National Financial Analyst Economist

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Application deadline in 7 days: Tuesday 12 Dec 2023 at 22:59 UTC

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Organizational Setting

FAO Mongolia works with the vision "to be a leading, credible and responsive partner in ensuring food and nutrition security of the population". The office has been coordinating projects and programmes in research, capacity building, natural resources management, technology transfer, food and agriculture policy, livestock production systems management, emergency and post-crisis management, forestry information, statistics, food security and nutrition, emergency response operations, crop production system management, and food quality and safety.

Reporting Lines

The incumbent will work under the overall supervision of the FAO Representative in Mongolia and the direct supervision of the National Project Manager, and in close cooperation with the National Vegetable/Agronomy expert, Greenhouse Construction Expert, communication, operational, and admin staff of the FAO Mongolia.

Technical Focus

The project “Enhancing production and market access of vegetables to support economic diversification in Mongolia” ” is designed to enhance food security and dietary diversity through increasing greenhouse-based vegetable production and market access. The project aims to (i) boost the supply of local fresh vegetables and vegetable products through promoting greenhouse-based vegetable production, (ii) expand market access for vegetable growers by involving private investors and improving value chain management, and (ii) share/disseminate experiences and lessons that improve commercial viability and profitability of vegetable production in Mongolia; The project will also build a mid-sized, energy efficient, long duration greenhouse in partnership with an interested private investor in selected Aimag in order to showcase sustainable greenhouse technology and range of cultivation methods.

Tasks and responsibilities

• Assess the financial profitability analysis of selected greenhouse vegetables; • Identify key factors that are directly or jointly responsible for influencing per hectare gross returns for different vegetables; • Identify problems and constraints faced by the farmers during the production and marketing of selected greenhouse vegetables; • Based on the findings of the assessment, produce recommendations to improve cultural and management practices for selected greenhouse vegetable farming with a view to increasing the income and employment opportunities of the farmers. • Any other actions as required and appropriate to ensure the success of the activity in consultation with supervisors


Minimum Requirements

• Master's degree in economy, agricultural economics; or financial economics, • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience, with a minimum 3 years of proven experience in greenhouse financial analysis. • Working knowledge of English. • National of Mongolia.

FAO Core Competencies

• Results Focus • Teamwork • Communication • Building Effective Relationships • Knowledge Sharing and Continuous Improvement

Technical/Functional Skills

• Previous experience with an international public and/or private sector Organization would be considered as an additional asset, • Willingness for intensive fieldwork.


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