OIM & Performance Reporting Officer

World Food Programme
Location: Nepal
Salary: Negotiable
Posted Date: 2016-11-09 Deadline: 2016-11-16
  • Location : Nepal
  • Working Position : Entry Level
  • Qualification Degree : Advanced University degree in Political Science, Economics, Statistics, Information Management, Journalism, Business Management, Social Sciences or other relevant field, or First University d
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT:
 
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, perform solid analytical work and produce clear, concise reports. The candidate will work closely with more experienced professional staff members and receive guidance and regular feedback on work performed.
 
JOB PURPOSE:
Under the supervision of the External Relations and 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.
General Requirements:

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

  • Support staff in assigned area to 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.
  • Collate relevant information and data from media and local 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.
  • Support 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.
  • Support 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 COs or RBs in emergencies 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.
  • Support the assurance of defined quality standards in all processes and products.
  • Other as required.

OTHER SPECIFIC JOB REQUIREMENTS

Knowledge and 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.

Nepali typing skills.

Language: Fluency in English and Nepali language.

 

4Ps CORE ORGANISATIONAL CAPABILITIES

Purpose

  • Understand and communicate the Strategic Objectives: Understands WFP’s Strategic Objectives and the link to own work objectives.
  • Be a force for positive change: Flexibly adapts individual contributions to accommodate changes in direction from supervisors and internal/external changes (such as evolving needs of beneficiaries, new requirements of partners).
  •  Make the mission inspiring to our team: Recognizes and shares with team members the ways in which individual contributions relate to WFP’s mission.
  •  Make our mission visible in everyday actions: Sets own goals in alignment with WFP’s overall operations, and is able to communicate this link to others.

People

  • Look for ways to strengthen people's skills: Assesses own strengths and weaknesses to increase self-awareness, and includes these in conversations on own developmental needs.
  •  Create an inclusive culture: Participates in open dialogue, and values the diverse opinion of others, regardless of background, culture, experience, or country assignment.
  •  Be a coach & provide constructive feedback: Proactively seeks feedback and coaching to build confidence, and develop and improve individual skills.
  •  Create an “I will”/”We will” spirit: Participates in accomplishing team activities and goals in the face of challenging circumstances.

Performance

  • Encourage innovation & creative solutions: Shows willingness to explore and experiment with new ideas and approaches in own work.
  •  Focus on getting results: Consistently delivers results within individual scope of work on time, on budget and without errors.
  •  Make commitments and make good on commitments: Commits to upholding individual accountabilities and responsibilities in the face of ever-changing country or functional priorities.
  •  Be Decisive: Makes rational decisions about individual activities when faced with uncertain circumstances, including in times of ambiguity regarding information or manager direction.

Partnership

  • Connect and share across WFP units: Seeks to understand and adapt to internal or cross-unit teams’ priorities and preferred working styles.
  •  Build strong external partnerships: Demonstrates ability to understand and appropriately respond to and/or escalate needs of external partners.
  •  Be politically agile & adaptable: Portrays an informed and professional demeanor toward internal and external partners and stakeholders.
  •  Be clear about the value WFP brings to partnerships: Provides operational support on analyses and assessments that quantifies and demonstrates WFP’s unique value as a partner.

 

DESIRED EXPERIENCES FOR ENTRY INTO THE ROLE

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

 

STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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.

 


How to Apply:
Candidates are requested to Create an account in the system before applying. Candidate curriculum vitae, UN Personal History Form (P 11) and applications will be registered allowing to update profile, apply for a job though WFP career website.
OR
Send updated UN Personal History Form (P 11) and application via e-mail to vacancy.nepal@wfp.org
 
Deadline for applications: 16 November 2016
 
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
The organization reserves the right to cancel or postpone the whole recruitment process without providing any reasons whatsoever.

 

Organization Summary

The World Food Programme is the food assistance branch of the United Nations and the world's largest humanitarian organization addressing hunger and promoting food security.

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