FAO Professional Vacancy Announcement: Agribusiness Economist


July 02, 2007.  

FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS*

*Professional Vacancy Announcement No: 1615-AGS* *Deadline For

Application: * * 6 August 2007* *Position Title*

 

*Agribusiness Economist*

*Duty Station* Rome *Grade Level* P-3 *Duration* 3 years *CCOG

Code:* 1E02 *Organizational Unit * Agricultural Management,

Marketing and Finance Service Rural Infrastructure and

Agro-Industries Division Agriculture and Consumer Protection

Department

 

*DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES*

 

Under the supervision of the Chief, Agricultural Management,

Marketing and Finance Service (AGSF), assist in the development and

implementation of programme and policy activities relating to

agribusiness economic analysis and development. In particular, will:

 

- Analyze technical and policy issues, strategies and programmes to

support the development, increased competitiveness and improved

impacts of agribusiness, agro-industries and agricultural value

chains in developing regions; assist FAO Members through reviews and

provision of technical advice;

- Participate in developing technical guidelines and techniques

relating to agribusiness support services, business enabling

environments, farm-agribusiness linkages and contracts,

public-private partnerships, supply chain management; value chain

development, and agro-industrial clusters;

- Appraise capacity building needs relating to the development,

increased competitiveness and improved impacts of agribusiness,

agro-industries and agricultural value chains; assist in developing

training material and participate in the conduct of training

courses;

- Participate in the design and implementation of programmes and

projects relating to agribusiness, agro-industries and agricultural

value chains, and the agribusiness aspects of agricultural and rural

development programmes and projects; as requested, provide technical

backstopping to field projects;

- Contribute to the collection and dissemination of data and

information related to agribusiness trends, approaches and impacts,

including lessons and good practices for promoting and supporting

agribusiness development; support exchange of information and data

through the Internet and other mechanisms;

- Prepare information materials and technical papers for discussion

and/or publication; prepare and participate in technical meetings; -

Develop and maintain contacts with other organizations, associations

and private sector firms working on agribusiness, agro-industries

and agricultural value chains in developing regions; participate

actively in relevant FAO inter-disciplinary working groups, action

planning and field activities;

- Perform other related duties, as required.

 

*MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS*

Candidates should meet the following:

 

- Advanced University Degree in Agribusiness or Agricultural

Economics or Development Economics with specialized courses in

Agribusiness or in Business with an University Degree in

Agricultural Economics or Development Economics

- Five years of relevant experience in the area of agribusiness or

in agricultural or rural development with responsibilities and

activities relating to agribusiness or agribusiness research

- Working knowledge of English, French or Spanish and a limited

knowledge of one of the other two

 

*SELECTION CRITERIA*

Candidates will be assessed against the following:

 

- Relevance and diversity of agribusiness, agro-industries and

agricultural value chains experience, including extent of experience

in developing regions and working with the private sector

- Analytical capacity and in-depth knowledge of trends, constraints,

policies, institutions and services relating to agribusiness and

agro-industrializat ion in developing regions

- Level and relevance of academic qualifications relating to

agribusiness, business management and agricultural economics

- Extent and relevance of experience in producing technical papers

and training materials

- Extent and relevance of experience of project formulation and

technical backstopping

- Quality of communication skills on technical issues in more than

one of the required language

 

Please note that all candidates should possess computer/word

processing skills and should be capable of working with people of

different national and cultural backgrounds.

* The length of appointment for internal FAO candidates will be

established in accordance with applicable policies pertaining to the

extension of appointments.

 

*REMUNERATION*

 

Level P-3 carries a net salary per year (inclusive of a variable

element for post adjustment) from US$ 81,512 US$ 104,900 (without

dependants) and from US$ 87,325 to US$ 112,777 (with dependants)

 

*TO APPLY: Carefully read and follow the Guidelines to applicants*

 

Send your application to:

 

V.A *1615-AGS*

Chief, AGSF

FAO Via delle Terme di Caracalla 00100 Rome ITALY

Fax No: +39 06 570 56850

E-mail: AGSF-Vacancies <AGSF-Vacancies@ fao.org>

 

This vacancy is open to male and female candidates. Applications

from qualified women candidates and applications from qualified

candidates from non/under-represent ed member states are encouraged.

Please note that *FAO*staff members are international civil servants

subject to the authority of

the Director-General and may be assigned to any activities or office

of the organization.

 

*FAO IS A NON-SMOKING ENVIRONMENT*

Post Number: 1046756

 

 

 

 

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From: sandra aparecida kitakawa lima

To: Turma pgdr ; Eliane

Sent: Tuesday, June 26, 2007 4:25 PM

Subject: vaga FAO

 

 

FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS*

*Professional Vacancy Announcement No: 1615-AGS* *Deadline For

Application: * * 6 August 2007* *Position Title*

 

*Agribusiness Economist*

*Duty Station* Rome *Grade Level* P-3 *Duration* 3 years *CCOG

Code:* 1E02 *Organizational Unit * Agricultural Management,

Marketing and Finance Service Rural Infrastructure and

Agro-Industries Division Agriculture and Consumer Protection

Department

 

*DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES*

 

Under the supervision of the Chief, Agricultural Management,

Marketing and Finance Service (AGSF), assist in the development and

implementation of programme and policy activities relating to

agribusiness economic analysis and development. In particular, will:

 

- Analyze technical and policy issues, strategies and programmes to

support the development, increased competitiveness and improved

impacts of agribusiness, agro-industries and agricultural value

chains in developing regions; assist FAO Members through reviews and

provision of technical advice;

- Participate in developing technical guidelines and techniques

relating to agribusiness support services, business enabling

environments, farm-agribusiness linkages and contracts,

public-private partnerships, supply chain management; value chain

development, and agro-industrial clusters;

- Appraise capacity building needs relating to the development,

increased competitiveness and improved impacts of agribusiness,

agro-industries and agricultural value chains; assist in developing

training material and participate in the conduct of training

courses;

- Participate in the design and implementation of programmes and

projects relating to agribusiness, agro-industries and agricultural

value chains, and the agribusiness aspects of agricultural and rural

development programmes and projects; as requested, provide technical

backstopping to field projects;

- Contribute to the collection and dissemination of data and

information related to agribusiness trends, approaches and impacts,

including lessons and good practices for promoting and supporting

agribusiness development; support exchange of information and data

through the Internet and other mechanisms;

- Prepare information materials and technical papers for discussion

and/or publication; prepare and participate in technical meetings; -

Develop and maintain contacts with other organizations, associations

and private sector firms working on agribusiness, agro-industries

and agricultural value chains in developing regions; participate

actively in relevant FAO inter-disciplinary working groups, action

planning and field activities;

- Perform other related duties, as required.

 

*MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS*

Candidates should meet the following:

 

- Advanced University Degree in Agribusiness or Agricultural

Economics or Development Economics with specialized courses in

Agribusiness or in Business with an University Degree in

Agricultural Economics or Development Economics

- Five years of relevant experience in the area of agribusiness or

in agricultural or rural development with responsibilities and

activities relating to agribusiness or agribusiness research

- Working knowledge of English, French or Spanish and a limited

knowledge of one of the other two

 

*SELECTION CRITERIA*

Candidates will be assessed against the following:

 

- Relevance and diversity of agribusiness, agro-industries and

agricultural value chains experience, including extent of experience

in developing regions and working with the private sector

- Analytical capacity and in-depth knowledge of trends, constraints,

policies, institutions and services relating to agribusiness and

agro-industrializat ion in developing regions

- Level and relevance of academic qualifications relating to

agribusiness, business management and agricultural economics

- Extent and relevance of experience in producing technical papers

and training materials

- Extent and relevance of experience of project formulation and

technical backstopping

- Quality of communication skills on technical issues in more than

one of the required language

 

Please note that all candidates should possess computer/word

processing skills and should be capable of working with people of

different national and cultural backgrounds.

* The length of appointment for internal FAO candidates will be

established in accordance with applicable policies pertaining to the

extension of appointments.

 

*REMUNERATION*

 

Level P-3 carries a net salary per year (inclusive of a variable

element for post adjustment) from US$ 81,512 US$ 104,900 (without

dependants) and from US$ 87,325 to US$ 112,777 (with dependants)

 

*TO APPLY: Carefully read and follow the Guidelines to applicants*

 

Send your application to:

 

V.A *1615-AGS*

Chief, AGSF

FAO Via delle Terme di Caracalla 00100 Rome ITALY

Fax No: +39 06 570 56850

E-mail: AGSF-Vacancies <AGSF-Vacancies@ fao.org>

 

This vacancy is open to male and female candidates. Applications

from qualified women candidates and applications from qualified

candidates from non/under-represent ed member states are encouraged.

Please note that *FAO*staff members are international civil servants

subject to the authority of

the Director-General and may be assigned to any activities or office

of the organization.

 

*FAO IS A NON-SMOKING ENVIRONMENT*

Post Number: 1046756

 

 

 

 

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----- Original Message -----

From: sandra aparecida kitakawa lima

To: Turma pgdr ; Eliane

Sent: Tuesday, June 26, 2007 4:25 PM

Subject: vaga FAO

 

FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS* *Professional

Vacancy Announcement No: 1615-AGS* *Deadline For Application: * * 6 August

2007* *Position Title*

 

*Agribusiness Economist*

*Duty Station* Rome *Grade Level* P-3 *Duration* 3 years *CCOG Code:* 1E02

*Organizational Unit * Agricultural Management, Marketing and Finance

Service Rural Infrastructure and Agro-Industries Division Agriculture and

Consumer Protection Department

 

*DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES*

 

Under the supervision of the Chief, Agricultural Management, Marketing and

Finance Service (AGSF), assist in the development and implementation of

programme and policy activities relating to agribusiness economic analysis

and development. In particular, will:

 

- Analyze technical and policy issues, strategies and programmes to

support the development, increased competitiveness and improved impacts of

agribusiness, agro-industries and agricultural value chains in developing

regions; assist FAO Members through reviews and provision of technical

advice;

- Participate in developing technical guidelines and techniques

relating to agribusiness support services, business enabling environments,

farm-agribusiness linkages and contracts, public-private partnerships,

supply chain management; value chain development, and agro-industrial

clusters;

- Appraise capacity building needs relating to the development,

increased competitiveness and improved impacts of agribusiness,

agro-industries and agricultural value chains; assist in developing training

material and participate in the conduct of training courses;

- Participate in the design and implementation of programmes and

projects relating to agribusiness, agro-industries and agricultural value

chains, and the agribusiness aspects of agricultural and rural development

programmes and projects; as requested, provide technical backstopping to

field projects;

- Contribute to the collection and dissemination of data and

information related to agribusiness trends, approaches and impacts,

including lessons and good practices for promoting and supporting

agribusiness development; support exchange of information and data through

the Internet and other mechanisms;

- Prepare information materials and technical papers for discussion

and/or publication; prepare and participate in technical meetings;

- Develop and maintain contacts with other organizations, associations

and private sector firms working on agribusiness, agro-industries and

agricultural value chains in developing regions; participate actively in

relevant FAO inter-disciplinary working groups, action planning and field

activities;

- Perform other related duties, as required.

 

*MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS*

Candidates should meet the following:

 

- Advanced University Degree in Agribusiness or Agricultural Economics

or Development Economics with specialized courses in Agribusiness or in

Business with an University Degree in Agricultural Economics or Development

Economics

- Five years of relevant experience in the area of agribusiness or in

agricultural or rural development with responsibilities and activities

relating to agribusiness or agribusiness research

- Working knowledge of English, French or Spanish and a limited

knowledge of one of the other two

 

*SELECTION CRITERIA*

Candidates will be assessed against the following:

 

- Relevance and diversity of agribusiness, agro-industries and

agricultural value chains experience, including extent of experience in

developing regions and working with the private sector

- Analytical capacity and in-depth knowledge of trends, constraints,

policies, institutions and services relating to agribusiness and

agro-industrializat ion in developing regions

- Level and relevance of academic qualifications relating to

agribusiness, business management and agricultural economics

- Extent and relevance of experience in producing technical papers and

training materials

- Extent and relevance of experience of project formulation and

technical backstopping

- Quality of communication skills on technical issues in more than one

of the required language

 

Please note that all candidates should possess computer/word processing

skills and should be capable of working with people of different national

and cultural backgrounds.

* The length of appointment for internal FAO candidates will be established

in accordance with applicable policies pertaining to the extension of

appointments.

 

*REMUNERATION*

 

Level P-3 carries a net salary per year (inclusive of a variable element for

post adjustment) from US$ 81,512 US$ 104,900 (without dependants) and from

US$ 87,325 to US$ 112,777 (with dependants)

 

*TO APPLY: Carefully read and follow the Guidelines to applicants*

 

Send your application to:

 

V.A *1615-AGS*

Chief, AGSF

FAO Via delle Terme di Caracalla 00100 Rome ITALY

Fax No: +39 06 570 56850

E-mail: AGSF-Vacancies <AGSF-Vacancies@ fao.org>

 

 

This vacancy is open to male and female candidates. Applications from

qualified women candidates and applications from qualified candidates from

non/under-represent ed member states are encouraged. Please note that

*FAO*staff members are international civil servants subject to the

authority of

the Director-General and may be assigned to any activities or office of the

organization.

 

*FAO IS A NON-SMOKING ENVIRONMENT*

Post Number: 1046756

 

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----- Original Message -----

From: sandra aparecida kitakawa lima

To: Turma pgdr ; Eliane

Sent: Tuesday, June 26, 2007 4:25 PM

Subject: vaga FAO

 

FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS* *Professional

Vacancy Announcement No: 1615-AGS* *Deadline For Application: * * 6 August

2007* *Position Title*

 

*Agribusiness Economist*

*Duty Station* Rome *Grade Level* P-3 *Duration* 3 years *CCOG Code:* 1E02

*Organizational Unit * Agricultural Management, Marketing and Finance

Service Rural Infrastructure and Agro-Industries Division Agriculture and

Consumer Protection Department

 

*DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES*

 

Under the supervision of the Chief, Agricultural Management, Marketing and

Finance Service (AGSF), assist in the development and implementation of

programme and policy activities relating to agribusiness economic analysis

and development. In particular, will:

 

- Analyze technical and policy issues, strategies and programmes to

support the development, increased competitiveness and improved impacts of

agribusiness, agro-industries and agricultural value chains in developing

regions; assist FAO Members through reviews and provision of technical

advice;

- Participate in developing technical guidelines and techniques

relating to agribusiness support services, business enabling environments,

farm-agribusiness linkages and contracts, public-private partnerships,

supply chain management; value chain development, and agro-industrial

clusters;

- Appraise capacity building needs relating to the development,

increased competitiveness and improved impacts of agribusiness,

agro-industries and agricultural value chains; assist in developing training

material and participate in the conduct of training courses;

- Participate in the design and implementation of programmes and

projects relating to agribusiness, agro-industries and agricultural value

chains, and the agribusiness aspects of agricultural and rural development

programmes and projects; as requested, provide technical backstopping to

field projects;

- Contribute to the collection and dissemination of data and

information related to agribusiness trends, approaches and impacts,

including lessons and good practices for promoting and supporting

agribusiness development; support exchange of information and data through

the Internet and other mechanisms;

- Prepare information materials and technical papers for discussion

and/or publication; prepare and participate in technical meetings;

- Develop and maintain contacts with other organizations, associations

and private sector firms working on agribusiness, agro-industries and

agricultural value chains in developing regions; participate actively in

relevant FAO inter-disciplinary working groups, action planning and field

activities;

- Perform other related duties, as required.

 

*MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS*

Candidates should meet the following:

 

- Advanced University Degree in Agribusiness or Agricultural Economics

or Development Economics with specialized courses in Agribusiness or in

Business with an University Degree in Agricultural Economics or Development

Economics

- Five years of relevant experience in the area of agribusiness or in

agricultural or rural development with responsibilities and activities

relating to agribusiness or agribusiness research

- Working knowledge of English, French or Spanish and a limited

knowledge of one of the other two

 

*SELECTION CRITERIA*

Candidates will be assessed against the following:

 

- Relevance and diversity of agribusiness, agro-industries and

agricultural value chains experience, including extent of experience in

developing regions and working with the private sector

- Analytical capacity and in-depth knowledge of trends, constraints,

policies, institutions and services relating to agribusiness and

agro-industrializat ion in developing regions

- Level and relevance of academic qualifications relating to

agribusiness, business management and agricultural economics

- Extent and relevance of experience in producing technical papers and

training materials

- Extent and relevance of experience of project formulation and

technical backstopping

- Quality of communication skills on technical issues in more than one

of the required language

 

Please note that all candidates should possess computer/word processing

skills and should be capable of working with people of different national

and cultural backgrounds.

* The length of appointment for internal FAO candidates will be established

in accordance with applicable policies pertaining to the extension of

appointments.

 

*REMUNERATION*

 

Level P-3 carries a net salary per year (inclusive of a variable element for

post adjustment) from US$ 81,512 US$ 104,900 (without dependants) and from

US$ 87,325 to US$ 112,777 (with dependants)

 

*TO APPLY: Carefully read and follow the Guidelines to applicants*

 

Send your application to:

 

V.A *1615-AGS*

Chief, AGSF

FAO Via delle Terme di Caracalla 00100 Rome ITALY

Fax No: +39 06 570 56850

E-mail: AGSF-Vacancies

<AGSF-Vacancies@ fao.org>

 

This vacancy is open to male and female candidates. Applications from

qualified women candidates and applications from qualified candidates from

non/under-represent ed member states are encouraged. Please note that

*FAO*staff members are international civil servants subject to the

authority of

the Director-General and may be assigned to any activities or office of the

organization.

 

*FAO IS A NON-SMOKING ENVIRONMENT*

Post Number: 1046756

 





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