9 Internship Positions at World Food Programme (WFP): (Deadline 8 June 2022)

9 Internship Positions at World Food Programme (WFP): (Deadline 8 June 2022)

9 Internship Positions at World Food Programme (WFP): (Deadline 8 June 2022)

Internship-Social Protection at World Food Programme (WFP): (Deadline 8 June 2022)

Career Opportunities: Internship-Social Protection, Kigali (165762)

WFP celebrates and embraces diversity. It is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all its employees and encourages qualified candidates to apply irrespective of race, color, national origin, ethnic or social background, genetic information, gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, religion or belief, HIV status or disability.

ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT

The World Food Programme is the world’s largest humanitarian agency, fighting hunger worldwide. We are currently seeking to fill an internship position under the WFP Programme Unit. The position will be based in Kigali, Rwanda. The Internship will be for an initial period of 6 months starting from July  2022.

BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE OF THE ASSIGNMENT

Social protection is an increasingly popular strategy for governments to reduce extreme poverty, hunger, and inequalities and promote access to essential needs for the most vulnerable. As a global leader in fighting hunger and malnutrition worldwide, WFP is increasingly called upon by governments to support national social protection systems. In 2020, WFP partnered with governments in 78 countries to strengthen their national social protection systems, making support in social protection an integral part of its activities in most of the countries where it operates.
In implementing its social protection activities, WFP Rwanda is supporting the Government of Rwanda’s efforts to extend the coverage, comprehensiveness, adequacy, and quality of its national social protection system. The objective is to ensure that all people have access, throughout their lives, to strengthen national social protection systems that should help individuals to meet their food security, nutrition and associated essential needs, and to reduce and address the risks and shocks they face. WFP activities also have a particular focus on advancing national efforts at shock-responsive social protection by strengthening linkages between disaster risk management and the national social protection system to address the contribution of disasters to poverty and food insecurity.

STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Currently enrolled in a graduate programme from a recognized university and have completed at least 2 years of studies, preferably in political science, social sciences, community development, public policy, international development, development studies or related fields.
  • Must have attended courses in the last 12 months
  • Recently graduated from a graduate programme (within 12 months) prior to applying of internship programme
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint);
  • Fluent in English (both oral and written)
  • or related fields.
  • Must have attended courses in the last 12 months
  • Recently graduated from a graduate programme (within 12 months) prior to applying of internship programme
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint);
  • Fluent in English (both oral and written)

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

Under the overall supervision of the Social Protection Programme Policy Officer, and in close collaboration with the Strategic Outcome 2 Manager, the intern will carry out the following responsibilities:

  • Support in delivering an international conference on social protection and disaster risk management in collaboration with various units in the Country Office as well as external suppliers and international guest speakers;
  • Support in the coordination of partnership meetings and development of communication and engagement materials such as briefs, case studies, and documentation of lessons learnt in WFP Rwanda’s work in social protection;
  • Support in social protection project management, including by participating in the planning, implementation, and narrative and financial reporting of social protection activities
  • Support in organizing trainings and workshops for government and non-government stakeholders; and
  • Support on special projects and undertake additional responsibilities as required.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS

8 June 2022

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

WFP is an equal opportunity employer. Female candidates meeting the above qualifications are encouraged to apply online through the WFP recruitment website.

This VA is open ONLY to Rwandan Nationals.

Please note that WFP does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

Only Women are eligible to apply.

Only Women are Eligible to Apply

All employment decisions are made on the basis of organizational needs, job requirements, merit, and individual qualifications. WFP is committed to providing an inclusive work environment free of sexual exploitation and abuse, all forms of discrimination, any kind of harassment, sexual harassment, and abuse of authority. Therefore, all selected candidates will undergo rigorous reference and background checks.

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.

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Internship-Food Safety and Quality at World Food Programme (WFP): (Deadline 8 June 2022)

Career Opportunities: Internship-Food Quality, Kigali (165766)

WFP celebrates and embraces diversity. It is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all its employees and encourages qualified candidates to apply irrespective of race, colour, national origin, ethnic or social background, genetic information, gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, religion or belief, HIV status or disability.

ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT

The World Food Programme is the world’s largest humanitarian agency, fighting hunger worldwide. We are currently seeking to fill an internship position under the WFP Supply Chain Unit. The position will be based in Kigali, Rwanda. The Internship will be for an initial period of 6 months starting from July  2022.

BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE OF THE ASSIGNMENT

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is the world’s largest humanitarian agency, fighting
hunger worldwide. WFP Rwanda works in partnership with the Government and other stakeholders
through the direct implementation of integrated programmes targeting the most vulnerable people and
will progressively shift towards building national capacity to formulate, manage and implement
programmes for achieving zero hunger. In implementing its activities, WFP will bridge the humanitarian-development nexus and leverage its extensive experience and the contributions it has made in Rwanda
over many decades to achieve five strategic outcomes:

  • Refugees and returnees in Rwanda always have access to adequate and nutritious food.
  • Vulnerable populations in food-insecure communities and areas have improved access to
  • adequate and nutritious food all year.
  • Children under 5, adolescents and pregnant and nursing women and girls in Rwanda have
  • improved access to nutritious foods and services that enable them to meet their nutrition needs
  • all year.
  • Smallholder farmers, especially women, have increased marketable surplus and access to
  • agricultural markets through efficient supply chains by 2030.
  • The Government of Rwanda and the humanitarian community are provided with adequate,
  • timely, cost-efficient, and agile supply chain services and expertise necessary to effectively
  • respond to the emergency crisis.

STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Currently enrolled in a graduate programme from a recognized university and have completed at least 2 years of studies, preferably in Food Science, Food Safety, Food Technology or related fields.
  • Must have attended courses in the last 12 months
  • Recently graduated from a graduate programme (within 12 months) prior to applying for the internship programme
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint);
  • Fluent in English (both oral and written)

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

This position is under Supply Chain Management and will be conducting daily FSQ activities

  • Inspect WFP central warehouses and sub-offices and conduct quality checks for stored foods
  • and establish if they are still of good quality, and whether the procedure is respected.
  • Reviewing the inspection and food laboratory reports and establishing the compliance of
  • Suppliers to WFP specifications and other required standards.
  • Supporting the procurement team to ensure food quality and safety information is accurately
  • captured in tenders and contracts of suppliers.
  • Supporting food safety and quality incident investigations, all relevant information for the case is available and documented.
  • Following up on the inspection and fumigation companies and evaluating their performances.
  • Supporting CO programmes and initiatives in the development/reviewing of the training materials and providing FSQ related training to WFP staff and its stakeholders.
  • Following up and monitoring milling contracts and ensuring products are timely delivered as
  • per the terms of contracts.
  • Closely monitor the analytical data on products from the inspection company and report any deviations from the specifications for quick actions.
  • Following up on the implementation of CAPA by WFP suppliers to ensure they timely close the audit findings and report any progress made or challenges encountered. Follow up on the compliance testing plan (downstream and upstream) with companies contracted to perform sampling, shipping, and testing.
  • Supporting other units in technical matters in case requested.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS

8 June 2022

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

WFP is an equal opportunity employer. Female candidates meeting the above qualifications are encouraged to apply online through the WFP recruitment website.

This VA is open ONLY to Rwandan Nationals.

Please note that WFP does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

Only Women are eligible to apply.

Only Women are Eligible to Apply

All employment decisions are made on the basis of organizational needs, job requirements, merit, and individual qualifications. WFP is committed to providing an inclusive work environment free of sexual exploitation and abuse, all forms of discrimination, any kind of harassment, sexual harassment, and abuse of authority. Therefore, all selected candidates will undergo rigorous reference and background checks.

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.

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Internship-Small holder Agriculture Market Support (SAMS) at World Food Programme (WFP): (Deadline 8 June 2022)

Career Opportunities: Internship-Small holder Agriculture Market Support (SAMS), Huye (165778)

Requisition ID 165778 – Posted 27/05/2022 – Short Term Monthly – Africa, Central & Eastern – Rwanda – Huye – Working Job Language (2) – PROGRAMME & POLICY

WFP celebrates and embraces diversity. It is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all its employees and encourages qualified candidates to apply irrespective of race, colour, national origin, ethnic or social background, genetic information, gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, religion or belief, HIV status or disability.

ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT

The World Food Programme is the world’s largest humanitarian agency, fighting hunger worldwide. We are currently seeking to fill an internship position under the WFP Smallholder Agricultural Market Support (SAMS) – Huye.  The position will be based in Huye, Rwanda. The Internship will be for an initial period of 6 months starting from July  2022.

BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE OF THE ASSIGNMENT:

Smallholder Agriculture Market Support (SAMS) Unit/ Huye  is currently engaged in six inter-related initiatives aimed at uplifting the livelihoods of smallholder farmers: The Farm to Market Alliance (FtMA); Home Grown School Feeding (HGSF); Joint programme on Rural Women’s Economic Empowerment (JP RWEE); the Sustainable Agricultural Productivity and Market Linkage Project (SAPMP); the post-harvest loss reduction (PHLR) initiative; and the Master card Foundation from the seven Districts. Six in the South (Ruhango, Nyanza, Huye, Gisagara, Nyaruguru and Nyamagabe and one in the West (Rusizi).

WFP Huye field office is looking for a suitable candidate to participate in the female Internship Programme 2022 in Monitoring and evaluation and Knowledge management focusing on Small Holde Farmers Market Support.

STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Currently enrolled in a graduate programme from a recognized university and have completed at least 2 years of studies, preferably in agriculture, rural development, agribusiness or other related fields
  • Must have attended courses in the last 12 months
  • Recently graduated from a graduate programme (within 12 months) prior to application of internship programme
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point);
  • Fluent in English (both oral and written)

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

  • Under the direct supervisor of Head of Huye field office, the intern will be responsible for the following duties:
  • Provide specialized support to SHF operations and programmes to ensure that the various activities are performed within the established targets following WFP’s policies and procedures in the following areas
  • Facilitate participating farmer organizations and farmer-friendly aggregation entities to access agricultural services by coordinating with key value chain stakeholders on the ground.
  • Liaise with internal counterparts across functional units to support effective collaboration, implementation and monitoring of ongoing project activities
  • Participate and contribute to the Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting of SAMS interventions, with focus on FtMA platform in close coordination with cooperating partners.
  • Liaise with the External Partnerships and Communications unit (EPC) and/or relevant colleagues and produce periodic updates on SAMS work, including operational updates.
  • Within the specific area of responsibility, prepare a range of reports and data analysis (e.g., programme status, performance) and highlight trends/issues ensuring deliverables adhere to corporate standards and quality control.
  • Participate in E-management meetings with cooperating partners

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:08 June 2022

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

WFP is an equal opportunity employer. Female candidates meeting the above qualifications are encouraged to apply on-line through WFP recruitment website.

This VA is open ONLY to Rwandan Nationals.

Please note that WFP does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

Only Women are Eligible to Apply

All employment decisions are made on the basis of organizational needs, job requirements, merit, and individual qualifications. WFP is committed to providing an inclusive work environment free of sexual exploitation and abuse, all forms of discrimination, any kind of harassment, sexual harassment, and abuse of authority. Therefore, all selected candidates will undergo rigorous reference and background checks.

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.

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Internship-IT Operations Assistant at World Food Programme (WFP): (Deadline 8 June 2022)

Career Opportunities: Internship-IT Operations Assistant, Kigali (165760)

WFP celebrates and embraces diversity. It is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all its employees and encourages qualified candidates to apply irrespective of race, colour, national origin, ethnic or social background, genetic information, gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, religion or belief, HIV status or disability.

ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT

The World Food Programme is the world’s largest humanitarian agency, fighting hunger worldwide. We are currently seeking to fill an internship position under the WFP TEC Unit. The position will be based in Kigali, Rwanda. The Internship will be for an initial period of 6 months starting from July  2022.

JOB PURPOSE

Rwanda is a low-income, least-developed country with a population of 11.2 million people, of whom 52 percent are women and girls and 48 percent men and boys. Since the 1994 genocide, the Government of Rwanda has consistently and rather successfully pursued development objectives, but many challenges persist including food and nutrition.

WFP Rwanda helps the government enhance the national capacity to manage and innovate, but also to tackle more immediate humanitarian needs and provides a path to self-reliance, ensuring no one is left behind while facilitating national ownership. WFP is increasingly transitioning from humanitarian action into development and humanitarian nexus efforts to create links and make a greater impact.

The primary mission of the Vulnerability Assessment and Mapping (VAM) unit is to identify food insecure populations and their needs, provide early warning, and generate information/knowledgebase to guide in the formulation of durable and better-targeted food security and livelihood solutions. The successful candidate will be responsible for collating and organizing datasets to provide in-depth analysis and understanding of Rwanda’s food and nutrition security.

STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Currently enrolled in a graduate programme from a recognized university and have completed at least 2 years of studies, preferably in Information Technology or related fields.
  • Must have attended courses in the last 12 months
  • Recently graduated from a graduate programme (within 12 months) prior to applying for the internship programme
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint);
  • Fluent in English (both oral and written)
  • or related fields.
  • Must have attended courses in the last 12 months
  • Recently graduated from a graduate programme (within 12 months) prior to applying of the internship programme
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint);
  • Fluent in English (both oral and written)

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

Under the direct supervision of BTO, TEC unit, the intern will be responsible for the following duties:

  1. Assess the current status of the CO data integration initiative and implement activities in the data integration initiative.
  2. Assess the corporate initiatives (Tableau) and opportunities for incorporation to the CO’s data integration and visualization.
  3. Design solutions for the CO data integration and visualization initiatives through platforms than can easily be handed over to CO staff fulfilling the CO progress tracking and decision-making needs at various levels.
  4. Assist in the installation, configuration and customization of IT systems ensuring compliance with WFP’s IT standards, guidelines and procedures.
  5. Resolve users’ queries, escalating if required, to ensure that standard IT questions are answered, and accurate information is provided.
  6. Any other duties as required.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS

8 June 2022

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

WFP is an equal opportunity employer. Female candidates meeting the above qualifications are encouraged to apply online through the WFP recruitment website.

This VA is open ONLY to Rwandan Nationals.

Please note that WFP does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

Only Women are eligible to apply.

Only Women are Eligible to Apply

All employment decisions are made on the basis of organizational needs, job requirements, merit, and individual qualifications. WFP is committed to providing an inclusive work environment free of sexual exploitation and abuse, all forms of discrimination, any kind of harassment, sexual harassment, and abuse of authority. Therefore, all selected candidates will undergo rigorous reference and background checks.

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.

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Internship-Small holder Agriculture Market Support (SAMS) at World Food Programme (WFP): (Deadline 8 June 2022)

Career Opportunities: Internship-Small holder Agriculture Market Support (SAMS), Karongi (165756)

Requisition ID 165756 – Posted 27/05/2022 – Short Term Monthly – Africa, Central & Eastern – Rwanda – Kibuye – Working Job Language (2) – PROGRAMME & POLICY

WFP celebrates and embraces diversity. It is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all its employees and encourages qualified candidates to apply irrespective of race, colour, national origin, ethnic or social background, genetic information, gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, religion or belief, HIV status or disability.

ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT

The World Food Programme is the world’s largest humanitarian agency, fighting hunger worldwide. We are currently seeking to fill an internship position under the WFP Smallholder Agricultural Market Support (SAMS) – Karongi.  The position will be based in Karongi, Rwanda. The Internship will be for an initial period of 6 months starting from July  2022.

BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE OF THE ASSIGNMENT:

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is the world’s largest humanitarian agency, fighting hunger worldwide. WFP Rwanda works in partnership with the Government and other stakeholders through the direct implementation of integrated programmes targeting the most vulnerable people and will progressively shift towards building national capacity to formulate, manage and implement programmes for achieving zero hunger. In implementing its activities, WFP will bridge the humanitarian–development nexus and leverage its extensive experience and the contributions it has made in Rwanda over many decades in order to achieve five strategic outcomes:

  • Refugees and returnees in Rwanda have access to adequate and nutritious food at all times.
  • Vulnerable populations in food-insecure communities and areas have improved access to adequate and nutritious food all year.
  •  Children under 5, adolescents and pregnant and nursing women and girls in Rwanda have improved access to nutritious foods and services that enable them to meet their nutrition needs all year.
  • Smallholder farmers, especially women, have increased marketable surplus and access to agricultural markets through efficient supply chains by 2030.
  • The Government of Rwanda and the humanitarian community is provided with adequate, timely, cost-efficient and agile supply chain services and expertise necessary to effectively respond to emergency crisis.

This internship position will be based in WFP Rwanda, Karongi Field Office and the internee will work under the direct supervision of the Programme Associate (SO4). At this level, she will be expected to demonstrate responsibility and initiative to respond independently to various queries with only minimal guidance. The internee will be responsible for the field implementation of key smallholder-farmer (SHF) related activities, including (but not limited to): The Farm to Market Alliance (FtMA), Master Card Foundation project (MCF), SMART, SAPMP, and PBF project.
In Rwanda, WFP currently supports more than 160 farmer cooperatives with membership of more than 50,000 farmers. WFP takes the lead in coordinating this market access support for smallholder farmers through an extensive partnership with value chain stakeholders. WFP is looking for an intern to support push forward these efforts.

STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Currently enrolled in a graduate programme from a recognized university and have completed at least 2 years of studies, preferably in agriculture, rural development, agri business or other related fields
  • Must have attended courses in the last 12 months
  • Recently graduated from a graduate programme (within 12 months) prior to application of internship programme
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint);
  • Fluent in English (both oral and written)

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

Under the direct supervision of the Programme Associate (SO4), the intern will be expected to assume the responsibilities listed below:

1. Provide technical support and assist in the development and implementation of various activities linked to SHF support and processes at the field office level in collaboration with SO4 partners, supporting alignment with wider programme policies and guidelines.
2. Collect and summarize programme(s) data, collaborating with implementing partners where required, conduct analysis and preparing reports in order to support programme reviews and inform decision-making.
3. Monitor the implementation of all SHF-related field activities, in close consultation with the WFP Field Office, WFP country office and SHF unit.
4.    Monitor implementation quality on a regular basis and Provide specialized support to SHF operations and programmes to ensure that the various activities are performed within the established targets following WFP’s policies and procedures in the following areas:

  • Conduct needs assessments of target SHFs, using standardized tools and approaches
  • Facilitate participating farmer organizations and farmer-friendly aggregation entities to access agricultural services by coordinating with key-value chain stakeholders on the ground
  • Facilitate linkages of cooperatives to private sector entities for access to post-harvest handling equipment
  • Monitor and assist cooperatives and other aggregation entities to adhere to terms of forward delivery contracts facilitated by WFP
  •  Conduct training of trainers of partner staff, as well as ensure quality monitoring of all SHF-related capacity building activities

5. Within the specific area of responsibility, prepare a range of reports and data analysis (e.g. programme status, performance) and highlight trends/issues ensuring deliverables adhere to corporate standards and quality control.
6. Ensure and/or perform accurate, timely recording of data within the specific technical area of work and consistency of information presented to stakeholders.
7. Support the capacity building of cooperating partners involved in implementing WFP supported activities related to smallholder farmers.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:08 June 2022

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

WFP is an equal opportunity employer. Female candidates meeting the above qualifications are encouraged to apply online through the WFP recruitment website.

This VA is open ONLY to Rwandan Nationals.

Please note that WFP does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

Only Women are Eligible to Apply

All employment decisions are made on the basis of organizational needs, job requirements, merit, and individual qualifications. WFP is committed to providing an inclusive work environment free of sexual exploitation and abuse, all forms of discrimination, any kind of harassment, sexual harassment, and abuse of authority. Therefore, all selected candidates will undergo rigorous reference and background checks.

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.

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Internship-Assistant Data Analyst at World Food Programme (WFP): (Deadline 8 June 2022)

Career Opportunities: Internship-Assistant Data Analyst, Kigali (165757)

WFP celebrates and embraces diversity. It is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all its employees and encourages qualified candidates to apply irrespective of race, colour, national origin, ethnic or social background, genetic information, gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, religion or belief, HIV status or disability.

ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT

The World Food Programme is the world’s largest humanitarian agency, fighting hunger worldwide. We are currently seeking to fill an internship position under the WFP VAM/M&E Unit. The position will be based in Kigali, Rwanda. The Internship will be for an initial period of 6 months starting from July  2022.

JOB PURPOSE

Rwanda is a low-income, least-developed country with a population of 11.2 million people, of whom 52 percent are women and girls and 48 percent men and boys. Since the 1994 genocide, the Government of Rwanda has consistently and rather successfully pursued development objectives, but many challenges persist including food and nutrition.

WFP Rwanda helps the government enhance the national capacity to manage and innovate, but also to tackle more immediate humanitarian needs and provides a path to self-reliance, ensuring no one is left behind while facilitating national ownership. WFP is increasingly transitioning from humanitarian action into development and humanitarian nexus efforts to create links and make a greater impact.

The primary mission of the Vulnerability Assessment and Mapping (VAM) unit is to identify food insecure populations and their needs, provide early warning, and generate information/knowledgebase to guide in the formulation of durable and better-targeted food security and livelihood solutions. The successful candidate will be responsible for collating and organizing datasets to provide in-depth analysis and understanding of Rwanda’s food and nutrition security.

STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Currently enrolled in a graduate programme from a recognized university and have completed at least 2 years of studies, preferably in Geography; Geographic Information Systems; Earth Observation/ Remote Sensing; Statistics or related fields.
  • Must have attended courses in the last 12 months
  • Recently graduated from a graduate programme (within 12 months) prior to application of internship programme
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint);
  • Fluent in English (both oral and written)
  • or related fields.
  • Must have attended courses in the last 12 months
  • Recently graduated from a graduate programme (within 12 months) prior to application of internship programme
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint);
  • Fluent in English (both oral and written)

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

  • Under the guidance of the Head of VAM/M&E Unit, the primary duties of the intern shall include the following:
    Support in the in-depth analysis of food and nutrition security data from the national Comprehensive Food Security and Vulnerability Assessment (CFSVA) and develop high-quality data visualization.
  • Assemble appropriate food and nutrition security indicators from different data sources into a database.
  • Explore opportunities and gaps to enable WFP Rwanda CO to Through the use of satellite remote sensing and spatial visualization, explore and develop insights into complex dynamics and inform decision-making.
  • Perform preparatory work on the use of the Asset Impact Monitoring System for WFP asset-building projects or landscape rehabilitation in and around the refugees’ camps.
  • Perform other duties as required.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS

8 June 2022

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

WFP is an equal opportunity employer. Female candidates meeting the above qualifications are encouraged to apply online through WFP recruitment website.

This VA is open ONLY to Rwandan Nationals.

Please note that WFP does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

Only Women are eligible to apply.

Only Women are Eligible to Apply

All employment decisions are made on the basis of organizational needs, job requirements, merit, and individual qualifications. WFP is committed to providing an inclusive work environment free of sexual exploitation and abuse, all forms of discrimination, any kind of harassment, sexual harassment, and abuse of authority. Therefore, all selected candidates will undergo rigorous reference and background checks.

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.

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Internship -Cash Based Transfer, Complaint and Feedback Mechanism Field Monitor at World Food Programme (WFP): (Deadline 8 June 2022)

Career Opportunities: Internship – Cash Based Transfer, Complaint and Feedback Mechanism Field Monitor (165768)

Requisition ID 165768 – Posted 27/05/2022 – Short Term Monthly – Africa, Central & Eastern – Rwanda – Kirehe – Working Job Language (2) – PROGRAMME & POLICY

WFP celebrates and embraces diversity. It is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all its employees and encourages qualified candidates to apply irrespective of race, colour, national origin, ethnic or social background, genetic information, gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, religion or belief, HIV status or disability.

ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT

The World Food Programme is the world’s largest humanitarian agency, fighting hunger worldwide. We are currently seeking to fill an internship position under Kirehe Field Office  The position will be based in Kirehe, Rwanda. The Internship will be for an initial period of 6 months starting from July  2022.

BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE OF THE ASSIGNMENT:

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. WFP Rwanda works in partnership with the Government and other stakeholders through the direct implementation of integrated programmes targeting the most vulnerable people and will progressively shift towards building national capacity to formulate, manage and implement programmes for achieving zero hunger.

In implementing its activities, WFP will bridge the humanitarian–development nexus and leverage its extensive experience and the contributions it has made in Rwanda over many decades in order to achieve five strategic outcomes:

  • Refugees and returnees in Rwanda have access to adequate and nutritious food at all times.
  • Vulnerable populations in food-insecure communities and areas have improved access to adequate and nutritious food all year.
  • Children under 5, adolescents and pregnant and nursing women and girls in Rwanda have improved access to nutritious foods and services that enable them to meet their nutrition needs all year.
  • Smallholder farmers, especially women, have increased marketable surplus and access to agricultural markets through efficient supply chains by 2030.
  • The Government of Rwanda and the humanitarian community is provided with adequate, timely, cost-efficient, and agile supply chain services and expertise necessary to effectively respond to emergency crisis.

Under the Strategic Outcome 1, WFP provides unconditional cash and food transfers to camp-based refugees to meet their basic food and nutrition needs.

STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Currently enrolled in a graduate programme from a recognized university and have completed at least 2 years of studies, preferably in Nutrition/Health, Agriculture, Social Sciences, Rural Development, Monitoring and Evaluation or other relevant degree.
  • Recently graduated from a graduate programme (within 12 months) prior to application of internship programme
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint);
  • Fluent in English (both oral and written)

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

Under the management of the Head of Field Office, and the technical supervision of the CBT/CFM monitoring assistant, the candidate will perform the following duties.

  • Assist the CBT/CFM field team in the preparation, coordination, and monitoring of monthly cash transfers for General Food Assistance (GFA). This includes, review payment lists, developing communication messages, participate in sensitization and consultative meeting to inform refugees their entitlements, cash distribution plans, and provide feedback.
  • With the guidance of CFM/CBT team, support the CFM help desk to register complaints in WFP Corporate SUGAR CRM platform, make referral where required, follow up on complaints and assist in providing timely feedback to refugees.
  •  Support in the monitoring of cash transfer, collect and analyze CBT data, receive, and collate comments and feedback from beneficiaries, develop data visualizations, analytical reports, and support in drafting of documents/briefs support identifying CBT related issues with a view to improve implementation and delivery of cash transfer.
  • Facilitate replenishment of Bank agents during the cash transfer cycle, support quarterly bank registrations, organize regular meetings on CBT, provide tools, information, training and capacity building sessions to refugee CBT committee and Bank agents.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:08 June 2022

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

WFP is an equal opportunity employer. Female candidates meeting the above qualifications are encouraged to apply online through WFP recruitment website.

This VA is open ONLY to Rwandan Nationals.

Please note that WFP does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

Only Women are eligible to apply.

All employment decisions are made on the basis of organizational needs, job requirements, merit, and individual qualifications. WFP is committed to providing an inclusive work environment free of sexual exploitation and abuse, all forms of discrimination, any kind of harassment, sexual harassment, and abuse of authority. Therefore, all selected candidates will undergo rigorous reference and background checks.

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.

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Internship-Knowledge Management and M&E at World Food Programme (WFP): (Deadline 8 June 2022)

WFP celebrates and embraces diversity. It is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all its employees and encourages qualified candidates to apply irrespective of race, colour, national origin, ethnic or social background, genetic information, gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, religion or belief, HIV status or disability.

ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT

The World Food Programme is the world’s largest humanitarian agency, fighting hunger worldwide. We are currently seeking to fill an internship position under the WFP Smallholder Agricultural Market Support (SAMS) Unit. The position will be based in Kigali, Rwanda. The Internship will be for an initial period of 6 months starting from July  2022.

JOB PURPOSE

The World Food Programme (WFP) office in Rwanda is currently operating under its 2019-2023 Country Strategic Plan (CSP). Strategic Outcome 4 of the CSP, relates to the support of smallholder farmers in Rwanda: ‘Smallholder Farmers have increased marketable surplus and access agriculture markets through efficient supply chains by 2030’ and its execution is led by The Smallholder Agricultural Market Support (SAMS) Unit.  SAMS Unit activities support smallholder farmers through the Farm to Market Alliance (“FtMA”), which was established by multi-stakeholders including WFP, Alliance for Green Revolution in Africa, Yara, Rabobank and other private sector stakeholders, with the purpose of creating systemic demand-led change along agriculture value chains that promotes the inclusion of smallholder farmers.  The goal of the Alliance is to create an environment that will facilitate smallholder farmers to formally and commercially have access to sustainable market systems to meet the demand of international and local food procurement companies, government reserves, and WFP. WFP is a lead coordinator and operational agency of the Alliance in Rwanda.
The intern will contribute to strengthening the monitoring, evaluation, reporting and knowledge management of the SAMS Unit initiatives, with a special focus on the activities from the Joint Programme of FAO, IFAD, UN Women and WFP on “Accelerating Progress towards the economic empowerment of rural women” (JP RWEE).
The JP RWEE aims to economically empower rural women and initiated activities in 2014 in seven piloting countries: Ethiopia, Guatemala, Kyrgyzstan, Liberia, Nepal, Niger and Rwanda. The coalition of FAO, IFAD, UN Women and WFP is generating synergies that capitalize on each agency’s mandate, comparative advantage and institutional strength to generate more lasting and wider-scale improvements in the living conditions and rights of rural women and girls in the context of sustainable rural development. The JP RWEE focuses on four key outcomes for rural women: 1) improved food and nutrition security, 2) increased incomes to sustain livelihoods, 3) enhanced leadership and participation in rural institutions and in shaping laws, policies and programmes, and 4) more gender-responsive policy environment for the economic empowerment of rural women.

STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Currently enrolled in a graduate programme from a recognized university and have completed at least 2 years of studies, preferably in agriculture, economics, development studies or related fields.
  • Must have attended courses in the last 12 months
  • Recently graduated from a graduate programme (within 12 months) prior to applying of the internship programme
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint);
  • Fluent in English (both oral and written)

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

Under the general guidance of the SAMS Head of Unit and direct supervision by the Operational Information Management and Reporting (OIM) officer, the intern will be expected to assume the responsibilities listed below:

  • Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting
    Participate and contribute in the Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting of SAMS interventions, with a focus on JP RWEE, in close coordination with OIC Officer and JP RWEE National Coordinator;
  • Conduct occasional monitoring visits to support local NGO field staff in using digital tools for data collection;
  • Support analysis of data and operational issues to support senior colleagues in the development of programmes and activities; and
  • Liaise with the External Partnerships and Communications unit (EPC) and/or relevant colleagues and produce periodic updates on SAMS work, including operational updates/newsletters.

Knowledge Management

  • Take part in periodic studies under the JP RWEE, including the upcoming study on “horticulture Post-harvest loss-PHL Management Practices”; and
  • Support the preparation of knowledge products (including case studies) on SAMS Unit activities.

In addition to the above, the intern will perform any other tasks requested.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS

08 June 2022

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

WFP is an equal opportunity employer. Female candidates meeting the above qualifications are encouraged to apply online through the WFP recruitment website.

This VA is open ONLY to Rwandan Nationals.

Please note that WFP does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

Only Women are eligible to apply.

Only Women are Eligible to Apply

All employment decisions are made on the basis of organizational needs, job requirements, merit, and individual qualifications. WFP is committed to providing an inclusive work environment free of sexual exploitation and abuse, all forms of discrimination, any kind of harassment, sexual harassment, and abuse of authority. Therefore, all selected candidates will undergo rigorous reference and background checks.

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.

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Internship-Finance Assistant at World Food Programme (WFP): (Deadline 8 June 2022)

Career Opportunities: Internship-Finance Assistant, Kigali (165754)

Requisition ID 165754 – Posted 27/05/2022 – Short Term Monthly – Africa, Central & Eastern – Rwanda – Kigali – Working Job Language (2) – FINANCE

WFP celebrates and embraces diversity. It is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all its employees and encourages qualified candidates to apply irrespective of race, colour, national origin, ethnic or social background, genetic information, gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, religion or belief, HIV status or disability.

ABOUT WFP

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.

ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT

The World Food Programme is the world’s largest humanitarian agency, fighting hunger worldwide. We are currently seeking to fill an internship position under the WFP Finance and Administration Unit. The position will be based in Kigali, Rwanda. The Internship will be for an initial period of 6 months starting from July  2022.

JOB PURPOSE

The expectation for the internship holder with the G3 Finance Assistant level is to take responsibility for the completion of a range of finance/budget-related processes and activities requiring some interpretation of standard guidelines/practices. To recommend a course of action to staff at various levels and to allocate tasks to other support staff.
The purpose of the job is to support the effective delivery of finance, budget, and administrative support services in order to facilitate transparent and efficient utilization of financial resources.

STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Currently enrolled in a graduate programme from a recognized university and have completed at least 2 years of studies, preferably in Finance, Accounting, or related fields.
  • Must have attended courses in the last 12 months
  • Recently graduated from a graduate programme (within 12 months) prior to application of internship programme
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint);
  • Fluent in English (both oral and written)

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

Under the direct supervision of the National Finance Officer, the intern will be responsible for the following duties:
1. Maintenance of invoices in Invoice Tracking System up to send to Wings step, and monthly ITS reports for review by the Finance Officer
2.Support in the preparation of the monthly cash forecast
3.Billing fuel, private use of vehicles, telephones, travel, and prepare related journal vouchers
4. Follow up on staff and third party receivables and payables, purchase requisitions, and purchase orders open items
5.Participate in review of vendor master data regularly
6.Participate in the preparation of the semi-annual vendor balances confirmation
7. Prepare monthly VAT claims to RWANDA REVENUE AUTHORITY
8. Familiarize with the Financial dashboard
9. Financial assessment for CBT
10. Any other duties as required.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:8 June 2022

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

WFP is an equal opportunity employer. Female candidates meeting the above qualifications are encouraged to apply online through WFP recruitment website.

This VA is open ONLY to Rwandan Nationals.

Please note that WFP does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

Only Women are eligible to apply.

All employment decisions are made on the basis of organizational needs, job requirements, merit, and individual qualifications. WFP is committed to providing an inclusive work environment free of sexual exploitation and abuse, all forms of discrimination, any kind of harassment, sexual harassment, and abuse of authority. Therefore, all selected candidates will undergo rigorous reference and background checks.

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.

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