OIM recruits 01 National Project Coordinator
National Project Coordinator
Closure Date: 27/Mar/2019, 11:59:00 PM
Organizational Unit: FRMOZ
Job Type: Non-staff opportunities
Type of Requisition: PSA (Personal Services Agreement)
Grade Level: N/A
Primary Location: Mozambique-Maputo
Duration: 11 months
Post Number: N/A
FAO seeks gender, geographical and linguistic diversity 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 confidentiality.
The FAO sub-regional office for Southern Africa (SFS) has been supporting a number of interventions linked to the Southwest Indian Ocean Fisheries Commission (SWIOFC). A project entitled ‘’A Partnership for Marine and Coastal Governance and Fisheries Management for Sustainable Blue Growth’’ will support, through the SWIOFC and Nairobi Convention (NC) and its countries, collaboration between fisheries and environment sectors. The main focus of this project lies in improving the coordination between fisheries and environmental management for the overall system to produce actual results on the ground. At the same time, it is essential that there are improvements on both fisheries and environmental management, where they can reinforce each other mutually. The project will have three components/ outcomes: i) Resilience of livelihoods based on WIO marine and coastal ecosystem and habitats enhanced ii) Coastal fisheries are sustainably managed using the ecosystem approach to fisheries iii) Coordination between fisheries and environmental management institutions enhanced at national and regional levels;; and.
The National Project Coordinator reports to the Technical Adviser (Fisheries and Environment) of the project.
Planning, delivery and reporting of the activities under Component 2 of the project.
Tasks and responsibilities
Day-to-day management of elements of component 2 of the project;
Collect and make available to other consultants relevant documents and information concerning artisanal fisheries;
Organize and coordinate all activities of the project through the supervision, assistance and monitoring of collaboration with the relevant government institutions personnel;
In close collaboration with the FAO project units (country representations and Sub regional Office for Southern Africa), facilitate training/workshop and field activities of the project;
Coordinate and follow up on the activities of project personnel and relevant institutions to the project;
Make relevant institutional contracts for the implementation and visibility of project;
Prepare project reports of project activities and other relevant areas;
Perform other related duties as required.
CANDIDATES WILL BE ASSESSED AGAINST THE FOLLOWING
University degree in Fisheries Science, Biological Sciences, Social Science, Development Studies or related areas;
5 years of relevant experience in Fisheries policy, management and/or, ecosystem approach to fisheries;
Working knowledge of English;
Working knowledge of the official language of the relevant country;
National of Mozambique.
FAO Core Competencies
Building Effective Relationships
Knowledge Sharing and Continuous Improvement
Work experience in more than one location or area of work
Extent and relevance of experience in fisheries policy, management, administration and related areas
Familiarity with subregional cooperation in fisheries
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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HOW TO APPLY
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