World Food Programme recruits 01 Programme Policy Officer
World Food Programme
Humanitaire (ONG, Associations, …), Projet/programme de développement
Opportunités de carrière : Programme Policy Officer (Transfers Management), FT NOA Nairobi (131504)
Posting Dates : Date of Issue : 26th November 2020 Closing Date : 9th December 2020
Organisational Background : The United Nations World Food Programme is the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide. The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes. Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need.
The World Food Programme Somalia activities include relief assistance, safety-net support including school feeding, nutrition programmes and livelihood support through provision of in-kind and cash-based transfers and capacity strengthening.
This position is open to qualified Kenyan candidates. Female candidates, are encouraged to apply.
Duties and Responsibilities :
Under the guidance and direct supervision of the Transfers Management Team leader, the incumbent will be responsible for the following duties :
• Assist to ensure that cash-based transfers (CBT) and related processes within Somalia Country Office are run according to WFP corporate guidelines, standards and procedures;• Collaborate closely with different WFP functional units to ensure coordinated design and implementation of cash, voucher and in-kind food transfers;• Provide effective support to Area Offices in SCOPE related activities to strengthen planning and timely implementation of CBT and In-Kind programming through SCOPE;• Collaborate closely with M&E Unit and Communication focal points, to receive and analyze feedback from beneficiaries, and provide appropriate responses;• Review all Cooperating Partner proposals for CBT and SCOPE related issues and provide feedback for Cooperating Partner Committee review;• Contribute to the preparation of accurate reporting on CBT programmes and activities that enable informed decision making and assist in compiling monthly statistics, required data and figures extracted from SCOPE;• Assist in establishing and refining Standard Operating Procedures and internal controls related to CBT;• Assist in reviewing and monitoring interventions in SCOPE, document lessons learned;• Participate in WFP’s internal CBT Working Group meetings and follow-up action points;• Undertake field missions to assist Area Offices in CBT and SCOPE related activities;• Perform other duties as the need arises.
Minimum Qualifications :
Education : University degree in one or more of the following disciplines: economics, international affairs, business administration, social sciences, or development studies.
Experience : At least three years of postgraduate professional experience in cash-based transfer programming and technology solutions for humanitarian programming.
Language : Fluency in both oral and written communication in English is a requirement. Knowledge & Skills :
• Knowledge and experience in delivery of cash-based interventions;• Ability to write quality reports and policy documents;• Ability to work independently with minimum supervision;• Experience in collaborating across functional units and externally with cooperating partner entities;• Experience utilizing computers, including word processing, spreadsheet and other standard WFP software packages and systems;• General knowledge of UN system policies, rules, regulations and procedures governing area of work.
Application Instructions : Interested and qualified candidates are requested to submit online applications through E-Recruitment.
Applications that do not meet the above requirements will be disregarded. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
WFP seeks applicants of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian principles.WFP is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to promoting diversity and gender balance.Selection of candidates is made on a competitive basis. POSTULER