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This Notice has expired on 12 May 2017
The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in collaboration with the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat, is desirous of recruiting a suitably qualified individual to fill the position of FAO Programme/Liaison Officer – CARICOM Secretariat. It is planned that the position will be funded for a period of 7 months in the first instance.
The CCS/FAO Programme Liaison Officer (FAO PLO) will be employed by FAO and on a general basis will work under the coordination of FAO Sub-Regional Coordinator for the Caribbean. On a daily basis the FAO PLO will work under the supervision of and report to the Programme Manager, Agriculture and Industry of the CCS, working collaboratively with the Deputy Progamme Manager and the Agricultural Trade Specialist of the Office of Trade Negotiations . The CCS/FAO Programme - Liaison Officer will facilitate a more direct and responsive presence of FAO at the CCS and perform a variety of programmatic, monitoring, liaison, communication, information gathering, and logistics functions in support of FAO related and CCS’s activities towards the achievement of food and nutrition security (FNS) and eradication of rural poverty in CARICOM countries. Specifically the Officer will undertake the following tasks:
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Specifically the Officer will undertake the following tasks:
DURATION: 7 months in the first instance
DUTY STATION: CARICOM Secretariat, Guyana
Post graduate qualification in Economics, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Development Planning, Business Administration, Marketing or any related subject with 10 years working experience on agriculture related programme or project design and implementation, planning or development in the Caribbean
TERMS OF APPOINTMENT
Terms and conditions will be negotiated with the FAO in collaboration with the CARCICOM Secretariat
The CARICOM Secretariat is headquartered in GUYANA. The position of FAO Programme/Liaison
Officer – CARICOM Secretariat is open to nationals of CARICOM member states.
HOW TO APPLY
To apply, visit the iRecruitment website at http://www.fao.org/employment/irecruitment-access/en/ and complete your online profile. Forward a PDF of the profile along with a Letter of Motivation to SLC-Vacancies@fao.org. The deadline for submission of applications is 12 May 2017.