FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION JOB VACANCIES 2020
- Job Title: Field Officers – for Livestock emergency preparedness and response for areas at high risk of volcanic eruptions
- Duty station: Yogyakarta/Solo and Bali, Indonesia, with in-country travel as required
General Description of task(s) and objectives to be achieved
The Field Officer for Livestock Emergency Preparedness and Response (Merapi Clusters and Agung Cluster) shall work under the overall supervision of the FAO Country Representative, the overall technical supervision of the Chief Technical Advisor (CTA) of the FAO ECTAD Programme in Indonesia, and day-to-day technical supervision of the Indonesian National Technical Advisor (NTA) for Livestock Emergency Preparedness and Response.
Furthermore, the Field Officer will work in close collaboration with the Local Government authorities and key stakeholders in Central Java and Yogyakarta provinces including the Directorate of Animal Health (DAH), Directorate General of Livestock and Animal Health Services, BNPB, as well as other national authorities, FAO technical teams and agencies responsible for coordination of Provincial response to volcanic eruptions, notably from Mt. Merapi volcano.
- Support the implementation of the project’s field activities as identified in the Project Document. This includes engagement with the local counterparts, collecting data, assisting the NTA, and other FAO team members on implementation of the project.
- In consultation with the project NTA and CTA, follow-up on the implementation of project work plans, monitor and report on progress and expenditure following FAO, the government and donor agency guidelines;
- In consultation with the project NTA and CTA, support teams in preparation of events related with project field activities including but not limited to:
- Development of a local case study
- Running table-top and simulation exercises
- The Field Officer must liaise with local government counterparts to identify, collect and upload relevant project data in a timely manner and agreed format.
- The Field Officer must identify relevant local SOPs and revise them as required.
- Perform other related duties as requested by the supervisor.
Key performance indicators
- Local counterparts in the project site are engaged with the project program | Ongoing
- A district case study draft developed | 15 January 2021
- Necessary data (GIS and other) for the project collected. | 31 January 2021
- Give advice and suggestions on-field activities and needs. | Ongoing
- End of Assignment Report submitted. | 15 February 2021
Suitable Academic Qualifications include:
- Graduates from Veterinary faculties or
- Graduates from Agriculture faculties or
- Graduates from Geological faculties (volcanology major) or
- Graduates from Emergency Management faculties
Technical Competencies and Experience:
- Minimum 5 years’ experience in a development project or in similar project field activities;
- Experienced with MS Office, including database building (Excel)
- Working languages of English and Bahasa Indonesian
- Familiarity with operational issues in fieldwork, data collection, database management, and report generation
- Ability to work in a multicultural/multinational team
- Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
- Ability to work with remote supervision and results-oriented
- Priority will be given to candidates with prior experience working with livestock or working on natural disasters
- Possession of a motorcycle and driving license to perform daily duties
- Priority will be given to those who live in the project site area (Yogyakarta, Solo areas, and Bali)
- Availability of at least 5 days /week in the period of November-December 2020, with onward extension into 2021
General Note to All Applicants:
Interested candidates should submit a CV and a covering letter ( In English) clearly stating their relevant skills, experience, and email to: FAO-ID@fao.org, Submission deadline: 13th December 2020. All candidates should possess computer/word processing skills. FAO reserves the right not to make an appointment at a lower grade or to make an appointment with a modified job description. FAO regrets to inform applicants that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.