Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) new recruitment notification

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) new recruitment notification

Published on: January 26, 2018
Deadline for Application: 10 February 2018

National Operations Officer

Under the supervision of the FAO Representative in Bangladesh and under the direct supervision of International Operations Officer and in close liaison with CTAs and Administrative / Operational staff, FAO / the National Operations Officer by executing various projects of the following tasks:

  • Work with the International Operations Officer to support the day-to-day implementation of projects through various projects.
  • Support various projects within FAO Bangladesh;
  • Assist in review budgets/project documents, concept notes/project proposals and support the process of project formulation to ensure alignment with FAO procedures and policies;
  • Examination operational requests from various projects and with support from the International
  • Operations Officer, analysis and prioritize responses;
  • In line with FAO and donor reporting lines, support projects in the preparation report, delivery reports as well as final reports; Contributing to briefs and extensive reports;
  • Frequently monitor and review project budgets
  • Support field missions and other in-country missions including coordination/organizing and attending briefing and debriefing for missions; check with FAOR calendar to ensure briefing and debriefing are
  • organized in a timely manner;
  • Support International Operations Officers with efforts aimed at mobilization of donor funds (this
  • includes preparing budget summaries, liquidity estimates, payment requests and call for funds);
  • Assist in monitoring project implementation processes and liaise with various project teams to support;
  • Review implementation of major agreements (Los) and contracts and ensure an updated tracker/record iskept; liaison with finance teams for the timely release of payments/installments;
  • Provide support in planning, organizing and coordinating workshops, training, field missions and other events in various projects;

Qualifications and Experiences:

  • Timely progress reports, budgets and work plans monitoring and implemented in a timely manner;
    Up-to-date project delivery reports;
  • Financial reports and statements
  • Project documents, reports and proposals drafted in a timely manner; Projects under assignment fully
  • supported on all operational aspects; Donor and FAO reporting requirements met;
  • Meetings, workshops, missions and other related activities are well organized and supported
  • University degree in business administration, finance, social science, political science or related field
  • Minimum three years of relevant experience in project development, planning, implementation and operational support;
  • Experience in providing support for development projects; field experience and familiarity with FAO
  • Corporate systems; prior experience with FAO / other UN agencies is an added advantage;
  • Good working knowledge of English and ability to write in English and ability to communicate clearly
  • both spoken and written;
  • Ability to work with common software (including excel, word, PPT, outlook)

Language: Proficiency in English as well as Bengali

Competencies: Results Focus; Team Work; Communication; Building effective relationships; Knowledge Sharing and Continuous Improvement

Duration: 3 months initially with possible extension

Duty station: Dhaka / Others

Application Guidelines:
All applicants will send their Personal Profile Form (PPF) to the following address: [email protected] by close of business on 12 February 2018

PPF is available to this link:

Applications from qualified women

Subject must see “Application for the position of National Operations Officer

Candidates not possessing the requisite qualifications should not apply as their application will not be considered.

Any persuasion will disqualify the candidate; Only shortlisted candidates will be interviewed