Job Listing: Project Assistant (Fresher UN Jobs)

Organization: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About FAO: The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has a global mandate to improve nutrition, increase agricultural productivity, raise the standard of living in rural populations, and contribute to global economic growth. Our mission is to ensure that people have regular access to enough high-quality food for active, healthy lives.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: As a Project Assistant, you will work under the overall supervision of the ECTAD Country team leader and directly report to the VPP Project Country Coordinator. Your responsibilities will include:

  1. Ensuring timely implementation of project activities, including workplan monitoring, reporting, and formulation.
  2. Taking minutes during important meetings, proofreading documentation, and preparing draft invitation letters and agendas following FAO guidelines.
  3. Supporting the development of communication products (such as PPTs and social media content) for sharing with the communications unit.
  4. Organizing and facilitating virtual and face-to-face events, as well as in-field missions, in alignment with FAO rules and regulations.
  5. Coordinating travel and data reimbursements for workshop attendees.
  6. Collecting and organizing data from VPP training institutions, VPPs, third-party organizations, and relevant stakeholders.

Note: This opportunity is exclusively for university students. Interested candidates should apply through the FAO careers portal. Details on the application process can be found on our website.

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