FAO Job Circular

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

This is a Contract position posted April 17, 2017.

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), in Bangladesh seeks to hire a National Communications Consultant to enhance the visibility of the organization’s work in Bangladesh. FAO is a UN Specialized Agency, with the technical lead in the fight to eradicate hunger and rural poverty, the development of agriculture, fisheries and livestock, and the promotion of sustainable management of the environment and natural resources. One of the FAO’s corporate goals is to increase visibility of its work at country levels, in Asia and the Pacific, and globally. While the FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific has dedicated staff to help achieve this goal, National Communications Officers located in country-based FAO Representations are important in increasing the visibility in national vernacular media (and beyond). The consultant will be expected to develop and implement key communication strategies, through technical support to FAO personnel and through the development of communication products aimed at a range of media (print, radio, TV, web, social, etc.).

National Communications Consultant
-1 position (Duty Station: Dhaka, Bangladesh)

Interested qualified and experienced candidates will find the post description from our website http://www.fao.org/bangladesh/fao-in-bangladesh/employmentprocurement/en/ Interested applicants are requested to send their Personal Profile Form (PPF) to the following address: FAOBD-Vacancies@fao.org. Applications should be received by close of business on 30 April, 2017. PPF is available on this link: htto://www.fao.org/employment/irecruitment-access/en/

All recruitment to FAO posts are made on a competitive and transparent basis. Candidates are encouraged to apply directly to FAO and follow the instructions on the above mentioned website. Please note that no intermediary is allowed to expedite or facilitate such process. All those who represent themselves as such are fraudulent and should be reported to FAO immediately.

Applications from qualified women are strongly encouraged.


The FAO Representation in Bangladesh is inviting applications of qualified and experienced candidates for the following positions to be filled for GCP BGD/058/USA “Strengthening National Forest Inventory and Satellite Land Monitoring System in support of REDD+ in Bangladesh” and UNJP/BGD/057/UNJ “UN-REDD Bangladesh Naitonal Programme”. Incumbents will be recruited as National Project Personnel/Consultant:

1. National Consultant – Monitoring and Reporting -1 position (Duty Station: Dhaka)
2. National Consultant: Data Management System, Integration and Documentation -1 position (Duty Station: Dhaka)
3. Consultant (Entry Level) – Remote sensing and GIS – 1 position (Duty Station: Dhaka)

Interested and qualified candidates will find the post descriptions from our website http://www.fao.org/bangladesh/fao-in-bangladesh/employmentprocurement/en/.

Interested applicants are requested to send their Personal Profile Form (PPF) or Personal History Form (PHF) to the following address: FAOBD-Vacancies@fao.org by close of business on 19 April 2017.

All recruitment to FAO posts are made on a competitive and transparent basis. Candidates are encouraged to apply directly to FAO and follow the instructions on the above mentioned website. Please note that no intermediary is allowed to expedite or facilitate such process. All those who represent themselves as such are fraudulent and should be reported to FAO immediately.

Women candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

Interested applicants are requested to send their Personal Profile Form (PPF) or Personal History Form (PHF) to the following address: FAOBD-Vacancies@fao.org by close of business on 19 April 2017.