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Please note that the system for Professional vacancies is only available in English.

To create a profile and apply for Professional vacancies, please follow the below steps:

  • If you are registering for the first time, please click the Access Professional vacancies button, then register for an iRecruitment account in the "First Time Visitors" section by clicking the Register Today button.
  • If you are a returning visitor, click the Access Professional vacancies button, then login at the "Returning visitors" section.
  • In order for your application to be considered, you will need to complete your iRecruitment account information including details on Personal Information, Qualifications & Skills and Additional Information.


Please note that the system is currently only available in English. You will need to create a new profile even if you have a profile in iRecruitment.

  •  If you are a first-time user, before applying to any requisition/vacancy, you need to create your candidate profile by clicking here.
  • If you are an existing user, you can click on the "Access other vacancies" button, fill out your credentials and click on Log In.
  • Once you are logged in, you can complete your profile by clicking on your name in the upper right corner. You can use this profile to apply directly to one of the job openings in FAO’s career portal.  
  • Please note that applications can only be submitted online and that incomplete profiles will not be considered.
  • Changes to a profile are job-specific. Updating your profile for one position does not change the version you submitted for other positions.

Calls for Expression of Interest and Vacancy Announcements are removed automatically from the career site at 23:59 CET on the closing date.   

If you are experiencing problems in registering or logging into your account, please contact our Help Desk at: Careers@fao.org.  NOTE: This email address does not accept applications.