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Deadline For Application: 14 July 2017

Organisation: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Vacancy Announcement No: IRC4305

Position Title: Animal Production Health Officer (Team Leader and Deputy Regional Manager, ECTAD)
Grade Level: P-4
Duty Station: Senegal, Dakar
Organizational Unit: FAO Representation in Senegal, FRSEN
Minimum Requirements
• Advanced university degree in animal science, veterinary science or a related field, supplemented by relevant
post-graduate degree on epidemiology and laboratory livestock production
• Seven years of relevant experience in the management and implementation of TADs/ rEIDs control
programmes;
• Working knowledge of English, French or Spanish and limited knowledge of one of the other two or Arabic, Chinese, Russian

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

Technical/Functional Skills
• Work experience in more than one location or area of work, particularly in field positions is desirable
• Broad knowledge of the livestock sector and animal health issues and demonstrated experience of the livestock sector with good understanding of the prevention and control of rEIDs in sub-Saharan Africa;
• Understanding of international standards related to animal health, commerce and trade;
• Proven organizational, managerial and coordination skills with multi-disciplinary groups of technical experts from
countries, and regional and international organizations;
• Proven ability to produce technical briefs, reports, PP presentations and project proposals;
• Familiarity with UN and other international agencies and field programmes is desirable

For more information, click this link to visit FAO website

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