Vacancy announcement

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is seeking consultancy services from Bhutanese nationals under the project “Technical Assistance for Food Security and Agriculture Productivity Project” for the following posts:

The detailed TORs are available at PMU, Department of Agriculture, Ministry of Agriculture and Forests, Thimphu from 09 to 19 May 2017 during office hours or you may download from any of; and

Interested qualified persons should forward their applications along with updated CV in electronic format to not later than 19 May 2017 at 1730 hours. The subject box in the email should indicate the post being applied.





Duration (Years)Work StationMinimum Qualification/Experience
1.   Marketing/Value Chain SpecialistOne/


2-3PMU, ThimphuMasters Degree in agricultural economics/ sciences or marketing, with ten years of relevant professional experience particularly in value chain and/or agribusiness development
2.   Procurement ExpertOne/


1-2PMU, ThimphuBachelors degree in relevant field and 10 years of relevant professional experience; preference will be given to knowledge and experience with World Bank and UN procurement system.
3.   Safeguards/Gender ExpertOne/


1-2PMU ThimphuMasters degree gender studies, social sciences or a related field with 10 years of relevant professional experience; experience with nutrition and food systems is considered an asset.
4.   Behavior Change Communication SpecialistOne/


1-2PMU ThimphuMasters degree in communication/ nutrition with 10 years of relevant professional experience; preference will be given to candidates with knowledge and experience of nutrition and local food systems.
5.   School Agriculture and Nutrition CoordinatorOne/


1-2RDCsMasters degree in agricultural sciences, nutrition and or education with 10 years of relevant professional experience.

Click here to download ToR

Women are encouraged to apply. Only short-listed candidates will be notified. Telephonic enquiries will not be entertained

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