National Safeguards and Gender Specialist
Nay Pyi Taw (Myanmar)
FAO seeks gender, geographical and linguistic diversity in its staff and international consultants 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 confidence.
The FAO led GEF LDCF (Global Environment Facility Least Developed Countries Fund) project “RICE-Adapt\: Promoting Climate-Resilient Livelihoods in Rice-Farming Communities in the lower Ayeyarwady and Sittaung River Basins” supports implementation of priorities identified in the NDC, NAP process and NAPA of Myanmar. Specifically it will contribute to enhance the resilience and adaptive capacities of vulnerable rice-producing communities in the lower Ayeyarwady and Sittaung River Basins in Myanmar through an ecosystem based and market driven approach.
The incumbent will perform under the general supervision of the FAO Representative in Myanmar, the direct technical supervision of the Lead Technical Officer (RAP), in collaboration with the RAP FAO GEF specialists, FAO GEF unit and day to day supervision of the Assistant FAOR (Programme) in Myanmar and will undertake the following tasks.
The National Safeguards and Gender Specialist and GEF LDCF expert will be responsible for the development of the project document and associated annexes and will coordinate the implementation of the preparatory activities, collection of baseline information needed in consultation with stakeholders and leading to the development of the full project document.
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.