UN World Food Programme Associate Jobs in Uganda
UN World Food Programme Associate Jobs in UgandaAbout WFP
The United Nations World Food Programme 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.
To provide effective specialized support and technical analyses to policy and programme activities that effectively meet food assistance needs.Provide technical support and assist in the development and implementation of various activities and processes within the specific area of work supporting alignment with wider programme policies and guidelines.
Provide specialized project management support to specific and/or defined programmes to ensure that the various activities are performed within the established targets following WFP’s policies and procedures.
Within the specific area of responsibility, prepare a range of reports and data analysis (e.g. food assistance needs, resource utilization, programme status, performance) and highlight trends/issues ensuring deliverables adhere to corporate standards and quality control.
Ensure and/or perform accurate, timely recording of data within the specific technical area of work (e.g. assistance programmes, food security and vulnerability assessments) and consistency of information presented to stakeholders.
Liaise with internal counterparts to support effective collaboration, implementation and monitoring of ongoing project activities.
Coordinate and communicate with local partners, agencies, NGOs and government institutions to perform accurate food security analyses and to ensure efficient delivery of food assistance.
Support the capacity building of WFP staff, cooperating partners and national government within the specific technical area.
Act as a point of contact for resolution of a range of operational queries and problems within a specific technical area of responsibility.
Oversee and/or review the work of other support staff, providing practical advice and guidance, to contribute to delivering objectives to agreed standards and deadlines.
Follow standard emergency preparedness practices to ensure WFP is able to quickly respond and deploy needed resources to affected areas at the onset of the crisis.
Standard Minimum Qualifications
A Bachelor’s degree in Social Work and Social Administration, Social Sciences, Development Studies, Education, Rural development or any other related field, obtained from a recognized institution;
at least five (5) years of relevant working experience.
Good knowledge and skills in using MS Office applications;
Excellent command of English language is vital;
Fluency in local language used in South Western Uganda is a must
Desired Experiences for Entry into the Role
Has worked with technical teams (i.e. nutrition, VAM, etc.).
Has contributed to implementation of programmes.
Has observed or assisted with policy discussions.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 26th May 2019
For more information and job application details, see; UN World Food Programme Associate Jobs in Uganda
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