• Required No. of Employee's : 1
  • Salary : 0.00
  • Duration of Employment : 12 Months
  • Prefered Sex : Male/Female
  • Sector of Vacancy : HUMANITARIAN

Qualification/Work Experience :

  • Educational Requirements Completion of secondary school education; Advanced university degree (Master II or DESS/DEA) in Agriculture, Economics, Rural Development, Food security, Project Management, Nutrition, Agriculture, Economics,Development Economics and International Development or First University Degree with 7 years of related work experience and/or trainings/courses with five years’ experience in agriculture fields Essential Experience At least seven years of professional experience in food security and nutrition programmes management, monitoring & evaluation, program analysis and monitoring, or Programme Coordination in a humanitarian/ development context with UN Agencies, NGO, government or private sector. Experience with a UN agency would be an asset. Experience managing staff and improving performance. The incumbent will have direct knowledge and experience of refugee emergency operations including programming and management aspects, working, and coordinating complex projects with different entities and government authorities. Working Languages Fluency (level C) in both English and French language Critical success Factors Ability to travel frequently and to work in difficult environments. Proven ability to conceptualize, develop, plan and manage programmes, leadership and teamwork abilities, good analytical, negotiation, communication and advocacy skills Ability to engage effectively with a wide range of actors including those in the international humanitarian community and governments; Excellent analytical skills; Ability to work in a team, and establish effective working relations with persons of different national and cultural backgrounds; Good computer knowledge and skills; Ability to work under tight deadlines and simultaneously manage multiple tasks in an autonomous manner; Ability to handle any other additional tasks as requested by his supervisor. Ability to develop and implement appropriate internal control tools to address fraud and abuse.

Job Description:

  • JOB PURPOSE: To coordinate with food security stakeholders and relevant units and provide support to the planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of early recovery, resilience building and livelihoods activities as part of WFP’s food security programme in Cameroon. KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES: Under the direct supervision of the Head of Programme and the overall supervision of the Deputy Country Director, the incumbent will be responsible for the following duties: Support the design, planning and implementation of programme activities supported under the Country Strategic Plan for Cameroon, applying a crosscutting lens: such as gender equality and women empowerment, protection, nutrition, etc. Review and give technical feedback on food security assessment, beneficiaries targeting and monitoring plans and ensure that programmes are relevant, well-targeted and providing appropriate response to the food and nutrition security of the assisted vulnerable population in Cameroon. Contribute to strengthening partnerships with UN humanitarian and development agencies, NGOs, inter-governmental and governmental partners in resilience building including food assistance for assets creation (FFA), livelihood, and food security activities. Provide technical support to WFP field-offices and cooperating partners in the implementation of household income generating activities, public works, and safety net programmes Support in targeting of communities for the livelihood/food security or communities’ assets creation programme, following clearly defined and transparent selection criteria and the use of the 3-Pronged Approach (3 PA) especially the community based participatory planning (CBPP) approach. Develop formal arrangements with implementing partners, identify proposed projects, and facilitate needed approval at the local level. Plan; allocate activities, deliverables and timelines for the implementation of the CBT modality in Cameroon. gh Provide technical advice and support WFP and its partners on matters pertaining to food security strategies, policies, programmes, in compliance with WFP standards and processes. Develop and update Asset Creation Operational guidelines and Standard Operation Procedure of FFA and CFA as required Oversee preparation and dissemination of timely analytical and critical reports including proposals for improvements in operation and the scope of the livelihoods and resilience building activities in accordance with Country Strategic Plan. Develop internal (WFP staff) and external (partners) capacities to ensure that high quality standards are applied to asset creation. Contribute to the development of systems and tools for the monitoring and assessment of food assistance needs in line with innovative methodologies (e.g. VAM) and best practice. 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. Guide and supervise more junior staff; acting as point of referral and supporting them with analysis and queries. Perform any other duty related to WFP Cameroon overall programme portfolios as required. 4Ps CORE ORGANISATIONAL CAPABILITIES: 4P Theme Capability Name Description of the behaviour expected for the proficiency level 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 Programme Lifecycle & Food Assistance Displays ability to identify the main hunger problem at the national or subnational level to design and implement context-specific programmes that integrate complex analysis and the full range of food assistance tools. Transfer Modalities (Food, Cash, Voucher) Demonstrates ability to analyse and consolidate quantitative and qualitative information from different sources (e.g., market studies) to inform transfer modality selection and programme development. Broad Knowledge of Specialized areas (i.e. Nutrition, VAM, etc.) Demonstrates the ability to interpret basic data in the context of WFP specialised fields to contribute to technical programme design, implementation and monitoring. Emergency Programming Displays ability to translate understanding of programme principles in emergencies and protracted conflict situations into relevant, effective, and context specific approaches. Strategic Policy Engagement w/ Government Develops thorough recommendations using multiple inputs (e.g., government counsel, research, own experience) to strengthen national or subnational entities and government owned food and nutrition security programmes. Interested candidates should apply via the website, https://unjobs.org/vacancies


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