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UN Project Coordinator - Digital Support - Nutrition Employment Placement - United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)


Job Title:              Project Coordinator - Digital Support - Nutrition
Organization: United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)
Duty Station:  Uganda

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 Project Coordinator (PC) will play a pivotal role in ensuring a high level of coordination, collaboration and joint implementation with WFP-UNICEF as well as cooperating partners and the MoH to achieve effective implementation. The position will require 70% field base to oversee project roll out with an anticipated 30% travel to Kampala, to support CO coordination issues related directly to the project. The Project Coordinator (PC) will be responsible for the operational roll-out of the inception phase of the SCOPE-CODA implementation pilot in the district of Moroto, Karamoja scheduled to be launched on February 2018. The PC will oversee project inception, including operational setup, day to day implementation and ensuring the project supports WFP Uganda processes and procedures

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Offer technical support, to ensure the nutrition APP is functional. As required work with CO, RBN and HQ technical support to adjust the implementation plan as required to ensure effective roll out of the APP.
  • Provide regular programmatic updates, including the presentation of the captured data to relevant stakeholders.
  • Provide overall administrative and operational (day to day) support to the project implementation
  • Develop and update project implementation and operational plans for execution of the pilot
  • Produce activity and progress report against the scheduled activities of the project
  • Lead a project coordination task force of various stakeholders (MoH, District, UNICEF, AFI, CUAAM) for the smooth implementation of the project
  • Engage with all technical units of WFP for a coordinated, effective and smooth implementation of the project
  • Document lessons learned from the pilot to inform scale-up plans under the [long-term] KNP
  • Drawing on the SCOPE-CODA implementation and coordination experience, provide inputs to the beneficiary information assistance and management (BIAM) systems strategy for Karamojong

Key Result Areas:
  • Standard Operating procedures for SCOP CODA developed
  • Training Manuals and training plan for all staffs developed
  • Launch the SCOPE for Nutrition Project
  • Develop Coordination mechanism for the project


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations UN World Food Programme (WFP) Project Coordinator - Digital Support - Nutrition job opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s Social Sciences, ICT, Development Studies, and any field in the humanities.
  • Possession of post graduate qualification in International relation, management is an added advantage.
  • At least three years’ experience in IT project / IT service delivery role.
  • Three years’ experience in a Team Leader / Project Coordination role.
  • Five years’ experience with digital solutions / innovations. Field based experience preferable.
  • Highly knowledgeable in SCOPE implementation, IT skills and coordination capabilities and skills of multi-sectoral dimension to the
  • Languages:  Fluent in both Written and Spoken English

Personal Competencies:
  • Programme Lifecycle & Food Assistance: Displays ability to identify the main hunger problem at the national or subnational level to design and implement context-specific programmes that integrate complex analysis and the full range of food assistance tools.
  • Transfer Modalities (Food, Cash, Voucher):
    • Demonstrates the ability to design, implement, monitor and provide oversight over effective and efficient programmes deploying different transfer modalities.
    • Broad Knowledge of Specialized areas (i.e. Nutrition, VAM, etc.)
    • Demonstrates the ability to interpret basic data in the context of WFP specialised fields to contribute to technical programme design, implementation and monitoring.
  • Emergency Programming: Displays ability to translate understanding of programme principles in emergencies and protracted conflict situations into relevant, effective, and context specific approaches
  • Strategic Policy Engagement w/ Government: Develops thorough recommendations using multiple inputs (e.g., government counsel, research, own experience) to strengthen national or subnational entities and government owned food and nutrition security programmes..

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: 24th February 2018

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