Programme and Liaison Specialist Job at FAO

Website Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)

The FAO has published a job vacancy announcement on 12 May 2022 for qualified Nigeria’s to fill in the vacant post of Programme and Liaison Specialist to be based in Abuja, Nigeria.

Recruiter Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
Position Programme and Liaison Specialist
Location Abuja, Nigeria
Country Nigeria
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification University degree
Experience Required 3 years
Application Deadline 26 May 2022

FAO Job Vacancy 2022

Key Results: Promotes effective integration of development, resilience-building and humanitarian projects into a comprehensive country programme and support a communication and resource mobilization strategy for the country programme.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Build a network of collaboration with governmental and organizational counterparts to facilitate FAO Nigeria programme coordination and advocacy;
  • Develop and negotiate effective working relationships with international, regional and national stakeholders and promotes FAO programmatic approaches and capacities in collaborative activities with external counterparts;
  • Monitor and identify critical programme issues where FAO expertise is needed, and organize information flows from external collaborators to programme units;
  • Facilitate mobilization of resources by supporting the design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of FAO programmes;
  • Promote FAO comparative advantages in collaborative activities with external counterparts;
  • Lead in preparation of concept notes and related programme documents/reports (work programme, programme budget, etc.).
  • Develop and lead the implementation of a resource mobilization strategy for FAO Nigeria;
  • In cooperation with senior technical colleagues, liaise with Government, UN Agencies, Private sector and humanitarian and development partners to mobilize project and programme resources;
  • Liaise with resource partners and communications officer to organize donor field and high level engagement ;
  • Work with technical units in FAO Nigeria and relevant divisions in HQ, Regional office and sub-regional office for West Africa to lead phases 1-3 of the Project Cycle including: identification, formulation, appraisal and approval;

Qualification & Experience: 

  • University degree in international relations, public relations, political science, and international cooperation for development, development economics or a related field;
  • 3 years relevant experience in partnership building, fundraising, negotiations, public relations/advocacy, preferably in the areas of food and agriculture;
  • Working knowledge of English and limited knowledge of French or one of the other FAO languages.

Other Details

  • Contract Type: Full Time
  • Selection Process: Interview
  • Salary: negotiable
  • Application Process: Online

How to Apply FAO Programme and Liaison Specialist Jobs 2022

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The Closing Date: 26 May 2022

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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