Programme and Liaison Specialist at Food and Agriculture Organization Of the United Nations May, 2022

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Vacancy No: 2201267
Organizational Unit: FRNIR
Job Type: Non-staff alternatives
Type of Requisition: Consultant
Duration: Up to 11 months

Organizational Setting

  • Under the supervision of the FAO Representative (FAOR) and in shut collaboration with Heads of Programmes, the Consultant will probably be anticipated to steer useful resource mobilisation for FAO Nigeria Country Programming Framework with emphasis on humanitarian, Resilience and improvement work to enhance meals safety, vitamin, livelihoods and pure useful resource administration.

Reporting Lines:

  • The marketing consultant stories to the FAO Representative in Nigeria.

Technical Focus:

  • Close collaboration with improvement companions supporting  improvement, humanitarian and resilience constructing
  • Liaise with key companions within the UN system, civil society, non-public sector and Government;

Key Results:

  • Promotes efficient integration of improvement, resilience-building and humanitarian tasks right into a complete nation programme and assist a communication and useful resource mobilization technique for the nation programme .

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Build a community of collaboration with governmental and organizational counterparts to facilitate FAO Nigeria programme coordination and advocacy
  • Develop and negotiate efficient working relationships with worldwide, regional and nationwide stakeholders and promotes FAO programmatic approaches and capacities in collaborative actions with exterior counterparts
  • Monitor and determine vital programme points the place FAO experience is required, and manage info flows from exterior collaborators to programme models
  • Facilitate mobilization of assets by supporting the design, implementation, monitoring and analysis of FAO programmes
  • Promote FAO comparative benefits in collaborative actions with exterior counterparts
  • Lead in preparation of idea notes and associated programme paperwork/stories (work programme, programme price range, and many others.).
  • Develop and lead the implementation of a useful resource mobilization technique for FAO Nigeria
  • In cooperation with senior technical colleagues, liaise with Government, UN Agencies, Private sector and humanitarian and improvement companions to mobilize mission and programme assets
  • Liaise with useful resource companions and communications officer to prepare donor area and excessive degree engagement
  • Work with technical models in FAO Nigeria and related divisions in HQ, Regional workplace and sub-regional workplace for West Africa to steer phases 1-3 of the Project Cycle together with: identification, formulation, appraisal and approval
  • Ensure alignment of latest programmes with the Government humanitarian and improvement targets, the UN Nigeria sustainable Development Partnership framework FAO Nigeria Country Programming Framework, , and FAO’s company initiatives
  • Develop and preserve an summary of the agriculture and meals and vitamin safety priorities for humanitarian and improvement, by present and probably new useful resource companions for FAO Nigeria
  • Maintain up to date smooth and laborious pipeline databases, mission monitoring and preserve an info database and replace monitoring instruments
  • Provide periodic updates at administration conferences, joint improvement companions conferences and monitor (and supply alerts relating to) programme funding gaps
  • Serve as lead creator for the preparation of briefs and leaflets relating to the FAO Nigeria programme
  • Strengthen capacities of nationwide employees in Result Based Management; Project Cycle Management and common tips about profitable Resource Mobilization
  • Liaise with FAO Technical models to make sure technical high quality in donor stories
  • Participate in formulating common progress stories, remaining stories, briefs and complete stories for ongoing emergency/resilience/improvement tasks in addition to correspondence with authorities and donors
  • Participate actively within the Food Security Sector as co-lead company and in keeping with the ideas of the Global Food Security Cluster and supply technical assist as required, making certain the observe up of the meals, vitamin and agriculture scenario within the nation and the identification of precedence interventions
  • Play an lively function within the Agriculture working group that brings collectively improvement companions and different actors within the sector
  • Perform different associated duties as required

Minimum Requirements

  • University Degree in International Relations, Public Relations, Political Science, and International Cooperation for Development, Development Economics or a associated area
  • 3 years related expertise in partnership constructing, fundraising, negotiations, public relations/advocacy, ideally within the areas of meals and agriculture
  • Working data of English and restricted data of French or one of many different FAO languages.

FAO Core Competencies:

  • Results Focus
  • Teamwork
  • Communication
  • Building Effective Relationships
  • Knowledge Sharing and Continuous Improvement

Technical / Functional Skills:

  • Excellent command of written and spoken English;
  • Excellent communication, writing and presentation expertise;
  • Readiness to hold out visits to mission websites and responsibility journey as required;
  • Flexibility and adaptableness to work in emergency conditions with tight deadlines;
  • Experience in a liaison perform;
  • Excellent team-building and cross-cultural expertise;
  • Thorough data of FAO’s PCM pointers and necessities;  
  • Sound data of FAO’s procedures and pointers;
  • High degree of proficiency with ERPs utilized by FAO.
  • Strong total laptop literacy, together with proficiency in numerous MS Office functions (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and many others.);

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