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Statistical Assistant

Job Posting: 27/Mar/2023

Closure Date: 10/Apr/2023, 4:59:00 PM

Organizational Unit: NFI
• *Job Type**: Staff position

Type of Requisition: General Service

Grade Level: G-5

Primary Location: Italy-Rome

Duration: 2 years with possibility of extension

Post Number: 0110744
- Staff in the General Service category are recruited locally from the Primary Location area, which is where the office is located._
- **FAO is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality, background and culture**
• *- Qualified female applicants, qualified nationals of non-and under-represented Members and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply**
• *- Everyone who works for FAO is required to adhere to the highest standards of integrity and professional conduct, and to uphold FAO's values**
- **FAO, as a Specialized Agency of the United Nations, has a zero-tolerance policy for... conduct that is incompatible with its status, objectives and mandate, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination**

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) contributes to the achievement of the 2030 Agenda through the FAO Strategic Framework by supporting the transformation to MORE efficient, inclusive, resilient and sustainable agrifood systems, for
_better production_,
_better nutrition_,
_a _
- better environment,_ and
_a better life_, leaving no one behind.
• *Organizational Setting**

The Fisheries and Aquaculture Division (NFI) is responsible for the economic, social, institutional, governance and policy aspects of FAO's activities related to fisheries and aquaculture and their development, with particular emphasis on human well-being, food security and poverty reduction; post-harvest utilization, marketing and trade with due regard to the protection of the environment, food security and the well-being of fishery communities; collection, compilation, validation, trend analysis and dissemination of the best available and up-to-date fishery statistics and for the syndication of the FAO information on all aspects of world fisheries and aquaculture. The Division is also responsible for FAO's activities related to the management and conservation of the living aquatic resources used by fisheries and aquaculture, including the biodiversity and ecosystem maintenance, with particular emphasis on the most vulnerable and threatened species and habitats; management of responsible fisheries and aquaculture in accordance with management standards and best practices; development of fisheries technology, with due regard to the protection of the environment, food security and the well-being of fishing communities, including the safety of fishers and fishing vessels.

The post is located in the Statistics Team of the Fisheries and Aquaculture Division (NFISS) at FAO headquarters in Rome, Italy.
• *Main Purpose**

The Statistical Assistant performs and coordinates the full range of technical, procedural and record-keeping support duties contributing to statistical data collection and presentation. He/she ensures quality, validity and consistency of data and information produced and presented within his/her area of responsibility.
• *Supervision Received/Exercised**

The Statistical Assistant reports to the Senior Fishery Officer, Team Leader of the Statistics Team of the Fisheries and Aquaculture Division. Work is performed with initiative and independent judgement. Managerial guidance received is focused on the quality and validity of results. The incumbent may provide procedural and technical guidance to other statistical support staff.

Working Relationships
The incumbent interacts, supports and cooperates with managers and staff on various levels within the Division, the entire Organization, including Decentralized Offices and external partners, in collecting and providing statistical information and analysis.
• *Key Functions/Results**
- Select and extract relevant data to be used for construction and updating of databases or other statistical material; assist with specialized research and regularly update statistical information available in the Organization's web site;
- Draft and edit statistical reports, including tables and graphs for analysis;
- Review data prior to processing for computer storage or analysis; cross check data in a database to identify and redress inconsistencies;
- Assist with the production of tabulations for publications and/or ad hoc reports; use and customize statistical software to respond to data editing requests from a variety of clients;
- Prepare statistical material and documentation for internal and international meetings;
- Use statistical software to assist with specific analyses and programme edits, such as to identify or forecast events, patterns and causal flows;
- Provide guidance to staff on relevant statistical met
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