Project Coordination Specialist

Food and Agriculture Organization

Peshawar, Pakistan

Under the overall supervision of the FAOR in Pakistan, the guidance of the AFAOR Programme, direct supervision by Senior Project Officer and in close coordination with the Project Team, the incumbent will undertake the following tasks and duties: 

Technical Focus:

The Coordination Specialist will be based in Peshawar and will ensure relevant communication and coordination is maintained between FAO, government line departments including security services required for successful implementation of projects in the insecure districts of the province.

Tasks and responsibilities:

  • Coordinate closely with the administration of KP province, line departments working on agriculture, livestock, fisheries, forestry, nutrition, food safety and other areas of relevant to FAO work; .
  • Maintain a database of projects, project managers and relevant project contacts.
  • Maintain coordination with other government line departments such as security services and and directorates on day to day issues with timely response for smooth implementation of FAO Programme.
  • Liaise with coordinated projects for obtaining the desired data, information and day to day official business.
  • Ensure FAO related coordination and communications such as NOC requests, meeting minutes, notifications are followed up and provided to the government and other partners in a timely manner.
  • Any other related tasks assigned by the supervisor.

Candidates Will Be Assessed Against The Following:

Minimum Requirements :

  • Master’s degree in any related field of management or social sciences;
  • At least 7 years of experience in coordination and liaison in the non-government and/or public sector.
  • Working knowledge of English, good knowledge of Urdu and local languages of KP province 
  • National of Pakistan