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DRM Programme Specialist FAO Job Opportunity

FAO Ethiopia is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of National DRM Programme Specialist in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.  Organizational Setting FAO Ethiopia, in support of the Government of Ethiopia, has developed the project entitled “Support the Government of Ethiopia to enhance food security information, national social protection and disaster risk management systems” (in short: ProAct). The overarching goal is to contribute towards cost-effective, resilient and sustainable food security and nutrition solutions for the vulnerable households living in pastoral areas. The project encompasses three components: (i) Institutionalization of the Integrated Phase Classification (IPC), (ii) DRM mainstreaming into the agricultural sector and coordination between the federal and regional levels, and (iii) support to the national productive safety nets programme (PSNP). To implement the component (ii), and in coordination with colleagues involved in the other components, FAO Ethiopia is hiring a DRM Programme, to be seconded to the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Natural Resources.  Reporting Lines Under the overall guidance of the FAO Representative (FAOR), the technical supervision of the International DRM Consultant, the direct supervision of the National DRM Coordinator and in close technical and administrative relation with other colleagues of FAO Ethiopia, the DRM Programme Officer will perform the tasks below.