Job Title: Junior Professional Officer, Office of the President and Vice-President
Organisation: International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)
Location: Rome, Italy
Closing Date: 14 August 2020
Salary: Not Stated
Contract Type: Fixed Term
Working Pattern: Full Time
Sponsors international candidates? Open to German nationals only
The JPO will contribute to the overall functions of the Vice-President in the Office of the President and Vice President and assist in the coordination of the respective workflow and administration. In close collaboration with the Senior Advisor to the Vice President, the JPO plays a key role in providing analytical support and technical backstopping to the Vice President. In particular, the JPO will provide support to the Vice President in his/her function as Chair of the Operational Strategy and Policy Guidance Committee. In this role the JPO will be analyzing IFAD-funded project concept notes and country strategies and providing related briefs, support initiatives and proposals on policy matters and corporate initiatives as needed, prepare contextual information materials and analyze and monitor political developments, trends and emerging issues that are relevant for IFAD’s mandate as requested by the Vice President.
Under the supervision of the Vice-President, the accountabilities/ key results include:
Analytical support and support to the review of IFAD-funded project concept notes
Support the coordination, monitoring and reporting of activities for the Vice-President
Support to outreach activities and knowledge management
Agent of Change
Role and Responsibilities
For full list of role and responsibilities, please see the attached job description.
Experience and Qualifications
Master´s degree from an accredited academic institution in economics, international development, rural development, rural finance, business administration, international affairs, management or any related field.
At least 2 years' of progressively relevant professional experience in a related role providing analytical support within an international financial institution, development cooperation agencies and/or the United Nations system.
Proven track record in reviewing and analyzing financial documents.
Proven exposure to high-level inter-agency debate is an asset.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English, including the ability to set out a coherent analysis in presentations and ability to craft high-quality written products.
Working knowledge of another working language (Arabic, French, or Spanish) is desirable.
Full job details in the attached job description. Please send your JPO application directly to the Office Managers to International Organizations (BFIO), at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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