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FAO - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Current jobs

Programme Development Officer (Research, Innovation and Partnership)
P-4, International Professional - Internationally recruited position - Mid level
Closes: 2022-12-24
Rome (Italy)
Programme Development Officer (Innovation partnership and knowledge management)
P-3, International Professional - Internationally recruited position - Mid level
Closes: 2022-12-24
Rome (Italy)
Economist
Consultant - Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes: 2022-12-16
Home Based - May require travel (Home Based)
Food Security Specialist
NPP - National Project Personnel - Local Contractors Agreement - All levels
Closes: 2022-12-16
Kabul (Afghanistan)
Local Security Assistant (LSA) Herat
NPP - National Project Personnel - Local Contractors Agreement - All levels
Closes: 2022-12-16
Herat (Afghanistan)
Social Inclusion, Indigenous Peoples and Land Tenure Specialist(s)
Consultant - Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes: 2022-12-16
Multiple locations (Multiple locations)
Human Resource Specialist
NPP - National Project Personnel - Local Contractors Agreement - All levels
Closes: 2022-12-23
Kampala (Uganda)
National Climate Smart Agriculture Specialist
Consultant - Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes: 2022-12-15
Dhaka (Bangladesh)
National Value Chain Specialist
NPP - National Project Personnel - Local Contractors Agreement - All levels
Closes: 2022-12-15
Dhaka (Bangladesh)
Human Resources Officer (Performance management and staff development)
P-4, International Professional - Internationally recruited position - Mid level
Closes: 2022-12-31
Rome (Italy)
Functional Analyst (Robotic Process Automation)
Consultant - Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes: 2022-12-15
Budapest (Hungary)
NDC PARTNERSHIP TRAINING AND CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST FOR MONGOLIA
Consultant - Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes: 2022-12-15
Mongolia (Mongolia)
Programme Assistant
GS-4, General Service - No need for Higher Education - Locally recruited position - Administrative support
Closes: 2022-12-15
Kathmandu (Nepal)
National Professional Officer (Aromatic Plants Expert)
NO-D, National Professional Officer - Locally recruited position - Mid level
Closes: 2022-12-22
Riyadh (Saudi Arabia)
Driver
NPP - National Project Personnel - Local Contractors Agreement - All levels
Closes: 2022-12-15
Dhaka (Bangladesh)
Water Management Specialist
NPP - National Project Personnel - Local Contractors Agreement - All levels
Closes: 2022-12-15
Peshāwar (Pakistan)
Institutional Development Specialist
NPP - National Project Personnel - Local Contractors Agreement - All levels
Closes: 2022-12-22
Multiple locations (Multiple locations)
Econometric analysis specialist
Consultant - Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes: 2023-01-08
Rome (Italy)
Budget and Finance Specialist
NPP - National Project Personnel - Local Contractors Agreement - All levels
Closes: 2022-12-14
New Delhi (India)
Mid-Term Review and M&E Specialist
Consultant - Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes: 2022-12-14
New Delhi (India)
Specialist on Sustainable land management (SLM) and Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA)/Agronomist
Consultant - Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes: 2022-12-21
Kazakhstan (Kazakhstan)
Irrigation and Water Specialist
Consultant - Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes: 2022-12-14
Abuja (Nigeria)
Climate Change Specialist
NPP - National Project Personnel - Local Contractors Agreement - All levels
Closes: 2022-12-14
Abuja (Nigeria)
Due Diligence and Risk Assessment Consultant
Consultant - Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes: 2022-12-31
Home Based - May require travel (Home Based)
Travel Assistant
GS-5, General Service - No need for Higher Education - Locally recruited position - Administrative support
Closes: 2022-12-13
Budapest (Hungary)
National Nutrition and Communication Specialist
Consultant - Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes: 2022-12-13
Nay Pyi Taw (Myanmar)
International Nutrition Specialist
Consultant - Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes: 2022-12-13
Nay Pyi Taw (Myanmar)
NUTRITION AND FOODSYSTEMS SPECIALIST
Consultant - Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes: 2022-12-13
Multiple locations (Multiple locations)
Young Professional Officer (Evaluation)
P-1, International Professional - Internationally recruited position - Junior level
Closes: 2023-01-01
Rome (Italy)
Technical Specialist (Capacity Building for Statistics and Data Analysis)– SB4
Consultant - Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes: 2022-12-13
Phnom Penh (Cambodia)
FOOD SAFETY SPECIALIST
Consultant - Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes: 2022-12-13
Multiple locations (Multiple locations)
Technical Advisor (Community Fisheries)-SB-5
NPP - National Project Personnel - Local Contractors Agreement - All levels
Closes: 2022-12-13
Phnom Penh (Cambodia)
National Communications and Outreach Specialist
NPP - National Project Personnel - Local Contractors Agreement - All levels
Closes: 2022-12-12
Colombo (Sri Lanka)
National Professional Officer (Press and Content)
NO-B, National Professional Officer - Locally recruited position - Junior level
Closes: 2022-12-19
Santiago (Chile)
Assistant FAO Representative (Programme)
NO-B, National Professional Officer - Locally recruited position - Junior level
Closes: 2022-12-19
Quito (Ecuador)
Fishery Compliance Specialist
Consultant - Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes: 2022-12-31
Home Based - May require travel (Home Based)
Office Assistant
GS-3, General Service - No need for Higher Education - Locally recruited position - Administrative support
Closes: 2022-12-31
Rome (Italy)
Assistant FAO Representative (Administration)
NO-B, National Professional Officer - Locally recruited position - Junior level
Closes: 2022-12-19
Rabat (Morocco)
Assistant FAO Representative (Programme)
NO-B, National Professional Officer - Locally recruited position - Junior level
Closes: 2022-12-12
Tirana (Albania)
Trade Development Consultant P
Consultant - Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes soon: 2022-12-10
Home Based - May require travel (Home Based)
FISHING TECHNOLOGY AND OPERATIONS CONSULTANTS
Consultant - Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes: 2023-02-25
Rome (Italy)
Information Management Assistant
GS-3, General Service - No need for Higher Education - Locally recruited position - Administrative support
Closes: 2022-12-31
Rome (Italy)
Office Assistant
GS-3, General Service - No need for Higher Education - Locally recruited position - Administrative support
Closes: 2022-12-31
Rome (Italy)
Fishery Officer (Data Analyst)
P-2, International Professional - Internationally recruited position - Junior level
Closes: 2022-12-16
Victoria (Malta)
Natural Resources Officer (Climate Change)
P-3, International Professional - Internationally recruited position - Mid level
Closes: 2022-12-16
Rome (Italy)
Programme Officer (Adviser)
P-3, International Professional - Internationally recruited position - Mid level
Closes: 2022-12-16
Rome (Italy)
National Project Personnel - Security
NPP - National Project Personnel - Local Contractors Agreement - All levels
Closes soon: 2022-12-09
Peshāwar (Pakistan)
Village Savings and Loans Associations (VSLAs) Program Specialist (SC7)
NPP - National Project Personnel - Local Contractors Agreement - All levels
Closes soon: 2022-12-09
kismaayo
International Post Harvest Management and Nutrition Consultant
Consultant - Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes soon: 2022-12-09
Honiara (Solomon Islands)
Village Savings and Loans Associations (VSLAs) Program Specialist (SC7)
NPP - National Project Personnel - Local Contractors Agreement - All levels
Closes soon: 2022-12-09
Baidoa (Somalia)
International Agribusiness and Marketing Consultant
Consultant - Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes soon: 2022-12-09
Honiara (Solomon Islands)
Agriculture Consultant
Consultant - Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes soon: 2022-12-09
Honiara (Solomon Islands)
Office Assistant
GS-5, General Service - No need for Higher Education - Locally recruited position - Administrative support
Closes: 2022-12-31
Rome (Italy)
Office Assistant
GS-4, General Service - No need for Higher Education - Locally recruited position - Administrative support
Closes: 2022-12-31
Rome (Italy)
Food Security Analyst
Consultant - Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes soon: 2022-12-09
Mogadishu (Somalia)
Procurement Specialist
Consultant - Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes soon: 2022-12-08
Multiple locations (Multiple locations)
FAO Representative in Djibouti and various duty stations (RAF)
P-5, International Professional - Internationally recruited position - Senior level
Closes: 2023-01-08
Djibouti (Djibouti)
Agriculture/Plant Protection Extension Specialist
NPP - National Project Personnel - Local Contractors Agreement - All levels
Closes soon: 2022-12-08
Kabul (Afghanistan)
Enterprise & CIGs (Common Interest Groups) Development Specialist
NPP - National Project Personnel - Local Contractors Agreement - All levels
Closes soon: 2022-12-08
Kabul (Afghanistan)
Programme Specialist
Consultant - Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes soon: 2022-12-08
Kabul (Afghanistan)
Specialist on Indigenous Peoples (Russia)
Consultant - Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes soon: 2022-12-08
Moscow (Russian Federation)
Soybean Trial and Seed Specialist
NPP - National Project Personnel - Local Contractors Agreement - All levels
Closes soon: 2022-12-08
Afghanistan (Afghanistan)
Office Assistant
GS-4, General Service - No need for Higher Education - Locally recruited position - Administrative support
Closes: 2022-12-31
Rome (Italy)
FAO Representative in Kyrgyzstan and various duty stations (REU)
P-5, International Professional - Internationally recruited position - Senior level
Closes: 2023-01-08
Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan)
Fleet Management Specialist
Consultant - Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes soon: 2022-12-07
Home Based - May require travel (Home Based)
Subregional Coordinator (SRC) for Central Africa
D-1, Director - Internationally recruited position - Senior Executive level
Closes: 2022-12-21
Libreville (Gabon, Gabonese Republic)
Office Assistant
GS-5, General Service - No need for Higher Education - Locally recruited position - Administrative support
Closes soon: 2022-12-07
Rome (Italy)
Geospatial data analyst (livestock and climate change)
Consultant - Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes: 2022-12-14
Rome (Italy)
Programme Assistant
GS-4, General Service - No need for Higher Education - Locally recruited position - Administrative support
Closes soon: 2022-12-07
Rome (Italy)
Economist
Consultant - Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes soon: 2022-12-07
Home Based - May require travel (Home Based)
UN Food Systems Specialist
Consultant - Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes soon: 2022-12-09
Rome (Italy)
International Consultant (HABs and marine biotoxins)
Consultant - Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes: 2022-12-23
Home Based - May require travel (Home Based)
PROJECT SUPPORT- LONG TERM CASH
NPP - National Project Personnel - Local Contractors Agreement - All levels
Closes soon: 2022-12-07
Fishery Officer (Spatial Planning and Management)
P-4, International Professional - Internationally recruited position - Mid level
Closes: 2022-12-14
Rome (Italy)
Agribusiness Development and Marketing Specialist
NPP - National Project Personnel - Local Contractors Agreement - All levels
Closes soon: 2022-12-06
Peshāwar (Pakistan)
Logistics/ Warehouse Specialist
NPP - National Project Personnel - Local Contractors Agreement - All levels
Closes soon: 2022-12-06
Peshāwar (Pakistan)
Project Coordination Specialist
NPP - National Project Personnel - Local Contractors Agreement - All levels
Closes soon: 2022-12-06
Peshāwar (Pakistan)
District Team Leader (2 Positions, Mohmand and Khyber)
NPP - National Project Personnel - Local Contractors Agreement - All levels
Closes soon: 2022-12-06
Multiple locations (Multiple locations)
Senior Horticulture Specialist
NPP - National Project Personnel - Local Contractors Agreement - All levels
Closes soon: 2022-12-06
Peshāwar (Pakistan)
Field Crops Specialist
NPP - National Project Personnel - Local Contractors Agreement - All levels
Closes soon: 2022-12-06
Peshāwar (Pakistan)
Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist
NPP - National Project Personnel - Local Contractors Agreement - All levels
Closes soon: 2022-12-06
Peshāwar (Pakistan)
Community Development Specialist
NPP - National Project Personnel - Local Contractors Agreement - All levels
Closes soon: 2022-12-06
Peshāwar (Pakistan)
FAO Representative
D-1, Director - Internationally recruited position - Senior Executive level
Closes: 2023-01-08
Multiple locations (Multiple locations)
Field Facilitator (4 Positions, Mohmand and Khyber)
NPP - National Project Personnel - Local Contractors Agreement - All levels
Closes soon: 2022-12-06
Multiple locations (Multiple locations)
Cash and Voucher Assistance Analyst
NPP - National Project Personnel - Local Contractors Agreement - All levels
Closes soon: 2022-12-06
Kampala (Uganda)
Agro-Logistic and Value Chain Analysis Expert
Consultant - Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes soon: 2022-12-06
Sanaa (Yemen)
National Project Personnel - Communications
NPP - National Project Personnel - Local Contractors Agreement - All levels
Closes soon: 2022-12-06
Peshāwar (Pakistan)
National capacity building specialist (statistics and data analysis) – SB4
Consultant - Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes soon: 2022-12-05
Phnom Penh (Cambodia)
Internal Audit Consultant
Consultant - Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes: 2022-12-31
Rome (Italy)
LEAP Training Consultant
Consultant - Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes: 2022-12-31
Home Based - May require travel (Home Based)
Statistician (Technical Assistance and Training)
Consultant - Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes soon: 2022-12-05
Rome (Italy)
National Coordinator for UN-REDD Technical Assistance to Nepal
NPP - National Project Personnel - Local Contractors Agreement - All levels
Closes soon: 2022-12-05
Kathmandu (Nepal)
National Communication Specialist
Consultant - Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes soon: 2022-12-05
Kathmandu (Nepal)
Assistant FAO Representative (Programme)
NO-B, National Professional Officer - Locally recruited position - Junior level
Closes soon: 2022-12-09
Georgetown (Guyana)
Programme Specialist for Abkhazia
Consultant - Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes: 2022-12-16
Tbilisi (Georgia)
Technical Adviser (Food Safety)
P-4, International Professional - Internationally recruited position - Mid level
Closes soon: 2022-12-08
Tbilisi (Georgia)
Chief Technical Adviser (Programme Coordinator)
P-5, International Professional - Internationally recruited position - Senior level
Closes soon: 2022-12-07
Tbilisi (Georgia)
Fishery Officer (Port State Measures)
P-3, International Professional - Internationally recruited position - Mid level
Closes soon: 2022-12-07
Rome (Italy)
Fishery Officer (Information Exchange)
P-2, International Professional - Internationally recruited position - Junior level
Closes soon: 2022-12-07
Rome (Italy)
Human Resources Specialist
Consultant - Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes soon: 2022-12-06
Rome (Italy)

Welcome to the career site of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations,

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, and supports developing countries and countries in transition to modernize and improve agriculture, forestry and fisheries practices, ensuring good nutrition and food security for all.

Watch the video below to learn about FAO’s strategic objectives.

Career at FAO 

FAO offers a dynamic and multicultural work environment; staff from over 100 countries specializing in diverse fields provide a truly international workplace. As of 31 December 2015, FAO employed 1738 professional staff and 1510 support staff. Approximately 60 percent are based at headquarters in Rome, while the remainder work in offices worldwide. During the last 15 years, the proportion of women in the professional staff category has nearly doubled, from 19 percent to 37 percent.

FAO offers great staff development opportunities, including group training, workshops and individual training courses.  FAO also uses a performance management module which helps staff members achieve their yearly goals and encourages career growth within the organization.

Since FAO’s work is global our staff should be too; that is why FAO has a staff mobility programme which enables and encourages staff to move around both geographically and to different functions within their duty station.

FAO's activities comprise five main areas:

Putting information within reach and supporting the transition to sustainable agriculture. FAO serves as a knowledge network. We use the expertise of our staff - agronomists, foresters, fisheries and livestock specialists, nutritionists, social scientists, economists, statisticians and other professionals - to collect, analyse and disseminate data that aid development.

Strengthening political will and sharing policy expertise. FAO lends its years of experience to member countries in devising agricultural policy, supporting planning, drafting effective legislation and creating national strategies to achieve rural development and hunger alleviation goals. We advocate for the implementation of these policies and programmes, encouraging sufficient financial resources to be made available, the right organizational structures to be in place, and importantly, ensuring adequate human capacities.

Bolstering public-private collaboration to improve smallholder agriculture. As a neutral forum, FAO provides the setting where rich and poor nations can come together to build common understanding. We also engage the food industry and non-profits in providing support and services to farmers and facilitate greater public and private investments in strengthening the food sector

On any given day, dozens of policy-makers and experts from around the globe convene at headquarters or in our field offices to forge agreements on major food and agriculture issues.

Bringing knowledge to the field. Our breadth of knowledge is put to the test in thousands of field projects throughout the world. FAO mobilizes and manages millions of dollars provided by industrialized countries, development banks and other sources to make sure the projects achieve their goals.  In crisis situations, we work side-by-side with the World Food Programme and other humanitarian agencies to protect rural livelihoods and help people rebuild their lives.

Supporting countries prevent and mitigate risks. FAO develops mechanisms to monitor and warn about multi-hazard risks and threats to agriculture, food and nutrition. We are there to inform countries on successful risk reduction measures that they can include in all policies related to agriculture. When need arises, we make sure disaster response plans are coordinated at all levels (source: www.fao.org).