Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Vacancy Announcement: VA-024-2017
Post Title: Communication Officer
Contract type: National Project Personnel
Eligible candidates: Kenyan Nationals
Post Grade: SC8
Duty Station: Nairobi
Duration: 6 months with possibility of extension
Closing Date: 1 August 2017
Background: The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations is supporting the implementation of
the EU-funded project “Support to the attainment of Vision 2030 through Devolved Land Reforms in Kenya” whose objective is to support equitable and secure access and management of land for improved livelihoods and socioeconomic development in framework of Vision 2030.
Reporting Line: Under the overall supervision of the FAO Representative for Kenya, the direct supervision of the
Land Programme Manager and in close col’aboration with other project staff and national project partners, the incumbent will operationalize the communication and visibility plan for the land programme and ensure that the project is in line with overall communication strategy for the representation.
She/he will manage all communication activities for the programme and ensure that they are run smoothly and according to the agreed timelines and work.
Working relationship: The Communication Officer has frequent interaction with staff at all levels within the Office and with HO relevant offices for selected functions to exchange routine information concerning the
entire scope of the communications support.
For details on the requirements for the position, please visit our website
How to apply
Candidates are requested to submit their application by email to firstname.lastname@example.org quoting the position title and vacancy announcement number.
A duly completed Personal Profile Form (PPF) generated from FAO’s IRecruitment portal as a PDF file is to be submitted by email together with a cover letter.
Please note that attached resumes or CV’s in place of the PPP will not be accepted.
In order to prepare a Personal Profile Form, you must first register on the FAO IRecruitment site by clicking on the following link to register: http://www.fao.org/employment/Irecruitment-access/en/
In order for your application to be properly evaluated, please ensure that all sections of the on-line profile are completed.