Food and Nutrition Security Impact, Resilience, Sustainability and Transformation (FIRST) is a FAO and European Union partnership programme with the purpose of providing a policy assistance facility for improved food security and nutrition and sustainable agriculture. FIRST is designed to strengthen the enabling environment for food security and nutrition and sustainable agriculture in a number of selected priority countries. FIRST is embedded within the FAO's programme management and coordination structure under the strategic programme for eliminating hunger, food insecurity and malnutrition.
It is envisaged that this role will provide support to FIRST Programme objectives in both Guatemala (main duty station) as well as Honduras. The programme implementation will require frequent travel between the two countries.
The Policy Officer (FIRST Programme) reports to the FAO Representative and works under the overall guidance of the FIRST Manager (FAO headquarters).
Provides leadership, guidance and operational support for results-based policy assistance, governance, capacity development and facilitates policy dialogue around food security, nutrition and sustainable agriculture.
Development and implementation of coherent, integrated and effective policy assistance and governance work supporting member states at country level.
Please note that all candidates should adhere to FAO Values of Commitment to FAO, Respect for All and Integrity and Transparency.