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FAO - POST TITLE: Project Coordinator OSRO/MOZ/301/AUS & OSRO/MOZ/302/CHA Projects

CLOSING DATE: 29th April 2013

DUTY STATION: Xai - Xai or Chokwe

Agency: FAO/UN

Contract type and Level: NPP

The project coordinator will be on contract and shall be responsible for the coordination and implementation of an emergency type project. The project objective is to provide immediate relief to approximately 15,000 most vulnerable households that have been affected by the floods in Gaza province in Xai-Xai, Chókwè, Chibuto and Guijá districts.

Through this project FAO will procure and distribute seeds (maize, sugar beans, cow peas and vegetables) and basic tools kits (hoes and machete) in collaboration with local partners on the ground under direct coordination with line departments of Ministry of Agriculture (MINAG).

Duration: six months with possibility of extension

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Degree in agronomy or relevant areas
  • Minimum 5 Years of experience and good knowledge of agriculture emergency intervention
  • Fluency in Portuguese and English

Interested candidates are requested to submit their application which should include: Motivation letter, CV, and reference contacts to FAO office in Mozambique. If in hard copy state the post applied for on the envelope. Applications should be sent to the following address: FAO Office, Rua de Mukumbura, 285, Maputo or by e-mail to with post on subject line. Only pre selected candidates will be contacted.

Please note that Detailed Terms of Reference can be collected by contacting or in hard copy from the address above.