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United Nations World Food Programme Recruitment Portal 2019 and Application Guide.

  • See How to Apply for United Nations World Food Programme Recruitment for 2019/2020 Here Online.

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.

United Nations World Food Programme Recruitment Portal 2018

We are recruiting to fill the following vacant positions below:

1. Job Title: Finance Associate (UNHAS) – G6

Requisition No: 102001
Location: Abuja

Organizational Context

  • This job is found in Country Offices (COs), Regional Bureaux (RBs), and Headquarters (HQ), and report to the Head of Unit, Chief, or Finance Officer.
  • At this level job holders are expected to demonstrate responsibility and initiative to respond independently to queries with only general guidance. There is a requirement to use judgment in dealing with unforeseen problems on a daily basis. Job holders are expected to manage resources and coach and coordinate a team of support staff, or specific support service(s).

Job Purpose

  • To coordinate and provide finance, budget and administration support services involving the recording and interpretation of financial and budgetary information to ensure the efficient functioning of the support services and inform decision-making.

Key Accountabilities (not all-inclusive):

  • Provide the procedural and technical support to staff within the areas of finance and budget, to ensure compliance with WFP financial policies, rules and regulations.
  • Support the development and implementation of financial policies and procedures, and assist in setup and implementation of proper accounting procedures, systems and internal controls.
  • Monitor the daily cash position in order to optimize the use of surplus cash and maximize returns on investment through the liquidity portfolio.
  • Monitor the centralised registry system in order to process all payments to internal staff and invoices to external suppliers in a timely manner and in accordance with WFP standards.
  • Contribute to the preparation, implementation and monitoring of budgets, monitor expenditure and budget forecasts, to ensure that relevant future funding requirements are met.
  • Co-ordinate with other teams in order to ensure that all financial and administrative services are being performed efficiently and in line with the needs of the wider team.
  • Monitor account balances and process financial transactions in an accurate and timely manner, to avoid the occurrence of an overdraft.
  • Monitor and analyse general ledger accounts in order to initiate and achieve corrective actions.
  • Compile data from the WFP database and systems in order to assist in generating and analysing financial reports on a monthly basis.
  • Allocate tasks to other support staff, provide guidance and on-the-job training in management of financial resources (e.g. managing the petty cash/sub-imprest account, review and analyse vendor and balance sheet accounts, etc.), to ensure services are delivered consistently and to the required standards.
  • Remain on stand-by and follow standard emergency preparedness practices in order to meet immediate emergency requirements for further service on the job and in the field.

Standard Minimum Qualifications

  • Education: Completion of secondary school education. A post-secondary qualification in Finance & related areas a requirement.
  • 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.
  • Experience: Six years of progressive work experience in Finance, Accounting and/or other related fields.

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 fulfill the needs of internal and external partners.

Functional Capabilities
Capability Name:

  • Internal Controls & Compliance: Demonstrates basic knowledge of internal controls, risk management, and monitoring mechanisms and their applicability to WFP’s critical activities.
  • Performance Budgeting, Analysis & Reporting:     Demonstrates participation in business planning efforts by developing basic project-level budgets and forecasts, incorporating information from various sources as appropriate to monitor KPIs.
  • Resource Management: Demonstrates ability to track and compile reports on HQ and Field staffing and resource usage on a project-level basis.
  • Financial Mgmt. & Accounting Principles: Applies knowledge of financial and accounting principles and practices to ensure compliance with WFP policies, applicable procedures and accounting standards.
  • Supply Chain and Operations Knowledge:Demonstrates basic understanding of WFP programme, implementation, and supply chain principles (including project modalities & structures).

Desired Experiences for Entry Into the Role:

  • Has experience assessing financial health and stability of C&V projects and other programming initiatives to verify compliance with in-country local laws.
  • Has experience working with auditors and other third party vendors.

Terms and Conditions

  • Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply.
  • Only Nigerian nationals or holders of valid residence and work permits are eligible to apply for this position
  • Applications are to be submitted and recieved 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.
  • 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 International Civil Service Commision website: http://icsc.un.org  (link: http://www.un.org/Depts/OHRM/salaries_allowances/salaries/nigeria.htm).

Application Deadline: 24th February, 2019.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


2. Job Title: Monitoring & Evaluation Officer, P2- FIT Pool

Requisition No: 103461
Location: Nigeria

Background and Organisational Context

  • The World Food Programme (WFP) is offering life-changing job opportunities you are unlikely to find in other organizations. Working at WFP will give you the opportunity to work beyond your expectations, to be enriched by truly meaningful work and deepen your professional expertise.
  • The Future International Talent Pool (FIT Pool) is an entry point for a professional international career with WFP. WFP is looking to build a pool of highly qualified and dynamic talents interested in going to any of our 80 countries in which WFP operates, including hardship duty stations, when the need arises.
  • A FIT Pool member is placed on the pool for a period up to 2 years during which he/ she is considered with priority each time WFP has a specific need for a Fixed Term International Professional staff member in his/her functional area and level.

Job Purpose

  • These jobs are primarily found in Country Offices (CO), covering both the Monitoring and Evaluation functions. Positions can also be found in Regional Bureaux (RB) and Headquarters (HQ), where some might be specialized in either Monitoring or Evaluation. Job holders at P2 level are expected to support the development and implementation of Monitoring, Review and Evaluation Plans aligned to WFP corporate standards to generate quality evidence on the lives of beneficiaries and inform policy, strategy and programme design and implementation.
  • This includes coordinating monitoring activities, managing or supporting the management of decentralized evaluations, supporting thematic/mid-term reviews and positioning WFP as a reliable partner for governments to build monitoring and evaluation strategies. They may also support the formulation of country monitoring and evaluation strategies, and contribute to policy development and various initiatives.
  • In COs, the job holder will report to the Country Director or the designate with functional supervisions from the Regional Monitoring Adviser and/or Regional Evaluation Officer. In RBs, the job holder will report to the Regional Monitoring Adviser and/or Regional Evaluation Officer. In HQ, the job holder will report to the Director or his/her designate of the Office of Evaluation or the Performance Management and Monitoring Division or other HQ Divisions.

Key Accountabilities (not all-inclusive)
Monitoring and Evaluation:

  • Provide inputs to the development of Monitoring, Review and Evaluation plans that will provide the most relevant and strategic information toward achieving expected results (as set out in the Country Strategic Plan (CSP) and other global and regional plans), while being compliant with WFP evaluation and monitoring requirements.
  • Budget for M&E costs and advocate through line manager for both appropriate financial and human resourcing.
  • Provide feedback on the formulation of the Regional Monitoring and Evaluation Strategies and support their operationalization.
  • Contribute to evidence-based decision-making on programme design and implementation, notably through making monitoring, review and evaluation findings accessible developing innovative, user-friendly and informative products.
  • Support WFP Management in addressing recommendations from monitoring, reviews and evaluations to ensure that follow-up actions are taken as required.
  • Contribute to building M&E capacity of WFP staff and partners through training and information sharing. Manage junior staff members and guide as required to enable high performance.
  • Provide inputs to line manager regarding the development and implementation of national government and inter-agency monitoring, reporting and evaluation frameworks, including United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) aligned with nationally-owned sustainable development goals.
  • Take responsibility for integrating protection and gender perspectives in all areas of work, to ensure equal participation of women and men.

Monitoring:

  • At Country Strategic Plan (CSP) design stage, support the Head of M&E or Head of Programme in developing a Theory of Change outlining how the expected results are likely to occur and listing key assumptions and risks.
  • Support line manager in ensuring 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 updated corporate results framework (CRF).
  • Draft regular monitoring reports on status of results and implementation progress and contribute to the data analysis.
  • Support mid-term reviews and thematic reviews which are intended for internal learning, strategic and operational decision-making.

Evaluation:

  • Manage or support senior officer in the management of decentralized evaluations in line with WFP Evaluation Policy and Decentralized Evaluation Quality Assurance System (DEQAS). This entails managing or supporting evaluation processes from planning to completion; sourcing, hiring and supervising external evaluators; engaging stakeholders appropriately in the evaluation process and managing communications and budget.
  • Support centralized evaluations managed by the Office of Evaluation, joint UNDAF evaluations and donor-led evaluations in country.
  • Other duties as required.

Standard Minimum Requirements
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.

Experience:

  • A minimum of three years of relevant professional experience including monitoring and evaluation activities.
  • Has experience using a variety of quantitative and qualitative analytical tools and methods.

Language:

  • Fluency (level C) in English.
  • Intermediate knowledge (level B) of a second official UN Language: Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish and/or WFP’s working language Portuguese. Language will be tested.

Desired Capabilities/ Knowledge for Entry into the Role

  • Previous experience in humanitarian and development contexts will be an asset.
  • Strategic Management: Has knowledge of humanitarian and development actions, global geo-political issues and UN Reform, and applies it to enhance monitoring and evaluation functions  that supports  WFP’s strategic objectives. Is able to demonstrate to stakeholders the value of monitoring and evaluation for policy and programming in the achievements of the SDGs.
  • Performance Management: Has performance management cycle skills, and knowledge of international norms and standards for evaluation; understands the value of Theory of Change (ToC).
  • Methodology, Approaches and Analysis: Has knowledge of qualitative and quantitative methods and analytical approaches in order to review and provide feedback on the selection and application of those to WFP monitoring, review and evaluation exercises. Is able to validate data quality and ensure that data collection and analysis have been conducted ethically.
  • Communication & Use: Demonstrates active listening, communication and conflict resolution skills to promote constructive engagement of stakeholders and communicate effectively key evidence.
  • Ethics: Understands the specific implications of ethics in monitoring, review and evaluation activities; Demonstrates ethical behavior at all times and is able to consistently ensure that appropriate actions are taken to safeguard ethics.

Terms and Conditions

  • Selected candidates will be placed in the FIT Pool and may be contacted as the needs arise for fixed-term international positions in any of the countries in which WFP operates, including hardship duty stations. The FIT Pool membership will last 2 years.
  • Mobility is and continues to be a core contractual requirement in WFP. These positions are rotational which means that the incumbent shall be subject to the regular reassignment process unless the position is reclassified as non-rotational. Professional level positions are rotational on a period of 2 to 4 years, mobility is the essence of WFP.
  • WFP offers an attractive compensation and benefits package, including basic salary, post adjustment, relocation entitlement, travel and shipment allowances, 30 days’ annual leave, home leave, an education grant for dependent children, pension plan and medical insurance.
  • Please visit the following websites for detailed information on working with WFP. Click on: “Where we work” and “Our work” to learn more about WFP’s operations.
  • To find out more about:
    • WFPs work, www.wfp.org
    • Compensation https://info.undp.org/gssu/onlinetools/SalCalcInt/SalCalcInt.aspx

Application Deadline: 3rd March, 2019.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


3. Job Title: Monitoring & Evaluation Officer, P4- FIT Pool

Requisition No: 102445
Location: Nigeria

Background and Organisational Context

  • The World Food Programme (WFP) is offering life-changing job opportunities you are unlikely to find in other organizations. Working at WFP will give you the opportunity to work beyond your expectations, to be enriched by truly meaningful work and deepen your professional expertise.
  • The Future International Talent Pool (FIT Pool) is an entry point for a professional international career with WFP. WFP is looking to build a pool of highly qualified and dynamic talents interested in going to any of our 80 countries in which WFP operates, including hardship duty stations, when the need arises.
  • A FIT Pool member is placed on the pool for a period up to 2 years during which he/ she is considered with priority each time WFP has a specific need for a Fixed Term International Professional staff member in his/her functional area and level.

Job Purpose

  • These jobs are primarily found in Country Offices (CO), covering both the Monitoring and Evaluation functions.
  • Positions can also be found in Regional Bureaux (RB) and Headquarters (HQ), where some might be specialized in either Monitoring or Evaluation.
  • Job holders at P4 level are expected to develop and implement Monitoring, Review and Evaluation Plans aligned to WFP corporate standards to generate quality evidence on the outcomes and effects of WFP’s interventions on the lives of beneficiaries and inform policy, strategy and programme design and implementation.
  • This includes coordinating monitoring activities, managing decentralized evaluations, and thematic/mid-term reviews and positioning WFP as a reliable partner for governments to build monitoring and evaluation capacity. They may also formulate country monitoring and evaluation strategies, lead various initiatives and contribute to policy development.
  • In COs, the job holder will report to the Country Director or the designate with functional supervisions from the Regional Monitoring Adviser and Regional Evaluation Officer. In RBs, the job holder will report to the Regional Monitoring Adviser and/or Regional Evaluation Officer.
  • In HQ, the job holder will report to the Director or his/her designate within the Office of Evaluation or the Performance Management and Monitoring Division or other HQ Divisions.

Key Accountabilities (not all-inclusive)
Monitoring and Evaluation:

  • Lead the development and implementation of Monitoring, Review and Evaluation plans that will provide the most relevant and strategic information to manage progress towards achieving expected results (as set out in the Country Strategic Plan (CSP) and other global and regional plans), while being compliant with WFP evaluation and monitoring requirements.
  • Ensure that adequate M&E costs are budgeted for and advocate for both appropriate financial and human resourcing.
  • Provide inputs to the formulation of Regional Monitoring and Evaluation Strategies and support their operationalization.
  • Develop a CO M&E strategy aligned with corporate and regional Monitoring and Evaluation strategies, as well as corporate M&E standards and guidelines.
  • Advise and support evidence-based decision-making on programme design and implementation, notably through making monitoring, review and evaluation findings accessible developing innovative, user-friendly and informative products.
  • Support WFP Management in addressing recommendations from monitoring, reviews and evaluations to ensure that follow-up actions are taken as required in complex portfolios.
  • Build M&E capacity of WFP staff and partners through design and delivery of training and information sharing. Manage junior staff members and guide as required to enable high performance.
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of national government and inter-agency monitoring, reporting and evaluation frameworks, including United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) aligned with nationally-owned sustainable development goals.
  • Represent WFP at national/ inter-agency meetings to contribute to technical discussions, exchange of best practices, identify opportunities for strengthening national monitoring and evaluation capacity and develop strategic partnerships.
  • Take responsibility for integrating protection and gender perspectives in all areas of work, to ensure equal participation of women and men.

Monitoring:

  • Facilitate at Country Strategic Plan (CSP) design stage, the development of a Theory of Change outlining how the expected results are likely to occur and listing key assumptions and risks.
  • Ensure that CO monitoring systems and tools are in place and compliant with corporate systems, including the minimum monitoring requirements (MMR), standard operational procedures (SOP) and establishment of baselines and targets in alignment with the updated corporate results framework (CRF).
  • Coordinate and oversee the production of monitoring reports with status of results and implementation progress.
  • Lead mid-term reviews and support thematic reviews which are intended for internal learning, strategic and operational decision-making.

Evaluation:

  • Provide oversight and ensure effective management of decentralized evaluations to high professional standards in line with WFP Evaluation Policy and Decentralized Evaluation Quality Assurance System (DEQAS). This entails managing evaluation processes from planning to completion; sourcing, hiring and supervising external evaluators; engaging stakeholders appropriately in the evaluation process and managing communications and budgets.
  • Contribute to and support centralized evaluations managed by the Office of Evaluation, joint evaluations and donor-led evaluations in country.
  • Other duties as required.

Standard Minimum Requirements
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.

Experience:

  • A minimum of eight years of relevant professional experience in international development or humanitarian work.
  • A minimum of four years of experience in managing complex monitoring and/or evaluation activities spanning a range of policies and programme initiatives.
  • Experience in managing diverse teams of M&E staff.

Language:
Fluency (level C) in English language.

  • Intermediate knowledge (level B) of a second official UN language: Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish, and/or WFP’s working language, Portuguese. Language will be tested.

Desired Experiences for Entry into the Role

  • Strategic Management: Has in-depth knowledge of humanitarian and development actions, global geo-political issues and UN Reform, and applies it to enhance monitoring and evaluation functions that supports WFP’s strategic objectives. Is able to demonstrate to stakeholders the value of monitoring and evaluation for policy and programming in the achievements of the SDGs.
  • Performance Management: Has strong performance management cycle skills, and solid knowledge of international norms and standards for evaluation; understands the value of Theory of Change (ToC).
  • Methodology, Approaches and Analysis: Has solid knowledge of qualitative and quantitative methods and analytical approaches in order to oversee and guide others in the selection and application of those to WFP monitoring, review and evaluation exercises. Is able to validate data quality and ensure that data collection and analysis have been conducted ethically.
  • Communication & Use: Demonstrates active listening, communication and conflict resolution skills to promote constructive engagement of stakeholders and communicate effectively key evidence.
  • Ethics: Understands the specific implications of ethics in monitoring, review and evaluation activities; Demonstrates ethical behavior at all times and is able to consistently ensure that appropriate actions are taken to safeguard ethics.
  • Experience building strategic partnerships in M&E with multiple stakeholders, including governments, multilateral, bilateral and academia will be an asset.

Terms and Conditions

  • Selected candidates will be placed in the FIT Pool and may be contacted as the needs arise for fixed-term international positions in any of the countries in which WFP operates, including hardship duty stations. The FIT Pool membership will last 2 years.
  • Mobility is and continues to be a core contractual requirement in WFP. These positions are rotational which means that the incumbent shall be subject to the regular reassignment process unless the position is reclassified as non-rotational. Professional level positions are rotational on a period of 2 to 4 years, mobility is the essence of WFP.
  • WFP offers an attractive compensation and benefits package, including basic salary, post adjustment, relocation entitlement, travel and shipment allowances, 30 days’ annual leave, home leave, an education grant for dependent children, pension plan and medical insurance.
  • Please visit the following websites for detailed information on working with WFP. Click on: “Where we work” and “Our work” to learn more about WFP’s operations.
  • To find out more about:
    • WFPs work, http://www.wfp.org/
    • Compensation https://info.undp.org/gssu/onlinetools/SalCalcInt/SalCalcInt.aspx

Application Deadline: 3rd March, 2019.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


4. Job Title: Monitoring & Evaluation Officer, P3- FIT Pool

Requisition No: 103460
Location: Nigeria

Background and Organisational Context

  • The World Food Programme (WFP) is offering life-changing job opportunities you are unlikely to find in other organizations. Working at WFP will give you the opportunity to work beyond your expectations, to be enriched by truly meaningful work and deepen your professional expertise.
  • The Future International Talent Pool (FIT Pool) is an entry point for a professional international career with WFP. WFP is looking to build a pool of highly qualified and dynamic talents interested in going to any of our 80 countries in which WFP operates, including hardship duty stations, when the need arises.
  • A FIT Pool member is placed on the pool for a period up to 2 years during which he/ she is considered with priority each time WFP has a specific need for a Fixed Term International Professional staff member in his/her functional area and level.

Job Purpose

  • These jobs are primarily found in Country Offices (CO), covering both the Monitoring and Evaluation functions. Positions can also be found in Regional Bureaux (RB) and Headquarters (HQ), where some might be specialized in either Monitoring or Evaluation. Job holders at P3 level are expected to contribute to the development and implementation of Monitoring, Review and Evaluation Plans aligned to WFP corporate standards to generate quality evidence on the lives of beneficiaries and inform policy, strategy and programme design and implementation.
  • This includes coordinating monitoring activities, managing decentralized evaluations, and thematic/mid-term reviews and positioning WFP as a reliable partner for governments to build monitoring and evaluation strategies. They may also contribute to the formulation of country monitoring and evaluation strategies, lead various initiatives and contribute to policy development.
  • In COs, the job holder will report to the Country Director or the designate with functional supervisions from the Regional Monitoring Adviser and/or Regional Evaluation Officer. In RBs, the job holder will report to the Regional Monitoring Adviser and/or Regional Evaluation Officer. In HQ, the job holder will report to the Director or his/her designate of the Office of Evaluation or the Performance Management and Monitoring Division or other HQ Divisions.

Key Accountabilities (not all-inclusive)
Monitoring and Evaluation:

  • Contribute to (or lead when requested) the development of Monitoring, Review and Evaluation plans that will provide the most relevant and strategic information toward achieving expected results (as set out in the Country Strategic Plan (CSP) and other global and regional plans), while being compliant with WFP evaluation and monitoring requirements.
  • Budget for M&E costs and advocate for appropriate financial and human resourcing.
  • Provide inputs to the formulation of the Regional Monitoring and Evaluation Strategies and support their operationalization.
  • Contribute and support evidence-based decision-making on programme design and implementation, notably through making monitoring, review and evaluation findings accessible developing innovative, user-friendly and informative products.
  • Support WFP Management in addressing recommendations from monitoring, reviews and evaluations to ensure that follow-up actions are taken as required in medium complex portfolios.
  • 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.
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of national government and inter-agency monitoring, reporting and evaluation frameworks, including United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) aligned with nationally-owned sustainable development goals.
  • Take responsibility for integrating protection and gender perspectives in all areas of work, to ensure equal participation of women and men.

Monitoring:

  • Facilitate at Country Strategic Plan (CSP) design stage, the development of a Theory of Change outlining how the expected results are likely to occur and listing key assumptions and risks.
  • Ensure that CO monitoring systems and tools are in place and compliant with corporate systems, including the minimum monitoring requirements (MMR), standard operational procedures (SOP) and establishment of baselines and targets in alignment with the updated corporate results framework (CRF).
  • Produce regular monitoring reports, including running data analysis, with status of results and implementation progress.
  • Facilitate/contribute to mid-term thematic reviews, which are intended for internal learning, strategic and operational decision-making.

Evaluation:

  • Manage decentralized evaluations to high professional standards in line with WFP Evaluation Policy and Decentralized Evaluation Quality Assurance System (DEQAS). This entails managing evaluation processes from planning to completion; sourcing, hiring and supervising external evaluators; engaging stakeholders appropriately in the evaluation process and managing communications and budgets.
  • Contribute to and support centralized evaluations managed by the Office of Evaluation, joint UNDAF evaluations and donor-led evaluations in country.
  • Other duties as required.

Standard Minimum Requirements
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.

Experience:

  • A minimum of five years of relevant professional experience in international development or humanitarian work.
  • A minimum of three years of experience in monitoring and/or evaluation including strong experience using a variety of quantitative and qualitative analytical tools and methods.

Language:

  • Fluency (level C) in both spoken and written English.
  • Intermediate knowledge (level B) of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian and Spanish) or Portuguese (one of WFP’s working languages). Language will be tested.

Desired Capabilities/ Knowledge for Entry into the Role

  • Strategic Management: Has knowledge of humanitarian and development actions, global geo-political issues and UN Reform, and applies it to enhance monitoring and evaluation functions  that supports  WFP’s strategic objectives. Is able to demonstrate to stakeholders the value of monitoring and evaluation for policy and programming in the achievements of the SDGs.
  • Performance Management: Has solid performance management cycle skills, and solid knowledge of international norms and standards for evaluation; understands the value of Theory of Change (ToC).
  • Methodology, Approaches and Analysis: Has  knowledge of qualitative and quantitative methods and analytical approaches in order to critically review the methods proposed for WFP monitoring, review and evaluation exercises. Is able to validate data quality and ensure that data collection and analysis have been conducted ethically.
  • Communication & Use: Demonstrates active listening, communication and conflict resolution skills to promote constructive engagement of stakeholders and communicate effectively key evidence.
  • Ethics: Understands the specific implications of ethics in monitoring, review and evaluation activities; Demonstrates ethical behavior at all times and is able to consistently ensure that appropriate actions are taken to safeguard ethics.

Terms and Conditions

  • Selected candidates will be placed in the FIT Pool and may be contacted as the needs arise for fixed-term international positions in any of the countries in which WFP operates, including hardship duty stations. The FIT Pool membership will last 2 years.
  • Mobility is and continues to be a core contractual requirement in WFP. These positions are rotational which means that the incumbent shall be subject to the regular reassignment process unless the position is reclassified as non-rotational. Professional level positions are rotational on a period of 2 to 4 years, mobility is the essence of WFP.
  • WFP offers an attractive compensation and benefits package, including basic salary, post adjustment, relocation entitlement, travel and shipment allowances, 30 days’ annual leave, home leave, an education grant for dependent children, pension plan and medical insurance.
  • Please visit the following websites for detailed information on working with WFP. Click on: “Where we work” and “Our work” to learn more about WFP’s operations.To find out more about:
    • WFPs work, www.wfp.org
    • Compensation https://info.undp.org/gssu/onlinetools/SalCalcInt/SalCalcInt.aspx

Application Deadline: 3rd March, 2019.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online
Important Additional Information

  • 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
  • WFP will only consider academic credentials and degrees obtained from an accredited educational institution. Only successful candidates will be invited for an interview.
  • WFP is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all religious and ethnic backgrounds to apply to become a part of our organization. WFP has zero tolerance for discrimination and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status.
  • 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.
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