ECOWAS Job Vacancy for Programme Officer Food Security and Nutrition

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There is a vacancy for the post of Programme Officer Food Security and Nutrition in Ecowas. If you want to apply for this job then you have to fill the ECOWAS job application form and send it to the email id given.


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Position: Programme Officer Food Security and Nutrition

Recruitment Agency/Company/Organization/Institute: ECOWAS Commission

Grade: P3, P4

Annual Salary: UA49,106.81,USD77480.72/UA56,591.37,USD89,289.87

Duty Station: Abuja

Department: Agriculture, Environment and Natural Resources

Division: Agriculture

Line Supervisor: Principal Proramme Officer Agriculture

Age Limit: Be below 50 years old. This provision does not apply to internal candidates.

Application Mode: Through Email

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Last date for apply: 10th November 2020


Job Role Overview:

The Principal Programme Officer Agriculture will oversee and coordinate the actions of the ECOWAS Commission in the field of food crisis prevention, plant pests and diseases, and support national agricultural early warning systems, under the supervision of agriculture.


Job Role And Responsibilities:

  • Ensure development, monitoring, and implementation of agricultural policies, regulations, and regional food and nutritional security strategies


  • Support the administration of food and nutritional security in the ECOWAS region


  • Coordinating development and monitoring and evaluation/capitalization for ECOWAS response plans in relation to regional and international institutions such as UEMOA, WFP, FAO, UNICEF, NGO, etc.


  • Formulation, development, and drafting of regulations, guidelines, conventions, etc. in agriculture;


  • Organize ECOWAS and states’ participation in international standards bodies: especially CODEX and WTO-SPS committees, etc.


  • Member States of the International Conventions, Guidelines, and Rules on Support Supremacy and Agriculture within the ECOWAS Commission;


  • Implementing regional mechanisms for food crisis prevention and management


  • Monitoring and coordinating agricultural early warning system


  • Contribute to the popularization of innovations in food and nutritional security, knowledge sharing, and skill transfer


  • Serve as the focal point and harmonize framework ECOWAS-UEMOA-CILSS-PAM-FAO of the PREGEC system


  • Formation and proposal of regional projects and works on food and nutrition security to raise international funds


Job Requirement

Academic Qualifications And Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Agro-Economics, Agronomy, Nutrition, Phytosanitary Issues, Rural Development or related field or similar field from a recognized university

And at least 5 years of professional experience in the field of agricultural and nutritional science, research and development and phylogenetic issues,

, Program manager, project manager and extensive experience as programs,

 Demonstrated experience on issues related to climate change, biotechnology and biosecurity issues, adaptation of agriculture to nutrition.

Good knowledge of agricultural food and nutrition issues and problems in the area ECOWAS;

/ Skills in drafting projects/programs, in defining agricultural policies, in strategic planning or in the institutional and regulatory framework;


How to apply

Download Ecowas Job Application Form

Interested candidates should send a Curriculum Vitae (CV) and a motivation letter to

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