RESOURCE MOBILIZATION AND PARTNERSHIP SPECIALIST (STRATEGIC INFORMATION)
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The Emergency and Resilience Division is responsible for ensuring FAO’s efforts to support countries and partners in preparing for and effectively responding to food and agricultural threats and crises. It is responsible for coordinating the development and maintenance of corporate tools and standards to enable Decentralized Offices to assist member countries to prepare for, and respond to emergencies. PSE ensures humanitarian policy coordination and knowledge, liaison with the Inter-Agency Standing Committee as well as with humanitarian resource partners, co-leadership with World Food Programme of the global Food Security Cluster, organizational preparedness, surge capacity and response to large-scale emergencies. PSE supports food and nutrition security assessment and early warning activities related to emergency and humanitarian analysis and responses. PSE plays a major role in the development and leadership of the Organization’s programme to increase the resilience of livelihoods to food and agriculture threats and crises (SO5)”.
Under the supervision of the Deputy Director PSE, in consultation with relevant divisions at headquarters and the field offices, the consultant will be part of PSE’s Donor Liaison and Partnership Unit.
The consultant will provide support to the implementation of FAO’s SP5 resource mobilization agenda at global, regional, sub regional and/or country level, in close collaboration with the Business Development and Resource Mobilization Division (PSR).
Tasks and responsibilities
- Advanced University degree (Master’s or equivalent) in a discipline related to the mandate of the Organization.
- At least 1 year (Category C), 5 years (Category B) or 12 years (Category A) of experience in resource mobilization, programme management, partnerships, communication and advocacy, solid understanding of the humanitarian context.
- Working knowledge of English and limited knowledge of another official language of the Organization (French, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese or Russian).
FAO Core Competencies
Please note that all candidates should adhere to FAO Values of Commitment to FAO, Respect for All and Integrity and Transparency