FAO, the specialized United Nations agency that leads international efforts to defeat hunger, is hiring an Ombudsman. The two-year position provides confidential, impa rtial and independent advice on conflicts and problems to FAO staff at the Rome Headquarters and in decentralized offices. In addition, the Ombuds will coordinate and manage FAO’s mediation program.
Applicants must have an advanced university degree; ten years of relevant experience as a mediator and/or Ombuds, or as a human resources manager involved in functional
integrity/ethics related matters and conflict resolution in a multicultural work environment; and working knowledge of English, French or Spanish and limited
knowledge of one of the other two or Arabic, Chinese or Russian. The contract is renewable for three additional years. Applications are due June 28, 2013. (FAO Job Posting.)
Related: Job Posting (2010).