Operational Information Management & Performance Reporting Officer Entry Level

World Food Programme
Salary: Negotiable
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  • Working Position : Entry Level
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  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Job Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
Job Description

The successful candidate will work in WFP Nepal Country Office supporting the operational information management and performance reporting for Country Office operations, including Country Programme, Special Operations, and Protracted Relief and Recovery Operations, as well as a number of Trust Funds. Job holders are required to carry out well-defined activities and straight forward analytical work. The candidate will work closely with more experienced professional staff member receiving guidance and regular feedback on work performed.


Under the supervision of the Reports Officer, the successful candidate will support all Operational Information Management and Performance Reporting (OIM & PR) activities, including annual Standard Project Reports (SPR), Quarterly Country Briefs and Monthly Executive Briefs. The candidate will contribute to the establishment and presentation of standard operating picture of WFP programme portfolio and associated results that facilitate informed and timely decision-making at all levels throughout the organisation.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive, within delegated authority):


On behalf of WFP Nepal Country Office, ensure that standard OIM & PR procedures and templates are followed to drive the quality, consistency and standardisation of information management and performance reporting across WFP. This includes all aspects of WFP corporate reporting, such as Annual Standard Project Reports, Quarterly Country Briefs and Monthly Executive Briefs.

  • Collate relevant information and data from internal and external sources to facilitate and maximize the exchange of information and data flow between functional area networks in WFP, to provide operational awareness and understanding of events that may have humanitarian and/or operational impact.
  • Carry out the collation and dissemination of political and humanitarian analysis pertaining to WFP current or future responses and donor policies, trends and preferences to ensure country specific input to WFP’s operational reporting.
  • Carry out the collation, analysis and communication of the ‘Essential Elements of Information’, pertaining to the operational environment and available human, financial and physical assets in order to facilitate access to timely and accurate information used at country, regional and corporate level.
  • Participate in the testing of and providing feedback on SPR Intelligent Next Generation system features and functions.
  • Support the preparation of Standard Project Reports (SPRs) for the Annual Reporting Exercise in collaboration with the country office programme, monitoring & evaluation, logistics and resource management functions by coordinating to ensure coherence and quality of performance information.
  • Collaborate with counterparts internally to ensure consistency in humanitarian information and to complement WFP analysis and information.
  • Support the enhancement of the capacity of WFP staff and partners to effectively manage operational information and performance reporting, for example through scheduling the delivery of the OIM & PR training on core competencies.
  • Support the CO in an emergency by preparing, organising and providing secretarial support to Operational Task Forces (OTFs).
  • Provide feedback on activities associated with the Corporate Performance Reporting Improvements.
  • Support the initiatives for developing improved, streamlined, and harmonized OIM & PR including drafting of OIM & PR related normative guidance, as required.
  • Assure defined quality standards in all processes and products.
  • Other tasks as required. 

General Requirements:

Education: Advanced University degree in Political Science, Economics, Statistics, Information Management, Journalism, Business Management, Social Sciences or other relevant field, or First University degree with additional two years of related work experience and/or training/courses. 

Experience: Typically one year or more of postgraduate professional experience in a relevant field of work, with a background and interest in international humanitarian development. 

Knowledge & Skills:  General knowledge of information management best practices, techniques and processes with some understanding of the basic theoretical background. 

Strong written and oral communication skills, including substantive analysis and report writing skills. 

Knowledge of, or the ability to quickly assimilate, UN/WFP specific processes and systems. 

Skilled in producing good quality work under tight time constraints, evolving situations and high pressure. 

Ability to work in a multicultural environment. 

Language: Fluency in English language and the duty station’s language, if different.

How to Apply:

Interested and qualified Nepalese nationals are requested to submit an updated and duly signed UN Personal History form (P.11), available on http://www.un.org.np/jobs/locals and from the WFP offices in Nepal (Kathmandu, Nepalgunj, Damak and Dadeldhura). The application can be sent either by email to vacancy.nepal@wfp.org or in hard copy in a sealed envelope marking the position “Application for the post of Operational Information Management & Performance Reporting Officer” and quoting the VA number to the following address No Later than 25 March 2016.                 


The Representative,

WFP Nepal Country Office

Chakupat, Patan Dhoka Road

Lalitpur, Nepal

P.O. Box 107


     “Qualified female candidates and candidates from minority groups are especially encouraged to apply”.


Only short-listed candidates will be invited for a test and/or interview. 

The organization reserves the right to cancel or postpone the whole recruitment process without providing any reasons whatsoever.

Published Date:11 March 2016

Closing Date:25 March 2016


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