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New Job Vacancy United Nations FAO - Data Analyst and GIS Specialist

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Jobs in Tanzania 2023: New Job Vacancies at Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) 2024


Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Jobs 2024
Job Description
Data Analyst and GIS Specialist
Job Posting: 19/Jan/2024
Organizational Unit: FRURT - FAO Representation in Tanzania
Job Type: Non-staff opportunities
Type of Requisition: NPP (National Project Personnel)
Grade Level: N/A
Primary Location: Tanzania, United Republic of-Dar Es Salaam
Duration: 7 months (possibility of extension depending on funding and performance)
Post Number: N/A

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  • FAO is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality, background and culture
  • Qualified female applicants, qualified nationals of non-and under-represented Members and person with disabilities are encouraged to apply
  • Everyone who works for FAO is required to adhere to the highest standards of integrity and professional conduct, and to uphold FAO's values
  • FAO, as a Specialized Agency of the United Nations, has a zero-tolerance policy for conduct that is incompatible with its status, objectives and mandate, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination  
  • All selected candidates will undergo rigorous reference and background checks
  • All applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality

Organizational Setting
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) works closely with the Government of Tanzania to provide policy advice, credible, up-to-date information, and technical expertise on food security and natural resource management through the Country Programming Framework (CPF) 2022-2027.The FAO Emergency Centre for Transboundary Animal Diseases (ECTAD), in collaboration with the Government, aims to strengthen the country’s veterinary services capacities for prevention, detection and rapid response to emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases, Endemic priority zoonotic diseases, Trans-boundary animal diseases and Antimicrobial Resistance. The position will support, mainly the ECTAD programme.

Reporting Lines
Within the framework of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Emergency Centre for Transboundary Animal Diseases (ECTAD), under the overall supervision of the Chief Veterinary Officer (CVO)/Chief, Animal Health Service (AGAH)/, the functional and administrative supervision of the FAO Representative in Tanzania, and the direct supervision of the ECTAD Country Team Leader in Tanzania the incumbent will:
Technical Focus
The incumbent will provide technical support on data collection, collation, storage, analysis, mapping, interpretation and reporting of animal health events.

Tasks and responsibilities
• Support/ coordinate implementation of surveillance activities, especially in the Mara and Kigoma Regions.
• Support implementation and data analysis of other thematic areas especially AMR, Zoonoses, Surveillance, Human Resource activities in collaboration with the project theme leads.
• In consultation with M&E officer, map ECTAD Tanzania’s national presence (activities, interventions, successes, etc.)
• In consultation with project theme leads, identify, coordinate and lead in generation and analysis of economic data to inform policy interventions.
• Support project thematic leads to design and implement various surveys / case studies and develop publishable reports/ manuscripts.
• Submit a final technical report upon completion of the assignment to the ECTAD Team Leader and the FAOR
• Perform other duties, as required.
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Minimum Requirements
• Advanced University degree in areas of Agriculture, Agriculture Economics, socioeconomics, statistics, business administration, Animal Health, Epidemiology or related field.
• At least 5 years of work experience in livestock development, including data collection and analysis.
• Work experience in livestock system analysis and policies.
• Excellent command of English and Swahili.
• National of the United Republic of Tanzania.

FAO Core Competencies
• Results Focus
• Teamwork
• Communication
• Building Effective Relationships
• Knowledge Sharing and Continuous Improvement

Technical/Functional Skills
• Skills and experience in utilization of software (s) for data analysis.
• Skills and experience in utilization of software (s) for generation of maps drawn to scale.


FAO does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting, processing).
Incomplete applications will not be considered. If you need help or have queries, please contact:
Applications received after the closing date will not be accepted.
Only language proficiency certificates from UN accredited external providers and/or FAO language official examinations (LPE, ILE, LRT) will be accepted as proof of the level of knowledge of languages indicated in the online applications.
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Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment, accreditation, any residency or visa requirements, and security clearances.

• To apply, visit the recruitment website at Jobs at FAO and complete your online profile. We strongly recommend that your profile is accurate, complete and includes your employment records, academic qualifications, and language skills
• Candidates are requested to attach a letter of motivation to the online profile
• Once your profile is completed, please apply, and submit your application
• Candidates may be requested to provide performance assessments and authorization to conduct verification checks of past and present work, character, education, military and police records to ascertain any and all information which may be pertinent to the employment qualifications
• Incomplete applications will not be considered
• Personal information provided on your application may be shared within FAO and with other companies acting on FAO’s behalf to provide employment support services such as pre-screening of applications, assessment tests, background checks and other related services. You will be asked to provide your consent before submitting your application. You may withdraw consent at any time, by withdrawing your application, in such case FAO will no longer be able to consider your application
• Only applications received through the FAO recruitment portal will be considered
• Your application will be screened based on the information provided in your online profile
• We encourage applicants to submit the application well before the deadline date.
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Closure Date: 03/Feb/2024, 1:59:00 AM

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