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UN Vacancies in Africa, Operations Officer

UN Vacancies in Africa, Operations Officer

Country: Congo
City: Kinshasa
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UN Vacancies in Africa, Congo

Position: Operation Officer at Food and Agricultural organization, Congo

Key duties

  • Acts as a focal point for all project operational matters, organizes and handles the day-to-day operational activities of the field program (including emergency, rehabilitation and development projects, in national, regional and global projects) and takes action in consultation with supervisors on any issues which arise during the execution period;
  • Prepares project task force meetings and provides secretariat support;
  • Ensures the timely provision of project inputs (personnel, technical support services, subcontracts, training, equipment, and supplies) directly by the Organization or, when appropriate, through contractors and in liaison with other support units;
  • Participates in the preparation of project work plans monitors progress and identifies corrective measures to overcome operational constraints;
  • Reviews and monitors the project budget, prepares requests and revisions as required, maintains and monitors budget expenditures and resources, and also reviews project transaction listings with a view to identifying errors in accounting against budget lines;
  • Prepares and submits the Project Implementation Reports and any other reports required by the Organization;
    • Ensures the completeness and quality of data and documentation in the FAO corporate systems (e.g. GRMS, FPMIS), for all assigned operational field projects and activities.
  • Prepares analytical reports on project performances.
  • Coordinates action concerning the completion of field projects and arranges for timely and adequate reporting, including identification of project follow-up requirements;
  • Contributes to the formulation of project proposals according to FAO’s procedures. Also, prepares project documents for technical clearance and final approval under different funding arrangements.
  • Furthermore, performs other duties as required.

Minimum requirements

The ideal candidate must have the following qualifications

  • Advanced university degree in public or business administration, finance, accounting, economics, social sciences or another field related to the FAO mandate.
  • Five years of relevant experience in project management/operations and support.
  • Working knowledge of French and limited knowledge of English.


Type of Opportunity General Job
Deadline23 October,2019
Company NameFood and Agricultural Organization



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