The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) seeks Senior Fishery and Aquaculture Officer

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The UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has reissued a vacancy announcement for a Senior Fishery and Aquaculture Officer (P-5) at the Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean (RLC) in Santiago, Chile.

Details from the announcement follow:

“The Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean (RLC) is responsible for leading FAO's response to regional priorities for food security, agriculture and rural development through the identification, planning and implementation of FAO's priority activities in the region.

Reporting Lines
The Senior Fishery and Aquaculture Officer reports to the Regional Programme Leader, with functional guidance of the Director, Fisheries and Aquaculture Division (NFI) at headquarters.

Technical Focus
Provides integrated advice on fisheries policy, management and governance, and sustainable aquaculture development in the Latin America and the Caribbean region.

Key Results
Leadership and technical policy expertise for the planning, development and implementation of regional programmes of work, projects, products, services in accordance with regional objectives and the FAO Strategic Framework and in alignment with the Organization's Gender Policy.”

The complete job description and the link to apply can be found at the FAO website, here.

The deadline for applications is 30 August 2023.

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