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National Consultant One Health Specialist
Organizational Unit: FRURT
Job Type: Non-staff opportunities
Type of Requisition: PSA (Personal Services Agreement)
Grade Level: N/A
Primary Location: Tanzania, United Republic of
Duration: 17 days
Post Number: N/A
FAO seeks gender, geographical and linguistic diversity in its staff and international consultants in order to best serve FAO Members in all regions.
Qualified female applicants and qualified nationals of non-and under-represented member countries are encouraged to apply.
Persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply.
All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), FAO is implementing the sustainable operationalization of the One Health in Africa project, funded by the United States Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) and to strengthen the operationalization of the one health approach in 6 countries (Cameroon, Ethiopia, Kenya, Liberia, Senegal and Tanzania). These countries have adopted this approach and its operationalization is ongoing through activities supported by FAO and others partners. Building on institutions, partnerships, frameworks and infrastructures at the regional, national and local levels, the project aims to accelerate the implementation of the one health approach through innovative activities, which will contribute, to the improvement of the implementation of this approach in the beneficiary countries. The project is being implemented in close collaboration with others projects that support the one health care approach such as the GHSP program funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).
The National Consultant will work under the overall supervision of Senior Animal Health Officer, Head, Global Emergency Centre for Transboundary Animal Diseases (ECTAD), the functional and administrative oversight of the FAO Representative in Tanzania, direct technical supervision of the ECTAD country team lead and the One Health Coordinator
As part of the activities of the FAO Emergency Center for Transboundary Animal Diseases (FAO-ECTAD), under the overall supervision of Senior Animal Health Officer, Head, and Global Emergency Centre for Transboundary Animal Diseases (ECTAD), direct technical supervision of the ECTAD country team lead and the One Health Coordinator, the national consultant will undertake the following tasks and responsibilities.
Tasks and responsibilities:
CANDIDATES WILL BE ASSESSED AGAINST THE FOLLOWING
FAO Core Competencies
Please note that all candidates should adhere to FAO Values of Commitment to FAO, Respect for All and Integrity and Transparency.
HOW TO APPLY
To apply, visit the recruitment website at Jobs at FAO and complete your online profile. Only applications received through the recruitment portal will be considered.
Candidates are requested to attach a letter of motivation to the online profile.
Job Posting: 22/Feb/2021
Closure Date: 08/Mar/2021, 1:59:00 AM
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