FAO recruits 01 Protocol Specialist

FAO recruits 01 Protocol Specialist


Cairo, Egypt
Humanitaire (ONG, Associations, …), Projet/programme de développement

Job Description: 2101760 Protocol Specialist
Closure Date: 14/Jul/2021, 12:59:00 AMOrganizational Unit: RNEJob Type: Non-staff opportunitiesType of Requisition: PSA (Personal Services Agreement)Grade Level: N/APrimary Location: Egypt-CairoDuration: 6 months (with possibility of extension)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.
FAO is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality, background, and cultureQualified female applicants, qualified nationals of non-and under-represented member nations, and person with disabilities are encouraged to applyEveryone 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 discriminationAll selected candidates, therefore, will undergo rigorous reference and background checksAll applications will be treated with the strictest confidentialityThe incumbent may be re-assigned to different activities and/or duty stations depending on the evolving needs of the Organization Organizational SettingThe Regional Office for RNE is responsible for leading FAO’s response to regional priorities for food security, agriculture and rural development through the identification, planning and implementation of FAO’s priority activities in the region. It
ensures a multidisciplinary approach to programmes, identifies priority areas of action for the Organization in the Region
and, in collaboration with departments and divisions at Headquarters, develops, promotes and oversees FAO’s strategic
response to regional priorities. RNE also advises on the incorporation of regional priorities into the Organization’s
Programme of Work and Budget and implements approved programmes and projects in the region, monitors the level of
programme implementation and draws attention to problems and deficiencies. RNE develops and maintains relations with
region-wide institutions including the Regional Economic Integration Organizations (REIOs).

The Regional Office supports regional policy dialogue on food security, agriculture and rural development issues, facilitatesthe emergence of regional partnerships, and supports capacity development and resource mobilization for food security,
agriculture and rural development in the region.

Reporting LinesUnder the overall guidance of Senior Administrative Officer, the direct supervision of National Professional Officer (Administration) and in close cooperation with all RNE administrative and substantive units.
Technical FocusProvides support to all RNE/FAO units to on protocol matters.
Tasks and responsibilitiesReceive, review and screen all incoming protocol related correspondence/documents and take necessary action as required in consultation with the supervisor/official concern either Programme/Admin/Operation;
 Support on protocol related matters for the mission/international consultants/staff (Hotel reservation, arrange transport service, Airport pick up and drop etc.); Support on making liaison with different ministries/departments (Foreign affairs, Civil aviation authority, Custom, on various clearance & protocol related activities;   Support & coordinate on  preparation of Visa, Customs pass book etc.; Assist to prepare the different letters/documents & routine correspondence related to the clearances of the goods and equipment from the custom authority.  Provide assistance on various meetings, workshops, seminars of particularly on logistics. Assist to take the notes during the meetings & prepare the draft minutes of the meeting; Prepare & maintain the database of all incoming & outgoing mission; Undertake the renewal/registrations of car licences with the authorities concerned; Perform any other duties given by the authority.
Minimum RequirementsBachelor Degree in any discipline from any reputed university, candidates with Master Degree will get preference.
Minimum 5 years of experience in the relevant field.Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc.);Experience in handling of web-based management systems.Fluency in English.National of Egypt or resident in the country with a regular work permit. FAO Core CompetenciesResults Focus
TeamworkCommunicationBuilding Effective RelationshipsKnowledge Sharing and Continuous Improvement Technical/Functional SkillsWork experience in more than one location or area of work
Extent and relevance of experience in Government affairs services Please note that all candidates should adhere to FAO Values of Commitment to FAO, Respect for All and Integrity and Transparency.
 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION• 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:
• 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:

HOW TO APPLYTo 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:


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