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Technical Adviser at FAO Georgia


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7 Year
Male, Female, Both
Master Degree


  • Organization: FAO – Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
  • Location: Tbilisi
  • Grade: Mid level – P-4, International Professional – Internationally recruited position
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Security and Safety
    • Nutrition
    • Food Security, Livestock and Livelihoods
  • Closing Date: 2023-06-02


The United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization is known as FAO. It is a specialized organization of the UN that focuses on global initiatives to end hunger through advancing agriculture. The goal of FAO is to promote sustainable agricultural development, enhance nutrition, and support the lives of rural communities in order to create a world free from hunger, malnutrition, and poverty. The FAO offers member nations technical assistance, gathers and disseminates data, and offers a venue for discussion on matters pertaining to food and agriculture. Additionally, FAO is in the forefront of global initiatives to promote sustainable agriculture and fight hunger and malnutrition.


The duties for Technical Adviser at FAO Georgia are:

  •  Leads the growth , implementation and evaluation of assigned technical cooperation-related programmes/projects; reviews appropriate documents and reports; identifies priorities, liaises with relevant parties; identifies follow-up actions.
  • Coordinates technical cooperation activities and programme-related activities and reviews the assessments of issues and trends for their implementation and leads the preparation of impact evaluation or equivalent studies.
  •  Oversees preparation of various written outputs, e.g. background papers, analyses, substantial sections of reports and studies, inputs to publications.
  •  Donates to consultative and other meetings, conferences, including proposals for agenda topics, identifying parties, preparation of documents and presentations.
  •  Partakes in activities such as structuring of training workshops, seminars; makes presentations on assigned topics/activities.
  •  Leads area missions, including provision of guidance to external consultants, government officials and other parties.
  •  Delivers advice regarding the development of policies and strategies related to technical cooperation, as well as regional, sub regional and national protocols and guidelines for projects with specific domains related to FAO’s work.

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The requirements for Technical Adviser at FAO Georgia are:

  •  Advanced university degree in food science, food technology, veterinary public health, chemistry, biochemistry, microbiology, agriculture or a connected field.
  •  Seven years of relevant experience in technical cooperation-related activities, policy advice and analysis connecting to official food safety control programmes, food safety policy, or food safety management systems.
  •  Working knowledge (proficient – level C) of English and limited understanding(intermediate – level B) of one of the other official FAO languages (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish).


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