Nepal

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Office of the FAO Representation in Nepal, UN House, Pulchowk, Lalitpur

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations is in the process of launching a Technical Assistance (TA) Project (UTF/NEP/073/NEP) to support the Agriculture and Food Security Project (AFSP) implemented by the Ministry of Agricultural Development of the Government of Nepal under grant assistance of Global Agriculture and Food Security Programme (GAFSP) and supervisory support of the World Bank. The objective of the AFSP is to enhance food and nutritional security of targeted communities in selected locations of Nepal.While, the Food security will be realized through increased food availability, made possible by increasing productivity of agriculture, both crop and livestock, where as the Nutrition security will be realized through improved dietary intake, made possible by promotion of diversified diets, and improved feeding and caring practices for pregnant and nursing women and children up to 2 years of age. The project is being implemented in 19 districts in hills and mountains of Mid and Far western regions of Nepal for a total duration of 5 years.

The main thrust of the FAO TA project is to provide required technical assistance and implementation support towards achievement of objectives, outcomes and outputs set forth by the main AFSP project within the areas of FAO comparative advantages. More specifically the TA Project will provide two distinct packages of assistance: (i) capacity development and enhancement; and (ii) quality assurance.

The TA project is seeking applications from competent professionals to fulfil the following positions:

 

Position Title

No.

Contract Type

Duty Station

Duration

A.Central PMU LEVEL

 

 

 

 

Team Leader

 1

 NPP Service

 Kathmandu

 48

Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist

 1

 NPP Service

 Kathmandu

 48

Training Specialist

 1

 NPP Service

 Kathmandu

 

 

 48

Environmental Specialist

 1

 NPP Service

 Kathmandu

 19

Livestock Specialist

 1

 NPP Service

 Kathmandu

 48

Agriculture Specialist

 1

 NPP Service

 Kathmandu

48 

Nutrition Specialist

 1

 NPP Service

 Kathmandu

 48

B. REGIONAL PMU LEVEL

 

 

 

 

 Regional Monitoring & Evaluation

 2

 NPP Service

 Surkhel

 48

C. DISTRICT PMU LEVEL

 

 

 

 

 Technical Officer(Livestock)

 19

 NPP Service

 Project district

 48

 Technical Officer (Agriculture)

 19

 NPP Service

 Project District

 48

 Technical Officer (Nutrition)

 19

 NPP Service

 Project District

 48

 

 

 

 

Terms and conditions of above positions:

The candidates under above positions would be recruited initially for one year with a possibility of further extension based on the satisfactory performance. The probation period would be up to three months. The recruitment of the successful candidates would be subject to  signing of the project, which is expected soon.

The duty station of the positions under the central PMU level would be in Kathmandu with possibility of shifting to the field office at the later part.

The remuneration will be as per UN scale within the limits of allocated budget.

Interested qualified persons should forward their duly signed application and updated Standard Personal History Form (PHF) no later than 31 January 2014 by 17:00 hrs  either by:

 a)     Electronic format to  FAO-NP@fao.org. The subject of the e-mail shall indicate the appropriate vacancy heading ( e.g. Team Leader, Agriculture Specialist, etc.) or,

b)     A hard copy in a sealed envelope, attention Dr. Somsak Pipoppinyo, FAO Representative in Nepal, FAO, UN House, Pulchowk, PO Box 25, Kathmandu, Nepal. Envelope should clearly indicate the position for which you are applying for.

 The draft Terms of Reference for the mentioned positions and Standard PH Form can be downloaded from: http://coin.fao.org/cms/world/nepal/Home.html

For quick download of ToR(s), please click on the relevant Position Title.

 

Women and people from disadvantaged and minority groups are especially encouraged to apply.

 Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.  No telephone enquiry will be entertained.

 

 

 

 

 

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