FAO

Job Posting : 16/Sep/2021

Closure Date: 07/Oct/2021, 10:59:00 PM

Organizational Unit: RAF

Job Type: Staff position

Type of Requisition: 

ProfessionalGrade Level: P-5

Primary Location: Ghana-Accra

Duration: Fixed term: Two years with possibility of extension

Post Number: 0123838CCOG

Code: 1H01

• FAO is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality, background and culture
• Qualified female applicants, qualified nationals of non-and under-represented Members and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply
• Everyone 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 discrimination. 
•All selected candidates will undergo rigorous reference and background checks
• All applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality
• The incumbent may be re-assigned to different activities and/or duty stations depending on the evolving needs of the Organization  

Organizational Setting
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) supports the transformation to More efficient, inclusive, resilient and sustainable agri-food systems, for Better production, Better nutrition, a Better environment and a Better life, leaving no one behind.
The Regional Office for Africa leads 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 offices, centres and divisions at headquarters, develops, promotes and oversees FAO’s strategic response to regional priorities. In its programme delivery, RAF contributes to the achievements of the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda, guided by SDG 1 No poverty, SDG 2 No hunger, and SDG 10 Reducing inequalities. In addition to supporting FAO’s work in Members’ countries, RAF develops and maintains strategic partnerships with continental organizations, such as the African Union Commission and Regional Economic Communities (RECs). At policy level, RAF supports countries to develop strategies, policies and regulatory frameworks as well as supports regional and country policy dialogues that sustain efficient and inclusive agricultural and food systems. RAF also facilitates partnerships with a broad range of stakeholders, supports capacity development and resource mobilization for food security, agriculture and rural development in the region.

Reporting Lines
The Senior Animal Production and Health Officer reports to the Regional Programme Leader under the overall guidance of the Assistant Director-General/Regional Representative. He/she will work in consultation with other Technical Officers, the Officers in charge of South-South and Triangular Cooperation, the Partnerships and UN Collaboration   both at HQ and  in RAF 

Technical Focus
Technical leadership and supervision for FAO RAF’s programme of work on sustainable agrifood production systems with specific responsibility for leading the programme area on animal production systems and One Health platforms and actions. He/she will be responsible for planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting of RAF’s work programme related to animal production systems and One Health and the interactions with other components of sustainable agrifood production systems including crops, fisheries and aquaculture as well as with food and nutrition systems, climate action and sustainable natural resources management, building resilience and improving livelihoods. The Senior Animal Production and Health Officer will lead RAF’s activities for strengthening partnership and knowledge networks within and outside the Organization, supporting country-level actions guided by FAO’s Country Programming Framework (CPF) as well as increasing South-South and Triangular Cooperation.

Key Results
Leadership and technical policy expertise for the planning, development and implementation of Regional Programmes of work, projects, products, services in accordance with regional objectives and FAO’s Strategic Objectives and in alignment with the Organization’s Gender Policy.

Key Functions
• Plans, manages, or leads highly specialized or multidisciplinary teams, leads, coordinates, and/or participates in regional committees, project teams, and working groups, and/or provides technical leadership/secretariat services on technical networks and/or international technical policy and standard setting bodies;
•  Analyses global and country specific requirements and relevant technical issues to provide critical input into the FAO Strategic Objectives, Programme of Work, work plans and the supporting budgets and/or resourcing strategies;
• Implements and monitors programmes of work involving the development of the approach, evidence based strategies, and related tools, methodologies and the supporting system/database, monitoring and reporting frameworks;
• Conducts, designs and oversees research and analysis  activities to support the development of technical standards, international instruments, innovation, technical reports, publications and/or ongoing programme development as well as the provision of technical and/or policy advisory services;
• Provides technical and policy advice to Members and technical support to Decentralized Offices in the development and implementation of their programmes;
• Leads and/or collaborates in, provides technical backstopping to and ensures the quality/effectiveness of capacity development and knowledge sharing activities with Members such as policy support, organizational development and individual learning events including preparation of related information, learning, on-line tools;
• Represents the Organization at international meetings and conferences, identifies and implements strategic partnerships, advocates best practices and increased policy dialogue and develops and negotiates effective working relationships/consensus and agreements with international and national stakeholders;
• Leads and/or participates in resource mobilization activities in accordance with the FAO Corporate strategy.

Specific Functions
• Provides vision and strategic thinking on sustainable agrifood production systems for the development and implementation of the work programme in Africa, with focus on the following: animal production systems; inclusive value chain development; One Health platforms and actions; and the Sustainable Development Goals;
• Provides technical expertise on strategies and approaches as well as guidance on technologies and innovations in animal production and health for sustainable food production and productivity, development of inclusive value chains and building resilience towards ending poverty;
• Leads FAO RAF programme of work on animal production systems and One Health platforms and actions (planning, implementation, delivery, monitoring and evaluation);
• Work with other Thematic Regional Priority Leaders and Programme Leaders to coordinate activities related to the FAO Africa Regional Initiative on Sustainable Production and Inclusive Value Chains;
• Provides technical support and policy advice to Members in the implementation of FAO’s regional initiatives, thematic and programme priorities and activities in the formulation and implementation of activities under the UN Cooperation Framework;
• Coordinates FAO’s technical inputs and represents the (RAF) Regional Office for Africa on animal production and One Health related matters in engagements with governments, Continental Organizations, such as the African Union Commission, Regional Economic Commissions, interagency initiatives, development finance institutions, development partners and national and regional stakeholders;
•  Leads RAF resource mobilization and partnership activities on animal production systems and One Health related work;
•  Performs other related duties as required.    

CANDIDATES WILL BE ASSESSED AGAINST THE FOLLOWING

Minimum Requirements
•  Advanced university degree in veterinary medicine, veterinary science, animal science or related field
• Ten years of relevant experience in animal health, infectious disease management, including regulatory aspects, standard setting, and one health approaches
•  Working knowledge of English and limited knowledge of another FAO official language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish)

Competencies
•    Results Focus
•    Leading, Engaging and Empowering
•    Communication
•    Partnering and Advocating
•    Knowledge Sharing and Continuous Improvement
•    Strategic Thinking

Technical/Functional Skills
• Work experience in more than one location or area of work, particularly in field positions is essential
• Extent and relevance of knowledge or experience in infectious disease management and in multidisciplinary approaches (theoretical and practical) to disease prevention and management
• Extent and relevance of experience in planning and implementation of programmes related to animal health in development organizations
• Demonstrated ability to mobilize resources
• Extent and relevance of experience in organizing international meetings, seminars and training courses

FAO staff are expected to adhere to FAO Values of Commitment to FAO, Respect for All and Integrity and Transparency.

GENERAL INFORMATION

  • Extension of fixed term appointments is based on certification of performance and availability of funds
  • FAO reserves the right not to make an appointment.

CONDITIONS OF SERVICE 

A competitive compensation and benefits package is offered. For information on UN salaries, allowances and benefits, click on the following link:  http://www.un.org/Depts/OHRM/salaries_allowances/salary.htm
  Other benefits, subject to eligibility, include:
• Dependency allowances
• Rental subsidy
• Education grant for children
• Home leave travel
• 30 working days of  annual leave per year
• Pension fund entitlements under the UN Joint Staff Pension Fund
• International health insurance; optional life insurance
• Disability protection FAO encourages a positive workplace culture to increase inclusivity and diversity within its workforce. FAO applies measures in which all staff members contribute equally and in full to the work and development of the Organization. This includes: 
• elements of family-friendly policies
• flexible working arrangements
• standards of conduct.

HOW TO APPLY

  • To apply, visit the recruitment website at Jobs at FAO and complete your online profile. We strongly recommend that your profile is accurate, complete and includes your employment records, academic qualifications and language skills.
  • Candidates are requested to attach a letter of motivation to the online profile;
  • Once your profile is completed, please apply and submit your application;
  • Your application will be screened based on the information provided on your online profile;
  • Please note that FAO only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU) / United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed at http://www.whed.net/ 
  • Candidates may be requested to provide performance assessments and authorization to conduct verification checks of past and present work, character, education, military and police records to ascertain any and all information which may be pertinent to the employment qualifications;
  • Incomplete applications will not be considered;
  • Only applications received through the FAO recruitment portal will be considered;
  • We encourage applicants to submit the application well before the deadline date.

If you need help, or have queries, please contact: [email protected]

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