Friday, April 30, 2010
EMPLOYMENT: FAO Senior Economist (Global Perspectives)
FAO has a vacancy for the Rome-based position of Senior Economist (Global Perspectives) in the Agricultural Development Economics Division.
Under the general supervision of the Director, ESA, will:
- Lead and coordinate the work of a task team in the area of Global Perspective Studies;
- Coordinate the planning and completion of comprehensive long-term forward-looking assessments of world food and agriculture in cooperation with other technical Units in FAO and with outside partners;
- Lead the completion of quantitative economic analyses as required for the preparation of policy-oriented documents and reports;
- Form and maintain partnerships with appropriate Units within the Organization and other organizations working on the global perspectives and related issues;
- Represent FAO in UN, inter-agency and other international meetings as well as at professional conferences relevant to the duties of the post;
- Plan, coordinate and monitor the Team’s budget and expenditures and mobilize resources in support of the Division’s programme of work in the subject area;
- Perform other related duties as required.
Deadline: June 14, 2010