UN Programme Policy Officer Job Careers – United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)

Organization: United
Nations World Food Programme (WFP)
Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Head
of Resilience
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 Programme Policy Officer (Emergency
Preparedness and Response Advisor WFP/URCS) will be responsible to provide
technical guidance to support Uganda CO to develop and EPR capacity strengthening
road map.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Carry out a desk review of key national, regional and global
    documents, including WFP governing documents, EPR policies and frameworks;
  • Undertake stakeholder mapping context and situation analysis on EPR
    national interventions and government plans around three workstreams (hazard
    analysis and early warning in food security and nutrition; nutrition and
    vulnerabilty analysis: humanitarian supply chain management systems;
    national preparedness and response including protection assessments,
    gender analysis and targeting processes)
  • To provide an analysis of the current and anticipated financial and
    resource commitments of the Government and other stake holders within the
    project timeframe.
  • Conceptualize the framework for UGCO on support to EPR government
    plans
  • Develop a road map and implementation/activity plan for the CO EPR
    programmes including government (Office of the Prime Minister) and the
    Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS);
  • Organize validation meetings of the implementation plan/roadmap with
    key stakeholders including government and URCS among others.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations UN World Food Programme
    (WFP) Programme Policy Officer (Emergency Preparedness and Response
    Advisor WFP/URCS) job placement should hold a post – graduate university
    degree in social sciences, development studies or another relevant field.
  • A minimum of six to ten years of experience in International
    Development and EPR.
  • Previous experience and Knowledge of Uganda context and operations
    around EPR
  • Excellent knowledge and experience in capacity strengthening of
    government and civil society institutions.
  • Flexibility and excellent communication skills.
  • Strong analytical, planning and writing skills
  • Language: Fluency
    (level C) in English language.
NB: Female
applicants and qualified applicants from developing countries are especially
encouraged to apply
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: 21st February 2019
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