UN World Food Programme National Consultant Jobs in Kenya

UN World Food Programme National Consultant Jobs in Kenya

About 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.

    Organization Context

  • USDA is one of the long -standing, key donor to WFP School feeding in Kenya. USDA awarded WFP Kenya a total of US$ 28 million of support for the period 2016-2020. A no cost extension was granted to up to September 2022. The grant agreement incorporates specific performance indicators and results indicators against which performance of the programme will to be measured. In the evaluation plan agreed with USDA, WFP commits to conducting a Final Evaluation study for accountability and learning purposes.

    Key Accountabilities

  • Contribute, by bringing expertise in school feeding systems at school and county level, in Drafting and revising (as required) and finalizing the Inception report that contains among others:

    • Detailed evaluation design, sampling methodology, and sample size calculations.

    • Quality Assurance Plan

    • Detailed work plan, including, timeline and activities

    • Bibliography of documents/secondary data sources utilized.

    • Final data collection tools, data bases, analysis plan

    • Data analysis plan

  • Contribute, by bringing in expertise in school feeding systems at school and county level in developing a Power-point presentation on methodology, overall survey plan, timeline and activities and support presentation of this to WFP for discussion and inputs before field work begins

  • Participate in planning for evaluation field work, ensuring data collection tools are tested and digitalized and enumerators are adequately trained

  • Conduct field work as per the evaluation work plan

  • Support in ensuring adequate supervision of quantitative data collection at field level

  • Do and Support data cleaning and data analysis as per the data analysis plan

  • Contribute to the final evaluation report, including a first draft, revise as required and a final report ensuring all required annexes to the final report are included in the report. The evaluation report should be accompanied by the following:

    • Transcripts from key informant interviews, focus group discussions, etc.

    • Table of all standard and custom indicator Final evaluation values

    • List of supported and sampled schools

  • Contribute to the
    Preparation of a Power-point presentation of main findings and conclusions for de-briefing and dissemination purposes.

  • Attend a debriefing session with stakeholders and support in presentation of the evaluation findings.

    Standard Minimum Qualifications

  • Education: At least a master’s social sciences or Education, Statistics, measurements, nutrition

  • Experience: Senior researcher with at least 10 years’ experience in evaluations. Demonstrated expertise in managing multidisciplinary and mixed quantitative and qualitative method studies, complemented with good understanding school feeding, school systems in Kenya at school and county level, school transition

  • Knowledge & Skills: Expertise in designing evaluation methodology and data collection tools and demonstrated experience in similar evaluations. Leadership and communication skills, including a track record of excellent writing and presentation skills.

  • Languages: English.

    Deliverables at the End of the Contract:

    • Inception report with a clear methodology and timelines to execute the TOR.

    • Final Evaluation report.

    • Transcripts from key informant interviews, focus group discussions, etc.

    • Table of all standard and custom indicators with final values.

    • List of supported and sampled schools.

    • All data including final analysis.

    Other Specific Job Requirements

  • Sound understanding and practice in business process documentation and generation of online content.

  • Excellent critical reasoning, quantitative and qualitative analysis skills.

  • Strong environmental scanning, analysis and interpretive skills.

  • Strong negotiating and persuasive presentation skills.

  • Proficiency and experience at working with multidisciplinary teams and cultivating strategic alliances with local and international actors.

  • Proven ability and experience in leading and facilitating validation workshop.

  • Excellent communication skills for discussing issues and extracting learnings with all manner of persons

    Desired Experiences for Entry Into the Role

  • Knowledge of different methodologies that can be used to develop user experiences and learnings.

  • The consultant should be able to handle multiple tasks under pressure, work independently and have excellent interpersonal skills and proven ability to work with multiple stakeholders.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; UN World Food Programme National Consultant Jobs in Kenya

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