Under the overall supervision of the FAO Representative (FAOR), Deputy FAOR, in Sudan, Assistant FAOR (Programme) and Direct Supervision of the related coordinator in FAO Country Office in Khartoum, the incumbent will perform the following tasks:
Duties and responsibilities:
Responsible for field implementation and monitoring of FAO emergency/other livelihood support projects in the targeted state according to FAO projects’ implementation and monitoring system and submit plans of action to the concerned coordinator in Khartoum office.
Ensure the appropriate storage of inputs and supplies under the responsibility of FAO office in the state;
Participate in the selection process of implementing partners (IPs) in consultation with the other staff of FAO state office;
Ensure timely delivery of the different projects’ inputs to IPs as per the Letter of Agreement (LoAs);
Lead the preparation and implementation of a monitoring plan for each signed LoA in consultation with the respective IPs/SP and submit regular reports;
Participate in the preparation of appropriate tools for monitoring the IPs’ fieldwork and the results achieved, in consultation with the other staff of the office and the technical coordinators in FAO Khartoum.
Monitor the SPs activities and achieved results as per LoA, monitoring plan, monitoring guidelines and instructions at both output and outcome levels through direct interviews with beneficiaries, SPs and other stakeholders.
Participate in the preparation of a comprehensive evidence-based monitoring report for each completed LoA, after the completion of the LoA, indicating what kind of impacts the activity may have on the families, children, women, men, elderlies and persons with disabilities in the targeted community;
Liaise with other organizations that provide agricultural support in the state in order to exchange experiences, and avoid overlapping;
Contribute in Co- leading of the FSL sector at state level and share relevant information with members, state level authorities and FAO Khartoum;
In consultation with the Sector Coordinators in the Country Office, regularly collect, analyze and update relevant information about all key issues related to agriculture, horticulture, environment, NRM, land and water, markets and food security, in Sinnar State.
Participate in inter-agency needs assessments and/or food security and livelihoods assessments that to be conducted by the line ministries and/or FSL Sector Partners;
Implement capacity building activities related to agricultural production, processing and marketing in collaboration with Government counterparts
Ensure accurate and timely reporting to FAO Khartoum office with regular, substantial information and analysis about the effects (outcome and output levels) of the FAO state office’s activities, projects and programmes, as well as about the important contextual developments;
Ensure together with the team leader and the FAO Khartoum office the proper management of the programme and the FAO state office according to FAO’s rules and regulations;
Performs any other related duties as required.
Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:
Minimum M.SC. Degree in Agriculture or other related subjects
At least 7 years working experience in the relevant fields.
Working knowledge (level C) of the FAO official language used for communication within the country (English) and working knowledge of the local language (Arabic) required.
Good computer skills in at least MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook etc.).
Ability to work with accuracy and under pressure to meet deadlines;
Demonstrated ability to analyze complex issues and propose effective solutions;
Demonstrated communication skills, both orally and in writing;
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with people of the different targeted communities in the state.
Extent of familiarity with the geographical region is considered a strong asset;
Experience and working knowledge of FAO policies and procedures would be an asset;