Deadline: 27 October, 2021

Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) is seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of National Senior Economist.

FAO is a specialised agency of the United Nations that leads international efforts to defeat hunger.


  • Prepare an abridged version of the investment plan (with a focus on lead commodities selected for Bulbula and Yirgalem IAIPs) to make the document easier to read and more useful for policymakers
  • Assist the MoA to set up, at regional and federal level, coordination structures in charge of tracking and provision of guidance on how to reach the targets set in the ACPZs investment plans
  • Assess the effectiveness of the planning, coordination, monitoring and evaluation process and mechanisms of the investment plans and propose solutions for their enhancement
  • Collaborate with existing initiative undertaken by UNIDO on the monitoring and evaluation system; and explore options for institutional arrangements to be developed at regional level
  • Ensure collaboration with the HiH team members, assist MoA to initiate the process for establishment of a dedicated unit for ACPZ coordination and monitoring and evaluation
  • Propose required technical assistance to implement agreed recommendations such as support to regional structures
  • Collaborate with UNIDO to elaborate a communication strategy for ACPZ interventions
  • Collaborate with UNIDO to elaborate a monitoring and evaluation for IAIPS programmes
  • Perform other related/relevant duties as required


  • Advanced university degree in Economics or a related field
  • Ten years, minimum, of relevant experience
  • Working knowledge of English and good knowledge of the local language(s) used at the duty station
  • Nationality of Ethiopia

To apply and for more information, click here.

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