2 JOB POSITIONS AT World Food Programme : ( 19 March 2019 )

2 JOB POSITIONS AT World Food Programme : ( 19 March 2019 )

 

2 JOB POSITIONS AT World Food Programme : ( 19 March 2019 )

 

 

JOB AT World Food Programme : Monitoring Assistant : ( 19 March 2019 )

 

 

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.

 

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.

Leveraging its extensive experience and the contributions it has made in the country over many decades, the World Food Programme (WFP) in Rwanda works to build national capacity to formulate, manage and implement programmes for achieving Zero Hunger, by gradually shifting from being a direct implementer to being a catalyst and enabler. As an integral part of the United Nations ‘One UN’ agenda, WFP implements programmes which are in line with Rwanda’s national planning processes and development programmes.

 

ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT

 

This job is open in WFP Rwanda, Kirehe Field Office and the job holder will work under the direct supervision of the Head of Field Office. At this level, the job holder will be expected to demonstrate responsibility and initiative to respond independtetly to various quesrie with only minimal guidance.

 

JOB PURPOSE

 

To coordinate, monitor and support the implementation of WFP food assistance in Kirehe Field Office, in close collaboration with the implementing partners.

 

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

 

Under the supervision of the Head of Kirehe Field Office, the Monitoring Assistant will be responsible for the following tasks:

 

General:

 

Perform specialized and/or standardised processes and activities within the specific technical area of work supporting alignment with wider programme policies and guidelines.
Provide project management and/or general office support following established targets and WFP’s policies and procedures.
Within the specific area of responsibility, compile data and support analysis and preparation of reports (e.g. food assistance needs, resource utilization, programme status, performance) in order to support operational decision-making.
Perform accurate, timely recording of data within the specific technical area of work (e.g. food security and vulnerability assessments) following corporate standards and guidelines.
Work and exchange information with internal counterparts to support effective collaboration, implementation and monitoring of ongoing project activities.
Support communication and activities with local partners, agencies, NGOs and government institutions.
Act as a point of contact for resolution of general operational queries requesting assistance where necessary.
Follow standard emergency preparedness practices to ensure WFP is able to quickly respond and deploy needed resources to affected areas at the onset of the crisis.Specific:
Prepare monthly food requirements and food release notes for the supported activities, monitor the implementation of the food assistance, assist in the implementation of the food distribution, review and document the achievements, identify constraints and provide feedback accordingly;
In close collaboration with the implementing partners ensure that food is efficiently prepared, distributed and that beneficiaries receive their full entitlements as required;
Coordinate with logistics assistant to monitor and review the overall food commodity movements such as food deliveries, storage, transport and distribution at the site and verify that food received has been properly recorded, and damaged or suspected damaged commodities are reported;
Compile data and support analysis and preparation of reports (e.g. food assistance needs, resource utilization, programme status, performance) to support operational decision-making;
Liaise with other UN agencies and implementing partners involved in implementing activities at the field office level, including participation on behalf of WFP in inter-agency and sector meetings;
Report periodically to the Head of Field Office on relevant events regarding food management, distribution and other related issues; Identify any apparent issues in the programme and report them to the appropriate personnel;
Provide technical support to the implementing partners, support, supervise and train field partners’ personnel as appropriate;
Contribute to the development of weekly and monthly situation reports at the field office level, analyse and review the monthly cooperating partner reports;
Compile data and support analysis and preparation of reports (e.g. food assistance needs, resource utilization, programme status, performance) to support operational decision-making;

 

 



 

STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

 

Education: Completion of secondary school education. A completion of a University Bachelors Degree in a relevant field is desirable.
Language: Fluency in both oral and written communication in the English language. Working knowledge of French is an advantage.

Experience: At least three years of experience in monitoring social assistance, or livelihood activities such as nutrition, school feeding, refugee operations, food distributions.

OTHER SPECIFIC JOB REQUIREMENTS

Good at networking with partners, possess communication skills, with skills in report writing.
Substantial experience in food distribution systems, and food assistance activities especially for vulnerable people.
Experience in monitoring of livelihood activities at the field office level
DESIRED EXPERIENCES FOR ENTRY INTO THE ROLE

• Has facilitated communication with technical teams.
• Has contributed to implementation of programmes.
• Has observed or assisted with policy discussions.

 

 



 

 

4Ps CORE ORGANISATIONAL CAPABILITIES

 

 

Purpose

 

 

Understand and communicate the Strategic Objectives: Helps teammates articulate WFP’s Strategic Objectives.
Be a force for positive change: Suggests potential improvements to team’s work processes to supervisor.
Make the mission inspiring to our team: Explains the impact of WFP activities in beneficiary communities to teammates.
Make our mission visible in everyday actions: Articulates how own unit’s responsibilities will serve WFP’s mission.
People

Look for ways to strengthen people’s skills: Trains junior teammates on new skills and capabilities.
Create an inclusive culture: Seeks opportunities to work with people from different backgrounds.
Be a coach & provide constructive feedback: Serves as a peer coach for colleagues in same area of work.
Create an “I will”/”We will” spirit: Tracks progress toward goals and shares this information on a regular basis with supervisor.

 

Performance

 

 

Encourage innovation & creative solutions: Explores ways to consistently be more efficient and accurate in own areas of work and shares new methods of work with colleagues.
Focus on getting results: Focuses on getting results and tracks trends in completion rates for own tasks to identify opportunities for efficiency.
Make commitments and make good on commitments: Takes responsibility for own tasks and notifies supervisor as soon as possible of potential delays in meeting deadlines or commitments.
Be Decisive: Independently decides what action to take when faced with critical choices in the workplace or in dangerous situations in the field.

 

Partnership

 

 

Connect and share across WFP units: Suggests opportunities for partnering with other units to supervisor.
Build strong external partnerships: Identifies opportunities to work with colleagues and partners in the field towards common goals.
Be politically agile & adaptable: Develops an understanding of the value of WFP’s teams and external partners in fulfilling team’s goals and objectives.
Be clear about the value WFP brings to partnerships: Aligns own activities with supervisor’s priorities to fulfill internal and external partner needs.

 

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS : 19 MARCH 2019

 

Qualified Female applicants are especially encouraged to apply

 

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JOB AT World Food Programme : Programme Associate – Huye (1), Kirehe (1) : ( 19 March 2019 )

 

 

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.

 

JOB TITLE : Programme Associate

JOB GRADE: Fixed-Term- G6

REPORTING TO: Head of Field Office

DURATION: 12 Months renewable

LOCATION: Kirehe and Huye

 

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.

Leveraging its extensive experience and the contributions it has made in the country over many decades, the World Food Programme (WFP) in Rwanda works to build national capacity to formulate, manage and implement programmes for achieving Zero Hunger, by gradually shifting from being a direct implementer to being a catalyst and enabler. As an integral part of the United Nations ‘One UN’ agenda, WFP implements programmes which are in line with Rwanda’s national planning processes and development programmes.

ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT

These jobs are open in Rwanda Country Office, exactly in Huye and Kirehe field offices. At this level, job holders are expected to demonstrate responsibility and initiative to respond independently to various queries with only general guidance. There is a requirement to use judgment in dealing with unforeseen operational problems on a daily basis. Job holders are expected to manage resources and coach and coordinate support staff.

 

 




 

JOB PURPOSE

 

To provide effective specialized support and technical analyses to policy and programme activities that effectively meet food assistance needs.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

1. Provide technical support and assist in the development and implementation of various activities and processes within the specific area of work supporting alignment with wider programme policies and guidelines.
2. Provide specialized project management support to specific and/or defined programmes to ensure that the various activities are performed within the established targets following WFP’s policies and procedures.
3. Within the specific area of responsibility, prepare a range of reports and data analysis (e.g. food assistance needs, resource utilization, programme status, performance) and highlight trends/issues ensuring deliverables adhere to corporate standards and quality control.
4. Ensure and/or perform accurate, timely recording of data within the specific technical area of work (e.g. assistance programmes, food security and vulnerability assessments) and consistency of information presented to stakeholders.
5. Liaise with internal counterparts to support effective collaboration, implementation and monitoring of ongoing project activities.
6. Coordinate and communicate with local partners, agencies, NGOs and government institutions to perform accurate food security analyses and to ensure efficient delivery of food assistance.
7. Support the capacity building of WFP staff, cooperating partners and national government within the specific technical area.
8. Act as a point of contact for resolution of a range of operational queries and problems within a specific technical area of responsibility.
9. Oversee and/or review the work of other support staff, providing practical advice and guidance, to contribute to delivering objectives to agreed standards and deadlines.
10. Follow standard emergency preparedness practices to ensure WFP is able to quickly respond and deploy needed resources to affected areas at the onset of the crisis.

 

STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

 

Education

 

At least Bachelor’s Degree in one or more of the following disciplines: economics, nutrition/health, agriculture, social sciences, projects management, or any other field relevant to development assistance.

 

Language

 

Fluency in both oral and written communication in English and /or French. The knowledge of both is an added value. Fluency in Kinyarwanda

 

Experience

 

At least six years of experience the area of either Livelihood, Food Assistance, Nutrition, Project Management, Agriculture, or Economics including three years of service in a supervisory role

 

DESIRED EXPERIENCES FOR ENTRY INTO THE ROLE

 

• Has worked with technical teams (i.e. nutrition, M&E, VAM, etc.).
• Has contributed to implementation of programmes.
• Has observed or assisted with policy discussions.

 

 



 

4Ps CORE ORGANISATIONAL CAPABILITIES

 

Purpose

 

Understand and communicate the Strategic Objectives: Coaches team in the most effective ways to communicate WFP’s Strategic Objectives to WFP team and partners in the field.
Be a force for positive change: Implements new methods or tools to improve team’s work processes and productivity.
Make the mission inspiring to our team: Maps team’s activities and tasks to specific successes in beneficiary communities to showcase positive impact.
Make our mission visible in everyday actions: Explains to teammates how each unit contributes to the overall WFP mission.

People

 

Look for ways to strengthen people’s skills: Identifies skill development opportunities such as training modules or on-the-job experiences for self, colleagues and direct reports.
Create an inclusive culture: Facilitates team building activities to build rapport in own unit.
Be a coach & provide constructive feedback: Facilitates the pairing of junior colleagues with coaches within own team.
Create an “I will”/”We will” spirit: Proactively anticipates potential challenges and develops mitigation plans to ensure that team meets goals and targets.

Performance

 

Encourage innovation & creative solutions: Identifies opportunities to be creative in own work and to help team be more innovative and accurate in their respective tasks and areas of work.
Focus on getting results: Monitors team’s deliverables and provides feedback to ensure outcomes are delivered consistently and accurately.
Make commitments and make good on commitments: Provides accurate guidance to team on expected responsibilities and tasks, whilst also upholding own commitment to the team.
Be Decisive: Sets an example and provides guidance to junior team members on when to escalate issues when faced with challenging issues in the workplace or in the field.
Partnership

Connect and share across WFP units: Facilitates partnerships with other WFP units to accomplish missions in the field.
Build strong external partnerships: Sets an example and provides guidance to team on how to build relationships with external partners.
Be politically agile & adaptable: Articulates to colleagues or direct reports the value of contributing to other WFP teams and agency partnerships in fulfilling WFP’s goals and objectives.
Be clear about the value WFP brings to partnerships: Organizes, monitors, and prioritizes own and team’s efforts to ensure that they will fulfil the needs of internal and external partners.
CONDITIONS AND DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS

WFP offers a competitive compensation package which will be determined by the contract type and selected candidate’s qualifications and experience.

Please visit the following websites for detailed information on working with WFP. http://www.wfp.org Click on: “Our work” and “Countries” to learn more about WFP’s operations.

 

The deadline for Application is 19 March 2019.

 

Qualified female applicants are especially encouraged to apply

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.

 

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

 

 








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