UN OIM & Performance Reports Officer Job Opportunities – United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)

 OIM & Performance Reports
Organization: United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Head of
Grade: NOB
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 OIM &
Performance Reports Officer will support the Uganda Country Office in enhancing
its capacity in this area. While managing the day-to-day OIM/R function of the
Country office, the OIM/R officer will need to strengthen – and establish where
needed – OIM/R systems, processes, procedures and protocols. While
administratively located within the Programme Unit, the OIM/R Officer will need
to work across functions, notably with Field and Area Offices; Assessment,
Monitoring and Evaluation; Budget and Programming; Communications and Donor
Relations. Qualified female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
The incumbent will support all Operational Information Management and
Performance Reporting (OIM & PR) activities 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.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • The jobholder supports
    the organisation, packaging, utilisation and dissemination of relevant
    information to inform programme design, implementation and presentation to
    internal and external audiences;
  • Supports the external
    information provision and reporting requirements of the country office
    inclusive of donor proposals and reports;
  • Coordinates the
    internal reporting requirements of the country office inclusive of monthly
    Executive and Country Briefs, donor reports, proposals and ad hoc briefing
    materials as required;
  • Regularly updates the
    OIM tasker and reports schedule, leading the coordination of all inputs
    and alerting relevant units of reporting requirements and deadlines;
  • Actively participates
    and contributes to inter-agency information management and reporting,
    including, but not limited to meetings, situation reports and other issues
    as they arise. Ensures collaboration and coordination under the ‘One UN’
    framework to maintain consistency and complementarity of information with
    sister agencies; and
  • Manages the
    preparation of the WFP Uganda Standard Project Report in collaboration
    with all relevant units and ensure coherence and quality of information.
Country Office OIM/R Capacity Building and Systems Strengthening:
  • Maps information flows
    and requirements in-country between the Country Office (CO), Area Offices
    (AOs) and Field Offices (FOs), between the CO, Regional Bureau (RB) and HQ
    and from CO to external audiences;
  • Implements
    recommendations to optimize the evolving organizational structure for
    information flows in line with WFP Uganda’s needs and priorities across
    functions at CO, AO and FO;
  • Defines OIM and
    reporting process flows to ensure a common understanding, agreement and
    prioritization across cross functional units and sections;
  • Leads the
    implementation of commonly understood and jointly owned OIM and reporting
    SOPs, identifying each unit’s role and responsibilities with clear
    deadlines and products
  • Facilitates
    information flow between focal points of corporate systems such as COMET,
    LESS and WINGS
  • Enhances the capacity
    of WFP staff and partners to effectively manage operational information
    and reporting through the provision of the relevant OIM/R training; and
  • Engages with relevant
    units in the Regional Bureau in Nairobi and Headquarters in Rome to stay
    up-to-date with corporate guidelines and policy related to information and
    performance management.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate
    for the United Nations UN World Food Programme (WFP) OIM & Performance
    Reports Officer job opportunity should hold an advanced University degree
    or First University degree with additional years of related work
    experience in Political Science, Economics, Statistics, Information
    Management or Journalism, Business Management, Social Sciences or other
    relevant field.
  • A minimum of five
    years’ experience within WFP, as an OIM/R officer or in a related
    functional role that has provided an in-depth knowledge of OIM/Reports”
    processes, systems and OIM/R requirements.
  • Excellent oral and
    written communication skills, able to clearly articulate insights to
    external stakeholders and stakeholders within WFP;
  • Strong understanding
    of OIM/R concepts and principals with a broad knowledge of best practices,
    techniques and processes;
  • Strong analytical
    skills with the ability to analyse and interpret information and draw out
    the key messages;
  • Capacity to produce
    high quality products when working under pressure and with competing
  • Ability to work in a
    team and establish effective working relations with persons of different
    national and cultural backgrounds;
  • High capacity for
    organization and cross-functional coordination, as well as an ability to
    work with a high degree of independence in a team environment;
  • Ability to adjust own
    communication style to different internal and external audiences and
  • Ability to lead,
    motivate and develop less experienced/more junior staff.
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: 20th March 2018
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