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 (Social and Behaviour Change Communication)
Contract Type: Service Contract (SC)
Grade: SC-6 (equivalent to GS-6)
Contract Duration: 12 months (with possible extension)
Duty Station: Kathmandu
Post: 1 position (one)
Nationality: Nepalese ONLY
The Programme Associate will be a member of the WFP nutrition team and is expected to work closely with other programme unities including the Gender Equality, Disability, and Social Inclusion (GEDSI) team.
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 spreadhead WFP’s Social and Behaviour Change Communications (SBCC) interventions, with particular emphasis of integrating SBCC components at each stage of the design, implementation, and monitoring and evaluations of the relevant WFP development and humanitarian programmes in Nepal. 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 matrix relationship with heads of other functional units, 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. Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Behavioural Science, Social Science, Public Health or related fields and relevant on the job training related to SBCC 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.