Monitoring Assistant – Multiple Duty Stations

at WFP
Location Khartoum, Sudan
Date Posted April 17, 2021
Category Administration
Job Type Full-time
Currency SDG

Description

  • WFP seeks candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian principles.

    Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis, and we are committed to promoting diversity and gender balance.

    Would you like to join WFP Sudan's experienced and talented team to plan and manage field operations to ensure the effective and efficient deployment of food assistance programmes and use of allocated resources in order to change and save the lives of the most vulnerable people in Sudan? If yes, this opportunity is for you.

    At WFP, we are looking for Monitoring Assistants for our offices in (

    Kosti, AD Damazin, El Fula, El Obeid, Kadugli,, Kassala ,El Fasher, El Geneina, Nyala, Ed Daein, Gereida, Kutum, Mukjar, Port Sudan, Zalinguei, Khartoum) in Sudan.

    Fixed-Term

    contracts - 23 Positions

    Service Contracts - 15 Positions

    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.

    WFP Sudan has the potential to reach millions of food insecure people across Sudan - with a total of 7.8 million people assisted in 20120. WFP Sudan, one of the largest and complex operations for WFP globally, is currently rolling out its five-year Country Strategic Plan (2019-2023), which aims to provide emergency assistance through a hybrid approach (Cash, food and vouchers), along with life-changing types of programmes (Nutrition, Resilience and School Feeding).

    ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT

    These jobs are found primarily in WFP Field based Offices, and job holders typically report to Programme Policy Officer or Programme Associate. The reporting lines may change depending on the size of the office. At this level job holders are expected to take responsibility for completion of a range of processes and activities related to monitoring that require some interpretation of standard guidelines/practices. Job holders are able to recommend a course of action to staff at various levels and may allocate tasks to other support staff.

    JOB PURPOSE

    To coordinate and perform monitoring activities within a specific coverage area and provide reports to support the effective delivery of assistance packages.

    KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

      • Verify the planned movements and distribution of food or non-food items, resolving routine issues and escalating where appropriate, to ensure that the quantity distributed and the quality of the operation is in line with WFP standards.
      • Collect and summarise assistance programme(s) data, collaborating with cooperating partners where required, conduct analysis and prepare reports in order to support programme reviews and informative decision-making.
      • Liaise with cooperating partners and internal counterparts to gather feedback and comments to support programme reviews and improve services.
      • Suggest improvements to field monitoring processes and procedures for efficient implementation of the assistance programmes.
      • Arrange for regular meetings with community leaders and cooperating partners on commodity pipeline, distribution arrangements, food entitlements and other relevant issues to support effective communication flow and efficient operations.
      • Allocate tasks to other staff, providing guidance and on-the-job training to support their development and high performance.

    • Provide standard trainings for cooperating partners on WFP operational practices, monitoring tools and methods in order to support them to independently self-monitor and to contribute to the visibility of WFP in the coverage areas.
    • Prepare field mission reports to document programme implementation.
    • Follow set emergency response processes and procedures for emergency food assistance.

    STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

    Education: Completion of secondary school education. A post-secondary certificate in the related functional area is desirable. Language: 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.

    DESIRED EXPERIENCES FOR ENTRY INTO THE ROLE

    • Has experience collecting programme output and outcome data, conducting quantitative and qualitative analyses, and reporting findings to management team, partners and other stakeholders.
    • Has experience utilizing WFP monitoring and evaluation systems and standards.

    TERMS AND CONDITIONS

    • This position is open ONLY to Sudanese nationals. Applicants who are not Sudanese are not eligible to apply and will therefore not be considered for this position.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    • To apply, please create a personal account and fill out the profile form with your personal information at http://www1.wfp.org/careers/job-openings. If you are an internal applicant, apply through your E-Recruitment profile.
    • In the application form, ensure filling the mandatory sections, attaching your up-to-date CV or UN P11 form, answering the pre-screening questions and agreeing on the legal statement before submitting your application.
    • Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis on account of potential and performance. All applicants will undergo a rigorous process which includes screening against job requirements, a technical test, and a panel interview.

    DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS

    This VA closes on 19 April 2021

    .

    Female applicants and qualified applicants from developing countries are especially encouraged to apply

    WFP has zero tolerance for discrimination and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status.

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