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4032 FAO GEF Tonga 2 vacancies short term 8 - 29 May 2017

Vacant Short-term Consultancy

FAO in partnership with the Government of the Kingdom of Tonga is currently implementing the GEF 5 Project, “Integrated Land and Agro-ecosystem Management Systems (ILAMS) for Tonga” under the Pacific Ridge to Reef Program and is inviting applications for the following vacancy short-term consultancy posts with FAO Office in Tongatapu.

Post Title




Communications & Knowledge  Management Specialist (1)

Develop and lead implementation of an ILAMS Communication Strategy aimed at giving high visibility to the project and ensuring effective communications in support of the Project’s message

A graduate degree in Media studies, Communications, International Relations or related discipline;

Minimum 5 years of relevant work experience in the area of communication and media with proven experience in environmental communications, preferably in the Pacific islands

6 months over 1 – year period

Community Development and Participatory Specialist (1)

Lead and coordinate project activities related to community development and ensure effective community participation in project implementation

A graduate degree in environmental planning or related fields.

Minimum 5 years of relevant work experience in community relations work in development projects in the fields of rural development, environment and agriculture.

6 working months over 1-year period

Contracts will be issued in accordance with FAO rules and regulations.  Remuneration rate will be based on the candidate’s qualifications and level of experience. Applications will close on the 29th May 2017.

For the detailed terms of reference and any further information, please contact Mr. Paumolevuka Likiliki.  Persons who meet the above requirements can forward their electronic applications together with a Cover letter, CV and certified copies of their ID, and relevant qualifications to:

Mr. Paumolevuka Likiliki
Assistant FAO Representative for Tonga
UN Joint Presence Office, Royco Building
Nukualofa, Tonga
Mobile: +676 8453428
Office:  +676 24522
Email: Pau [dot] Likiliki [at] fao [dot] org