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International Organisation hiring Social Protection Officer

Italy, 19 February 2016


The Social Policies and Rural Institutions Division (ESP) coordinates Organisation’s work on social protection, gender equality, decent rural employment, rural institutions and people’s empowerment. It is responsible for working with member countries and other partners to reduce rural poverty through strengthening social protection systems, diversifying rural employment opportunities, reducing gender gaps and other social inequalities in agriculture, strengthening producer organizations and improving the rural poor’s access to productive resources and rural services.

Technical Focus

Support policy, operational and analytical work on the role of social protection in fragile contexts and protracted crises, with specific focus on shock-responsive social protection systems

Key Results

Research and analysis of information, data and statistics, and the maintenance and updating of related tools, methodologies, and/or databases to support the delivery of programme products, projects, publications, and services.

Key Functions

  • Researches and analyses agricultural, economic, market, social, environmental, nutrition and/or gender related data, statistics and information to provide technical, statistical and/or policy related information and analysis to support the delivery of programmes work, products, projects, publications and services

  • Produces a variety of technical reports and input for technical documents, Departmental publications and/or web pages.

  • Provides technical, statistical, and/or analytical services on various studies, projects, and/or assessments and provides technical backstopping to field projects.

  • Participates in the development of improved/updated technical, statistical and/or analytical tools, methodologies, systems, databases, and/or key social/ economic/ environmental/ nutritional and/or early warning indicators, etc.

  • Participates on multi-disciplinary teams, collaborates with other departments and agencies on work groups and committees and promotes best practices.

  • Collaborates in capacity development activities involving the planning and organizing of training workshops, seminars, and major meetings and the preparation of related information, materials, on-line tools and information kits.

  • Promotes knowledge sharing and best practices at international meetings and conferences and influences partners in stakeholder consultations.

  • Participates in resource mobilization activities.


Deadline: 29 February 2016

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