|Consultants for Short-term (temporary) Assignments in Central Asia Sub region on Gender Mainstreaming|
|Expire date Tuesday, 31 December 2013|
|Contract type||Personal Services Agreement(PSA)|
|Duration||Varies in duration (daily, weekly or monthly basis)|
|Place||Varies in Central Asia (Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Turkey or Uzbekistan)|
|Terms of Reference||
Gender equality is central to FAO’s mandate for achieving food security for all by raising levels of nutrition, improving agricultural productivity and natural resource management and, improving the lives of rural population. Working towards gender equality will increase the impact of FAO interventions, while at the same time contribute to the achievement of the broader UN goal of human rights and social justice. FAO can only achieve its goals if it works simultaneously towards gender equality and supports women’s diverse roles in agriculture and rural development. In this context, the FAO Subregional Office for Central Asia (SEC) is looking at establishing a roster of experts on gender mainstreaming in Central Asia.
Under the overall supervision of the Subregional Coordinator and the direct supervision of the Gender Focal Point, in close collaboration with other members of the Multidisciplinary Team and the Gender Team at the Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia, along with the guidance of FAO country offices and in consultation with Ministries of Agriculture and other Government Ministries and Agencies responsible for gender issues in the sub region, the experts will be requested to support FAO normative and field activities on gender mainstreaming in Central Asia at both regional and country levels. More specifically, the experts will support activities such as
Language and computer skills:
For this position, a duly completed Personal Profile Form (PPF) generated from FAO’s IRecruitment portal is to be submitted together with a cover letter.
Please apply for this VA through IRC 2348 in iRecruitment and also send a copy of your Personal Profile form (PPF) and cover letter to ”
Kindly note that attached resumes or CVs in place of the PPF will not be accepted.
In order to prepare a Personal Profile Form, you must first register on the FAO iRecruitment site (click on the following link to register): http://www.fao.org/employment/irecruitment-access/en/).
***As you fill in your information online you should make sure to click Save after each section before logging out. Also be aware that the session times out after 20 minutes of inactivity.
For details, please visit: http://www.fao.org/fileadmin/user_upload/Employment/docs/creating_your_application_irec.pdf AND http://www.fao.org/fileadmin/user_upload/Employment/iRec/iRC_UG08_ExternalApplicant_UserGuide.pdf.
|Supporting Documents||IRC2348_Gender_SEC_English.docx (Size: 39 Kb)|
|Supporting Documents||IRC2348_Gender_SEC_Russian version.docx (Size: 44 Kb)|
|Created Friday, 29 November 2013|