The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) contributes to the achievement of the 2030 Agenda through the FAO Strategic Framework by supporting the transformation to MORE efficient, inclusive, resilient and sustainable agrifood systems, for better production, better nutrition, a better environment, and a better life, leaving no one behind. The main aim of the FAO Representation in Cambodia is to assist government to develop policies, programmes and projects to achieve food security and to reduce hunger and malnutrition, to help develop the agricultural, fisheries and forestry sectors, and to use their environmental and natural resources in a sustainable manner.
The Public-Social-Private Partnerships for Ecologically-Sound Agriculture and Resilient Livelihood (PEARL) project," in Northern Tonle Sap Basin (NTSB) aims to enhance the climate change resilience of smallholder farmers and local communities in the NTSB by increasing their access to growing premium market segments while using their improved market access to incentivize their transition to climate-resilient practices, mainly through effective public-social-private partnerships.
The National Communications Specialist reports directly to the Assistant FAO Representative (Programme) through the Senior Project Officer, and the technical oversight of lead technical officer in the FAO regional office for Asia and the Pacific (RAP). Under the overall supervision of the FAO Representative in Cambodia, and in close collaboration with international consultants and national specialists, governmental counterparts, and other technical specialists, the incumbent will perform the tasks listed below.
Lead and support the production of communication items including drafting reports, success stories, impacts, development of communication strategy and action plan, and promote advocacy material to reach out to the masses in Cambodia while communicating and coordinating interventions with other FAO projects and technical units.
Tasks and responsibilities:
The Communications Specialist will work for the PEARL project and assists with preparation of communication, reporting and learning material. Moreover, the incumbent will be expected to contribute the country office’s projects and initiatives:
CANDIDATES WILL BE ASSESSED AGAINST THE FOLLOWING