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  • National Project Personnel - Field Project Facilitator National Project Personnel - Field Project Facilitator (2 positions: one in Luang Prabang and one in Oudomxay) Job Posting: 07/Apr/2021Closure Date: 22/Apr/2021, 4:59:00 AMOrganizational Unit: FALAOJob Type: Non-staff opportunitiesType of Requisition: NPP (National Project Personnel)Grade Level: N/APrimary Location: Lao People's Democratic RepublicDuration: 11 months (01 May 2021- NTE: 31 March 2022)Post Number: N/AIMPORTANT NOTICE: Please note that Closure Date and Time displayed above are based on date and time settings of your personal deviceFAO seeks gender, geographical and linguistic diversity in order to best serve FAO Members in all regions. Qualified female applicants are encouraged to apply. People with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality.Organizational SettingFAO in Lao PDR is implementing the project “Assistance for Smallholders and Socially Vulnerable to Preventing Spread of the COVID-19 in Lao PDR” no OSRO/LAO/100/JPN. The project is funded by the Government of Japan. This project targets 7 000 most vulnerable households (approximately 37 100 people) who have been most impacted by COVID-19, in particular women-headed households, women producer groups, youth and returning migrant workers in Luang Prabang and Oudomxay Provinces. They will receive COVID-19 risk awareness raising and protection measures, and a support for more resilient crop, agro-forestry and livestock-based livelihoods. Simultaneously, the project will strengthen the COVID-19 risk management capacity of provincial and district level authorities, including the health, disaster risk management, social welfare and labor, agriculture and other concerned sectors through a multi-hazard approach.Reporting LinesUnder the overall guidance of the FAO Representative in Lao PDR and International Operations Specialist, and the direct supervision of Provincial Project Coordinator in close collaboration with National Project Management Officer and Project Coordinators.Technical FocusThe incumbent will be primarily responsible for the successful implementation of activities at the district and village levels by undertaking the following tasks and duties.Tasks and responsibilitiesBe responsible for day-to-day technical and administrative management of the project at district level to ensure smooth and timely implementation of project activities in compliance with FAO administrative and financial rules and regulations.Be responsible for management of field project includes planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation, as well as preparing reports and briefings on a timely basis.Work closely with the local authorities and relevant partners, especially with District Health Offices (DoH), District Office for Natural Resources and Environment (DoNRE) and District Agriculture and Forestry Office (DAFO) to ensure the coordination of project activities and smooth implementation of project interventions at project sites.Facilitate the implementation of relevant studies and assessments in the district/village/household levels.Participate and/or facilitate district and village-levels meetings/workshops and meetings with the Government, development partners, other UN agencies, donors and other stakeholders at the project sites.Facilitate the field implementation and delivery/ distribution of participating suppliers/partners.Be responsible for M&E data collection in his/her respective district and villages, supporting the project M&E processCoordinate for supporting documentation of project feedback hotline, including follow up and investigation of feedback receivedSupport and promote communication and ensure full visibility of donor and project with particular emphasis on success/human stories.Perform administrative tasks including preparation of budget planning and reporting of payments that occurred in the assigned district(s) in accordance with the FAO’s rules and regulations.Contribute to donor and other relevant reporting.Perform any other related duties as required.CANDIDATES WILL BE ASSESSED AGAINST THE FOLLOWINGMinimum RequirementsDiploma, or preferably university degree, in agriculture, forestry, social sciences, public health, sociology, geography or other related fields.At least 3 years of relevant work experience, preferably with international organisations including INGOs, bilateral or multi-lateral agencies, and with UN agencies is desirable.Basic working knowledge of EnglishNationality of LaoFAO Core CompetenciesResults FocusTeamworkCommunicationBuilding Effective RelationshipsKnowledge Sharing and Continuous ImprovementTechnical/Functional SkillsExperience in working with the government counterpart at provincial, district and community levelGood communication skillGood reporting skillProficient in word and excelExtent and relevance of experience in project implementation and administration support would be an assetSpeaking of local language(s) in the areas of projects is an asset.ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONFAO does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting, processing)Incomplete applications will not be considered. If you need help please contact: Careers@fao.orgApplications received after the closing date will not be acceptedOnly language proficiency certificates from UN accredited external providers and/or FAO language official examinations (LPE, ILE, LRT) will be accepted as proof of the level of knowledge of languages indicated in the online applicationsFor additional employment opportunities visit the FAO employment website: http://www.fao.org/employment/home/en/FAO seeks gender, geographical and linguistic diversity in its staff and international consultants in order to best serve FAO Members in all regions.  HOW TO APPLYTo apply, visit the recruitment website at Jobs at FAO and complete your online profile.Only applications received through the recruitment portal will be consideredCandidates are requested to attach a letter of motivation to the online profile.If you need help, or have queries, please contact: Careers@fao.org   FAO IS A NON-SMOKING ENVIRONMENT
  • National Project Personnel - Provincial Project Coordinator National Project Personnel - Provincial Project Coordinator (2 positions: one in Luangprabang and one in Oudomxay) Job Posting: 07/Apr/2021Closure Date: 22/Apr/2021, 4:59:00 AMOrganizational Unit: FALAOJob Type: Non-staff opportunitiesType of Requisition: NPP (National Project Personnel)Grade Level: N/APrimary Location: Lao People's Democratic RepublicDuration: 11 months (01 May 2021- NTE: 31 March 2022)Post Number: N/AIMPORTANT NOTICE: Please note that Closure Date and Time displayed above are based on date and time settings of your personal deviceFAO seeks gender, geographical and linguistic diversity in order to best serve FAO Members in all regions. Qualified female applicants are encouraged to apply. People with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality.Organizational SettingFAO in Lao PDR is implementing the project “Assistance for Smallholders and Socially Vulnerable to Preventing Spread of the COVID-19 in Lao PDR” no OSRO/LAO/100/JPN. The project is funded by the Government of Japan. This project targets 7 000 most vulnerable households (approximately 37 100 people) who have been most impacted by COVID-19, in particular women-headed households, women producer groups, youth and returning migrant workers in Luang Prabang and Oudomxay Provinces. They will receive COVID-19 risk awareness raising and protection measures, and a support for more resilient crop, agro-forestry and livestock-based livelihoods. Simultaneously, the project will strengthen the COVID-19 risk management capacity of provincial and district level authorities, including the health, disaster risk management, social welfare and labor, agriculture and other concerned sectors through a multi-hazard approach.Reporting LinesUnder the overall guidance of the FAO Representative in Lao PDR and direct supervision of the International Operations Specialist and in close collaboration with the National Project Management Officer and Project CoordinatorsTechnical FocusThe incumbent will be primarily responsible for the successful implementation of the project on the groundTasks and responsibilitiesBesponsible for day-to-day technical and administrative management of the project at provincial level to ensure smooth and timely implementation of project activities in compliance with FAO administrative and financial rules and regulations.Management of project includes planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation, as well as preparing reports and briefings on a timely basis.Work closely with the local authorities and relevant partners, especially with Provincial Health Offices (PoH), Provincial Office for Natural Resources and Environment (PoNRE) and Provincial Agriculture and Forestry Office (PAFO) to ensure the coordination of project activities and smooth implementation of project interventions at project sites.Facilitate and lead the implementation of relevant studies and assessments in provincial/district/village/household levels in close collaboration with  provincial, district authorities and village heads.Lead the organization and facilitation of provincial meetings, workshops and training sessions related to the project.Coordinate for the distribution of project inputsConduct the verification and monitoring process including application of M&E toolsSupport and promote communications and ensure full visibility of donor and project with particular emphasis on success/human stories.Lead the field team and provide with technical support in the implementation of activities at the district and village levels.Perform any other related duties as required.CANDIDATES WILL BE ASSESSED AGAINST THE FOLLOWINGMinimum RequirementsUniversity degree, or preferably master degree, in agriculture, social sciences, international development, public health, sociology or other related fields to the organization works.At least 5 years of relevant work experience with at least 2 years at the managerial level.Have experience working with international organisations including INGOs, bilateral or multi-lateral agencies, and with UN agencies is desirable.Good working knowledge of EnglishNationality of LaoFAO Core CompetenciesResults FocusTeamworkCommunicationBuilding Effective RelationshipsKnowledge Sharing and Continuous ImprovementTechnical/Functional SkillsExperience in working with the government counterpart at provincial, district and community levelGood communication skillGood reporting skillProficient in word and excelExtent and relevance of experience in project implementation and administration support would be an assetSpeaking of local language(s) in the areas of projects is an asset.ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONFAO does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting, processing)Incomplete applications will not be considered. If you need help please contact: Careers@fao.orgApplications received after the closing date will not be acceptedOnly language proficiency certificates from UN accredited external providers and/or FAO language official examinations (LPE, ILE, LRT) will be accepted as proof of the level of knowledge of languages indicated in the online applicationsFor additional employment opportunities visit the FAO employment website: http://www.fao.org/employment/home/en/FAO seeks gender, geographical and linguistic diversity in its staff and international consultants in order to best serve FAO Members in all regions. HOW TO APPLYTo apply, visit the recruitment website at Jobs at FAO and complete your online profile.Only applications received through the recruitment portal will be consideredCandidates are requested to attach a letter of motivation to the online profile.If you need help, or have queries, please contact: Careers@fao.org   FAO IS A NON-SMOKING ENVIRONMENT
  • National Disaster Risk Management Consultant National Disaster Risk Management Consultant (2 positions) Job Posting: 08/Apr/2021Closure Date: 22/Apr/2021, 4:59:00 AMOrganizational Unit: Vientiane, LaosJob Type: Non-staff opportunitiesType of Requisition: NPP (National Project Personnel)Grade Level: N/APrimary Location: Lao People's Democratic Republic-VientianeDuration: 11 months (period 01 May 2021-31 Mar 2022)Post Number: N/AIMPORTANT NOTICE: Please note that Closure Date and Time displayed above are based on date and time settings of your personal deviceFAO seeks gender, geographical and linguistic diversity in order to best serve FAO Members in all regions. Qualified female applicants are encouraged to apply. People with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality.Organizational SettingFAO in Lao PDR is implementing the project “Assistance for Smallholders and Socially Vulnerable to Preventing Spread of the COVID-19 in Lao PDR” no OSRO/LAO/100/JPN. The project is funded by the Government of Japan. This project targets 7 000 most vulnerable households (approximately 37 100 people) who have been most impacted by COVID-19, in particular women-headed households, women producer groups, youth and returning migrant workers in Luang Prabang and Oudomxay Provinces. They will receive COVID-19 risk awareness raising and protection measures, and a support for more resilient crop, agro-forestry and livestock-based livelihoods. Simultaneously, the project will strengthen the COVID-19 risk management capacity of provincial and district level authorities, including the health, disaster risk management, social welfare and labor, agriculture and other concerned sectors through a multi-hazard approach.Reporting LinesUnder the overall guidance of the FAO Representative in Laos and direct supervision of International Operations Specialist, and in close collaboration with the Lead Technical Officer, National Project Management Consultant and Project CoordinatorTechnical FocusThe incumbent will be primarily responsible for the successful implementation of the projects.Tasks and responsibilitiesProvide technical support to ensure smooth and timely implementation of project activities related to Disaster Risk Management (DRM) and Climate Change Adaptation (CCA).Work closely with international experts to develop frameworks/guidelines/training materials for multi-hazard DRM, Community-Based Disaster Risk Management (CBDRM) incorporating risk of pandemic such as COVID-19, in consultation with the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MAF), Ministry of Health (MOH) and Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare (MoLSW) as appropriate.Work in close collaboration with the relevant stakeholders to support the data collection in relation to damage and loss database, disaster related information, etc….  In collaboration with the relevant stakeholders, design and deliver training in DRM/CBDRM and mainstreaming DRM into agriculture for provincial and district officialsDevelop plan and implement activities to build capacities of district officers and village leads/Village Disaster Protection Unit (VDPU) to disseminate integrated agro-meteorological and disaster/COVID-19 awareness and early warning messages to communities through community radio systemsFacilitate the development/update of provincial and district DRM/Preparedness and Emergency Response Plan, incorporating pandemic.Ensure the incorporation of vulnerability, risk and DRM/CCA capacity assessments in baseline surveys and design of relevant project activities and M&EFacilitate the development/update of provincial and district DRM/Preparedness and Emergency Response Plan, incorporating pandemic.Prepare a completion report on DRM/CBDRM activities under the project.Perform any other related duties as required.CANDIDATES WILL BE ASSESSED AGAINST THE FOLLOWINGMinimum RequirementsMaster of Agriculture, Climate Change, Environment, Nature Resource Management, Agribusiness, Agronomics, Development Studies, Economics, Social science or other related fieldsAt least 3 years of relevant professional experience, probably with international organisations.Good working knowledge of EnglishNationality of LaosFAO Core CompetenciesResults FocusTeamworkCommunicationBuilding Effective RelationshipsKnowledge Sharing and Continuous ImprovementTechnical/Functional SkillsDemonstrated ability to design DRM/CCA materials and deliver the trainingHas work experience in disaster management and climate change.Proficient in word and excel.Extent and relevance of experience in project implementation would be an assetADDITIONAL INFORMATIONFAO does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting, processing)Incomplete applications will not be considered. If you need help please contact: Careers@fao.orgApplications received after the closing date will not be acceptedOnly language proficiency certificates from UN accredited external providers and/or FAO language official examinations (LPE, ILE, LRT) will be accepted as proof of the level of knowledge of languages indicated in the online applicationsFor additional employment opportunities visit the FAO employment website: http://www.fao.org/employment/home/en/FAO seeks gender, geographical and linguistic diversity in its staff and international consultants in order to best serve FAO Members in all regions.  HOW TO APPLYTo apply, visit the recruitment website at Jobs at FAO and complete your online profile.Only applications received through the recruitment portal will be consideredCandidates are requested to attach a letter of motivation to the online profile.If you need help, or have queries, please contact: Careers@fao.org   FAO IS A NON-SMOKING ENVIRONMENT
  • National Project Coordinator National Project Coordinator Job Posting: 08/Apr/2021Closure Date: 24/Apr/2021, 4:59:00 AMOrganizational Unit: FALAOJob Type: Non-staff opportunitiesType of Requisition: NPP (National Project Personnel)Grade Level: N/APrimary Location: Lao People's Democratic Republic-VientianeDuration: 11 months (period 01 May 2021- 31 Mar 2022)Post Number: N/AIMPORTANT NOTICE: Please note that Closure Date and Time displayed above are based on date and time settings of your personal deviceFAO seeks gender, geographical and linguistic diversity in order to best serve FAO Members in all regions. Qualified female applicants are encouraged to apply. People with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality.Organizational SettingFAO in Lao PDR is implementing the project “Assistance for Smallholders and Socially Vulnerable to Preventing Spread of the COVID-19 in Lao PDR” no OSRO/LAO/100/JPN. The project is funded by the Government of Japan. This project targets 7 000 most vulnerable households (approximately 37 100 people) who have been most impacted by COVID-19, in particular women-headed households, women producer groups, youth and returning migrant workers in Luang Prabang and Oudomxay Provinces. They will receive COVID-19 risk awareness raising and protection measures, and a support for more resilient crop, agro-forestry and livestock-based livelihoods. Simultaneously, the project will strengthen the COVID-19 risk management capacity of provincial and district level authorities, including the health, disaster risk management, social welfare and labor, agriculture and other concerned sectors through a multi-hazard approach.Reporting LinesUnder the functional supervision of the FAO Representative in Lao PDR, direct supervision of the Operations Officer in FAO Representation in Lao PDR and in close collaboration with the National Programme Management Consultant and the International Project Coordinator.Technical FocusThe National Project Coordinator will undertake the following activities ensure the smooth implementation of the project OSRO/LAO/100/JPN.Tasks and responsibilitiesCoordinate and manage day-to-day project activities including preparation of the project work-plan, facilitating necessary government clearance for implementation, monitoring of the distribution, and monitoring the progress of the project implementation. Coordinate with the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Ministry of Health, Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare and Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment for the implementation of the project.Manage consultants and implementing partners for project activities, and facilitate interactions between the different partners to ensure smooth and coordinated implementation of different activities/outputs of the project;Work closely in collaboration with the International Project Coordinator to ensure high quality & timely delivery of planned project activities in compliance with FAO administrative and financial rules and regulations;With support of project team and international project coordinator, prepare Terms of References to mobilize inputs from consultancies and Letters of Agreement, prepare training packages, and specific FAO technical support needed for the different outputs;In collaboration with International Project Coordinator, prepare all required technical reports, project concept notes, proposals and briefing documents and related information.Organize the missions of the FAO Representation staff and international consultants and provide translation support to the international consultants during their mission in the target areas as required.Work closely with the project field staff and implementation partners in selecting beneficiaries; small scale infrastructure activities; monitoring and report on distribution of inputs and development of small=scale value chains.Lead the organization of the Project Steering Committee meetings and other project regular reviews.Monitor the implementation of COVID-19 risk awareness and prevention measures at local level.Ensure the implementation of the communications and visibility plan of the project.Contribute to the further development of FAO’s resilience building programme and resource mobilization in Lao PDR.Contribute to the preparation of Project Final Report.Perform other duties when required.CANDIDATES WILL BE ASSESSED AGAINST THE FOLLOWINGMinimum RequirementsUniversity degree, or preferably master degree, in agriculture, social sciences, international development, public health, business administration or other related fields.At least 5 years of relevant work experience with at least 2 years at the managerial level.Have experience working with international organizations including INGOs, bilateral or multi-lateral agencies, and with UN agencies is desirable.Good working knowledge of EnglishNationality of LaoFAO Core CompetenciesResults FocusTeamworkCommunicationBuilding Effective RelationshipsKnowledge Sharing and Continuous ImprovementTechnical/Functional SkillsExperience in working with the government counterpartsGood communication skillGood reporting skillProficient in word and excelExtent and relevance of experience in project implementation and administration support would be an assetSpeaking of local language(s) in the areas of projects is an asset.ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONFAO does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting, processing)Incomplete applications will not be considered. If you need help please contact: Careers@fao.orgApplications received after the closing date will not be acceptedOnly language proficiency certificates from UN accredited external providers and/or FAO language official examinations (LPE, ILE, LRT) will be accepted as proof of the level of knowledge of languages indicated in the online applicationsFor additional employment opportunities visit the FAO employment website: http://www.fao.org/employment/home/en/FAO seeks gender, geographical and linguistic diversity in its staff and international consultants in order to best serve FAO Members in all regions. HOW TO APPLYTo apply, visit the recruitment website at Jobs at FAO and complete your online profile.Only applications received through the recruitment portal will be consideredCandidates are requested to attach a letter of motivation to the online profile.If you need help, or have queries, please contact: Careers@fao.org   FAO IS A NON-SMOKING ENVIRONMENT
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