Legal Officer(Job) – Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
The Office of the Legal Counsel ensures that the Organization’s activities are carried out in accordance with its Constitution and the other Basic Texts of the Organization, in a manner consistent with its status as an inter-governmental organization of the United Nations system, and that its relationships with governments, organizations and individuals are on a sound legal basis.
The position is located in the Development Law Branch (LEGN) of the Legal Office. LEGN provides legal advisory services to governments on food and agriculture and natural resources (including land, water, fisheries and aquaculture, plants, animals, food, forestry, wildlife and environment and biodiversity), as well as general agricultural issues (institutions, trade, economic reform).
The successful candidate will be outposts and based in one of the Organization’s regional or sub-regional offices, the location of which is to be determined by the Organization. The appointment will be at either the P-3 or P-4 grade. The Organization reserves the right to determine the grade, taking into account the functions of the post, and the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate. It also reserves the right to make an appointment with a modified job description.
A competitive compensation and benefits package is offered. Expected salary may range between USD 77,077- USD92,167 per year.
Deadline: 18th July 2017
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