The position is located in Sukhumi, Georgia. The main aim of the FAO country offices, which are headed by the FAO Representative, is to assist governments 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 International Project Specialist shall operate under the overall responsibility of FAO Representative in Georgia, direct supervision of the FAO Programme Coordinator, in close coordination with other national and international colleagues of the FAO offices in Sukhumi, Zugdidi and Tbilisi
The International Project Specialist will lead the day-to-day management and coordination of the FAO resilience project in Abkhazia funded by USAID. This project supports an increased resilience in Abkhazian communities, working in the forest sector (forest health, management of forests and natural parks) and in the agricultural sector (promotion of good agricultural practices, including extension to farmers in primary production and post-harvest).
Tasks and responsibilities:
Candidates Will Be Assessed Against The Following: