UN World Food Programme Programme Policy Officer (Field Level Agreement Partnership Management) International Jobs in Ghana

UN World Food Programme Programme Policy Officer (Field Level Agreement Partnership Management) International Jobs in Ghana

About WFP

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), a highly prestigious, reputable & world’s largest humanitarian organization, operates in more than 120 countries and territories, bringing life-saving assistance in emergencies, building pathways to peace, stability, and prosperity for people recovering from conflict, disasters and the impact of climate change and supporting sustainable and resilient livelihoods for a world with zero hunger.

At WFP, people are at the heart of everything we do, and the vision of the future WFP workforce is one of diverse, committed, skilled, and high-performing teams, selected on merit, operating in a healthy and inclusive work environment, living WFP's values (Integrity, Collaboration, Commitment, Humanity, and Inclusion) and working with partners to save and change the lives of those WFP serves.

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Background and Purpose of the Assignment:

The NGO FLA Partnerships Management Officer will be responsible for overseeing the management of all field level agreements and contracts between WFP and its NGO partners. The Officer will ensure that all agreements are in compliance with legal and organizational requirements, and that they are implemented effectively and efficiently in the field.

This is a new position in the Country Officer and over the duration of this consultancy, the staff will be responsible for setting up the unit; recruitment and building the capacity of national staff who will then take over the role.


This role is crucial in ensuring the success of WFP's programs in the field, particularly as the organization expands its work in the local context and requires strong partnerships with NGOs. The staff will report directly to the Deputy Country Director/Head of Programme.

Accountabilities/ Responsibilities:

  • Provide guidance on partnership issues and procedures to staff from various units as required.

  • Follow-up on different tasks jointly implemented by partnership, programme technical teams (General Food Distribution, Livelihoods, Nutrition, VAM, CBT) and Partners.

  • Assist in the finalization of the proposals and budgets review by technical teams in line with the CSP standards.

  • Follow-up on Partnership contractual documentations
    and approval processes with Technical Review Committee (TRC) and Cooperating Partner Committee (CPC); compliance and management.

  • Review of FLAs documents, Amendments and Extensions.

  • Follow-up on completion of partnership documentation in WFP corporate systems.

  • Follow-up on invoices submission, processing, and payments

  • Undertake Cooperating Partners (CP) Performance evaluations and Due Diligence (Capacity assessment);

  • Support on organization of the WFP – CP periodic coordination meetings with Cooperating partners; meeting set up and taking minutes of meetings.

  • Lead Cooperating Partners' capacity building through refresher trainings and bilateral guidance.

  • Consolidate partnership reports and circulate on a monthly basis.

  • Assist in any other business in partnership unit in particular and programme in general.

    Deliverables at the End of the Contract

  • NGO FLA Database

  • Unit structure including a National Officer and Programme Associate.

  • Cooperating Partner Agreements signed, up to date and compliant in WFP corporate systems.

  • Regular reports on status of implementation of contracts and up to date performance evaluations.


  • Advanced University degree in Political Science, International Development, Development Economics, International Relations, Law, Marketing, Communications or other relevant field, or First University degree with additional years of related work experience and/or trainings/courses.


  • Experience in Partnership and FLAs processing

  • Experience working in collaboration with NGO and Government stakeholders

  • Experience in reporting, planning and analysis of programme output and outcome data1. Typically, five years or more of postgraduate professional experience in a relevant field of work, with a background and interest in international humanitarian development.

  • Specialized knowledge of policy communication, partnerships with some understanding of resource mobilization.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills, including substantive analysis and report writing skills


  • International Professional : Proficiency (level C) in English.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; UN World Food Programme Programme Policy Officer (Field Level Agreement Partnership Management) International Jobs in Ghana

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