Public Health and Value Addition Officer Mogadishu

Posted by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Na Private Banaadir
  • Company: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
  • Experience: >10 years
  • Studies: Bachelor
  • Category: Health - Nursing - Social Care
  • Contract: Temporary
  • Salary: Undefined
Under the general supervision of the Officer –in –Charge for Somalia and under the direct supervision of Livestock Project Coordinator the Public health and Value Addition Officer will carry out the following duties: Support and undertake liaison roles and linkages between FAO and public health unit institutions and other line government institutions in Somaliland Will actively mobilize meat sector stakeholders and authorities through participatory approach for implementation of FAO programme activities supporting public health and livestock marketing facilities Assist with the monitoring of the implementation of animal production, health and marketing activities by implementing partners in Somaliland Proactively support the establishment and maintenance of appropriate sectorial coordination mechanisms, including working groups at the field level, actively participate in it and provided the secretariat service if and when required.  Support the livestock sector in designing tailored training materials and facilitate trainings of primary facility stakeholders including slaughterhouse operators using the slaughter facilities and meat markets (butchers, meat vendors, slaughter facility supervisors) to improve the quality and wholesomeness of meat along the meat value chain and to avoid environment pollution. Participate in preparation of public awareness materials and facilitate dissemination to the public for a wider audience to mitigate public health hazards prevalent in the country.  Undertake participatory community mobilization and sensitization concerning any new project Support the acquisition of land for construction or rehabilitation of livestock related infrastructures including slaughterhouses, water catchments, livestock markets, meat markets etc Assist with organization of trainings, workshops and meetings (communicate with partners, ensure follow-ups) Proactively be engaged in establishment of PPPs through PPP forums, workshops, meetings and actions for managing livestock infrastructures including slaughterhouses, meat markets, livestock marketing facilities, water facilities, fodder storage facilities. Support the compilation of reports when called upon Perform any other technical and administrative duties that may be identified by FAO line reporting officersAcademic Qualifications A degree in Veterinary medicine or a related science; Knowledge and experience in development projects with relation to sustainable livelihoods, local productions and local economy development Knowledge and experience in Public health and value additionTechnical Competencies and Experience Requirements Ten years relevant field experience, preferably in the Somali ecosystem and in the region An understanding of UN/FAO operating procedures Excellent managerial and coordination skills; Ability to communicate effectively and to prepare complete and concise proposals/ reports.Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with public veterinary officials and other livestock sector stakeholders
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  • Published: 14 Apr 2016 - 04:17
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