|Location||Nyala, El Fasher, El Geneina, El Obeid and Kassala, Sudan|
|Date Posted||March 6, 2021|
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 & gender balance and encourage qualified female candidates to apply.
Would you like to join WFP Sudan’s Programme team and enable the delivery of professional, client-focused services? Are you ready to partner with managers to deliver effective Programme interventions that will 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 experienced Registration Team Leader to join our Programme teams in Nyala, El Fasher, El Geneina, El Obeid and Kassala, Sudan, to be hired on a Special Service Agreement at level 8.
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 4 million people assisted in 2018. WFP Sudan, one of the largest and complex operations for the UN WFP, 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).
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE OF THE ASSIGNMENT
The World Food Programme has developed and is continuing to enhance and maintain a set of digital solutions to help in managing:
- the identities and entitlements of its beneficiaries,
- the operational parameters of the programmes that transfer benefits to them, and
- the assurances and insights to ensure related risks are properly managed.
This includes SCOPE, WFP’s beneficiary information and transfer management platform that supports the WFP programme intervention cycle from a technical perspective. The SCOPE platform is a web-based application used for beneficiary registration, intervention setup, distribution planning, transfer and distribution reporting. Beneficiary registration is the first step of the beneficiary information and transfer management process.
Under the overall responsibility of the Area Office Digitalisation Officer, the incumbent will be responsible to lead the implementation of the beneficiary registration in SCOPE in the Sudan Country Office.
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)
- Supervise SCOPE registration team, ensure productivity and that quantity and quality of data collected is adequate.
- Organise training sessions for the registration team to ensure they are proficient in the use of SCOPE registration mobile application.
- Ensure that all material resources are available, functioning, deployed and maintained during the exercise and liaise with administrative and IT focal points to ensure that all services necessary for the team to function fully are in place in a timely manner (car hire, tents, chairs/tables, fuel, generators, IT infrastructure etc.).
- Work with local authorities, cooperating partners, and other WFP colleagues to coordinate daily registration and sensitisation exercises.
- Provide daily error feedback to the enumerators to ensure that the daily data collected improves on a daily basis.
- Prepare daily sitreps for the registration exercise and ensure that a daily debrief is done with the AO Digitalisation Officer.
- Ensure beneficiary data protection guidelines and consent forms are correctly implemented during the registration process, in line with WFP’s Guide to Personal Data Protection and Privacy.
- Ensure communication with the Country Office Digitalisation and IT units and with the SCOPE Service Desk for support during the setup and implementation of the registration exercise.
- Perform any other duties as required.
STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Education: University degree in International Affairs, Economics, Nutrition/Health, Agriculture, Environmental Science, Social Sciences, Information Technology, Computer Science, Business Management or other field relevant to international development assistance, or First University Degree with additional years of related work experience and/or trainings/courses.
Experience: A minimum of one year of relevant professional experience in humanitarian aid operations and/or business systems analysis, design and development or related fields, is required for holders of an advanced university degree and two years relevant professional experience is required for holders of a first university degree.
Language: Fluency in both English and Arabic.
KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS
Knowledge of and hands-on experience in cash-based transfers (CBT) programming in humanitarian contexts; Awareness of technologies used in the delivery of cash and vouchers in humanitarian contexts; Possession of a combination of broad business skills and IT experience including: General management skills in business and public sector contexts; Market analysis, benchmarking, industry standard best practices etc.
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 CV, 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.
TALENTED WOMEN ARE HIGHLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY
We look for applicants with the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian values. We commit to promote diversity, gender parity and equality between men and women.
WFP strives to build a work environment that is safe and respectful, and free of sexual harassment and abuse of authority. We believe in open communication, and every individual at WFP is treated with respect regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, religious and political beliefs, etc.
In this pursuit, WFP assists women to balance work exigencies with personal and family responsibilities by providing an attractive compensation package, including fully paid maternity leave for 16 weeks, breastfeeding time off, and the possibility to avail of flexible working arrangements. Also, we endeavor to provide our staff, women, and men, with training and professional career development.
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS
Closing date: 18 March 2021
- Qualified female applicants are especially encouraged to apply
- WFP does not charge any fee at any stage of its recruitment process
- WFP has zero tolerance with discrimination and does not discriminate to HIV/AIDS status.
- This position is open to ONLY Sudanese nationals and those authorized to live and work in Sudan according to Sudanese regulations.
- Please indicate in your cover letter the duty station(s) of your preference.