Information Management Specialist
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Qualified female applicants are encouraged to apply.
People with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply.
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The FAO Representation in Bangladesh is responsible for leading FAO's response to regional priorities for food security, agriculture and rural development through the identification, planning, and implementation of FAO's priority activities in the country. It ensures a multidisciplinary approach to programmes, identifies priority areas of action for the Organization in Bangladesh and, in collaboration with Regional Office Asia and Pacific and the departments and divisions at Headquarters, develops, promotes and oversees FAO's strategic response to the country priorities. The representation also supports the regional office in the incorporation of regional priorities into the Organization's Programme of Work and Budget and implements approved programmes and projects in the country, monitors the level of programme implementation and draws attention to problems and deficiencies. The office also develops and maintains relations with Government of Bangladesh, UN agencies, the resource partners and other development institution at the country level.
The Food Security Cluster (FSC) has been established globally to coordinate the food response during a humanitarian risis, addressing issues of food availability, access, utilization and stability. The FSC was established by the Interagency Standing Committee (IASC) and is co-lead by the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) of the United Nations and the World Food Programme (WFP). FSC is about enhancing cooperation and partnerships, the cluster works directly with its partners and stakeholders that include NGOs, the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, UN organizations, Government partners and donors. In Bangladesh, the Food Security Cluster (FSC) was established in 2012.
This is an SC-9 position under the Overall guidance of the FAO Representative in Bangladesh and direct supervision of the Assistant FAO Representative (Programme), the incumbent will work as Food Security Cluster Information Management Specialist.
The objective of the Food Security Cluster Coordination is to ensure a timely, coherent and effective food security response by mobilizing stakeholders to respond in a strategic manner to a humanitarian crisis.
Tasks and Responsibilities
· Perform any other related tasks as assigned.
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