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Professional Vacancies

  • Professional staff are hired internationally and occupy leadership functions, or positions requiring significant technical expertise. Openings for professional jobs can be found at all duty stations where FAO is present.
  • External Candidates are offered a fixed-term appointment that is subject to a probationary period of 12 months that can be extended to a maximum period of 18 months.  Candidates recommended for appointment will be required to take language tests to establish the level of their language skills.  Should the candidate not meet the level of language skills elicited in the vacancy announcement at the time of recruitment, she/he will be required to acquire it within the probationary period before the appointment can be confirmed by FAO.  Please note that FAO offers courses to staff members in all six official languages. More information on the level of language skills at FAO can be found here.
  • All international professional staff job openings are listed below.  FAO particularly welcomes applications from women and individuals from Non- and Under-Represented Member Countries.

Professional Vacancies: Current

Title Grade Number Department Duty Station Expiry Date
Senior Programme Officer P5 IRC2613 OSD Rome, Italy 26/09/2014
Natural Resources Officer (Climate Change and Bioenergy) P3 IRC2616 Regional Bangkok, Thailand 08/10/2014
Nutrition Officer P4 IRC2617 Regional Libreville, Gabon 10/10/2014
Nutrition Officer P4 IRC2619 Regional Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 10/10/2014
Nutrition Officer P4 IRC2620 Regional Panama City, Panama 10/10/2014
Nutrition Officer P4 IRC2621 Regional Johannesburg, South Africa 10/10/2014

Professional Vacancies: Closed

Title Grade Number Expiry Date
Legal Officer P4 IRC2279 08/03/2013
Senior Programme Officer (Governance) P5 IRC2275 05/03/2013
Programme Officer (Governance) P3 IRC2276 05/03/2013
Programme Development Officer P4 IRC2274 28/02/2013
Aquaculture Officer (Economics) P3 IRC2272 26/02/2013
Senior Economist (Trade Policy) P5 IRC2250 22/02/2013
Coordinator (Programming and Language Support) P4 IRC2270 22/02/2013
Terminology Officer P3 IRC2271 22/02/2013
Programme Officer (Translation Outsourcing) P3 IRC2269 21/02/2013
Programme Officer (Partnership & Resources Mobilization) P3 IRC2268 19/02/2013
Partnership Officer (Monitoring/Right to Food) P2 IRC2265 15/02/2013
Technical Officer (Water Resources) P4 IRC2266 15/02/2013
Statistician P3 IRC2256 12/02/2013
Land Tenure Officer P4 IRC2262 12/02/2013
Fishery Officer (Marine Resources Management) P4 IRC2254 01/02/2013
Technical Officer (Water Quality) P4 IRC2253 31/01/2013
Senior Officer (Gender, Equality and Rural Development) P5 IRC2247 17/01/2013
Economist (Agribusiness) P4 IRC2225 08/01/2013
Communications Officer P2 IRC2241 04/01/2013
Finance Officer (Internal Vacancy Announcement) P3 IRC2233 03/01/2013
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Professional Vacancies: Cancelled

Title Grade Number Cancellation Date
Communication for Development Officer P2 2487-OEK 13/10/2011
Human Resources Officer (Information Technology) P2 IRC2020 13/06/2011
Senior Fishery and Aquaculture Officer P5 2473-RLC 20/04/2011
Communication Officer P2 2458-OCE 30/11/2011
Web Manager P4 2476-OCE 21/12/2010
Technical Officer (Water Institutions) P4 2483-NRL 19/06/2012
Human Resources Officer (Performance Management) P2 IRC2017 28/08/2013
Natural Resources Management Officer (Environmental Challenges and Safeguards) P2 2451-NRC 22/09/2011
Programme Officer P4 2450-TCS 14/10/2010
INFORMATION & COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY OFFICER P4 2442-CIO 03/05/2011
BUSINESS ANALYST P4 2390-CSA 04/10/2011
AGRICULTURAL OFFICER (Pesticide Management) P3 2367-AGP 10/09/2010
PROCUREMENT OFFICER (CONTRACTS) P3 2368-CSAP 06/05/2011
BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT OFFICER P3 2405-CSD 07/10/2011
SENIOR OFFICER (BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT) P5 2420-CSD 06/05/2011
PUBLISHING OFFICER (Graphic Design) P3 2362-OEK 20/05/2011
PUBLISHING OFFICER P3 2364-OEK 08/08/2011
SYSTEMS COORDINATION OFFICER P3 2385-CIO 18/05/2011
SYSTEMS COORDINATION SPECIALIST P2 2386-CIO 18/05/2011
Climate Change Officer P4 2354-RAP 12/12/2011
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Professional Vacancies: Filled

31.12.2012

2551-AGN Food Standards Officer, P-3    
     
2551-AGN Food Standards Officer, P-3    
     
2511-SFS Food Safety and Quality Officer, P-4    
     
2541-CSA Accountant, P-2    
     
2579-SFE Fishery and Aquaculture Officer, P-4    
     
2542-SFE Senior Land and Water Officer, P-5    
     
2592-AGE Technical Officer (Animal Health), P-3    
     
2568-RAP Programme Officer, P-2    
     
2539-SNE Senior Policy Officer, P-5    
     
2524-AGP Programme Specialist (Agriculture), P-3    
     
2518-AGE Programme Officer, P-4    
     
IRC-2051 Chief, Interpretation Group, P-5
    
IRC-2077 Senior Gender Officer (Policy), P-5    
     
2557-AGN  Senior Officer, P-5    
     
IRC-2085 Finance Officer (Investment Risk), P-4    
     
IRC-2037 Forestry Officer (Statistics), P-2    
     
2530-RAP Technical Officer (Water Resources Development & Conservation), P-3  
     
IRC-2073 Forestry Officer, P-4    
     
2551-AGN Food Standards Officer, P-3    
     
IRC-2095 Natural Resources Officer, P-4    
     
IRC-2055 Programme Officer, P-4    
     
2580-EST Economist (Food Security Assessment and Early Warning), P-3   
     
IRC-2125 Senior Strategy and Planning Officer, P-5    
     
2512-SAP Policy Officer, P-3    
     
IRC-2084 Internal Auditor (2 posts), P-3    
     
IRC-2084 Internal Auditor (2 posts), P-3    
     
IRC-2098 Human Resources Officer (Santiago, Chile), P-4    
     
2538-RLC Senior Fishery and Aquaculture Officer, P-5    
     
IRC-2087 Field Programme Officer, P-4   

31.10.2011

2506 FOM    Forestry Officer, P-3

2351 OSP Strategy and Planning Officer, P-3

2509 AGN Food Safety Officer (EMPRES Information), P-3

2529 EST Economist (Trade), P-4 (two posts)

2532 RLC Programme Officer (FAOR Network), P-4

2504 RAP Field Programme Officer, P-4

2519 AGN Food Safety and Quality Officer, P-3

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