Programme Associate G6, Nutrition
World Food Programme
Damaturu, Nigeria
1d ago
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Opportunités de carrière : Programme Associate G6, Nutrition, Damaturu (170195)

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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.


To provide support to effective delivery of WFP Nigeria nutrition programmes and activities that contribute to meeting the nutritional needs of WFP beneficiaries.


In the Northeast Nigeria states of Borno, Yobe and Adamawa, ongoing violence is affecting the lives and livelihoods of millions of people.

The conflict continues to undermine social stability and economic development due to the scale of displacement, disrupted livelihoods and diminished agricultural production due to the protracted nature of the crisis, which has consequential impact on the food security and nutrition situations.

More than three million persons are facing hunger and are classified in phase 3-5 of the March 2022 CH Analysis in the BAY states of NE Nigeria, and it is estimated that up to one-million, three hundred children under five years and about one hundred and fifty thousand pregnant and lactating women may be acutely malnourished.

The United Nations World Food programme (WFP) work in collaboration with government of Nigeria at all levels, other UN agencies and partners to address the need of food insecure house holds and nutritionally vulnerable groups.

As the world’s largest humanitarian agency, fighting hunger world-wide. WFP is seeking to fill the post of a programme Associate Nutrition (G6) level, based in Damaturu Area office.

If you are a Nigerian national, committed, creative professional and passionate about making a lasting difference for people in need, we would like to hear from you.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

Reporting to the Nutrition lead in Damaturu Sub-office, the incumbent should be :

1. Able to assess the immediate lifesaving nutrition interventions needed (such as CMAM) in addition to the prevention activities (blanket supplementary feeding programme - BSFP, Social and behavior Change -SBCC etc.

that need to be implemented at the same time.

2. Assist to coordinate WFP’s nutrition response and recovery activities across a wide range of actors within WFP, donors, host governments, UN, and NGO partners to ensure consistency of programming.

3. Consolidate all BSFP distribution plan from all CPs and share with the monitoring unit.

4. Liaise with the Sub Office supply chain team to analyze the monthly requirements of the specialized nutritious foods (SNFs) talking into consideration Best Use by Date (BUBD) and Terminal Disbursement Dates (TDD) and make necessary plans to ensure timely utilization of the SNFs.

5. Undertake regular monitoring visits, if feasible, to review the responses and provide oversight for quality control for partners reporting.

  • Facilitate the identification of information gaps geographically and programmatically, and the rectification of any gaps identified in reporting against the set nutrition indicators of the service delivery (quantity, quality, coverage, continuity, and cost) by regularly communicating and discussing the gaps with nutrition unit members and partners;
  • aim at enhancing timely and quality reporting.

    6. Maintain monthly collection of reports from partners, identify issues regarding reporting and recommend appropriate solutions to the nutrition team members.

    7. With the support of the Nutrition Officer, clearly document success stories that reflects WFP’s impact on beneficiaries.

    8. Undertake training needs and provide technical assistance to local government units and cooperating partners in the organization of need-based training.

    9. Support in the implementation of WFP multi-sector nutrition response.


    Capability NameDescription of the behaviour expected for the proficiency level

    Programme Lifecycle & Food AssistanceCan facilitate implementation of nutrition assistance programmes under guidance using basic understanding of principles and good practices of programme design, implementation and monitoring.

    Transfer Modalities (Food, Cash, Vouchers)Demonstrates ability to facilitate, under guidance, nutrition assistance programme implementation that deploys full range of transfer modalities with an understanding of basic principles guiding modality selection and implementation.

    Knowledge of NutritionUnderstands basic technical concepts and data and their relevance to nutrition assistance programmes

    Emergency ProgrammingDisplays capacity to provide inputs into the development, implementation and realignment of high quality emergency programmes.

    Strategic Policy Engagement w / GovernmentUnderstands and applies basic principles of engagement with government counterparts at the national or local level.


    Education : Completion of secondary school education. A post-secondary certificate in the related functional area.

    Language : Fluency in both oral and written communication in the UN language in use at the duty station and in the duty station’s language, if different.


    A minimum of 3 years relevant professional experience is required in the following :

  • Experience and exposure to implementation of national / international development programmes.
  • Experience working in public health / food security / nutrition related activities (especially BSFP and TSFP activities).
  • Experience identifying and defining nutrition issues / problems within a country.
  • Experience in both development and humanitarian contexts in Northeast Nigeria and within the U.N system is an added advantage.

    Only Nigerian nationals or holders of valid residence and work permits are eligible to apply for this position.

    Applications are to be submitted and received online and in English language only.

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Canvassing is strictly prohibited. Canvassing of any sort will lead to automatic disqualification of the concerned applicant.

    The selected candidate will be employed on a fixed-term contract with a probationary period of one year. WFP offers an attractive compensation package.

    For more details please visit the International Civil Service Commission's website : http : / /


    The deadline for submission for this application is 9th of August 2022 11 : 59 Nigerian Time (GMT +1)

    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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