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National Programme Specialist (Zaporizhzhia)

Job Posting: 21/May/2021

Closure Date: 05/Jun/2021, 12:59:00 AM

Organizational Unit: REU

Job Type: Non-staff opportunities

Type of Requisition: Consultant / NPP

Grade Level: N/A

Primary Location: Ukraine-Zaporizhzhia

Duration: 6 months’ probation period with possibility of extension

Organizational Setting

FAO Ukraine is a project management Office headed by the Regional Programme Leader, under operational responsibility of the Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia, contributing to the development of national policies, programmes and projects to achieve food security and to reduce malnutrition, develop the agricultural, fisheries and forestry sectors, and the sustainable use of environmental and natural resources.

Reporting Lines

Under the overall supervision of the Regional Programme Leader and direct supervision of FAO Programme Officer, in close coordination with Project Managers, Operations and Technical Officers, the National Programme Specialist will be responsible for the provision of programmatic and operational support to the implementation of multi-agency resilience project for FAO programme in Ukraine, and specifically carry out the following tasks:

Tasks and responsibilities

  1. Support to Planning and implementation of Project activities:
  • Provide overall assistance to the International Project Manager support monitoring and ensure smooth implementation;
  • Oversee day-to-day implementation of the project, in line with the project’s timeframe and workplan;
  • Conduct researches and analyse data or relevant project information;
  • Prepare task force meetings and ensure secretarial support;
  • Initiate workplans and papers in close coordination with Technical Officers, Operations and the Admin teams;
  • Draft reports and facilitate submissions to Reporting Units, in consistent and timely manner.

ii) Support to Admin/Operations:

  • Contribute to day-to-day tasks of FAO project to ensure achievement of expected results;
  • Carry out all administrative tasks of the field office, including support to field missions (security clearances, travel authorizations, travel expense claims, etc);
  • Maintain office files, records, reports and other informational sources in line and in accordance with FAO rules and policies;
  • Provide financial management support, petty cash management, procurement of services, and preparation of financial reports;
  • Assist FAO international and national staff during their missions to the region, including preparation of the relevant documents required by the United Nations and Government of Ukraine;
  • Provide interpretation during official meetings and field visits, and translates relevant documentation when necessary;
  • Process incoming and drafts outgoing correspondence, e-mails, reports, meeting minutes and other written materials;
  • Assist organizing trainings, workshops and other outreach events;
  • Conduct field visits within the region when required;
  • Carry out other relevant tasks as and when requested by the supervisor.


Minimum Requirements

  • University degree in Business Administration, Social Sciences, Agricultural Science or related fields;
  • At least 3 years of relevant professional experience;
  • Advanced knowledge of English. Knowledge of one of the other FAO languages (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) is an advantage;
  • Proficiency in Ukrainian and Russian;
  • National of Ukraine.

FAO Core Competencies

  • Results Focus
  • Teamwork
  • Communication
  • Building Effective Relationships
  • Knowledge Sharing and Continuous Improvement

Technical/ Functional Skills

  • Work experience in NGOs, INGOs, UN or other technical and/or humanitarian assistance organizations;
  • Ability to work under pressure and to carry out several tasks in a timely manner and under tight deadlines, with minimum supervision;
  • Relevant experience and skills in programme and project implementation, operations, project formulation, analysis and planning;
  • Good understanding of the purpose and functions of technical programmes, UN’s guidelines, and project / programme management procedures;
  • Systematic and efficient approach to work on assignments, good judgment and analytical ability;
  • Direct project implementation experience is an asset.

Please note that all candidates should adhere to FAO Values of Commitment to FAO, Respect for All and Integrity and Transparency


FAO does not charge any fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview, processing)

Please note that FAO will only consider academic credentials or degrees obtained from an educational institution recognized in the IAU/UNESCO list
If you are in possession of language certificate/s from UN accredited external providers and/or FAO language official examinations (LPE, ILE, LRT), please attach the certificate/s when submitting the application.


To apply, visit the recruitment website at Jobs at FAO

and complete your online profile. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Only applications received through the recruitment portal will be considered.

We encourage applicants to submit the application well before the deadline


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