Environmental and Social Safeguards and Sustainability Specialist
Various Locations (Various)
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FAO is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender and nationality
People with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply
All applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality
The incumbent may be re-assigned to different activities and/or duty stations depending on the evolving needs of the Organization
The Climate and Environment Division of FAO assists member countries in their responses towards the climate change, including the mitigation of climate change as well as the development of adaptive capacities of agriculture, fisheries and forestry to the effects of Climate Change. It provides a coordination role on Climate Change and related climate smart agriculture issues. The Division also serves as a focal point for a multidisciplinary and global approach to bioenergy as well as undertaking work and providing support and guidance on Disaster and Risk Reduction issues.
The Consultants will work under the overall technical supervision of the Senior Natural Resources Officer (Team Leader, Safeguards and Climate Risks) and reports directly to a relevant Environmental and Social Safeguards Unit Officer or Programme Officer and/or FAO decentralized Office, as appropriate. When activities are carried out in countries, the consultant will be required to work in close collaboration with the FAO Representation in the relevant country of assignment, as well as the relevant FAO regional office.
Support the implementation of FAO’s Environmental and Social Safeguards policies and procedures and stakeholder engagement requirements in FAO field projects.
Tasks and responsibilities
Under the direct supervision of a relevant Environmental and Social Safeguards Unit Officer or Programme Officer and/or FAO decentralized Office, as appropriate, the incumbent will support the implementation of the FAO environmental and social safeguards policy and procedures, as well as stakeholder engagement, disclosure and grievance handling in projects and programmes, including\:
CANDIDATES WILL BE ASSESSED AGAINST THE FOLLOWING
FAO Core Competencies
Candidates will be assessed against the requirements listed above.
Please note that all candidates should adhere to FAO Values of Commitment to FAO, Respect for All and Integrity and Transparency