UN Job Vacancies – Programme Associate (Outcome Monitoring) – United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)

Organization: United
Nations World Food Programme (WFP)
Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: M&E
Officer
Grade: SC6
About WFP:
United Nations World
Food Programme (WFP) is the world’s largest humanitarian agency, fighting
hunger worldwide. The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger
in our lifetimes. Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes
to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and
children, can access the nutritious food they need. In emergencies, WFP gets
food to where it is needed, saving the lives of victims of war, civil conflict
and natural disasters. After an emergency, WFP uses food to United help communities
rebuild their lives. On average, WFP reaches more than 80 million people with
food assistance in 80 countries each year. The organization has the global
footprint, deep field presence and local knowledge and relationships necessary
to provide access to food and contribute to lasting solutions, especially in
many of the world’s most remote and fragile areas.
Job Summary:  The Programme Associate (Outcome Monitoring) will
perform specialized and/or standardized policy and programme-related processes
and activities to support the effective delivery of assistance packages. 
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·       
Take
responsibility for outcome monitoring and reporting
·       
Contribute
to the development of Monitoring, Review and Evaluation plans that will provide
the most relevant and strategic information toward achieving expected results
(as set out in the Country Strategic Plan (CSP) and other global and regional
plans), while being compliant with WFP monitoring requirements.
·       
Contribute
to evidence-based decision-making on programme design and implementation,
notably through making monitoring, review and evaluations findings accessible,
developing innovative, user-friendly and informative products.
·       
Support
WFP Management in addressing recommendations from monitoring, reviews and
evaluations to ensure that follow-up actions are taken as required.
·       
Contribute
to building M&E capacity of WFP staff and partners through training and
information sharing.
·       
Budget
for M&E costs and advocate through line manager for both appropriate
financial and human resourcing.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The
ideal candidate for the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) Programme
Associate (Outcome Monitoring) job vacancy must hold an advanced University
degree in social sciences, statistics, development economics, performance
management, monitoring and evaluation or other related fields, or First
University degree with additional years of relevant work experience and/or
training/courses.
·       
At least
three years of relevant professional work experience including monitoring and
evaluation activities.
·       
Experience
using a variety of quantitative and qualitative analytical tools and methods.
·       
Language: Fluency in both oral and written
communication in the UN language in use at the duty station and in the duty
station’s language, if different.
Competencies:
·       
Programme
Lifecycle & Food Assistance:
Demonstrates ability to identify key variables and contextual factors
that affect food assistance problems and programmes throughout the lifecycle to
inform quality programme design or re-design.
·       
Transfer
Modalities (Food, Cash, Vouchers):
Demonstrates ability to implement, under guidance, food assistance
programmes deploying the full range of transfer modalities with an
understanding of basic principles guiding modality selection and implementation.
·       
Broad
Knowledge of Specialized Areas:
Understands
basic technical concepts and data and their relevance to food assistance
programmes.
·       
Emergency
Programming:
Displays capacity
to provide inputs into the development, implementation and realignment of high
quality emergency programmes.
·       
Strategic
Policy Engagement w/Government:
Understands
and applies basic principles of engagement with government counterparts at the
national or local level.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online at the link below
Deadline: 6th August 2020
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