• Required No. of Employee's : 1
  • Salary : 0.00
  • Duration of Employment : 06 Months Contract
  • Prefered Sex : Male/Female
  • Sector of Vacancy : ICT

Qualification/Work Experience :

  • Educational Requirements: Completion of secondary school education. University degree in Information technology, Economics, Statistics, Software engineering, Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) or any other related discipline Working Languages: Fluency in both oral and written communication in English and French. Knowledge of local dialects in project areas in the Far North, East, Adamaoua, North West and South West is an advantage. Essential Experience: At least 2 years' minimum experience in data processing, analysis, reporting, preferably in an Information Technology department. Female applicants are especially encouraged to apply.

Job Description:

  • JOB PURPOSE: WFP Cameroon CO signed a contract with MTN in 2016 for the provision of restricted cash transfers (via mobile phones, SIM cards and beneficiary e-money accounts) to targeted beneficiaries. However, since the commencement of this arrangement, there has not been any post distribution reconciliation carried out. The CBT Reconciliations Team has been set up by Management to review the contract arrangements with MTN and carry out monthly reconciliation of the monies paid to beneficiaries' mobile money accounts, establish any unutilized funds if that there could and establish if these monies have been returned to WFP beneficiaries account in line with the stated Terms of Reference. The team has also been tasked to undertake specific reconciliations as outlined here below. KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive, within delegated authority): Under direct supervision of the CBT Reconciliation Officer the IT Associate will among other tasks perform the following activities: Prepare reports for the reconciliation team and on ward sharing with Senior Management. From Information provided by his/her seniors or through data mining and being able to derive trends from the data/information available. Carry out system maintenance tasks regarding the reconciliation exercise, such as performing monitoring tasks, running system diagnostics, and system optimization, to ensure they are running effectively and enable easy and efficient use. Maintain technology, including standard repairs, configuration, and storage, in accordance with data security and access controls to ensure IT equipment required for the reconciliation team is up-to date. Prepare files and systems for inventory and archives, such as website content and directories, to ensure information is accurate and up-to-date. Allocate tasks to other colleagues, ensuring that tasks are delivered to agreed standards and deadlines, to support the effective delivery of services. Respond to a variety of queries about technology and systems in order to assist WFP staff to deliver their services. With support of senior colleagues, provide standard training to end users of technology and systems to ensure staff use standard technology and systems effectively. Perform routine deployments of server hardware and software, including testing and the identification of problems, to contribute to the effective functioning of technology. Responsible for maintaining information records such as updating web pages and statistical databases to ensure the information is current and well organised. Install, operate and maintain telecommunications systems and equipment, to ensure optimal services in compliance with standard operations procedures. Any other duties as may be assigned to him from time to time from his/her supervisor or Senior Management. 4Ps Core Organizational Capabilities: Understand and communicate the Strategic Objectives Understands WFP's Strategic Objectives and the link to own work objectives. Be a force for positive change Flexibly adapts individual contributions to accommodate changes in direction from supervisors and internal/external changes (such as evolving needs of beneficiaries, new requirements of partners). Make the mission inspiring to our team Recognizes and shares with team members the ways in which individual contributions relate to WFP's mission. Make our mission visible in everyday actions Sets own goals in alignment with WFP's overall operations and is able to communicate this link to others. Look for ways to strengthen people's skills Assesses own strengths and weaknesses to increase self-awareness and includes these in conversations on own developmental needs. Create an inclusive culture Participates in open dialogue, and values the diverse opinion of others, regardless of background, culture, experience, or country assignment. Be a coach & provide constructive feedback Proactively seeks feedback and coaching to build confidence and develop and improve individual skills. Create an “I will”/”We will” spirit Participates in accomplishing team activities and goals in the face of challenging circumstances. Encourage innovation & creative solutions Shows willingness to explore and experiment with new ideas and approaches in own work. Focus on getting results Consistently delivers results within individual scope of work on time, on budget and without errors. Make commitments and make good on commitments Commits to upholding individual accountabilities and responsibilities in the face of ever-changing country or functional priorities. Be Decisive Makes rational decisions about individual activities when faced with uncertain circumstances, including in times of ambiguity regarding information or manager direction. Connect and share across WFP units Seeks to understand and adapt to internal or cross-unit teams' priorities and preferred working styles. Build strong external partnerships Demonstrates ability to understand and appropriately respond to and/or escalate needs of external partners. Be politically agile & adaptable Portrays an informed and professional demeanor toward internal and external partners and stakeholders. Be clear about the value WFP brings to partnerships Provides operational support on analyses and assessments that quantifies and demonstrates WFP's unique value as a partner. FUNCTIONAL CAPABILITIES: Capability Name Description of the behaviour expected for the proficiency level Internal Controls & Compliance Utilizes understanding of risk management approaches and internal controls to monitor projects and programmes to confirm regulatory compliance and ensure data integrity. Performance Budgeting, Reporting & Analysis Manages budget, business planning, and forecasting discussions on a programme-wide level, integrating financial resource information from a portfolio of projects to analyze effectiveness and financial viability. Resources Management (People, time, assets, etc.) Monitors trends in staffing and resource usage to anticipate and escalate potential issues to programme leaders Financial Management and Accounting Principles Monitors and advises senior leaders on the financial status of projects and programmes, tracking outcomes to ensure transparent and effective utilization of resources. Application Deadline: May 17th, 2020 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. www.wfp.org


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