International Consultant

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
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Practitioner / consultant

Tasks and Responsibilities
 
  • Use various inputs, prepare a draft RSFAP following thorough analysis of regional trends and, progress on SDG2 as well as prioritization of strategic accelerators to achieve SDG2 (and relevant targets of other SDGs) in the Arab Region and, a design of sound implementation arrangements,
  • Design and facilitate consultation meetings with various stakeholders in collaboration with the Regional Consultant and the FAO / LAS teams
  • Prepare detailed reports on the consultation meetings
  • Revise draft versions based on the outcomes of the consultation meetings as well as the feedback from various stakeholders
  • Present RSFAP to LAS, FAO, the Sub-Committee on Ending Hunger and other stakeholders
  • Perform any other agreed tasks with the LTO
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CANDIDATES WILL BE ASSESSED AGAINST THE FOLLOWING

 
Minimum Requirements
  • Advanced degree or equivalent in relevant areas of studies such as Agriculture Economics, Public Policy, Social and Political Sciences, Economics, Development Studies, Nutrition or other related disciplines;
  • At least 10 years of relevant professional experience in producing strategic documents;
  • Working knowledge of English and at least limited knowledge of Arabic or French;
 
FAO Core 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 is desirable.
  • Proven records of leading diverse teams and in engaging with senior officials;
  • Excellent capacity in regional analyses;
  • Proven ability to deliver quality output working under tight deadlines;
  • Be flexible and responsive to changes as part of the review and feedback process;
  • Working knowledge of English and Arabic or French;
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills and working in multicultural environment
  • Working knowledge of English and limited knowledge of Arabic is considered a strong asset
  • Thorough knowledge of one or more of the key fields of SDG2
  • Knowledge of similar regional initiatives and/or the Arab Region will be considered a strong asset

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