15 November 2018

Fishery Officer (Resources) FAO

About Company / Organization

Fishery Officer (Resources) at FAO

The Fisheries and Aquaculture Department promotes policies and strategies aiming at the sustainable and responsible management and development of fisheries and aquaculture in marine and inland waters. For this purpose, the Department provides discussion fora, information, legal and policy frameworks, codes and guidelines, options for strategies, scientific advice, and training material, among others. The Marine and Inland Fisheries Branch (FIAF) is responsible for the assessment and monitoring of the world fishery resources and all programmes and activities related to assessment, management and conservation of fishery resources, including biodiversity, threatened species, vulnerable habitats, and ecosystem concerns in fisheries management through the ecosystem approach to fisheries (EAF).

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Job Description

Fishery Officer (Resources) FAO

Italy, Rome

27 November 2018

Food and Agriculture Organisation in Rome is searching for The Fishery Officer (Resources) to conduct activities, research and analysis on issues related to the management and conservation of marine fishery resources.

Minimum Requirements

• Advanced university degree in biology, fishery science, marine ecology or related fields.

• Seven years of relevant experience in quantitative analysis and assessment of fishery resources and ecosystems.

• Working knowledge of English, French or Spanish and limited knowledge of one of the other two or Arabic, Chinese, Russian


• Results Focus

• Team Work

• Communication

• Building effective relationships

• Knowledge Sharing and Continuous Improvement

Technical/Functional Skills

• Work experience in more than one location or area of work, particularly in field positions is desirable

• Extent and relevance of experience in using database management software

• Extent and relevance of experience quantitative analysis and assessment of fishery resources and ecosystems

• Extent and relevance of experience in providing scientific support and advice to national, regional and global fisheries research and management institutions

• Working knowledge of English is considered a strong asset

• Relevant programming skills using open-source language R or Python is desirable

A competitive compensation and benefits package is offered. For information on UN salaries, allowances and benefits, click on the following link: http://www.un.org/Depts/OHRM/salaries_allowances/salary.htm