Job Posting: 04/Mar/2021Closure Date: 19/Mar/2021, 12:59:00 AMOrganizational Unit: REUJob Type: Non-staff opportunitiesType of Requisition: NPP (National Project Personnel)Grade Level: N/APrimary Location: Ukraine-KievDuration: 6 months’ probation period with possibility of extension Post Number: N/A
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FAO Ukraine is a project management Office headed by the Regional Programme Leader (RPL) under the operational responsibility of the Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia. FAO Ukraine is contributing to the development of national policies, programmes and projects to achieve food security and to reduce hunger and malnutrition, to help develop the agricultural, fisheries and forestry sectors, and to use their environmental and natural resources in a sustainable manner.
Under the overall supervision of FAO Regional Programme Leader for Europe and Central Asia, Lead Technical Officer and Head of Office in Ukraine, and under direct supervision of the International Team Leader, the National Programme Specialist will be responsible for the provision of support to initiate implementation, coordination of activities, planning, monitoring and evaluation and reporting of the project.
The Project seeks to support the policy dialogue between on issues related to smallholder farming, including forestry and fisheries, through the piloting of tools and processes. It has three components 1) fisheries, to improved policy and decision-making, improved governance towards sustainability, including legislative advancements, improved monitoring and control and improved capacity in data collection and scientific advice; 2) forestry sector, to help secure the long-term sustainability of forest management and to improve evidence-based policymaking in the sector; 3) development and implementation of matching grants and complementary technical assistance for strengthening smallholder farmer integration to selected agricultural value chains, including through improved access to finance, inputs and services and inclusive business models and linkages with other value chain actors.
Tasks and responsibilities
Within delegated authority, the National Programme Specialist will be responsible for the following:
1. Planning and implementation of Project activities:
CANDIDATES WILL BE ASSESSED AGAINST THE FOLLOWING
FAO Core Competencies