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Associate Programme Management Officer


  • Organization: UNV - United Nations Volunteers
  • Location: Sarajevo
  • Grade: Level not specified - Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Project and Programme Management
  • Closing Date: Closed


Mission and objectives



FAO’s Project Office in Sarajevo was established in 2014. All programmatic activities are led and implemented by two full-time staff members: National Programme Coordinator and National Administrative Assistant, with the support of a wide range of home-based International and National Consultants who are contracted on a project basis. From its inception FAO BiH operates under the overall management and operational and technical support of the FAO Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia in Budapest (REU). De Facto Head of the Office – Deputy Regional Representative for Europe and Central Asia, Regional Programme Specialist, Operations Specialist and all thematic technical officers extend their support to the Project Office remotely from Budapest and through regular field missions. At the moment the programmatic portfolio is rapidly growing. In 2022 FAO diversified its base of international resource mobilization partners, as FAO was selected as the Delivery Partner for the projects funded by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and Green Climate Fund (GCF), with another ongoing resource mobilization under GEF-8 replenishment window. The ongoing FAO donor-funded and core-funded projects positioned in the environmental dimension aim to strengthen national and local capacities in the land degradation neutrality (LDN), disaster risk reduction, climate change adaptation, UNCCD reporting and sustainable forestry management.

Task description

Under the direct supervision of the National Programme Coordinator, with technical supervision of the Regional Programme Specialist, and Operations Specialist , the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks to support the implementation of the projects positioned in the environmental sub-portfolio of the FAO Project Office in Sarajevo: - Assist in the development of strategic, programme and policy documents, briefs, concept notes and project documents; - Support the preparation, organization and running of the online, offline and hybrid meetings, workshops and events, including drafting the agenda, meeting minutes, presentations, briefs; - Provide support for the coordination of work flow of project-level international and national consultants; - Liaise with the FAO technical officers and other regional and national counterparts to collect and consolidate various inputs into the programming documents; - Contribute to the collection and analysis of project-level monitoring data; - Support the entry of monitoring data into the corporate reporting and internal data-bases and systems; - Contribute to drafting of donor interim and final reports; - Contribute to drafting of concept notes and project proposals for mobilization of donor resources; - Assist in locally conducted procurement actions and market research; - Perform any other duties as may be assigned.

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