Apply: FAO Food Security and Nutrition Specialist

Deadline: 27 May, 2020

Location: Rome, Italy

The FAO is seeking to fill the position of a Food Security and Nutrition Specialist. The Food Security and Nutrition Specialist reports to the Global Food Security Cluster Coordinator.


  • Lead a comprehensive review of analytical tools and programming and monitoring practices with the aim of supporting a coherent and technically sound programme integration
  • Identify and compile food security emergency and development response activities for different humanitarian contexts
  • Provide technical analysis and classification of food security emergency and development response activities and analytical tools
  • Ensure the food security response plan deploys humanitarian, development and peace approaches
  • Develop an integrating framework to orient/guide action integration in the food security action plan
  • Work in a participatory manner with all available food security and nutrition actors to integrate technical advice from specialists and products owners
  • Proactively contribute to sharing information, preparing progress and technical reports and other information and advocacy products
  • Test and support programmatic integration during field travel mission, as requested
  • Support consolidation of lessons learnt from piloting countries, and support the generation of a protocol for collective planning


  • Advanced university degree (master’s or equivalent) in Statistics, Economics or relevant social or natural science or other related disciplines relevant to the mandate of the FAO
  • Five years of proven experience, minimum, in food security and nutrition analysis, in response analysis and mapping and more generally in data management and in preparing analytical communication documents
  • Working knowledge of English and French

To apply and for more information, click here.

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