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Deadline for Application:         12 September 2017

JOB TITLE:                             Tenure Governance Advisor (VGGT)           

TYPE OF CONTRACT:         International Consultant

DUTY STATION:                    Karachi (with travel to Hyderabad), Pakistan

ORGANIZATIONAL UNIT:    FAPAK           

DURATION:                           11 Months (renewable)

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. 

Organizational Setting

The position is based in Karachi, with travel to Hyderabad. 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 help develop the agricultural, fisheries and forestry sectors, and to use their environmental and natural resources in a sustainable manner.

Reporting Lines

Under the overall supervision of the FAO Representative in Pakistan, the direct supervision of the Assistant FAO Representative (Programme) and Deputy FAOR, technical supervision of the Lead Technical Officer and guidance of the National Project Coordinator, the consultant will undertake the following activities;

Technical Focus

Comprehensive technical and policy expertise to support the planning, development and implementation of Regional programmes, projects, products and services in accordance with Regional objectives and FAO strategic objectives. Research, technical analysis, and project related services to support the delivery of project.

Key Results

Key Functions

CANDIDATES WILL BE ASSESSED AGAINST THE FOLLOWING

Minimum Requirements

Competencies

Technical/Functional Skills

Please note that all candidates should adhere to FAO Values of Commitment to FAO, Respect for All and Integrity and Transparency.

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