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Senior Executive Opportunities at the Food & Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

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by Impactpool

Published on: 23 October 2020

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations(FAO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations that leads international efforts to defeat hunger. FAO serves both developed and developing countries, and acts as a neutral forum where all nations meet as equals to negotiate agreements and debate policy. In addition FAO is a source of knowledge and information that supports developing countries and those in transition to modernize and improve agriculture, forestry and fisheries practices, ensuring good nutrition and food security for all.


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Impactpool is supporting the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) find their next Senior Executive Leaders. The following 8 positions, all based at their headquarters in Rome, Italy, require that you have a Masters Degree or equivalent as well as minimum 15 years of professional experience (table to map grades with titles in International Organizations)Women from the Global South are highly encouraged to apply.


                                            Apply by October 30th 2020



Chief - CFIE - FAO Investment Centre (Investment Solutions for Sustainable

Food and Agriculture) | D-1


Deputy Director - Statistics Division (ESS) | D-1


Director - Office of Sustainable Development Goals, OSG | D-2



Deputy Director - Inclusive Rural Transformation and

Gender Equity Division (ESP) | D-1


Director - Land and Water Division (NSL) | D-2


Director - Animal Production and Health Division (NSA) | D-2


Deputy Legal Counsel | D-1


Deputy Director - Human Resources (Chief Talent Management) | D-1



Find valuable tips from our experts to consider while writing your application: 


Your nationality can influence your application success at many UN Agencies. The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) encourages applications from qualified nationals of non-represented and under-represented member states. See the complete list here - can your nationality help you secure a job at FAO in 2020? 


How to land your Senior Executive dream job at the UN - the do's and dont's


Are you also curious what question you can expect when being interviewed by the United Nations or by any other International Organization? If so, Impactpool is the world's only source for information. Our recruiters have extensive experience recruiting to International Organizations and have compiled these sample interview questions for senior professionals in different roles.


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