Programme Associate (Knowledge Management, Gender, Protection and AAP)
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) 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 the most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need.
The job holder will work under the supervision of Head of Sub-Office, receiving guidance and regular feedback from Programme Policy Officer (Gender, inclusion, protection and AAP) and Monitoring/Evaluation Officer from Country Office on work performed. S/he will be based in the Sub-Office, requiring travel to WFP activities implemented areas.
To provide support to policy and programme activities that effectively meet WFP Nepal Country Strategic Plan (CSP) 2019-2023 operation needs.
WFP Nepal’s Country Strategic Plan (CSP) 2019-2023 has been approved by the WFP Executive Board in its session of November 2018 and it has become effective since January 2019. It aims to contribute to five Strategic Outcomes (SOs) that are aligned to five Strategic Results of Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) 2 (Zero Hunger) and SDG 17 (Partnerships for Development). A total of eight Activities are planned to be implemented to achieve the contributions to the five SOs.
Under the Integrated Road Map (IRM), WFP has committed to a new way of working, linking not only all activities to the defined Strategic Outcomes, but also linking resources used for implementing the activities to the results achieved.
The five Strategic Outcomes (SO) are:
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)
The Programme Associate (Knowledge Management, Protection and Accountability) will be directly supervised by Head of WFP Sub-Office. S/he will have the overall responsibility of assisting the WFP Country Office and Sub-Office to document the impact of the CSP activities and develop knowledge products, gather the information in relation to protection and accountability issues,help in timely management response and provide support in programme related office works. The key responsibilities include:
Technical support to the sub-office, field based staff and partners:
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES continued:
Monitoring and reporting on protection and gender issues:
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES continued;
Knowledge management, information and analysis:
STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Education: Completion of Higher Secondary Education with a focus on a relevant discipline: gender studies, development studies, information management, social sciences, law, human rights, international development or related field. Higher education (Bachelor degree) is preferred.
Language: Fluency in both oral and written communication in English and Nepali.
Knowledge & Skill
DESIRED EXPERIENCES FOR ENTRY INTO THE ROLE
How to Apply:
Only the candidates meeting the above requirements are requested to submit an online application by 30 March 2020.
To apply, please visit http://www1.wfp.org/careers/job-openings
External link : Programme Associate
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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.
No telephone enquiries will be entertained.
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.
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
Published Date:18 March 2020
Closing Date:30 March 2020
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.