• Required No. of Employee's : 1
  • Salary : 0.00
  • Duration of Employment : 1 Year Appointment
  • Prefered Sex : Male/Female
  • Sector of Vacancy : PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Qualification/Work Experience :

  • Qualifications and Key Requirements Education: Advanced University degree in Political Science, Economics, Statistics, Information Management or Journalism, Business Management, Social Sciences or other relevant field, or First University degree with additional years of related work experience and/or training/courses. Experience: 2 years of work experience or more of postgraduate professional experience in a relevant field of work, with a background and interest in international humanitarian development. Specialised knowledge of information management best practices, techniques and processes with some understanding of the basic theoretical background. Strong written and oral communication skills, including substantive analysis and report writing skills. Able to supervise and support more junior and/or less experienced members of the team. Knowledge of, or the ability to quickly assimilate, UN/WFP specific processes and systems. Languages: Fluency (level C) in English language. Working knowledge in French

Job Description:

  • About WFP Assisting almost 100 million people in around 83 countries each year, the World Food Programme (WFP) is the leading humanitarian organization saving lives and changing lives, delivering food assistance in emergencies and working with communities to improve nutrition and build resilience. Our mission is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes. Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need. Organisational context In Cameroon, 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, its 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. What will you do? You will Support all Operational Information Management and Performance Reporting (OIM & PR) activities in the Cameroon Country Office, and contribute to the establishment and presentation of standard and consistent operating picture of WFP operations and associated results that facilitate informed and timely decision-making at all levels throughout the organisation. Why work with us? WFP provides food assistance to more than 86 million people in 83 countries, including Cameroon. Your work will have a positive impact on lives of the world’s most vulnerable people. You will join a diverse team of professionals and will have an opportunity to exchange your experiences with your colleagues and continuously learning from each other. WFP invests in the training and development of its employees through a range of training, accreditation, mentorship and other programs as well as through international mobility opportunities. Our team is growing nationally and internationally and the timing to join us cannot be better! Join us to make a difference, watch this video to know more about us!! Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RnaxfnNKdsM Key Responsibilities (not all-inclusive, nor exhaustive): The OIM & PR Officer will be responsible for the following duties: Support the Cameroon Country Office to ensure that standard OIM & PR procedures and templates are followed to drive the quality, consistency and standardization of information management and performance reporting across WFP. Collate relevant information and data from local internal and external sources including the media to facilitate and maximize the exchange of information and data flow within the CO and provide operational awareness and understanding of events that may have humanitarian and/or operational impact. Collate and assist in the dissemination of political and humanitarian analysis pertaining to WFP current or future responses and donor policies, trends and preferences to ensure country specific input to WFP’s operational reporting. Collate, analyze and communicate the ‘Essential Elements of Information’, pertaining to the operational environment and available human, financial and physical assets in order to facilitate access to timely and accurate information used at country level. Support the preparation of Standard Project Reports (SPRs) for the Annual Reporting Exercise using the corporate reporting platform, SPR Intelligent Next Generation system (SPRING), in collaboration with the country office Programme, monitoring & evaluation, logistics and resource management functions by coordinating to ensure coherence and quality of performance information. Collaborate with counterparts internally and with other UN agencies to ensure consistency in humanitarian information and to complement WFP analysis and information. Support the enhancement of the capacity of WFP staff and partners to effectively manage operational information and performance reporting through assisting in the delivery of the OIM & PR training on core competencies. Guide and supervise more junior staff as required, acting as a point of referral and supporting them with more complex analysis and queries. Support the L2 emergency response by preparing, organizing and providing secretarial support to Operational Task Forces (OTFs). Functional Capabilities Programme Lifecycle & Food Assistance Demonstrates ability to identify key variables and contextual factors that affect food assistance problems and programmes throughout the lifecycle to inform quality programme design or re-design. Transfer Modalities (Food, Cash, Voucher) Demonstrates ability to analyze 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; Demonstrates the ability to interpret basic data in the context of WFP specialized fields to contribute to technical programme design, implementation and monitoring. Emergency Programming Displays capacity to provide inputs into the development, implementation and realignment of high-quality emergency programmes. 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. Experience in implementing food security and nutrition programmes, providing input into designing operations and providing input into policy discussions and decisions. General knowledge of UN system policies, rules, regulations and procedures governing the area of work. Date: 26th February 2021 at 11:59 PM This position open to Cameroonian nationals only. Terms and Conditions WFP seeks candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian principles. Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis, and we are committed to promoting an inclusive work environment in which diversity is valued and where no form of discrimination is tolerated. We aim to achieve parity in our teams in West and Central Africa. Qualified female applicants are especially encouraged to apply. WFP has zero tolerance for discrimination and does not discriminate based on 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 Interested candidates should apply via the weblink, https://unjobs.org/vacancies/1613154916625


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