National GEF Project Preparation Assistant

Aug 24, 2017 02:52 am

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Company Name: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Job Title: National GEF Project Preparation Assistant

Job Type: Full Time

Job Category: NGO/Development

Deadline: 07 Sep,2017

Educational Qualification:
    At least a degree on natural resource management, environmental sciences or related disciplines;


  • Knowledge on pesticides and wastes in Bangladesh;
  • Excellent English / Bangla communication skills (speaking and writing);
  • Excellent communication and facilitation skills;
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to foster good spirit and communication among multi-stakeholders.


Other Opportunities:
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Instruction :
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Candidates not possessing the essential qualifications should not apply as their application will not be considered. Any persuasion will disqualify the candidate; only short listed candidates will be invited for the interview.

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 this 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.
Application Deadline : Sep 7, 2017
Company Information
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United NationsAddress : House # 37, Road # 8, Dhanmondi R/A, Dhaka - 1205


Job Detail:

Job Context
The FAO Representation in Bangladesh is inviting applications from qualified candidates to the following vacant position under the project, ``GCP/BGD/065/GFF: Preparation of full project investment for pesticide risk reduction in Bangladesh (PPG).
Under the overall managerial administrative leadership of the FAO Representative (FAOR) in Bangladesh, direct supervision of the Chief Technical Advisor, under the over-all guidance of the National GEF Project Preparation Grant Co-ordinator and Senior Pesticide Lead Expert, the National GEF Project Preparation Assistant will provide necessary coordination and contribute to the completion of a full GEF Project Document and supporting materials. The duties and responsibilities will include, but not limited to the followings.
Office Location: Road-8, House-37, Dhanmondi, Dhaka-1205
Duration: 4 months
Job Description / Responsibility
Assist in organizing inception workshop and inception report;
Assist the documentation and archiving of all related documents during the project preparation;
Ensure that national stakeholders are informed about the compiled list of documents and as far as possible, provide access to those documents;
Support the preparation of communication materials and documents to raise awareness about the project activities;
Support the implementation of consultations, workshops, and meetings;
Prepare minutes of meetings and events as far as needed;
Prepare and maintain attendance sheet, disbursement of allowance, honorarium and travel expenses of meetings and workshops, send invitation and contact with participants and stakeholders, fix appointments for PPG team and mission members
Prepare budget, cash advance request, disbursement voucher, settlement of cash advance etc and liaison with finance
Translation service from English to Bengali and Bengali to English for important documents.
Perform any other task required.