FAO GEF Project Implementation Support Specialist
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The incumbent may be re-assigned to different activities and/or duty stations depending on the evolving needs of the Organization
The Global Environment Facility (GEF) is a financing mechanism for five international environmental conventions; the Minamata Convention on Mercury, the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs), the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (UNCBD), the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) and the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).
FAO’s GEF portfolio has more than doubled in the past 8 years. With this growth comes increasing demand for project portfolio monitoring and implementation support as the GEF prioritizes enhanced efficiency in the project cycle phases and links resource availability to projects’ achieving key milestones within hard deadlines.
The incumbent will report to the Senior Coordinator of the GEF Coordination Unit, Climate and Environment Division.
The FAO Project Implementation Support Specialists provide support along the entire project life cycle with the emphasis on the project implementation phase through project closure. The incumbent will work closely with Technical Officers in the GEF Unit, the FAO Budget Holder for each project, and operations officers in regional and sub-regional offices.
Tasks and responsibilities
CANDIDATES WILL BE ASSESSED AGAINST THE FOLLOWING
FAO Core Competencies
Please note that all candidates should adhere to FAO Values of Commitment to FAO, Respect for All and Integrity and Transparency