National Veterinary, Crop Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist

FAO - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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Application deadline in 1 day: Thursday 20 Jun 2024 at 21:59 UTC

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Organizational Setting

The position is located at the FAO Representation in Georgia under the European Neighbourhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development (ENPARD) IV programme. The main aim of the FAO country offices, which are headed by the 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.

Reporting Lines

The incumbent will operate under the overall responsibility of FAO Representative in Georgia, the direct supervision of the ENPARD IV Programme Manager, in close coordination with the International Value Chain Specialist and other members of the project team.

Technical Focus

Monitoring and evaluation, data management, reporting

Tasks and responsibilities

The Specialist will support the monitoring of project activities towards a successful and timely implementation of project outputs, and more concretely: • Lead the operation of the monitoring system and train and oversee team members to use this system to enable real information flow from the field to the management unit for all projects. • Collect inputs from teams and assist in drafting project progress reports against indicators and targets, highlighting achievements, challenges, and recommendations; develop bi-weekly project performance updates. • Support the project team to develop and strengthen monitoring, review and evaluation procedures. • Support the project team in baseline and endline data collection and analysis on a needs basis. • Support the planning and execution of monitoring field visits to trained farmers, beneficiaries of matching grants, etc. • Assist in the preparation of evaluation plan for field visits to monitor and evaluate impact of the project activities directly with the final beneficiaries (trained farmers, beneficiaries of matching grants, etc.); assist in conducting and coordinating monitoring visits. • Assist in reviewing, updating and measuring progress against the ENPARD IV programme workplan; • Perform other related duties as required.

CANDIDATES WILL BE ASSESSED AGAINST THE FOLLOWING

Minimum Requirements

• University degree in statistics, economics, food technology, veterinary science, agricultural science, or similar. • At least 2 years of relevant experience in using Monitoring and Evaluation tools related to agriculture, veterinary and rural development projects. • Working knowledge of English and Georgian • National of Georgia

FAO Core Competencies

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

Technical/Functional Skills

• Extent and relevance of experience in using tools for M&E and data management • Extent and relevance of experience in field project implementation • Previous experience in the implementation of agricultural and veterinary projects is a strong asset. • Excellent written, oral and analytical skills

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • FAO does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting, processing)
  • Applications received after the closing date will not be accepted
  • Please note that FAO only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU) / United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed at http://www.whed.net/
  • For additional employment opportunities visit the FAO employment website: http://www.fao.org/employment/home/en/
  • Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment, accreditation, any residency or visa requirements, and security clearances.
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