Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) – Operations Assistant

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Issued on: 11 May 2017
Deadline For Application: 24 May 2017

Reporting Line and specific tasks
Under overall supervision of the FAO Representative in Kenya and direct supervision of the Team Leader Climate Change and NRM and in full collaboration with all relevant FAO staff, the incumbent will:

Minimum Requirements
Completion of Secondary Education.
University Degree in Social Sciences, Community Development, Programme Management or related fields would be desirable, but is not a requirement.
Minimum one-year experience working in a similar position; more specifically experience in programme design and project cycle management.
Fluency in English is required; knowledge of Kiswahili is added advantage.
Good communication, analytical, presentation and reporting skills and an excellent team-player;
Competency in the use of Computer Applications MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint
Proven experience with UN regulations and procedures will be an added advantage

To Apply
Candidates are requested to submit their application by email to vacancy-kenya@fao.org quoting the position title and vacancy announcement number.

A duly completed Personal Profile Form (PPF) generated from FAO’s IRecruitment portal as a PDF-file is to be submitted by email together with a cover letter. Please note that attached resumes or CV’s in place of the PPF will not be accepted.
In order to prepare a Personal Profile Form, you must first register on the FAO IRecruitment site by clicking on the following link to
register http://www.fao.org/employment/irecruitment-access/en/ In order for your application to be properly evaluated, please ensure that all sections of the on-line profile are completed.

Applications received after the closing date will not be given consideration. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
This vacancy is open to both male and female candidates. Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply. Persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply.

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