VdE | Diretor Profissional Associado( Nutrição e Sistemas Alimentares) | FAO




 Organizational Setting


The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) contributes to the achievement of the 2030 Agenda through the 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 main aim of the FAO country offices, which are 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 develop the agricultural, fisheries and forestry sectors, and to use their environmental and natural resources in a sustainable manner.

Reporting Lines

The Associate Professional Officer (Nutrition and Food Systems) reports to the FAO Representative.

Technical Focus

Nutrition and food safety

Key Results

Collection, analysis and review of information, data and statistics, and project/meeting services to support programme products, projects, publications, and services

Key Functions
  • Collects, reviews/cross checks and/or analyses relevant agricultural, economic, trade, market, social, environmental, nutrition/food composition and/or gender related data, statistics and information to support delivery of programme projects, products, publications and services;
  • Undertakes analysis, provides technical input for plans and reports and edits/revises technical documents and/or publications;
  • Participates in the development of improved tools and methodologies;
  • Updates databases and web pages;
  • Participates on multi-disciplinary project/work teams;
  • Participates in the development of training materials and the organization of workshops/seminars etc.;
  • Participates in the organization, conduct and follow-up of meetings, consultations and conferences, the development/production of required materials and the provision of information and assistance to partners.
Specific Functions
  • Supports the implementation and monitoring of field programmes on food security and nutrition.
  • Provides support for data collection activities related to field programmes on food security and nutrition, including data processing, analysis and report writing.
  • Assists in drafting training and education materials to integrate nutrition in farmer field school activities.
  • Assists the Food security and nutrition specialist in organising training activities and nutrition open days in the field and participates in such activities.
  • Provides support to ensure timely production and submission of reports.
  • Performs other duties as required.
CANDIDATES WILL BE ASSESSED AGAINST THE FOLLOWING

Minimum Requirements
  • Advanced university degree in Nutrition or a related field
  • Three years of relevant experience in the field of integrating nutrition into agricultural policies and programmes
  • Working knowledge (proficient – level C) of English and limited knowledge (intermediate – level B) of one of the other official FAO languages (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian and Spanish).
  • Note: This post is opened in the context of the Junior Professional Officer (JPO) scheme sponsored by the Government of the Netherlands and is addressed exclusively to NATIONALS OF DEVELOPING COUNTRIES THAT APPEAR ON THE LIST OF THE FOLLOWING COUNTRIES ELIGIBLE FOR THE DUTCH JPO PROGRAMME (maximum of four years relevant working experience). http://www.nedworcfoundation.nl/pdf/List of eligible countries November 2018.pdf
Competencies
  • Results Focus
  • Teamwork
  • Communication
  • Building Effective Relationships
  • Knowledge Sharing and Continuous Improvement
Technical/Functional Skills
  • Work experience in more than one location or area of work, particularly in field positions is desirable
  • Extent and relevance of experience in collecting and analysing technical information and data
  • Extent and relevance of knowledge and experience in related fields such as policy and programme initiatives on food and nutrition security
  • Extent and relevance of experience in the preparation, editing and revision of technical/scientific documents and in organizing meetings and workshops
Job Posting

01/Sep/2022

Closure Date

01/Oct/2022, 4:59:00 PM

Organizational Unit

Representation in Mozambique, FRMOZ

Job Type

Staff position

Type of Requisition

APO (Associate Professional Programme)

Grade Level

P-2

Primary Location

Mozambique-Maputo

Duration

Fixed Term: 1 year with possibility of extension

Post Number

N/A

CCOG Code

1I02

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Please note that Closure Date and Time displayed above are based on date and time settings of your personal device

The length of appointment for internal FAO candidates will be established in accordance with applicable policies pertaining to the extension of appointments
  • FAO is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality, background and culture
  • Qualified female applicants, qualified nationals of non-and under-represented member nations and person with disabilities are encouraged to apply
  • Everyone who works for FAO is required to adhere to the highest standards of integrity and professional conduct, and to uphold our values. FAO has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and FAO, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination.
  • All selected candidates will undergo rigorous reference and background checks
  • All applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality
  • The incumbent may be re-assigned to different activities and/or duty stations depending on the evolving needs of the Organization.


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