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 Associate (Nutrition) - Outposted to Provincial Health Services Directorate (HSD)
Contract Type: Service Contract (SC)
Grade: SC-6 (equivalent to GS-6)
Contract Duration: 12 months (with possible extension)
Duty Station: 1) Dhankuta/Province-1 and 2) Janakpur/Province-2
Post: 2 Positions (Two)
Nationality: Nepalese ONLY
Note: The applicant is required to specify the preferred duty station in the cover letter.
The Programme Associate will be a member of the WFP nutrition team but will be outposted to work at the Health Services Directorate (HSD) of Province 1 or Province 2. The incumbent reports primarily to the Director of the HSD and the National Nutrition Officer in WFP Nepal CO.
At this level, job holders are expected to demonstrate responsibility and initiative to respond independently to various queries with only general guidance. There is a requirement to use judgment in dealing with unforeseen operational problems on a daily basis. Job holders are expected to manage resources and coach and coordinate support staff.
To provide technical and operational support to the Province-1 or Province-2 HSD in the design/review, implementation, monitoring and evaluation, as well as knowledge management of activities relating to MSNP 2018-2022, with a particular emphasis to maternal and child health and nutrition programmes To provide effective specialized support and technical analyses to policy and programme activities 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 and the Director of the HSD, the job holder will carry out the following tasks;
Education: Completion of secondary school education. A post-secondary certificate in the related functional area. Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition or Public Health or related fields. Relevant on the job trainings will be a plus
Language: Fluency in both written and spoken Nepali and English languages. Knowledge of local languages is a plus. Nepali Typing skill is an asset.
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.