Job Posting: 16/May/2023
Closure Date: 13/Jun/2023, 4:59:00 PM
Organizational Unit: FAO Investment Centre (CFI)
Job Type: Staff position
Type of Requisition: Professional
Grade Level: P-2
Primary Location: Italy-Rome
Duration: Fixed-term: 1 year with possibility of extension
Post Number: 2007333
CCOG Code: 1A02
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) contributes to the achievement of the 2030 Agenda through FAO Strategic Framework by supporting the transformation to MORE efficient, inclusive, resilient and sustainable agrifood systems, for better production, better nutrition, a better environment, and a better life, leaving no one behind.
The FAO Investment Centre (CFI) aims to be the go-to place for investment and finance solutions that lead to more efficient, sustainable, inclusive and resilient agrifood systems. Working in over 120 countries, CFI provides a full suite of investment and finance support to FAO Member Nations. It partners with governments, international financing institutions, national and international organizations, the private sector, research institutions, academia and producer organizations to improve the quality and quantity of agrifood investment. The Centre’s four main areas of work include support to strategic investment planning and policy, public investment, private investment, and innovative finance. These are complemented by the knowledge for investment and capacity development for investment programmes that serve to share knowledge more widely and position the Centre as a trusted voice on investment and finance.
CFI is a multidisciplinary Centre comprising the Director’s office, which leads on strategy and business development, knowledge management, communication and administration, and five regional services: Asia and the Pacific; Near East and North Africa, and Europe and Central Asia; West and Central Africa; East and Southern Africa; and Latin America and the Caribbean.
The post is located in the Asia and the Pacific Service (CFIB) of the FAO Investment Centre (CFI) at FAO headquarters in Rome, Italy.
The Programme Officer reports to the Chief, Asia and the Pacific Service (CFIB) of the FAO Investment Centre (CFI).
Provision of administrative assistance and support to the work planning, monitoring and reporting of investment operations (projects and programmes) in the areas of food security, agriculture, rural development, natural resource management and agro-processing, developed in collaboration with cooperating partners, and in accordance with the FAO Strategic Framework.
Develop, implement, monitor and evaluate assigned programmes/projects.
CANDIDATES WILL BE ASSESSED AGAINST THE FOLLOWING
FAO staff are expected to adhere to FAO Values of Commitment to FAO, Respect for All and Integrity and Transparency.
Extension of fixed term appointments is based on certification of performance and availability of funds
FAO reserves the right not to make an appointment.
Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment, accreditation, any residency or visa requirements, and security clearances.
CONDITIONS OF SERVICE
A competitive compensation and benefits package is offered. For information on UN salaries, allowances and benefits, click on the following link: http://www.un.org/Depts/OHRM/salaries_allowances/salary.htm
Other benefits, subject to eligibility, include:
FAO encourages a positive workplace culture to increase inclusivity and diversity within its workforce. FAO applies measures in which all staff members contribute equally and in full to the work and development of the Organization. This includes:
HOW TO APPLY
If you need help, or have queries, please contact: [email protected]
FAO IS A NON-SMOKING ENVIRONMENT