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Date Posted : Jul 10, 2020
Programme Policy Officer (WFP) Yaounde
  • Required No. of Employee's : 1
  • Salary : 0.00
  • Duration of Employment : 12 Months
  • Prefered Sex : Male/Female
  • Sector of Vacancy : HUMAINTARIAN

Qualification/Work Experience :

  • About You The ideal profile is a professional who is highly adaptive, has experience leading teams and is able to work with different stakeholders who might not share the same priorities. The ideal candidate has operational experience in both humanitarian and development settings and is able to adapt policies and principles to the realities of a protracted crisis and is able to prioritize and strike balances between ideal goals and operational requirements and risks. 4Ps CORE ORGANISATIONAL CAPABILITIES: 4P Theme Capability Name Description of the behaviour expected for the proficiency level Understand and communicate the Strategic Objectives Utilizes understanding of WFP's Strategic Objectives to communicate linkages to team objectives and work. Be a force for positive change Proactively identifies and develops new methods or improvements for self and immediate team to address work challenges within own work area. Make the mission inspiring to our team Identifies opportunities to further align individual contributions with WFP's mission of making an impact on local communities. Make our mission visible in everyday actions Helps colleagues to see the link between their individual tasks and the contributions of their unit's goals to the broader context of WFP's mission. Look for ways to strengthen people's skills Is able to identify, support and encourage focused on-the-job learning opportunities to address gaps between current skillsets and needed future skillsets for WFP. Create an inclusive culture Recognizes the contributions of teammates, and encourages contributions from culturally different team mates to recognise the value of diversity above and beyond just including it in programming for beneficiaries. Be a coach & provide constructive feedback Provides and solicits ongoing constructive feedback on strengths and development opportunities to help develop individual skills, whilst also helping others identify areas for improvement. Create an 'I will'/'We will' spirit Sets clear targets for self and others to focus team efforts in ambiguous situations (e.g., unprecedented issues and/or scenarios) Encourage innovation & creative solutions Thinks beyond team's conventional approaches to formulate creative methods for delivering food aid and assistance to beneficiaries. Focus on getting results Maintains focus on achieving individual results in the face of obstacles such as volatile or fragile environments and/or organizational roadblocks. Make commitments and make good on commitments Takes personal accountability for upholding and delivering upon team's commitments and provides assurance to stakeholders. Be Decisive Demonstrates ability to adjust to team's plans and priorities to optimize outcomes in light of evolving directives, while also responding quickly in highpressure environments, such as in emergency settings. Connect and share across WFP units Demonstrates an understanding of when and how to tactfully engage other units in conversations on impact, timing, or planning Build strong external partnerships Networks regularly with key external partners using formal and informal opportunities to understand each partner's unique value proposition, and to build and strengthen relationships Be politically agile & adaptable Demonstrates ability to adapt engagement approach in the context of evolving partner circumstances and expectations Be clear about the value WFP brings to partnerships Demonstrates ability to articulate to internal and external audiences the value that individual contributions and immediate teams bring to partnerships. 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 the ability to design, implement, monitor and provide oversight over effective and efficient programmes deploying different transfer modalities. 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. Minimum requirements for the position Completion of secondary school. Advanced University degree in any of the following disciplines; Economics, Agriculture, Environmental Sciences, Social Sciences, Nutrition, IT, Mathematics, Statistics, Development Studies or other related fields. At least five years' progressive professional experience in the design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of humanitarian, early recovery and development programmes with focus on food and nutrition security, resilience, livelihoods, refugee assistance, protection and social protection. 3-5 years of demonstrated operational and theoretical experience and knowledge of cash-based transfers including cash feasibility assessments, markets assessments, analysis of appropriate cash delivery systems / mechanisms, construction of minimum expenditure baskets, among others. Theoretical and practical knowledge of major humanitarian and development challenges and issues, specifically strategies and frameworks for poverty and hunger reduction including the nexus approach, sustainable development goals, etc. Demonstrated planning and project management skills including supervisory and people management, ability to mobilize resources through well written proposals and strategy documents, negotiation, communication, judgement and decision making and capacity building skills, among others. Demonstrated cordial working relationships with local and regional governments, civil society, donors, UN agencies, local and international organisations. Proof of coordination leadership and/or experience is a plus. Fluency in oral and written English and French (Level C) is a must. Additional knowledge of local dialects including pidgin is desirable. Knowledge of databases, information, and monitoring systems is a plus. LANGUAGES Fluent in English (Level C) and French (level C).

Job Description:

  • Background The WFP Cameroon Country Strategic Plan [CSP] (2018 - 2021) endeavours to ensure that targeted food-insecure and vulnerable populations benefit from more sustainable and inclusive food systems and increased resilience to shocks to meet their food and nutrition needs. Under this CSP, WFP will design and implement interventions to address food and nutrition security challenges, from production through to consumption. In line with the CSP, WFP will apply its vast comparative advantages including experiences in delivery of food assistance to hundreds of thousands of the most vulnerable in timely, innovative, cost effective and sustainable ways, it's deep field presence, logistics and supply chain, partnerships and relationships with national and regional authorities to; a) strengthen national systems and capacities to deliver food and nutrition security; b) contribute to greater efficiency in crisis response interventions; c) ensure access to nutritious food rather than provision while building the national capacities and systems for social protection, emergency preparedness and response and government-led programmes and services; and d) increase resilience by focusing on food systems rather than access to food, through development of integrated solutions that can be scaled up by Government and the private sector. The Position Reporting to the Head of Programme, the National Programme Policy Officer (Cash based Transfers - CBTs) will work in close collaboration with all Programme activity managers (crisis response, nutrition, resilience), Heads of other technical units including vulnerability assessment and mapping (VAM), M&E as well as Heads of WFP Field Offices in Maroua, Bamenda, Bertoua and Ngaoundere. This position is required to provide overall leadership, management and coordination of WFP Cameroon's CBT portfolio in promoting food and nutrition security, resilience and livelihoods, capacity strengthening and social protection as guided by the CSP. Specific activities include design, implementation and management of appropriate and transformational food and nutrition security, livelihoods assistance and social protection programmes, capacity strengthening of national and regional governments, prioritisation and management of resources including financial flows from multiple funding sources, provision of normative guidance to field operations for effective and efficient delivery, among others. Key accountabilities Design, manage and monitor the implementation of food assistance activities that use CBTs to address food insecurity in line with WFP's corporate CBT business model. This also involves developing corresponding programme operational guidelines with proper control mechanisms to ensure consistency between corporate and country-level policies and field operations. Provide technical advice or mobilise technical expertise on CBT issues including assessment and analysis, the choice of objectives, activities, transfer modalities and appropriate food baskets, the deployment and testing of innovative approaches and the development of strategies to support government efforts to reduce hunger and malnutrition. Through the inter-agency cash working group for which WFP is the national chair, maintain and enhance WFP's leadership status (as chair) by identifying opportunities for collaborative and harmonized approaches and initiatives that improve humanitarian assistance using cash transfers and support advocacy work to market the use of cash. Through the internal cash working group chaired by the Deputy Country Director, liaise with other units including Supply Chain, Finance, IT, VAM, Procurement, Security as well as Heads of Field Offices to ensure the multi-disciplinary participation of all functional units in the implementation and efficient delivery of programmes that use CBTs as a modality of assistance. Provide advice and support on moderately complex issues concerning CBTs to clarify ambiguities and ensure that policy and programme operations are consistent with WFP policies, Executive Board decisions and other relevant guidance. Assist counterparts in governments and other partners in identifying where food assistance using CBTs can be usefully employed and provide relevant support and technical expertise for the planning, formulation and implementation to strengthen government and community ownership and effectiveness of food security and nutrition programmes at national and sub-national levels. Represent WFP in local and international forums relating to area of specialism, for example food security, nutrition, livelihoods, social protection, resilience or engagement in humanitarian, transition and development contexts through direct participation and briefings. Manage operational research and evidence building on issues relevant to food assistance using CBTs. Manage the preparation and dissemination of timely analytical and critical reports, publications, and a variety of information products or proposals for internal or external use. Contribute to resources mobilisations efforts for WFP projects, including clearly articulating the need for food assistance using CBTs and related programme opportunities, and follow up on the resource situation of projects including commodity and cash availability, seeking advice from senior colleagues where necessary. Advice and support the development of functional training in areas of expertise to enhance the capacity of WFP staff and partners to design and deliver effective food assistance programmes that use CBTs as a modality of assistance. Contribute to Country Office Emergency Preparedness i.e. early warning, risk analysis, and contingency planning in order to respond to humanitarian crises and needs. Manage agreements, contracts and MoUs related to all activities using CBTs as a modality of assistance to ensure corporate standards are followed with particular attention and emphasis on quality control, loss prevention, risk mitigation and cost effectiveness. As head of a sub-unit within the Programme unit, manage, develop, mentor and motivate a team of supervisees including programme officers to facilitate consistent high performances. Interested candidates should apply via the website, ttps://unjobs.org/vacancies

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Date Posted : May 18, 2020
Head of Exploration (UNDP) Yaounde
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  • Salary : 0.00
  • Duration of Employment : Full tIME
  • Prefered Sex : Male/Female
  • Sector of Vacancy : INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Qualification/Work Experience :

  • Required Skills and Experience Education: Master's degree in Social sciences, Data science, Statistics, Physics, Computer Science, Business Intelligence, or related field and minimum of 2 years of relevant professional experience in development programming or policy; social innovation; partnership building; engagement (public and private sector) and/or resource mobilization OR Bachelor's degree in Social sciences, Data science, Statistics, Physics, Computer Science, Business Intelligence, or related field and minimum of 4 years of relevant professional experience in development programming or policy; social innovation; partnership building; engagement (public and private sector) and/or resource mobilization Experience: At least, having a Master degree with a minimum of 2 years of relevant professional experience in development programming or policy; social innovation; partnership building; engagement (public and private sector) and/or resource mobilization OR a Bachelor degree with minimum of 4 years of relevant professional experience in development programming or policy; social innovation; partnership building; engagement (public and private sector) and/or resource mobilization Professional experience in development programming or policy and social innovation; Demonstrated capacity in horizon scanning; Demonstrated capacity in data analysis and visualization. Experience in following areas is desirable but not mandatory (they will be considered as advantages/assets): Proven professional knowledge and experience in social innovation approaches such as Systems Thinking, Ethnography, Crowdsourcing, Collective Intelligence Design, Citizen Science, Positive Deviance, Social Network Analysis, Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning Professional experience in partnership building and engagement (public and private sector) Demonstrated capacity to use open data, mobile data, geospatial data, drone & satellite data, citizen data for informing policy making, strategic planning, or programme design. Proven professional knowledge and experience in at least one of the following: Future thinking and Foresight, Design Research, and Systems Mapping; Key awareness of key global and regional trends; Demonstrated access to networks of edge innovators. Language Requirements: Proficiency in written and spoken English. French knowledge will be a strong asset

Job Description:

  • Duties and Responsibilities Horizon scanning and intelligence for the Accelerator Lab Identify, visualize and communicate emerging development trends, data, technologies and issues with a particular focus on the edges and 'below the radar screen' events, opportunities and players, and systemically map their impacts on economy, environment, society, and livelihoods of the poorest. Identify new sources of evidence and insights, analyze and visualize patterns in unstructured sources of data, present new insights in accessible and comprehensive ways to enable sensemaking and analysis Proactively explore and identify the new methods/approaches and frontier knowledge to tackle development challenges, collaborate with the Experimentation lead to turn these into learning options for addressing specific policy issues in the country Provide technical guidance for horizon scanning, foresight and data analysis for colleagues and partners. Contribute to the formulation of the Accelerator Lab service lines to the UNDP Country Programme based on findings from horizon scanning, systems' mapping, and local knowledge Tapping into new data sources Set up partnerships with private sector companies including mobile network operators among others to gain access to anonymized data sets that can be used for sustainable development. Demonstrate through exploratory tests the utility of new data sources for UNDP's development work Create partnerships for analyses of real time and other data to better inform decisions and policies Design and deliver workshops, tools, or platforms that tap into the collective intelligence of communities and mobilise action. Proactively manage risks with using data and technology, including those related to ethics and privacy Transform unstructured data sets into insights for UNDP and partners Working out loud Share findings from the exploration on future trends, new methodologies/approaches, potential partnership,and others within UNDP and with partners; Proactively use blog posts and social media to share insights, attract partners and help position Accelerator Lab at the forefront of the exploration of new trends. Liaise with UNDP's global Accelerator Lab network and share learnings and insights from the country-specific experience Jointly with the CO, support lab partners to develop an emerging pipeline of new initiatives, support other activities related to the design and operation of the Lab Organizational learning and interface with the core business of UNDP Set up tools and partnerships to transform information into actionable intelligence Design and deliver horizon scanning trainings for partners and UNDP, help embed horizon scanning and attention to the ‘edge' activities in the CO and with the partners Work together with your Accelerator Lab colleagues and experts to codify and advance the Accelerator Lab practice and exploration in particular. Organize and implement knowledge sharing and network events; Lead other activities related to the design and operations of the Accelerator Lab Design and deliver engaging and meaningful methods for reflection on learning from explorations Competencies The Accelerator Labs will be comprised of a core team with niche capabilities that focus on exploration, experimentation and grassroots innovation. Within the first 6-8 months of the Lab fully functioning, each member of the Core team will take the lead on one of the following functions: 1) Coordination 2) Training 3) Communications The Core team of the Accelerator lab will have capabilities in: Experimentation (instituting rapid learning about emerging challenges through design and running of a portfolio of experiments that is coherent with the type of challenges that are part of UNDP's strategic plan, and Mapping Solutions: ethnographic methods and immersion in community dynamics, identification of and work with lead users, and implications of bottom up solutions for the policy design Exploration: The exploration function focuses on discovery and sensemaking of emerging trends, implications for systemic impacts and risks, and their potential for accelerating progress toward SDGs. Its work feeds into the portfolio of experiments ensuring its coherence with the emerging risks and opportunities and connects local dynamics and solutions into the broader national and international ecosystem of potential funders, partners, and allies thereby increasing the chances for acceleration. While critical for the functioning of the Accelerator Lab, the exploration function will also service the Country Office as determined and agreed with the UNDP senior management. Interested candidates should apply via the website, https://unjobs.org/vacancies

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Date Posted : Mar 09, 2020
Internship - Acquisition & Supply Chain (COTCO) Douala/Kribi
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  • Salary : 0.00
  • Duration of Employment : Internship
  • Prefered Sex : Male/Female
  • Sector of Vacancy : INTERNSHIP

Qualification/Work Experience :

  • Short Description Please use this posting to apply for an Acquisition, Payables, Supply Chain and Warehouse internship with Cameroon Oil Transportation Company (COTCO) SA. Potential internship locations include Douala, Belabo, Dompta, Kribi and offshore. Long Description Academic Internship 1) Eligibility The following conditions must be met in order to be an eligible applicant for an academic internship: To be a Cameroonian student at one of the following organization: Ecole Nationale Supérieure Polytechnique (ENSP) IST (Institut Superieur de Technologie) Ecole Nationale Superieure des Travaux Publics Ecole Nationale Superieure des Telecommunications Université de Yaoundé I et II Université de Douala Université de Ngaoundéré Université de Buéa Université de Dschang Université de Maroua Ecole Supérieure Sciences Economiques et Commerciales Université Catholique d'Afrique Centrale Out of country institutions / schools will be subject to further review. Have obtained an average grade of 60% (12/20) during the previous academic year. 2) Application Documentation The following documents are required for internship applications: Copies of Diplomas (The candidate must be a holder of at least "A" Level or BAC). A grade statement for the previous academic year. School attendance certificate ( attesting that the candidate is fully registered in a school for the current school year) Copy of National Identity card Letter from the school attesting that the candidate is fully registered in a program which requires an internship. This letter should specify the goals and duration of the internship. A resume. Applications must be received latest on April 30th, 2020. Job Role Summary N/A Job Role Responsibilities N/A Expected Level of Proficiency N/A

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  • Short Description Please use this posting to apply for an Acquisition, Payables, Supply Chain and Warehouse internship with Cameroon Oil Transportation Company (COTCO) SA. Potential internship locations include Douala, Belabo, Dompta, Kribi and offshore. Long Description Academic Internship 1) Eligibility The following conditions must be met in order to be an eligible applicant for an academic internship: To be a Cameroonian student at one of the following organization: Ecole Nationale Supérieure Polytechnique (ENSP) IST (Institut Superieur de Technologie) Ecole Nationale Superieure des Travaux Publics Ecole Nationale Superieure des Telecommunications Université de Yaoundé I et II Université de Douala Université de Ngaoundéré Université de Buéa Université de Dschang Université de Maroua Ecole Supérieure Sciences Economiques et Commerciales Université Catholique d'Afrique Centrale Out of country institutions / schools will be subject to further review. Have obtained an average grade of 60% (12/20) during the previous academic year. 2) Application Documentation The following documents are required for internship applications: Copies of Diplomas (The candidate must be a holder of at least "A" Level or BAC). A grade statement for the previous academic year. School attendance certificate ( attesting that the candidate is fully registered in a school for the current school year) Copy of National Identity card Letter from the school attesting that the candidate is fully registered in a program which requires an internship. This letter should specify the goals and duration of the internship. A resume. Applications must be received latest on April 30th, 2020. Job Role Summary N/A Job Role Responsibilities N/A Expected Level of Proficiency N/A Interested candidates should apply via the weblink below, https://corporate.exxonmobil.com/

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