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VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations is seeking for service inputs from Nepalese nationals for the project “Reducing vulnerability and increasing adaptive capacity to respond to impacts of climate change and variability for sustainable livelihoods in agriculture sector in Nepal” (GCP/NEP/070/LDF) for the following posts:

1. Crop Monitoring and Yield Forecasting Expert- one (7 months, spread over 9 months)
Work station: Kathmandu with frequent visits to project districts
Qualification/experience: Masters degree in agro-meteorology, meteorology, agronomy or related subject with 12 years experiences in crop data collection, crop monitoring and crop yield forecasting models.

Please click here for Terms of Reference: ToR of Crop Monitoring and Yield Forecasting Expert

2. Policy and Climate Change Adaptation Mainstreaming Expert - one (8 months, spread over 10 months)
Work station: Kathmandu with frequent visits to project districts
Qualification/experience: Masters degree in agriculture and related subjects and 12 years experiences on policy and mainstreaming, planning, implementation and monitoring of climate change adaptation.
 
Please click here for Terms of Reference: ToR of Policy and Climate Change Adaptation Mainstreaming Expert

3. Knowledge Management and Communications Expert, - one (8 months, spread over 10 months)
Work station: Kathmandu with frequent visits to project districts
Qualification/experience: Masters degree in agriculture extension or knowledge management or related subjects and 12 years experiences on knowledge management, awareness raising and communications.

Please click here for Terms of Reference: ToR of Knowledge Management and Communications Expert

The above is the only an indication of the required qualification and experience and the complete ToRs are available at UN Reception, UN House, Pulchowk, Lalitpur from 16 to 31 December 2017 from 1000 hrs to 1700 hrs Sunday to Friday or can be downloaded from http://www.fao.org/nepal/fao-in-nepal/employmentprocurement/en/

Interested qualified persons should forward their application along with an updated CV in electronic format to:
FAO-NP@fao.org not later than 31 December 2017 at 1700 hrs. The subject box in the email should indicate the post applied for.

Women and people from minority groups are especially encouraged to apply. Only short- listed candidates will be contacted. No telephone enquiry will be entertained.