- Advanced university degree in veterinary medicine or related field.
- Seven years of relevant experience in emergency management, to include preparedness, prevention (and mitigation), detection, response and recovery; and incident coordination to include emergency operations centres; or related emergency management fields.
- Working knowledge of English, and French or Spanish and limited knowledge of one of the other two or Arabic, Chinese, Russian.
- The post is located in the Animal Health Service (AGAH). The FAO Animal Health Service (AGAH) is primarily concerned with aspects related to the prevention, detection and timely response to health threats of animal origin (zoonotic diseases, transboundary animal diseases, production diseases, diseases of wildlife, arthropod-borne diseases, food safety, antimicrobial resistance) that affect public health or efficiencies, sustainable livestock production and conservation efforts. AGAH capacity development work ensures the strengthening of veterinary systems at national and regional level and bridges agriculture development, public health and ecosystem health.
- The tasks envisaged are to be carried out through the Crises Management Centre for Animal Health (CMC-AH), a joint platform between the AGA and the Emergency and Rehabilitation Division (TCE). TCE is the leader of FAO's humanitarian efforts in supporting countries to more effectively prepare for and respond to food and agricultural threats and crises, and to strengthen the resilience of agricultural livelihoods, Strategic Program 5 in support to various aspects of the animal health programme of FAO.
Remuneration A competitive compensation and benefits package is offered.
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