Job Posting : 11/Dec/2019
Closure Date : 01/Jan/2020, 11:59:00 PM
Organizational Unit: CBL
Job Type : Non-staff opportunities
Type of Requisition: Consultant / PSA (Personal Services Agreement)
Grade Level: N/A
Primary Location : Italy-Rome
Duration: Up to 11 months
Post Number: N/A
The Land and Water Division (CBL) of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is responsible to act as a focal point to support the implementation of the United Nation Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD). During the 14th Conference of Parties (New Delhi, India, 2-13 September 2019) the Members Countries have affirmed the relevance of the responsible governance of tenure to support the convention implementation. The member countries have requested FAO to support the preparation of a technical guide to ensure the integration of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security (VGGT) into the convention implementation. FAO has also committed to organize a consensus and knowledge generation event in 2020 to support the technical guide preparation.
The specialist will be part of the Integrated Landscape Management team of CBL and he/ she will be under the overall supervision of the team leader and under the operational supervision of the PSP-L land tenure officer and a Land & Water officer.
Land tenure governance, VGGT implementation, sustainable land management, land degradation neutrality, UNCCD Convention.
Tasks and responsibilities
Under the supervision of the designated officer for the decision implementation process:
CANDIDATES WILL BE ASSESSED AGAINST THE FOLLOWING
FAO Core Competencies
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 any fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview, processing)
Please note that FAO will only consider academic credentials or degrees obtained from an educational institution recognized in the IAU/UNESCO list
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
Candidates should upload language certificate/s when submitting their application.
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HOW TO APPLY
To apply, visit the recruitment website at Jobs at FAO and complete your online profile. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Only applications received through the recruitment portal will be considered.
We encourage applicants to submit the application well before the deadline
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