Associate Professional Officer (APO) positions funded by The Netherlands
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is seeking qualified candidates for the two Associated Professional Officer (APO) positions listed below:
Eligibility Criteria and Requirements
Before applying, please carefully read the vacancy announcements to check whether you meet the specific eligibility criteria regarding nationality and possess the required qualifications and experience.
In principle, the duration of an APO assignment, funded by the Netherlands, is 36 months. This is also the maximum duration. An assignment is limited to one posting, irrespective of the length of the posting.
APOs shall be appointed under an FAO fixed-term contract for an initial period of 12 months, that can be extended to a maximum of three years in total. APOs shall be appointed as staff members of the Organization at the P-1 scale, step 1, or at the P-2 scale, step 1, in the first year depending on the level of education and relevant work experience.
How to Apply
Applicants are required to submit their applications through the FAO iRecruitment online system. To apply, please follow the below steps:
- Register in iRecruitment to create your account and complete your online profile by clicking here. For step-by-step instructions, please consult the Guidelines for Applicants.
- Attach to your online profile a Letter of Motivation and a copy of your highest academic achievement.
- Apply to the “Call for Applications” No. IRC2388 or IRC2389 by 10 November 2013. Vacancies will be automatically removed from the site at 23:59 hrs CET on the deadline for applications date.
Please ensure that you have completed your online profile in all sections and attached the required documents. Incomplete applications will not be evaluated. Upon submitting your application you will receive an automatic online acknowledgement. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
For assistance in registering, completing your online profile or applying please contact our help desk at iRecruitment@fao.org.
For information regarding the APO Programme, funded by the Netherlands, please refer to Nedworc Foundation in the Netherlands.
For general information regarding FAO, please refer to FAO official website.