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National Consultant on Feeding Production

Baku (Azerbaijan)

  • Organization: FAO - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
  • Location: Baku (Azerbaijan)
  • Grade: Consultant - Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Nutrition
  • Closing Date: 2019-09-17

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FAO seeks gender, geographical and linguistic diversity in order to best serve FAO Members in all regions.


Qualified female applicants are encouraged to apply.

People 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

Project\:

UTF/AZE/010, Improvement of Cattle Production through Establishment of Effective Cattle Breeding and Feeding Syst

Reports to\:

Melek Cakmak, Head of Office

Tasks and responsibilities\:

Under the overall coordination of the Azerbaijan Assistant FAO Representative, in full consultation and collaboration with National Project Manager and direct technical supervision of the LTO, the national consultant on feed production will undertake the following\:

  • Assist the international consultant in training staff, smallholders, and farmers on good practices of production, processing, storage , usage and marketing of feed, fodder and concentrate;
  • Provide assistance in extension services (fodder crops, crop processing, fodder conservation, crop residues, agroindustry by-products and feeding cattle management) in targeted areas;
  • Prepare extension material and technical and other reports, as required;
  • Provide backstopping support for timely implementation of projects activities;
  • Perform any other related tasks as requested by National Project Manager or LTO

CANDIDATES WILL BE ASSESSED AGAINST THE FOLLOWING

Minimum Requirements\:

  • Degree in feed production, feed management, agriculture or other relevant field of expertise;
  • At least three years of professional working experience in livestock projects and rural development;
  • Excellent command of verbal and written English and Azeri language;
  • Computer literacy (Word, Excel, and PPT) and use of Internet is required;
  • National of Azerbaijan
FAO Core Competencies
• Results Focus
• Teamwork
• Communication
• Building Effective Relationships

• Knowledge Sharing and Continuous Improvement

Technical/Functional Skills
  • Professional working experience in feed production in similar environments;
  • Experience with working in a participatory manner and in different working environments;
  • Familiarity with FAO’s work and procedures in development assistance and project management;

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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