FAO Communication Officer Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Vacancy Announcement: VA-003-2018

Post Title: Communication Officer

Contract type: National Project Personnel (NPP)

Duty Station: Nairobi, Kenya

Grade: SC8

Duration: 12 months with possibility of extension

Closing Date: 3 April 2018

Organizational Setting: The main aim of the FAO country offices, which are headed by an FAO Representative, is to assist governments to develop policies, programmes and projects to achieve food security and to reduce hunger and malnutrition, to help develop the agricultural, fisheries and forestry sectors, and to use their environmental and natural resources in a sustainable manner.

The post is located in the FAO Representation in Kenya.

Reporting line: The Communication Officer will work under the overall supervision of the FAO Representative in Kenya, the direct supervision of the Land Programme Manager.

She/he will work in close collaboration with other project staff, national project partners, and Communications Officers at sub—regional and regional level to ensure coherence with FAO’s corporate communication policy and operational guidelines for all communication and information outputs.

Technical Focus: The Communication officer will be responsible for the development of publishing materials as part of the Communication and Outreach strategy for FAO Kenya’s Land Programme.

How to Apply

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Candidates are requested to submit their application by email to vacancy-kenya@fao.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 motivation letter.

Please note that attached resumes or CV’s in place of the PPF 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: https://irec.fao.org

In order for your application to be properly evaluated, please ensure that all sections of the on-line profile are completed.

Applications received after the closing date will not be given consideration.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

We encourage applicants to submit the application well before the deadline date.

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Updated: March 21, 2018 — 7:08 am