UN World Food Programme (WFP) Career Jobs – Field Monitor

Job Title:  Field Monitor
Organisation: World Food
Programme (WFP)
Duty Station: Mbarara,
Reports to: Senior
Programme Assistant
Grade: G4
Vacancy Announcement No.:  VA-13-2014
About WFP:
The UN World Food Programme
(WFP) is the United Nations frontline agency against world hunger. WFP is the
largest and longest serving humanitarian agency in Uganda. Currently, WFP
focuses on three priority areas namely: Emergency Humanitarian Action (EHA);
Food & Nutrition Security (FNS); and Agriculture & Market Support
(AMS). WFP has operations in various parts of the Country.
Job Summary: The UN
Field Monitor will be responsible for monitoring WFP programmes in the coverage
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Actively
    coordinate and monitor the implementation of the assistance programme at
    the local level, in close collaboration with the cooperating partners;
  • Actively
    monitor and review the overall commodity movements such as food
    deliveries, storage, transport and distribution at the site and verify if
    the amounts received have been properly recorded, damaged or suspected to
    be damaged;
  • Oversee
    the efficient distribution of food items at the site and ensure proper
    distribution of entitlements and verify appropriate entitlements are
    distributed and provide feedback to Field Officers and others on the
  • Assist
    in the conducting of regular meetings of refugee leaders and cooperating
    partners on the commodity pipeline, distribution arrangements, food
    entitlements and other relevant issues; Assist in the implementation of
    the plan of action, review achievement and constraints and provide
    feedback accordingly;
  • Render
    support in encouraging women’s access to economic skills development and
    sensitizing public opinion on gender issues and gender focused activities;
  • Report
    periodically to the supervisor on relevant events regarding food management,
    distribution and other related issues;
  • Identify
    any apparent issues in the programme and report them to the appropriate
  • Supervise
    and train other personnel as appropriate;
  • Perform
    other related duties as required.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate for the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) Field
    Monitor vacancy should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Education, Social
    Sciences, Nutrition, Agriculture obtained from a recognized institution;
  • A
    minimum of three or more (3) years of progressively responsible support
    experience including at least one year in the field of statistics or
    refugee operations gained from a reputable organization;
  • Computer
    literacy skills i.e. Good knowledge and skills in using MS Office
  • Excellent
    command of both written & oral English is essential;
  • The
    applicants should possess the ability to interpret and analyze a wide
    variety of Programme issues, statistical information, maintain accurate
    and precise records, work effectively with people of different national
    and cultural background coupled
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified Ugandan
nationals are encouraged to send their applications together with detailed
curriculum vitae, copies of certificates under confidential cover quoting on
the envelop the vacancy announcement number and name of the applicant to:
The Human Resources Officer, UN
World Food Programme, P.O. Box 7159 Kampala. Uganda or
Hand delivers it to a box at
the reception of WFP Offices at plot 17-19, Clement Hill Road.
The applicants should check on
the Notice Board at the main entrance to confirm that their applications have
been received one week after the closing date.
Applications must be received
by the deadline and only short listed candidates shall be contacted.
Deadline: Thursday, 8th January 2015
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