Programme Policy Officer

World Food Programme
Location: Surkhet
Salary: Negotiable
Posted Date: 2019-01-07 Deadline: 2019-01-24
  • Location : Surkhet
  • Qualification Degree : Advanced University degree in International Affairs, Economics, Nutrition/Health, Agriculture, Environmental Science, Social Sciences or other field relevant to international development assi
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
Job Description

STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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

Language: International Professional: Fluency (level C) in English language. Intermediate knowledge (level B) of a second official UN language: Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish, and/or WFP’s working language, Portuguese.

National Professional: Excellent oral and written proficiency in English and Nepali.

OTHER SPECIFIC JOB REQUIREMENTS

Knowledge & Skills

  • Must be familiar with MS office;
  • Nepali Typing skill is an asset;
  • Driving skills with valid license is an advantage.

DESIRED EXPERIENCES FOR ENTRY INTO THE ROLE

  • Has gained experience in implementing technical programs (i.e. nutrition, etc.).
  • Has implemented programmes and provided input into designing operations.
  • Has provided input into policy discussions and decisions.
  • Three to five years’ experience of programme design/planning, programme fund administration, financial and human resource management, coordination, emergency assistance, and/or operational aspects of food assistance or relief operations;     
  • Has taken leadership of implementing development/humanitarian programme,
  • Has experience in the design and/or implementation of development programmes;
  • Has provided input into policy discussions and decisions;
  • Has experience in liaising with government partners, has good negotiation skills and ability to communicate effectively and is a team player;
  • Has knowledge and experience of result-based management (RBM) methodologies and tools (project and programme management, design, monitoring and evaluation) and report writing;
  • General knowledge of UN system policies, rules, regulations and procedures in the area of work is an advantage.

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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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