Lowongan UN FAO - NATIONAL TECHNICAL ADVISOR

 

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NATIONAL TECHNICAL ADVISOR

NATIONAL TECHNICAL ADVISOR
- NATIONAL POULTRY QUALITY IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM (FAO- HPAI/ NTA-NPQIP/01/ 13-72)
Location :FAO Project Office, 6th floor, Directorate of Animal Health, Ministry of Agriculture, INDONESIA
Application Deadline :29-Jan-10
Type of Contract :Other
Languages Required :English
Duration of Initial Contract :3 months with possibility of extension

Background
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I. Organizational Context

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is a United Nation agency which provides technical assistance in Indonesia. One of our projects since 2006 provides support for the control of Avian Influenza, in cooperation with national and regional Indonesian government livestock authorities. Project activities are conducted in various locations nationwide.
The National Technical Advisor on National Poultry Quality Improvement Program (NPQIP) shall operate under the overall guidance and responsibility of the FAO Chief Veterinary Officer, the general technical supervision of the Emergency Centre for Transboundary Animal Diseases (ECTAD) Regional Manager based in the Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (RAP), and the operational supervision of the Chief, TCES. The incumbent will be under the direct supervision of the Team Leader of the FAO HPAI Programme in Indonesia and the functional and administrative guidance of the FAO Representative, with technical guidance and backstopping of the Public-Private Partnership Project Manager (AGAH, FAO Rome) and the Public-Private Partnership Project Coordinator based in the Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (RAP). The incumbent will be responsible for facilitating the design of the National Poultry Quality Improvement Program (NPQIP), in close collaboration with the commercial poultry industry, Director General Livestock Services (DGLS), the FAO ECTAD Indonesia team and any other relevant stakeholders.

Duties and Responsibilities

II. Functions / Key Results Expected

Summary of key functions:
* Review the road map of the National Poultry Quality Improvement Program (NPQIP), which was prepared by the Indonesian Poultry Association in May 2009 and the comments and recommendations provided by stakeholders:
* Consult with stakeholders from the various poultry production systems, including Sector 1 integrated companies, Sector 2, broiler, layer producers and breeders, Sector 3, broiler, layer, intensive native chicken producers, and intensive duck producers, the public veterinary services and other relevant stakeholders on how to develop and further improve the NPQIP design;
* Develop an improved road map for the NPQIP in close consultation with all stakeholders, to be approved and finalized in a workshop organized by the incumbent and the National Technical Advisor (Veterinary Services);
* Advocate for buy-in from both the private and public sectors for joint activities within the NPQIP;
* Perform any other related duties as required.

III. Reporting

The consultant will have to prepare a draft final report in English on project activities under his/her responsibility at the end of his/her assignment. The reports will contain a complete review of activities undertaken and their outputs as well as outcomes (using performance indicators). Impact will also be assessed. A section on recommendations and lessons learned, presenting guiding principles for future interventions, will be included.
A separate final draft document on the National Poultry Quality Improvement Program will be prepared. The report should be submitted to ECTAD no later than two weeks after completion of the assignment in hard and electronic copies.

IV. Impact of Results

The key results have an impact on the success of FAO/ GOI Avian Influenza
Control Programme implementation in Indonesia.
Competencies
V. Competencies
* Demonstrates commitment to FAO vision, mission and values
* Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability
* Contributes effectively to team work and team outcomes
* Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude.
* Demonstrates openness to change and ability to manage complexities.
* Ability to plan own work, manage conflicting priorities and work under pressure of tight and conflicting deadlines.
* Ability to work without direct supervision
* Demonstrates strong oral and written communication skills as well as interpersonal and public relation skills.

Required Skills and Experience

VI. Recruitment
Qualifications

Education:
* University degree in Veterinary Science Experience:
* In depth knowledge of the Indonesian poultry industry
* Good understanding of the public-private partnership concept.
* Minimum of 3 years experience in related field
* Ability to work independently
* Good analytical skills
* Solid networking skills, good facilitation skills and excellent communication skills both oral and written are all essential
* Working knowledge of English and good writing skills Language Requirements:
* Good knowledge of the English language and speak Bahasa fluently

All applications should be addressed to:

Operations Support Unit
Office of the FAO Representative in Indonesia,
11th floor Menara Thamrin Building
Jalan M.H. Thamrin Kav.3 Jakarta 10250
E-mail: FAO-ID@fao.org , Fax: (021) 392 2747