion points;
  • Identify and document best practices and lessons learned;
  • Support the development and implementation of monitoring & evaluation framework for FAPP projects and support the necessary arrangements for evaluation exercises concerning the overall programme;
  • Lead and/or participate in field missions, including provision of guidance and logistical support to external consultants, government officials and other parties and contributing to the drafting and dissemination of mission reports;
  • Contribute to the improvement of quality of project activities and monitor course of activities in order to assure timely achievement of project outputs;
  • Lead interactions with stakeholders and liaise with government agencies ;
  • Advocate on behalf of the partnership programme at national and international platforms.
 
 
 
 
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CANDIDATES WILL BE ASSESSED AGAINST THE FOLLOWING
 
Minimum Requirements
 
  • University/Master’s degree on social and administrative sciences such as economics, statistics, business administration, political sciences, international relations, sociology, social work, development studies and/or agronomy;
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in management of large-scale projects;
  • Working knowledge of English and Azerbaijani;
  • National of Azerbaijan.
 
FAO Core Competencies
 
         Results Focus
         Team Work
         Communication
         Building effective relationships
         Knowledge Sharing and Continuous Improvement
 

 

 

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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