Programme Policy Officer

World Food Programme
Location: Nepal
Salary: Negotiable
Posted Date: 2015-07-29 Deadline: 2015-08-04
  • Nos. of Opening : 1
  • Location : Nepal
  • Working Position : Entry Level
  • Qualification Degree : Advanced University degree
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

Programme Policy Officer (Communication and Accountability)-1(pos)

Under the direct supervision of Head of Field Operation, the incumbent will be responsible for the following duties: 

  1. Contribute towards the development of a limited number of projects, plan and processes, ensuring alignment with wider programme policies and guidance. 
  2. Provide project management support to specific and defined programmes and projects of small to moderate size that are relatively straight forward in nature, ensuring a coordinated approach with wider programmes that compiles with WFP standards and procedures.
  3. Follow data gathering and monitoring systems ensuring that rigorous quality standards are maintained. 
  4. Research and analyse policy and operational issues to support senior colleagues in the development of policies, programmes and activities.
  5. Contribute to the preparation of accurate and timely reporting on programmes and activities that enable informed decision making and consistency of information presented to stakeholders.
  6. Liaise with internal counterparts to ensure effective collaboration, monitor ongoing projects. 
  7. Support the identification, development and management of potential partnerships to collaborative working leading to improved food assistance packages.
  8. Support the capacity building of WFP staff, partners and national government to prepare for and respond to food assistance needs, e.g, through project management support of learning initiatives. 
  9. Provide guidance to support staff, acting as a point of referral and assisting them with analysis and queries. 
  10. Perform other related duties as required.

General Requirements:

DESIRED EXPERIENCES FOR ENTRY INTO THE ROLE:   

  1. Has gained experience in implementing technical programs (i.e. nutrition etc).
  2. Has implemented programmes and provided input into designing operations. 
  3. Has provided input into policy discussion and decisions. 

 

STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCES: 

Education: Advanced University degree in International Affairs, Economics, Nutrition/Health, Agriculture, Environmental Science, Social Sciences or other related field relevant to international development assistance, or First University Degree with additional years of related work experience and/or training/courses. 

 

Language: Fluency (level C) in English language and the duty station’s language different. 


How to Apply:

Interested and qualified Nepalese nationals are requested to submit an updated and duly signed UN Personal History form (P.11), available onhttp://www.un.org.np/jobs/locals and from the WFP offices in Nepal (Kathmandu, Nepalgunj, Damak and Dadelhura). The application can be sent either by email to nepaler.vacancy@wfp.org  or in hard copy in a sealed envelope marking the position “Application for the post of Programme Policy Officer (Communication and Accountability)” and quoting the VA number to the following address No Later than 4 August2015.

The Representative,

WFP Nepal Country Office,

Chakupat, Patan Dhoka Road,

Lalitpur, Nepal. P.O.

 Box 107

 

“Qualified female candidates and candidates from minority groups are especially encouraged to apply”. 

Only short-listed candidates will be invited for a test and/or interview. The organization reserves the right to cancel or postpone the whole recruitment process without providing any reasons whatsoever.

 

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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.

Industry Type NGO / INGO / Social Work
Location Kathmandu
Organization Size 1-10
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