FAO Intergrated Innovative Food Systems Expert Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Vacancy Announcement: 1901131

Post Title: Intergrated Innovative Food Systems Expert

Contract type: National Project Personnel (NPP)

Grade: SC8

Duty Station: Nairobi, Kenya

Duration: 12 months

Closing Date: 31 May 2019

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 position is located in the FAO Representation in Kenya

Reporting Lines

The Intergrated Innovative Food Systems Expert will work under the overall supervision of FAOR and direct supervision of the Sub Programme Team Leader for Strengthening inclusive value chains.

Technical Focus

The general objective of this assignment is to serve as the technical focal point for implementation of the Integrated actions for innovative food systems across rural-urban communities’ project.

Through the implementation, it is expected that the project will ultimately achieve the goal of improving access and availability of safe, healthy and nutritious food for rural and urban populations through promoting food systems innovation, entrepreneurship, fostering food systems related job activities for vulnerable groups and strengthening the urban-rural linkages.

How to Apply

For more details on the tasks, responsibilities and position requirements, please visit our recruitment website


To apply, visit the recruitment website at Jobs at FAO and complete your online profile.

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Only applications received through the recruitment portal will be considered.

Vacancies will be removed from the recruitment portal at 23:59 Central European Time (CET) on the deadline for applications date.

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

If you need help, or have queries, please contact: iRecruitment@fao.org

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Updated: May 23, 2019 — 7:10 am