UN Monitoring Assistant Jobs – United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)

 Monitoring Assistant
Organization: United
Nations World Food Programme (WFP)
Duty Station: 
Reports to: Programme
Grade: SSA4
About US:
The UN World Food Programme
(WFP) is the United Nations frontline agency against world hunger. It is the
largest and longest serving humanitarian agency in Uganda. . Currently WFP
focuses on three priority areas: Saving lives in Emergencies; Building
Resilience through Predictable Safety Nets; Improving Nutrition &
Mother-and Child Health; and Supporting Small Holder Farmers to Access Markets.
WFP has operations in various parts of the Country.
Job Summary: The Monitoring
Assistant will be in charge of monitoring implementation of WFP Programmes.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Coordinate and monitor the implementation
    of the assistance Programme at the local level, in close collaboration
    with the cooperating partners.
  • Keenly 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.
  • Supervise 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 distribution.
  • Provide support in the conduct of regular
    meetings of refugee leaders and cooperating partners on the commodity
    pipeline, distribution arrangements, food entitlements and other relevant
  • Render support in the implementation of
    the plan of action, review achievement and constraints and provide
    feedback accordingly.
  • Assist 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
  • Identify any apparent issues in the
    Programme and report them to the appropriate personnel.
  • Mentor, supervise and train other
    personnel as appropriate.
  • Follow set emergency response processes
    and procedures for emergency food assistance.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    ideal candidate for the United Nations UN World Food Programme (WFP)
    Assistant job opportunity should
    hold a Bachelor’s
    degree in either of the following fields,
    Development Studies, Agriculture, Social Sciences, Nutrition, Education or
    other related field from a recognized institution.
  • A minimum of three years of relevant
    working experience in supporting implementation of humanitarian services,
    community based activities, food distribution or any other related field
    gained from a reputable organization.
  • Good knowledge and skills in using MS
    Office applications.
  • Excellent command of both written and oral
    English is essential.
  • Applicants should have 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.
Personal Competencies:
  • Strategic Management: Displays
    basic understanding of WFP’s policies and strategies to perform monitoring
    and/or evaluation activities and their inter-relationship.
  • Performance Management: Applies
    knowledge of WFP’s performance management system to manage resources and
    relationships to undertake monitoring actions or deliver straightforward
    evaluations of operations, programmes, or processes to WFP monitoring
    and/or evaluation quality standards.
  • Qualitative/Quantitative Methodology:
    Understand and applies an appropriate mix of established methods and data
    collection tools to monitoring, reviews or straightforward evaluations, in
    line with WFP’s strategic and operational results frameworks (metrics),
    WFP guidance and technical standards.
  • Data Analytics and Visualization:
    Collects and summarizes programme data, including information on
    shipments, distribution site logistics, the status of personas in need,
    and beneficiaries planned and reached for all programme assistance
    modalities and activities.
  • Programme Monitoring and Review:
    Gathers, organizes, and provides data on programme outputs, processes, and
    outcomes, including distribution plans and the status, quantity, and
    quality of food and cash distributed and technical assistance provided.
How to Apply:
All candidates who desire to
join the United Nations World Food Programme are encouraged to submit their
applications online at the link below.
Deadline: 2nd March 2018
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