Job Vacancy: Programme Coordinator (Project of Assistance to Strengthen Participation in and Implementation of the United Nations Fish Stocks Agreement (UNFSA POA))

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The United Nations’ Office of Legal Affairs is seeking to fill the role, Programme Coordinator (Project of Assistance to Strengthen Participation in and Implementation of the United Nations Fish Stocks Agreement (UNFSA POA)).

An excerpt from the advertisement follows:

The objective of the consultancy is to effectively manage, coordinate and contribute to the implementation of the project activities in accordance with the project documents, with a view to promoting participation in, and full implementation of, the United Nations Fish Stocks Agreement.

The Programme Coordinator will manage and coordinate the implementation of the programme activities and will have a role in liaising and collaborating with internal and external partners, including the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the European Union (EU). 

Scope of work: The Programme Coordinator is expected to be engaged in four main areas of work: 

1. Programme management: Manage the development and delivery of programme activities, deliverables and timelines; assist in the formulation of project budgets, track and report on project budgets; and coordinate the work of human resources associated with the programme. 

2. Programme liaison: Coordinate programme delivery with partners and other entities; provide updates on the status of implementation of the programme with the programme partners. 

3. Programme communications: Outreach and relations with external partners: Support the Head’s function as the main point of contact for the programme, including coordinating and maintaining programme communications with Government officials, partners in the UN System and key stakeholders. 

4. Programme reporting: Prepare reports on programme activities, and ensure reporting requirements are fulfilled, both internally and as agreed-upon with FAO.

 The deadline for applications is 7th February 2024.For detailed information on the role, and to apply, see the United Nations website, here.

2 February 2024

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