Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is committed to achieving workforce
diversity in terms of gender, nationality, background and culture. As a Specialized Agency of the United
Nations, FAO has a zero-tolerance policy for conduct that is incompatible with its status, objectives and
mandate. Therefore, All applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality.
The Fisheries Global and Regional Processes Team (NFIFP) of the FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Division
(NFI) has the primary responsibility of supporting global dialogue, cooperation, capacity development
and implementation of international instruments, processes and mechanisms to achieve sustainable
TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Delegated tasks and responsibilities will be precisely based on specific assignments delegated, and the
expertise of the Consultant. These tasks and responsibilities will thereby include a number of the
following elements in general:
Contribute to the preparation of programme/projects status reports.
Assist in managing and monitoring of budgets and expenditures, and the delivery of results in
accordance with approved projects budgets and work plans.
Provide organizational support to the Programme, projects and activities under NFIFP’s
Liaise and coordinate with Regional Fisheries Management Organizations (RFMOs) on
conservation and management measures
Collaborate with relevant UN agencies such as UNEP, World Bank, ILO etc, Regional Fishery
Bodies (RFBs), other Intergovernmental organizations, non-governmental organizations,
academia and many more. (only for Consultants).
Organize and participate in field missions and other events in support of the delivery of NFIFP’s
programme of work.
Candidates must possess a minimum requirement of the following to be eligible for assessment:
A University degree or technical specialization relevant to the job in Fisheries Science, Fisheries
Management, Fishing Operations, Fisheries Law, Marine Affairs, Economics, Business
Administration, Social Sciences, or other relevant fields.
Working knowledge of English, French or Spanish, and limited knowledge of others, such as
Arabic, Chinese or Russian (Subject to requirement by the assignment).
One to four years of relevant experience in NFIFP’s areas of work, for base level consultants (i.e
C level), at least five years’ relevant experience in NFIFP’s areas of work for middle level
consultants (B level) , and at least 12 years’ relevant experience for senior level consultants (A
Additional skills which includes effective useage of standard office software, such as MS Office,
Application deadline is July 28, 2022.