4 UN Programme Assistant Job Vacancies – United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)

Job
Title:             
 Programme Assistant (Verification Team Leader) – 4 Job
Placements

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 Programme Assistant (Verification Team
Leader) will be responsible for supporting programme activities in Kyenjojo,
Isingiro and Kyangwali satellite offices. 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Perform
specialized and/or standardized processes and activities within the specific
technical area of work supporting alignment with wider programme policies and
guidelines.

·       
Provide
project management and/or general office support following established targets
and WFP’s policies and procedures.

·       
Within
the specific area of responsibility, compile data and support analysis and
preparation of reports (e.g. food assistance needs, resource utilization,
programme status, performance) to support operational decision-making.

·       
Perform
accurate, timely recording of data within the specific technical area of work
(e.g. food security and vulnerability assessments) following corporate
standards and guidelines.

·       
Work and
exchange information with internal counterparts to support effective
collaboration, implementation and monitoring of ongoing project activities.

·       
Support
communication and activities with local partners, agencies, NGOs and government
institutions.

·       
Act as a
point of contact for resolution of general operational queries requesting
assistance where necessary.  

·       
Follow
standard emergency preparedness practices to ensure WFP can quickly respond and
deploy needed resources to affected areas at the onset of the crisis.

·       
And any
other duties assigned.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal applicant for the United Nations WFP Programme Assistant (Verification
Team Leader) job placement should hold 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.

·       
Has
facilitated communication with technical teams (i.e. nutrition, VAM, etc.).

·       
Has
contributed to implementation of programmes.

·       
Has
observed or assisted with policy discussions.

·       
Has experience
using MS Office applications

·       
Languages:
Excellent command of English
language and Kiswahili is vital.

Competencies:

·       
Programme
Lifecycle & Food Assistance
:
Can facilitate implementation of food assistance programmes under
guidance using basic understanding of principles and good practices of
programme design, implementation and monitoring.

·       
Transfer
Modalities (Food, Cash, Vouchers):
Demonstrates ability to facilitate, under guidance, food assistance
programme implementation that deploys full range of transfer modalities with an
understanding of basic principles guiding modality selection and
implementation.

·       
Knowledge
of Specialized Areas:
Understands
basic technical concepts and data andtheir 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/Govt:
Understands
and applies basic principles of engagement with government counterparts at the
national or local level.

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.

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