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

Policy Officer (Performance Management)
Organization: United
Nations World Food Programme (WFP)
Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda
Grade: SC8
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 (Performance
Management) will be responsible for performance management of both programme
portfolio n Food systems (Agriculture and Market Support and Home-Grown School
Feeding). The incumbent will support strengthen capacity support to the
Area/Field Offices; Coordinate programme information collection, analysis and
documentation including digital solutions and strategically position WFP
vis-a-vis government partners, donors and other government actors.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Provide operational support to the Area/Field Offices in documenting
    evidence and adopting digital solutions to programme information
  • Manage partnerships for Food Systems programmes (Agriculture and
    Market Support and Home-Grown School Feeding) at national level such as
    implementing partner selection, service provider selection, annual
    planning and review as well as consolidation and analysis of reports;
  • Strengthen a system for evidence generation, including for national
    and sub-national capacity building activities, and introduce and expand
    digital information management;
  • Document and share Food Systems Programme Performance within WFP as
    well as with government partners, donors and other development actors;
  • Contribute to resource mobilisation via robust, evidence based
    proposal and report writing;

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations UN World Food Programme
    (WFP) Programme Policy Officer (Performance Management) job placement
    should an advanced University degree in any of the following areas: Social
    Sciences, Education, Agriculture, Development Studies or a First
    University degree with additional years of related work experience;
  • A minimum of five years’ experience in Strategic Planning. Project
    Performance management as well as development;
  • Knowledgeable in the use of digital project management tools
  • Proficiency with using Microsoft Application
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: 1st August 2019
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