|ASSISTANT DIRECTOR-GENERAL, AGRICULTURE AND CONSUMER PROTECTION DEPARTMENT (AG)|
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR-GENERAL, AGRICULTURE AND CONSUMER PROTECTION DEPARTMENT (AG)
Annuncio di lavoro per la seguente sede: Regione Lazio - Roma città, per la posizione di ASSISTANT DIRECTOR-GENERAL, AGRICULTURE AND CONSUMER PROTECTION DEPARTMENT (AG) pubblicato dalla società FAO
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The FAO Agriculture and Consumer Protection Department (AG) is at the centre of FAO’s technical
expertise in agriculture and consumer protection, providing expert advice and contributing to the
development of policies, regulatory frameworks, strategies and guidelines in support of FAO’s strategic
objectives and the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. In a holistic manner, the AG Department
works with partners to provide advisory and technical services to FAO Members, assisting them in
capacity development with a focus on improving the productivity and livelihoods of smallholders and
family farmers. The Department is responsible for the Organization’s programmes, in particular, in the
following areas: Conservation and sustainable use of crop and livestock genetic resources;
Sustainable crop production intensification; Livestock production and the environment; Animal health;
Agroecology, ecosystem services and agro-biodiversity; Farmer field schools; Agricultural
biotechnologies; Antimicrobial resistance; Food chain crisis - prevention and control of transboundary
plant and animal pests and diseases; Food safety and quality, including the joint FAO/WHO Codex
Alimentarius; Nuclear techniques in agriculture through the FAO/IAEA Joint Division; International
Plant Protection Convention; Integrated pest and pesticide management; Agricultural innovation
systems and rural advisory services; Sustainable agricultural mechanization; and Urban agriculture
and food systems for cities.
The Assistant Director-General in particular will:
advise the Director-General, through the Deputy Director-General - Climate and Natural
Resources (DDN), on matters of strategy, policy and other subjects relating to the
Department’s mandate and activities;
ensure the collection, analysis and dissemination of data and information and the development
of policies, strategies and guidelines in the Department’s field of competence;
ensure the servicing of the biennial sessions of the Committee on agriculture (COAG);
ensure the visibility of standard setting and food safety components;
exercise overall management responsibility for all activities in the Department, so as to ensure
technical inputs and contributions to the delivery of the relevant outputs of the FAO Strategic
provide leadership in the development of global and/or regional initiatives under the FAO
Strategic Framework and the Country Programme Frameworks;
cooperate with the FAO Strategic Programme teams in the planning, budgeting,
implementation and reporting of the Department’s programme of work and provide guidance
and support on budgetary, financial, human resources and other administrative matters at the
participate in the implementation of FAO’s decentralization strategy, as appropriate;
participate in and support the implementation of the corporate resource mobilization strategy;
coordinate departmental inputs to FAO’s Governing Body sessions and monitor and address
the decisions and recommendations in its fields of competence;
represent the Organization, as appropriate, at technical and inter-agency meetings in the
Department’s field of activity.
Advanced university degree in agriculture, agricultural economics or related field;
Demonstrated professional competence and mastery of subject matters;
Management and strategic leadership of a high order in the relevant subject areas;
Working knowledge of English, French or Spanish and a limited knowledge of one of the other
two or Arabic, Chinese or Russian;
Ability to lead and work effectively with a diverse team of people of different national and
cultural backgrounds in an international setting.
Results focus: Takes accountability for the delivery of agreed results in service of FAO’s strategic
framework - Leading, engaging and empowering others: Coordinates, directs, facilitates and
recognizes team efforts; creates an enabling environment and assists others to realize and develop
their potential - Communication: Encourages and contributes to clear and open communication -
Partnering and Advocating: Promotes ideas and develops partnerships to advance the
Organization’s work - Knowledge sharing and continuous improvement: Continually seeks to
improve the knowledge, skills and work processes of oneself and others - Strategic thinking: Makes
informed and coherent decisions aligned with broader goals and strategies.
Please note that all candidates should adhere to FAO values of Commitment to FAO, Respect
for all and Integrity and Transparency.
FAO adheres to the UN common system of salaries, allowances and benefits. General information
regarding salaries and allowances can be found at the International Civil Service Commission Web site:
How to Apply
To apply, visit the iRecruitment website at http://www.fao.org/employment/irecruitment-access/en/ and
complete the on-line application. Only applications received through iRecruitment will be considered.
Vacancies will be removed from iRecruitment at 23:59 Central European Time (CET) on the deadline
for applications date. We encourage applicants to submit the application well before the deadline date.
If you need help, or have queries, please contact: iRecruitment@fao.org
Il presente annuncio è rivolto ad entrambi i sessi, ai sensi delle leggi 903/77 e 125/91, e a persone di tutte le età e tutte le nazionalità, ai sensi dei decreti legislativi 215/03 e 216/03.
Sede: Regione Lazio - Roma città
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