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
Terms and Conditions
Position Title: Programme Assistant (District Nutrition Coordinator)
Contract Type: Service Contract (SC)
Grade: SC-5 (equivalent to GS-5)
Contract Duration: 12 months (with possible extension)
Duty Station: Saptari, Siraha, Sunsari and Jhapa
Post: 4 position (four)
Nationality: Nepalese ONLY
Note: The applicant is required to specify the preferred duty station in the cover letter.
The Programme Assistant (District Nutrition Coordinator)will be a member of the WFP nutrition team, and he/she will be based in one of the project districtsJob holders are likely to be working under the close support and guidance of a more experienced professional staff member receiving guidance and regular feedback on work performed. They are typically involved in programme or policy activities or similar nature and analytical work of limited complexity.
The incumbent is responsible for support in overseeing the implementation, monitoring, and reporting of the MCHN project in the assigned district (s).To provide support to School Meals Programme (SMP) Unit that effectively meet food assistance needs.
Key Accountabilities (not all-inclusive)
Under the overall guidance of the Head of Nutrition, and direct supervision of the National Nutrition Officer, the job holder will carry out the following tasks:
Standard Minimum Qualifications
Education: Completion of secondary school education. A post-secondary certificate in the related functional area is desirable. Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition or Public Health or related fields with relevant on the job training related to SBCC and integrated nutrition programming will be a plus.
Language: Fluency in both written and spoken English and Nepali languages. Nepali Typing skill is an asset. Knowledge of local languages is a mandatory.
Desired Experiences for Entry into the Role
Other Specific Job Requirements:
Deadline for Applications
Thursday, 29 April 2021
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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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.