|Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations||Issued on: 5 September 2019|
|vacancy announcement No: 1902252||Deadline For Application: 24 SEPTEMBER 2019|
|Job Title: Project Assistant||Type of requisition: NPP|
|Duty Station: Vientiane, Laos|
|Organizational Unit: FAO Representation in Laos||Duration: 12 months with possible extension|
|FAO seeks gender, geographical and linguistic diversity in its staff and international consultants in order to best serve FAO Members in all regions.|
Qualified female applicants and qualified nationals of non-and under-represented member countries are encouraged to apply.
Persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply.All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.
The main aim of FAO Country Offices, headed by an FAO Representative, is to assist governments to develop 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. FAO Lao PDR assists the Government to develop policies, programmes and projects to address the root causes of hunger and malnutrition, to develop the agricultural, fisheries and forestry sectors and to use environmental and natural resources in a sustainable manner. FAO participates in the development and implementation of field projects in the sectors of food security, agriculture and rural development. This requires the integration within the broader framework of sustainable food and agriculture that aims at increasing production and productivity, addressing climate change, and managing natural resources; and enhance rural livelihoods.
The project entitled “Strengthening AMR/AMU Surveillance in the animal health sector of Lao PDR” under the FAO-LAO programme is dedicated to working with the government in developing capacities and enhance antimicrobial resistance (AMR) surveillance.
The national project assistant will report directly to the Operations Specialist and be under the overall administrative and functional guidance of the FAO Representative in Lao PDR. The incumbent will closely collaborate with the project coordinator, relevant technical staff as well as with government counterparts at national and provincial level and other implementing partners and stakeholders.
Field project implementation and technical expertise on administration, finance, procurement, and logistics arrangement.
Tasks and responsibilities
CANDIDATES WILL BE ASSESSED AGAINST THE FOLLOWING
FAO Core Competencies
|Please note that all candidates should adhere to FAO Values of Commitment to FAO, Respect for All, Integrity and Transparency.|
HOW TO APPLY
To apply, visit the recruitment website at Jobs at FAO and complete your online profile.
Or send your application to:
FAO Representation Office
128 Phonxay Road, Phonxay Village
Saysettha District, Vientiane, Lao PDR
Tel: +856-21 413205, 414503
Or email to FAO-LA-Vacancies@fao.org
Only applications received through the recruitment portal will be considered.
Candidates are requested to attach a letter of motivation to the online profile.
Vacancies will be removed from the recruitment portal at 23:59 Central European Time (CET) on the deadline for applications date. We encourage applicants to submit the application well before the deadline date.
If you need help, or have queries, please contact: iRecruitment@fao.org
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