National Project Coordinator
Home Based - May require travel (Home Based)
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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.
The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations that leads international efforts to defeat hunger. Our goal is to achieve food security for all and make sure that people have regular access to enough high-quality food to lead active, healthy lives.
FAO Sub-Regional Office for Central Asia (SEC) is responsible for developing, promoting, overseeing and implementing strategies for addressing food security, agriculture and rural development priorities in the sub-region; Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. The Organization’s technical assistance includes institution building, development of knowledge and competencies, and exchange of experience among countries facing the challenges of transition.
FAO is implementing a project “Support the transformation of the Economic Cooperation Organization Food Security Coordination Centre (ECO-RCC) from a programme-based organization to a self-sustainable institution in the Economic Cooperation Organization" which aims to strengthen the capacity of ECO-RCC. ECO-RCC is a specialized agency of Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) established in 2014 with the aim of supporting its member countries in identifying, planning and implementing priority actions to address key impediments to food security. The National Project Manager will lead the implementation of the activities in close communication with ECO-RCC, ECO and national government of member countries.
The National Project Coordinator will work under the overall supervision of the FAO Sub-regional Coordinator for Central Asia (SRC, SEC), under the direct supervision of the Lead Technical Officer (LTO) of the ECO-RCC Project, in close cooperation with other international and national consultants in the project, Field Programme Unit (FPU), FAO Turkey Partnership Programme (FTPP) Liaison Officer and the relevant national authorities.
Tasks and responsibilities
The Project Manager will perform the following tasks;
In particular, the incumbent will:
CANDIDATES WILL BE ASSESSED AGAINST THE FOLLOWING
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