Junior Programme Assistant

Food and Agriculture Organization

Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Experience: 3 to 5 Years

Skill Required: Agriculture

The Junior Programme Assistant reports to the Assistant FAO Representative (Programme) in Cambodia and will work in close coordination with colleagues of the Programme Unit, Operations and Administration and Finance Units of the FAO Representation in Cambodia to achieve common goals of the organization. 

Technical Focus 

  • The Junior Programme Assistant contributes to supporting data collection and analysis related to food, agriculture and trade and implementation of initiatives on data and digital transformation in agriculture. 

Tasks and responsibilities

The Junior Programme Assistant will:

  • Support in collecting and analyzing data related to food, agriculture, and trade;
  • Support in producing concept notes, talking points, technical briefs and reports;
  • Support development and implementation of initiatives on data and digital transformation in agriculture;
  • Support in arranging missions including development of mission programmes and appointments with stakeholders;
  • Support in organizing trainings and workshops and reporting;
  • Participate in and report on bilateral and multilateral meetings, workshops and coordination meetings with government counterparts and development partners;
  • Support recruitment of national and international consultants;
  • Act as FAO’s focal point for youth and Indigenous People;
  • Undertake other related tasks at required by the FAO Representative to achieve activities above.


Minimum Requirements

  • University degree (BA) in agricultural economics, digital economy, or other relevant fields.
  • At least 2 years of working experience in the relevant field with excellent working knowledge of relevant issues related to project support and project implementation as well data collection, data analysis. 
  • Working knowledge (level C) of English 
  • National of Cambodia or resident in the country with a valid work permit.

Source: https://jobs.fao.org/careersection/fao_external/jobdetail.ftl?job=2401439