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National Project Personnel (Economist)

Job Posting


Closure Date

10/Dec/2020, 3:59:00 AM

Organizational Unit: FAPAK

Job Type

Non-staff opportunities

Type of Requisition: NPP (National Project Personnel)

Grade Level: N/A

Primary Location


Duration: 12 Months

Post Number: N/A

For job details and apply online:

Tasks and responsibilities:

  • Support the FAO team in daily management and implementing policy activities related to agriculture, food security and nutrition.
  • Study and analyze available secondary data and literature on food security, nutrition, food prices and agriculture value chains.
  • Provide research and analytical support for drafting various outputs, such as policy notes related to agriculture and food security.
  • Participate in discussions with Government and other relevant stakeholders.
  • Organize and contribute to capacity building trainings and workshops related to FSNIS outputs.
  • Perform other tasks as part of the Food security and nutrition

Minimum Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in Economics, Agricultural Economics, Econometrics, Development Economics.
  • Five (05) years’ experience in the relevant field.
  • Working knowledge of English
  • National of Pakistan

Last Date to Apply:

Closure Date:

10/Dec/2020, 3:59:00 AM

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Candidates are requested to attach a letter of motivation to the online profile.
We encourage applicants to submit the application well before the deadline date.
If you need help or have queries, please contact:

FAO seeks gender, geographical, and linguistic diversity in order to best serve FAO Members in all regions.



  • FAO does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting, processing)
  • Incomplete applications will not be considered. If you need help please contact:
  • Applications received after the closing date will not be accepted
  • Only language proficiency certificates from UN accredited external providers and/or FAO language official examinations (LPE, ILE, LRT) will be accepted as proof of the level of knowledge of languages indicated in the online applications
  • For additional employment opportunities visit the FAO employment website:

Qualified female applicants are encouraged to apply.

People with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply.

All applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality.


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