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Deadline For Application: 28 July 2017

Position Title: Agricultural Officer (Plant Protection)

Organisation: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Vacancy Announcement No: IRC4326

Grade Level: P-4

Duty Station: Egypt, Cairo

Organizational Unit: Outposted Technical Officers Group
RNETD Duration *: Fixed term: 2 years (with possibility of
extension)

Minimum Requirements
• Advanced university degree in agriculture, plant sciences, agronomy with specialization in crop protection, Integrated pest management or related field.
• Seven years of relevant experience in pest or pesticide management
• Working knowledge of English, French or Spanish and limited knowledge of one of the other two or Arabic, Chinese or
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
• Extent and relevance of field experience in pest and pesticide management;
• Extent and relevance of experience in project/programme formulation and implementation of projects,
programmes and studies on plant protection including integrated pest management;
• Extent and relevance of experience in providing policy advice at local, national, and regional levels;
• Extent and relevance of knowledge in the implementation of international instruments related to pest and pesticide
management;
• Extent and relevance experience in the Near East region is considered a strong asset.
• Ability to organize and conduct technical meetings, conferences and workshops;
• Extent and relevance of knowledge and understanding of the work of international organizations and national
governments;
• Working knowledge of English and limited knowledge of French or Arabic is a strong asset
• Ability to mobilize resources.

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