Internship Cash Based Transfers (CBT)
World Food Programme
Humanitaire (ONG, Associations, …), Projet/programme de développement
Opportunités de carrière : Internship Cash Based Transfers (CBT), Maputo (153497)
WFP seeks candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian principles.
Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis, and we are committed to promoting diversity and gender balance.
Female qualified applicants are encouraged to apply
ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT 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.
JOB PURPOSE We are currently seeking to fill an internship position under the WFP Cash Based Transfer Unit, – Mozambique, the position will be based at Maputo. The Internship will be for an initial period of six (6) months. The selected candidate will be assisting the WFP CBT Unit and will have access to the below available skills:
– CBT-related project management end-to-end (design, implementation, and monitoring), including coordination among teams- Analytical skills (ability to analyse quantitative and qualitative data and draw conclusions to inform decisions about transfer modalities)- Oral and written communication skills (ability to communicate objectives, challenges, and solutions to inform decision making)- Networking skills- Multitasking skills (ability to follow up on the implementation of multiple CBT interventions simultaneously) STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS ??????University degree or equivalent qualification, preferably in a field relevant to the position such as Political Science, Economics, Statistics, Information Management or Project Management, Social Sciences or other relevant fieldBe a recent graduate from an undergraduate or graduate programme (within six months prior to the application to the internship programme) from a recognized university and have attended classes in the last 12 months of enrolment in the university.Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point);Fluent in English and PortugueseStrong knowledge of spreadsheets and databases (MS Excel and MS Access) or other databasesAbility to present information in the form of tables, charts and diagrams easily comprehensible
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive) Prepare thematic briefs on CBT interventions to showcase achievements and new initiatives.Coordinate with Field Offices and COMET Focal Points at FO and CO level to reconcile monthly distributions of cash-based transfers. Coordinate with relevant Units and FOs to ensure supply of payment instruments (SCOPE cards, SIM cards, vouchers, etc.), CBT-related devices (scanners, laptops, etc.) and visibility materials (banners, brochures, etc.).Contribute to the development/update of CBT-related SOPs and risk register.Support information management activities (build a repository of key documents, liaise with other teams to compile lessons learned and recommendations to improve implementation of CBT operations, develop a tracking tool to monitor implementation of oversight/audit recommendations, etc.)Perform any other tasks as required
DESIRED EXPERIENCES FOR ENTRY INTO THE ROLE Good knowledge of Microsoft excel, power point and word. Knowledge of data analysis and visualization tools is an asset.Good interpersonal skillsWillingess to travel to the fieldAttention to details
4Ps CORE ORGANISATIONAL CAPABILITIES Purpose
•Understand and communicate the Strategic Objectives: Understands WFP’s Strategic Objectives and the link to own work objectives.•Be a force for positive change: Flexibly adapts individual contributions to accommodate changes in direction from supervisors and internal/external changes (such as evolving needs of beneficiaries, new requirements of partners).• Make the mission inspiring to our team: Recognizes and shares with team members the ways in which individual contributions relate to WFP’s mission.• Make our mission visible in everyday actions: Sets own goals in alignment with WFP’s overall operations, and is able to communicate this link to others.
People •Look for ways to strengthen people’s skills: Assesses own strengths and weaknesses to increase self-awareness, and includes these in conversations on own developmental needs.• Create an inclusive culture: Participates in open dialogue, and values the diverse opinion of others, regardless of background, culture, experience, or country assignment.• Be a coach & provide constructive feedback: Proactively seeks feedback and coaching to build confidence, and develop and improve individual skills.• Create an “I will”/”We will” spirit: Participates in accomplishing team activities and goals in the face of challenging circumstances.
Performance •Encourage innovation & creative solutions: Shows willingness to explore and experiment with new ideas and approaches in own work.• Focus on getting results: Consistently delivers results within individual scope of work on time, on budget and without errors.• Make commitments and make good on commitments: Commits to upholding individual accountabilities and responsibilities in the face of ever-changing country or functional priorities.• Be Decisive: Makes rational decisions about individual activities when faced with uncertain circumstances, including in times of ambiguity regarding information or manager direction.
Partnership •Connect and share across WFP units: Seeks to understand and adapt to internal or cross-unit teams’ priorities and preferred working styles.• Build strong external partnerships: Demonstrates ability to understand and appropriately respond to and/or escalate needs of external partners.• Be politically agile & adaptable: Portrays an informed and professional demeanor toward internal and external partners and stakeholders.• Be clear about the value WFP brings to partnerships: Provides operational support on analyses and assessments that quantifies and demonstrates WFP’s unique value as a partner.
FUNCTIONAL CAPABILITIES Intern performes as per ToRs (including tangible deliverables) Intern demonstrates to have acquired analytical and communication skills related to the area of work.Intern has helped to systematize information which will help the organization to design future programmes based on lessons learned from past experiences.Intern has contributed to align internal processes to corporate standards.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS Duration of assignment will be 6 months with a posibility of extensionDuty station/location can be in Maputo or our field offices.WFP is not responsible for living expenses, arrangements for accommodation, travel to and from WFP internship location, necessary visas and costs related.Interns receive a monthly stipend from WFP up to the maximum amount of US$575 per month depending on the duty station of assignment. WFP will recognize candidates’ educational credentials from recognised institutions that have been certified by competent international or national authorities such as the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) or Ministries of Education;
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS
WFP has zero tolerance for discrimination and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status.
No appointment under any kind of contract will be offered to members of the UN Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ), International Civil Service Commission (ICSC), FAO Finance Committee, WFP External Auditor, WFP Audit Committee, Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) and other similar bodies within the United Nations system with oversight responsibilities over WFP, both during their service and within three years of ceasing that service. POSTULER