Programme Policy Officer (Monitoring) NOA Damaturu
Organization : UN WFP - World Food Programme
Grade : Junior level, NO-A, National Professional Officer - Locally recruited position
Occupational Groups : Legal - Broad
Legal - Broad
Monitoring and Evaluation
Project and Programme Management
Closing Date : 2019-09-06
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.
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.
STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Experience : Minimum of one year of relevant professional work experience including in international development or humanitarian work and strong experience developing and using a variety of quantitative and qualitative analytical tools and methods.
Education : Advanced university degree in one of the following fields : social sciences, statistics, development economics, performance management, monitoring and evaluation or other related fields, or first university degree with additional years of relevant work experience and / or training / courses.
Language : Fluency (level C) in English language. Fluency in a local language (preferred Hausa, Kanuri, Shuwa Arabic).
Skills : Strong data analysis and infographics (e.g., SPSS, STATA, Tableau, Excel); questionnaire programming (xls); report writing and dashboard creation
Under the direct supervision of the sub-office head of programme and the technical guidance of the head of monitoring and evaluation in the country office, the incumbent will oversee the day-
to-day management of the sub-office monitoring team. As such, through collaboration with the relevant internal and external counterparts, the incumbent will perform the below activities.
To provide support to policy and programme activities that effectively meet food assistance needs.
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)
2. Budget for M&E costs and advocate for appropriate financial and human resourcing.
3. Contribute and support evidence-based decision-making on programme design and implementation, notably through making monitoring findings accessible, developing innovative, user-
friendly and informative products.
4. Support WFP management in addressing recommendations from monitoring to ensure follow-up actions are taken as required.
5. Build M&E capacity of WFP staff and partners through delivery of training and information sharing. Manage junior staff members and guide as required to enable high performance.
6. Take responsibility for integrating protection, accountability to affected populations, gender, and diversity perspectives in all areas of work, to ensure equal participation of women and men, boys and girls, and people living extreme vulnerabilities or disabilities.
7. Ensure that CO monitoring systems and tools are in place and compliant with corporate standards, including the minimum monitoring requirements (MMR), standard operational procedures (SOP) and establishment of baselines and targets in alignment with the corporate results framework (CRF).
8. Produce regular infographic and narrative monitoring reports, including running data analysis, with status of results and implementation progress.
9. Facilitate / contribute to mid-term and thematic reviews, and coordinate sub-office aspects of evaluations and decentralized evaluations.
10.Other duties as required.
4Ps CORE ORGANISATIONAL CAPABILITIES
changing country or functional priorities.
FUNCTIONAL CAPABILITIES Capability Name Description of the behaviour expected for the proficiency level Programme Lifecycle & Food Assistance Demonstrates ability to identify key variables and contextual factors that affect food assistance problems and programmes throughout the lifecycle to inform quality programme design or re-
design. Transfer Modalities (Food, Cash, Voucher) Demonstrates ability to analyse and consolidate quantitative and qualitative information from different sources (e.
g., market studies) to inform transfer modality selection and programme development. Broad Knowledge of Specialized areas (i.
e. Nutrition, VAM, etc.) Demonstrates the ability to interpret basic data in the context of WFP specialised fields to contribute to technical programme design, implementation and monitoring.
Emergency Programming Displays capacity to provide inputs into the development, implementation and realignment of high quality emergency programmes.
Strategic Policy Engagement w / Government Develops thorough recommendations using multiple inputs (e.g., government counsel, research, own experience) to strengthen national or subnational entities and government owned food and nutrition security programmes.
OTHER SPECIFIC JOB REQUIREMENTS
This section is optional to describe additional responsibilities & knowledge required for the specific job.
DESIRED EXPERIENCES FOR ENTRY INTO THE ROLE
TERMS AND CONDITIONS DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS
3rd SEptember 2019
WFP will apply a rigorous and transparent selection process including thorough assessment of technical skills to ensure the best candidates are selected for the job.
Please ensure that your application contains accurate and complete information on academic qualifications, employment record and language skills.
Only successful candidates will be invited for an interview.
Female applicants and qualified applicants from developing countries 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.