United Nations UN Programme Assistant (Outcome Monitoring) Jobs – World Food Programme (WFP)

Job Title:   Programme Assistant (Outcome
Monitoring) SC5

World Food Programme (WFP)

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: M&E

About WFP:

Nations World Food
Programme (WFP) 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. In emergencies, WFP gets
food to where it is needed, saving the lives of victims of war, civil conflict
and natural disasters. After an emergency, WFP uses food to United help
communities rebuild their lives. On average, WFP reaches more than 80 million
people with food assistance in 80 countries each year. The organization has the
global footprint, deep field presence and local knowledge and relationships
necessary to provide access to food and contribute to lasting solutions,
especially in many of the world’s most remote and fragile areas.

Brief description of WFP in Uganda

WFP delivers food
assistance in emergencies and work with communities to improve nutrition and
build resilience. WFP provides life-saving food assistance and livelihood
opportunities to refugees in Uganda. In addition, WFP assists the most
vulnerable people in Karamoja with food and nutrition assistance. Finally, WFP
works with smallholder farmers and links them to markets.

As Uganda strives to
achieve Zero Hunger by 2030 and become a middle-income country by 2040, WFP is
also assessing its relevance and repositioning its role in Uganda.

Job Summary:  The Programme Assistant will operate
independently and will be involved in operational activities and related
analytical work.

At this level, job
holders are responsible for the completion of a range of specialized and/or
standardized processes and activities requiring some interpretation of standard
guidelines and practices. Job holders are able to recommend a course of action
to staff at various levels and may allocate tasks to other support staff. They
work under minimum supervision, perform basic analyses and compile reports to
support information consistency and smooth implementation of

To perform
specialized and/or standardized policy and programme-related processes and
activities to support the effective delivery of assistance packages.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

·       Take responsibility for outcome monitoring
and reporting

·       Contribute to the development of Monitoring,
Review and Evaluation plans that will provide the most relevant and strategic
information toward achieving expected results (as set out in the Country
Strategic Plan (CSP) and other global and regional plans), while being
compliant with WFP monitoring requirements.

·       Contribute to evidence-based decision-making
on programme design and implementation, notably through making monitoring,
review and evaluations findings accessible, developing innovative,
user-friendly and informative products.

·       Support WFP Management in addressing
recommendations from monitoring, reviews and evaluations to ensure that
follow-up actions are taken as required.

·       Contribute to building M&E capacity of
WFP staff and partners through training and information sharing.

·       Budget for M&E costs and advocate through
line manager for both appropriate financial and human resourcing.

·       Provide inputs to line manager regarding the
development and implementation of national government and inter-agency
monitoring, reporting and evaluation frameworks, including United Nations
Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) aligned with nationally owned
sustainable development goals.

·       T ake responsibility for integrating
protection and gender perspectives in all areas of work, to ensure equal
participation of women and men.

·       At Country Strategic Plan (CSP) design stage
or revision, support the Head of M&E or Head of Programme in developing a
Theory of Change outlining how the expected results are likely to occur and
listing key assumptions and risks.

·       Support line manager in ensuring that CO
monitoring systems and tools are in place and compliant with corporate
standards including the minimum monitoring requirements (MMR), standard
operational procedures (SOP) and establishment of baselines and targets in
alignment with the updated corporate results framework (CRF).

·       Produce regular monitoring reports, including
running data analysis, with status of results and implementation progress.

·       Facilitate/contribute to mid-term and
thematic reviews, which are intended for internal learning, strategic and
operational decision-making.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       The ideal candidate must hold an Advanced
University degree in social sciences, statistics, development economics,
performance management, monitoring and evaluation or other related fields, or
First University degree with additional years of relevant work experience
and/or training/courses.

·       Fluency in both oral and written
communication in the UN language in use at the duty station and in the duty station’s
language, if different

·       At least three years of relevant professional
work experience including monitoring and evaluation activities.

·       Experience using a variety of quantitative
and qualitative analytical tools and methods

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online at the link below


Deadline: Thursday 30th July 2020

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