FAO recruits 01 National seed production/agronomist
Humanitaire (ONG, Associations, …), Projet/programme de développement
Job Description: 2001164
NATIONAL SEED PRODUCTION/AGRONOMIST
Closure Date: 07/Jun/2020, 9:59:00 PM
Organizational Unit: FNLIB
Job Type: Non-staff opportunities
Type of Requisition: PSA (Personal Services Agreement)
Grade Level: N/A
Primary Location: Libya-Sebha
Duration: TILL 31 DEC 2020 EXTENDABLE DEPENDING ON FUND AVAILABILITY.
Post Number: N/A
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.
FAO Representation in Libya is responsible for leading FAO’s response to national priorities for food security, agriculture and rural development through the identification, planning and implementation of FAO’s priority activities in the country.
The assistance provided by FAO to Libya follows five strategic priorities: Sustainable increase in crop productivity and raising levels of food safety and phytosanitary standards; Sustainable and healthy improvement in livestock productivity; Increasing exploitation and sustainable development of fisheries and marine resources; Expansion of the use and sustainable management of natural agricultural resources; Knowledge management, capacity building and improvement in services to support the agricultural sectors.
The National Seed Production/Agro economist will report directly to the Head of Office, FAO Representation in Libya.
Agronomy / Seed Production
Tasks and Responsibilities
The National Seed production/Agro economist will perform the following duties and responsibilities:
Assist in the identification of vulnerable households involved in wheat and vegetables crop production in the target regions/governorates;
Assist in the preparation of work plans and distribution of seeds in the target regions/governorates;
Assist in the training of farmers for improved crop production;
Assist in the development and organization of training courses for counterpart staff and practical courses for crop producers;
Assist in the production of training materials in local languages on improved seeds production;
Ensure preparation, submission of progress and project progress reports and a draft terminal report, and secure technical clearance from the LTO; and
Carry out any other relevant duties within his/her technical competence as may be requested by FAO
CANDIDATES WILL BE ASSESSED AGAINST THE FOLLOWING
Advanced university degree (Masters’ degree or equivalent degree) in agronomy with specialty crop production is required.
At least 7 years of professional experience.
Being a national of Libya or a resident with a regular work permit;
Working knowledge of English and Arabic;
FAO Core Competencies
Building Effective Relationships
Knowledge Sharing and Continuous Improvement
Please note that all candidates should adhere to FAO Values of Commitment to FAO, Respect for All and Integrity and Transparency.
• FAO 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, or have queries, please contact: Careers@fao.org
• Applications received after the closing date will not be accepted.
• Only 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 applications.
• For other issues, visit the FAO employment website: http://www.fao.org/employment/home/en/
HOW TO APPLY
To apply, visit the recruitment website at Jobs at FAO and complete your online profile. Only applications received through the recruitment portal will be considered.
Candidates are requested to attach a letter of motivation to the online profile.
If you need help, or have queries, please contact: Careers@fao.org
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