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Consultancy Opportunities

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  • Do you possess technical capabilities relevant to the aim of our Organization?
  • FAO employs a wealth of consultants every year to provide expertise beyond that of regular staff. 
  • Please visit the list of consultancy opportunities currently available in the Organization.

Consultancy Opportunities: Current

Title Number Duty Station Expiry Date
GEF Programme Development Expert Bangkok, Thailand 17/07/2014
Legal Consultant Roster – Professional IRC2572 Rome, Italy 01/08/2014
School Nutrition Consultant Rome, Italy 08/08/2014
REDD+ Technical Advisor (NFMS & RELs) (Myanmar) UNJP/GLO/386/UNJ Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar with travel to project sites in Myanmar if required 18/08/2014

Consultancy Opportunities: Closed

Title Number Duty Station Expiry Date
Senior Consultant Lilongwe with Field Trips as and when required 07/07/2014
International Resilience/Disaster Risk Reduction Consultant Lilongwe with Field Trips as and when required 07/07/2014
Call for Expressions of Interest (for Filipino Nationals only) IRC2574 Various locations in the Philippines 02/07/2014
Economist, Value Chain Specialist Cairo, Egypt 19/06/2014
Logisticien Antananarivo, Madagascar, ainsi que toute zone affectée par les acridiens dans le pays 13/06/2014
Call for Applications: Consultants – Technical Experts 07/06/2014
Communication Advisor Rome, FAO headquarters with International Travel 06/06/2014
Field Operations Officer Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) and Bangui (CAR) 01/06/2014
Advocacy and reporting officer - Support to the Central African Republic crisis Bangui, Central African Republic 21/05/2014
International Consultant: Community-Based Wildlife Management in Central Africa Libreville, Gabon with travels to the projects’ pilot sites in Congo, Gabon and DRC 15/05/2014
Consultant: Support to field programmes and capacity development on nutrition-sensitive agriculture Rome, Italy with frequent field travels 11/05/2014
Expert-Junior FAO Antananarivo, Madagascar et visites de terrain 09/05/2014
Early Warning – Early Action Consultant Rome, Italy 09/05/2014
Climate Change Communication Consultant Rome, Italy 29/04/2014
International Nutrition Consultant for database management IRC2493 Rome, Italy 15/04/2014
International Expert on National Forest Monitoring Systems for REDD+ in Africa IRC2491 Rome, Italy 13/04/2014
Food Safety Legislation Specialist FAO/001/2014 Dhaka, Bangladesh 28/03/2014
Regulation Drafting Specialist FAO/002/2014 Dhaka, Bangladesh 28/03/2014
Team Leader/TCDC Expert- National Forest Monitoring System, Land Use and Forest Cover Assessment, and Mapping TCP/MYA/3501 Nay Pi Taw, Myanmar 28/03/2014
Call for Expressions of Interest (for Filipino Nationals only) IRC2479 Various locations in the Philippines 27/03/2014
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Consultants at FAO are hired on an international as well as national basis.