and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) is an intergovernmental organisation saddled with the responsibilities of eliminating hunger, food insecurity and rural poverty via its various strategic
programmes in the United Nations.
hereby requires the service of a competent copy editor under the programme
christened International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC). IPPC was designed to prevent the spread and introduction of pests of plants and plant
products and to promote safe trade.
Tasks and Responsibilities
and revise draft and adopted International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures
(ISPMs), including diagnostic protocols and phytosanitary treatments.
and revise draft and approved specifications for ISPMs.
and revise selected IPPC reports.
in the final formatting of adopted ISPMs, approved specifications and selected
the IPPC style guide as appropriate.
Secretariat staff to correctly apply the IPPC style guide for the processing of
IPPC documents, by being available (virtually) to answer queries.
other duties as required.
of University degree in biology, entomology, agriculture or related field
of 5 years’ experience as copy-editor
of phytosanitary terminology
knowledge of MS Word
Focus, Teamwork, Communication, Building Effective Relationships and Knowledge
candidate will be employed on a personal services agreement for editorial services
for an initial duration of 6 months, and with the option to be extended. The
type of contract does not foresee any health insurance, pension or other
entitlements. Contract may be extended subject to satisfactory performance and
availability of funds.
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