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Date Posted : Mar 08, 2021
Food Safety & Quality Officer (WFP) Douala
  • Required No. of Employee's : 1
  • Salary : 0.00
  • Duration of Employment : 1 Year Appointment
  • Prefered Sex : Male/Female
  • Sector of Vacancy : FOOD SECURITY

Qualification/Work Experience :

  • Qualifications and Key Requirements Education: Post-graduate degree in Food Safety and Quality or other field relevant to the required tasks above. Experience: A minimum of 5 years’ experience in Quality and Food Safety Management systems implementation and assessment in managerial role or A minimum of 5 years of relevant responsible professional work experience. UN-specific work experience is an asset. Competencies: Communication: able to engage with various stakeholders from different sectors, levels and backgrounds including, local authorities, private sector and other international agencies. Strong drive, self-motivated and able to work with a high degree of autonomy. Demonstrated organizational capability in establishing priorities, planning and producing work within established deadlines Strong oral and written English communication skills. Languages: Fluency in one official language (English or French) and working knowledge of the other

Job Description:

  • What will you do? In this context, WFP Cameroon CO is looking for a Food Safety & Quality Officer to support the implementation of Food Safety and Quality Management System and related local initiatives within operations in Cameroon Country Office. The Food Safety & Quality Officer will have independent work profile to ensure effective monitoring and management of food safety and quality assurance systems, and is expected to provide support and guidance to key functions within WFP and work with partners such as governments and other UN agencies, partner NGOs as well as with the private sector. 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 Food Safety & Quality Officer will work under the supervision of the Regional Food Safety and Quality Assurance Office for West Africa and will report directly to Logistics Officer, Corridor Manager in Douala/Cameroon CO to assist in food safety and quality risks assessment and mitigation in Cameroon CO operations, through Risk assessment and compliance. Contribute towards the implementation and/or development of protocols and tools related to food quality and safety, ensuring alignment with WFP Food Safety & Quality, Procurement and Supply Chain strategies, policies and plans: Support screening, validation, monitoring and performance evaluation of Superintendent/Inspection Companies for the Quality & Quantity activities on food under WFP responsibility in the country. Participate in the technical review of services provided by external contractors; Ensure Inspection Companies are aware of and comply to WFP inspection services requirements and scope of work. Conduct laboratory identification and selection according to WFP quality service provider validation process for quality testing of locally purchased commodities. Establish and maintain collaboration with laboratories in order to improve test methods for analysis of food aid commodities. Ensure Food Incident management SOP is implemented. In the event of food safety incidents, prepare evidence-based recommendations for senior staff on control measures to combat and reduce food commodities loss, and tools to enable rapid response to situations with food safety concerns. Assess and proactively manage issues, issues prevention, and communication of lessons learned. Provide Technical Support to WFP Cameroon Country Office on local procurement/production activities and programmes: Ensure technical support is provided to WFP local suppliers of processed and nutritious food and assess compliance with WFP food safety and quality requirements. Ensure close follow-up of supplier and support start-up and first production phase ensuring process validation is done according to requirements. Provide technical support Provide support for capacity building/strengthening of WFP staff and partners when needed: Support WFP Country Office to build up links with other program streams Cash-Based Transfer: ensure food safety and quality risk are assessed and mitigation measures implemented in the early phases and throughout the process considering minimum food safety requirement of the Country and WFP requirements School Feeding programs: assess and identify quality and safety risks and support implementation of control measures that include minimum requirements, conditions and practices Support Partnerships, private sector and government agencies engagement: Build productive relationships and partnerships with counterparts in government agencies and the private sector to enhance WFP capacity to contribute effectively to FSQA awareness and improvement. Other duties as necessary. eadline for application Date: 18th March 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. Apply via the weblink below , https://unjobs.org/vacancies/1614899206392

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Date Posted : Nov 24, 2020
Junior Scientist (Agriculture Innovation System) Garoua
  • Required No. of Employee's : 1
  • Salary : 0.00
  • Duration of Employment : Full Time
  • Prefered Sex : Male/Female
  • Sector of Vacancy : SCIENCE / INNOVATION

Qualification/Work Experience :

  • Qualifications, experience and skills Postgraduate degree in one of the following disciplines: rural development or social sciences, agricultural economy, natural resources management, human geography. At least 2 years’ experience in research-for-development, preferably in an international organisation. Mastery of French and English. Familiarity with participatory research methods like innovation platforms, farmer field schools, co-design of technologies. Practical experience with designing and implementing training programmes for farmers, extension agents and local NGOs. Good oral and written communication skills and a track record of scientific publications. Ability to work under high pressure, meet deadlines, monitor and follow-up on pending matters under minimum supervision. Willing to travel and work in rural and remote areas. Having lived or worked in the North region of Cameroon, as well as familiarity with fulfulde language will be an asset

Job Description:

  • JUNIOR SCIENTIST – AGRICULTURAL INNOVATION SYSTEMS About the organisation World Agroforestry (ICRAF) is an independent research institution which generates science-based knowledge about the complex role trees play in agricultural landscapes and rural livelihoods. As part of the Centre’s work to bring tree-based solutions to bear on poverty and environmental problems, researchers – working in close collaboration with partners – are developing new technologies, tools and policy recommendations for increased food security and ecosystem health. ICRAF has been operating in Cameroon since 1987. To learn more about our organization, please visit our website: www.worldagroforestry.org About the position ICRAF is looking for the services of a Junior Scientist – Agricultural Innovation Systems for its new project « Strengthening Innovation Systems in the North of Cameroon » (ReSI-NoC), funded by the European Union for a period of 4 years and implemented in collaboration with CIFOR, CIRAD et IRAD. ReSI-NoC aims to strengthen agricultural innovation systems to improve their role in the processes of inclusive planning, collaborative management and the co-design and implementation of technical, organisational and social innovations. Key Responsibilities: Coordinate the implementation of project activities in project sites. Provide technical inputs in field activities and training, with a focus on (i) facilitating the co-design and experimentation of innovations with relevant stakeholders, and (ii) strengthening capacities of communities and other stakeholders to innovate. Contribute to the dissemination of project achievements through publications of scientific papers, technical reports, training and extension material, success stories, and other oral and written communications. Organise project meetings, workshops, field trips, trainings and other project activities in the North Region of Cameroon. Plan and monitor project activities, in collaboration with the project team and partners. Supervise data collection, M&E and reporting of project activities, in consultation with project team and partners. Prepare work plans and technical reports. Duty station : Garoua, Cameroon Terms of offer The World Agroforestry Centre is an equal opportunity employer and offers a collegial and gender-sensitive working environment. We believe that staff diversity promotes excellence and strongly encourage applications from qualified women. This position is on national terms and will be for an initial period of two (2) years, subject to a probation period according to the local labour law. The contract could be renewed subject to performance, continued relevance of the position and availability of funds. How to apply Go to http://worldagroforestry.org/working-for-icraf/vacancies Applications for this position must include: A cover letter illustrating your suitability for the position against the listed requirements and salary expectations, A detailed and updated curriculum vitae, The names and addresses of three referees, including telephone and email addresses. Applications will be considered until 25 November 2020 Please note that only short-listed applicants meeting the above requirements will be contacted.

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Date Posted : Sep 11, 2020
Manager Audit Comptable & Financier (KPMG) Douala
  • Required No. of Employee's : 1
  • Salary : 0.00
  • Duration of Employment : Full Time
  • Prefered Sex : Male/Female
  • Sector of Vacancy : ACCOUNTANCY/FINANCE

Qualification/Work Experience :

  • Profil: Vous êtes un expert comptable diplômé(e) avec une majeure en finance/comptabilité bancaire; Vous disposez d'une expérience d'au moins 5 ans au sein d'un cabinet d'audit ou dans une fonction comparable auprès d'une banque; Vous avez une expérience réussie du management d'équipe, vous vous exprimez couramment en français et en anglais, et vous maîtrisez les normes comptables internationales (IFRS); Vous avez une parfaite connaissance de l'environnement réglementaire local(CEMAC) et international du secteur bancaire. Enfin, vous êtes dynamique, entreprenant(e), doté(e) d'un fort esprit d'analyse, et de capacités de développement commercial et, vous souhaitez élargir vos compétences dans un environnement stimulant à la pointe des nouvelles technologies en matière d'audit.

Job Description:

  • Manager Audit Comptable/Financier Rattaché(e) à la Business Unit Audit GRANDS COMPTES de KPMG Afrique Centrale, bureau du Cameroun, vous réalisez des missions à forte valeur ajoutée en établissant une relation de confiance et en assurant un soutien continu à nos clients. vous interviendrez principalement sur des missions d'audit auprès d'une clientèle diversifiée, dans un environnement national mais aussi international. Vous serez responsable des missions suivantes: Audit légal et contractuel sur un portefeuille client de secteur financier (Etablissements de crédits et institutions financières); Encadrement et coordination des équipes d'audit (gestion planning, encourager, donner des consignes claires, valoriser les succès de l'équipe et l'inciter à une constante amélioration); Etre garant du niveau de valeur ajoutée apportée par l'équipe aux clients; Actions de développement commercial; Dossier de candidature à envoyer par email: CV détaillé à jour des références du candidat et tout autre document jugé nécessaire; Bien marquer en objet du mail la référence inscrite ci-dessous Veuillez postuler avant le 15 septembre 2020. Seuls les candidats retenus pour les prochaines étapes seront contactés Email: cm-contact@kpmg.cm Référence: KPMG_AC_MA_202008

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Date Posted : Mar 18, 2020
Communications Officer, (WFP) Yaounde
  • Required No. of Employee's : 1
  • Salary : 0.00
  • Duration of Employment : Full time
  • Prefered Sex : Male/Female
  • Sector of Vacancy : COMMUNICATIONS

Qualification/Work Experience :

  • STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education: Advanced University degree in Journalism, International Relations, Public Relations, Communications or other relevant field, 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: Fluency (level C) in English language and the duty station's language, if different. FUNCTIONAL CAPABILITIES Capability Name Description of the behaviour expected for the proficiency level Media and Influencer Relationship Management Demonstrates ability to build and sustain effective collaborative relationships with key media contacts and influencers in area of expertise to raise the profile of WFP, build relationships and further organisational aims. Media and Communication Expertise Facilitates open verbal or written communication with media and influencers as required (i.e. through preparation of tailored written or visual materials presentations, and official documentation) to convey tailored messages. Engages in mutually informative discussion with media and influencers. Specialised Knowledge in Communications Uses sound theoretical knowledge of communications concepts to generate or facilitate the generation of effective communication materials across various media. Applies this to define work plans aligned to identified areas of WFP's communications strategy. Sociopolitical Contextual Understanding Demonstrates deep understanding of the multilateral/interagency environment and the dynamics in which WFP operates which influences approach to working, policy development and decision making. Communication Strategy and Planning Applies advanced understanding of WFP communications strategy and best practice to effectively develop strategies to engage with media and other significant external stakeholders within area of responsibility. Oversees implementation, providing recommendations for improvement. OTHER SPECIFIC JOB REQUIREMENTS This section is optional to describe additional responsibilities & knowledge required for the specific job. DESIRED EXPERIENCES FOR ENTRY INTO THE ROLE Has gained experience in utilising specialist communications techniques to enhance functional outputs Has provided direction and instruction to more junior staff members within area of expertise

Job Description:

  • JOB PURPOSE To implement the communications plan by supporting and delivering a range of communications activities, providing research and analysis, and prioritising effectively. KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive) 1. Implement country specific communication work plans designed to maintain and enhance the visibility and reputation of WFP, as well as support fundraising activities, ensuring alignment with overall communications and WFP strategies. 2. Contribute to communications through good research, analysis of assigned area of work and timely preparation and distribution of information products to target audience(s). 3. Maintain a contact list of journalists and media outlets and support the flow of news/information about WFP's work to the media, in order to support regular and appropriate communications. 4. Support the social media plan by developing social media content, and utilising platforms, networks and partners to enhance coverage and support of WFP's activities. 5. Generate donor specific visibility content including, text, photos, videos and audio for use across a range of integrated online platforms, in order to support global and country fund-raising activities, ensuring consistency with corporate messages. 6. Monitor and analyse traditional and social media to inform the development and/or evaluation of communication activities and strategies. 7. Guide and supervise more junior staff, acting as a point of referral and supporting them with more complex analysis and queries. 8. Collate outreach data contribute to the preparation of accurate and timely reports, Support communications activities that enable informed decision making and ensures consistency of information presented to the media and other stakeholders. 9. Support capacity building of WFP staff on all aspects of communication, provides advice and guidance within area and level of expertise, in order to ensure that all activities meet desired standards of consistency, quality and impact. For example the design and review of training materials. 10. Liaise and interact with WFP staff and external counterparts to support aligned activities and a coherent approach to communications within WFP. 11. Follow standard emergency preparedness practices to support WFP to quickly respond and deploy food and needed resources to affected areas at the onset of a crisis. 12. Other as required. 4Ps CORE ORGANISATIONAL CAPABILITIES Purpose 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. People 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. Performance 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. Partnership 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. TERMS AND CONDITIONS DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS . Female applicants and qualified applicants from developing countries are especially encouraged to apply 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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