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3 Year
Bachelor Degree

hort Details

  • Organization: FAO
  • Location: Chile
  • Type: Full Time
  • Job Title: Procurement Assistant
  • Close on: 10 Mar 2023

About Organization

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations that was established in 1945 with a mandate to raise levels of nutrition and standards of living, improve agricultural productivity, and better the condition of rural populations. FAO is headquartered in Rome, Italy, and works in over 130 countries worldwide.

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FAO’s mission is to help eliminate hunger, malnutrition, and poverty by promoting agricultural development, improving nutrition and food security, and supporting sustainable natural resource management. The organization works with governments, civil society organizations, and the private sector to develop policies and programs that promote sustainable agriculture, reduce food waste and losses, and strengthen the resilience of rural communities.

FAO’s work encompasses a wide range of areas, including agriculture, fisheries, forestry, and natural resource management. The organization also provides technical assistance and capacity-building support to countries to help them achieve their food security and development goals. Some of FAO’s major programs include the Global Initiative on Food Loss and Waste Reduction, the Global Soil Partnership, and the Forest and Landscape Restoration Mechanism.

About UN Jobs-Procurement Assistant/Chile/2023

The Procurement Service provides policy and operational support to ensure that the Organization procures goods, works, and services based on “Best Value for Money” principles. It also provides advice, guidance, and oversight for FAO procurement operations and the Letter of Agreement Quality Assurance function both at headquarters and in FAO Decentralized Offices.

The position can be found at RLC in Santiago, Chile’s Administrative Support Unit.



The Procurement Assistant supports FAO’s procurement services by carrying out a variety of basic administrative and control tasks. He or she supports prompt and effective procurement processes.

The Procurement Officer will have overall responsibility for the Procurement Assistant’s work, and the Procurement Associate will have direct responsibility for it. He or she operates independently in everyday situations. The incumbent is assisted by the supervision and direction obtained in carrying out day-to-day duties.

UN Jobs-Procurement Assistant/Chile/2023 Responsibilities


  • Secondary School Education.


  • Work experience and knowledge: Three years of experience in administrative, accounting, or support work for procurement.


  • Working understanding of Spanish (proficient-level C) and limited knowledge of English (intermediate-level B).


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