Deadline: 30 November 2022
Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of National Project Coordinator in Windhoek, Namibia.
Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations that leads international efforts to defeat hunger.
Key Job Responsibilities
The National Project Coordinator will perform the following functions-
- Carry out the overall development of the SPARS, including assisting collaboration efforts with relevant stakeholders and following the principles and workplan established in the SPARS roadmap;
- Ensure that the preparation of the SPARS falls within the National Strategy for the Development of Statistics (2022/23-2026/27) and is aligned with Namibia’s Agriculture Sector Statistics Plan (SSP);
- Assist FAO and the NSA in establishing the SPARS Steering Committee, the technical working group and the technical subgroups, and in collecting relevant information during the initial phase by:
- supporting the identification of the right counterparts across the National statistical system;
- organizing/conducting introductory meetings with key stakeholders to ensure their buy-in;
- collecting and distributing relevant documents for the desktop review;
- participating in the recruitment of the international consultants and the administrative assistant foreseen for this project.
- Oversee all communications with the SPARS Steering Committee and supervise the technical working group elaborating the SPARS, including the work of its sectoral subgroups;
- Convene and participate in the regular meetings of the technical working group and technical subgroups;
Applicant must have:
- At least 3 years of professional experience in project management and/or public administration.
- University degree in Agriculture, Statistics or Natural Resource Management.
- Working knowledge of English.
- National or Resident of Namibia.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit applications through online process.
For more information, visit FAO.