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National grant analyst

Tbilisi (Georgia)

  • Organization: FAO - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
  • Location: Tbilisi (Georgia)
  • Grade: NPP - National Project Personnel - Local Contractors Agreement - All levels
  • Occupational Groups:
    • External Relations, Partnerships and Resource mobilization
    • Grant writing
  • Closing Date: 2021-08-02

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  • FAO is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality, background and culture
  • Qualified female applicants, qualified nationals of non-and under-represented member nations and person with disabilities are encouraged to apply
  • Everyone who works for FAO is required to adhere to the highest standards of integrity and professional conduct, and to uphold our values. FAO has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and FAO, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination
  • All selected candidates, therefore, will undergo rigorous reference and background checks
  • All applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality
  • The incumbent may be re-assigned to different activities and/or duty stations depending on the evolving needs of the Organization

Organizational Setting

The position is located at the FAO Representation in Georgia. The main aim of the FAO country offices, which are headed by the FAO Representative, is to assist governments to develop policies, programmes and projects to achieve food security and to reduce hunger and malnutrition, to help develop the agricultural, fisheries and forestry sectors, and to use their environmental and natural resources in a sustainable manner.
Reporting Lines
The National Grant Analyst shall operate under the overall guidance and responsibility of the FAO Representative in Georgia; direct supervision of the FAO/ENPARD Coordinator and in close collaboration with other international and national consultants of the different FAO projects in Georgia and FAO Representation Office for Georgia.

Technical Focus

The National Grant analyst will be integrated within the FAO team in charge of the grant component of FAO’s contribution to the ENPARD III program of the European Union. The Grant Analyst will be assigned some of the grant applications received through the program and will be fully responsible for them, from their analysis to the final impact evaluation.

Tasks and responsibilities

• Review of agricultural grant applications using established procedures and checklists
• Validation of information included in the grant applications through secondary researches
• Validation of all reviews performed by the implementing partners
• Phone validation of key aspects of the applications directly with the applicants
• Reporting of all undertaken activities on the grant management system
• Other duties as required.


Minimum Requirements

• University degree up to masters levels in management, economy or related field;
• At least 5 years of relevant practical experience in grant projects or marketing activities;
• Fluency in English and Georgian, as all the duties will have to be performed in English;
• National of Georgia.

FAO Core Competencies

• Results Focus
• Teamwork
• Communication
• Building Effective Relationships
• Knowledge Sharing and Continuous Improvement

Technical/Functional Skills

• Ability to work autonomously and to be assigned grantees
• Rigorous
• Quality of both oral and written communication skills;
• Ability to organize projects from scratch and to manage them in an autonomous manner
• Demonstrated ability to be an efficient team member

Selection Criteria

• Applications will be evaluated against this VA Minimum Requirements.


  • FAO does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting, processing)
  • Incomplete applications will not be considered. If you need help please contact:
  • Applications received after the closing date will not be accepted
  • Only language proficiency certificates from UN accredited external providers and/or FAO language official examinations (LPE, ILE, LRT) will be accepted as proof of the level of knowledge of languages indicated in the online applications
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FAO seeks gender, geographical and linguistic diversity in its staff and international consultants in order to best serve FAO Members in all regions.

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