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VAM Officer NOC

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Medical, health
  • Expert (non-managerial)
  • Full Time
  • Temporary
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Job Summary

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.

Qualification

  1. Advanced University degree in Economics, Food Security, Statistics, Data Science,
  2. Public Health/Nutrition, Geography or other related field, or First University degree with additional 5 years of related work experience and/or training/courses.
  3. Fluency (level C) in English language


Responsibilities

  1. Provide technical advice and support WFP and its partners on matters pertaining to food security and nutrition strategies, policies, programmes, and facilitate the timely and productive use of related outputs in a manner that complies with WFP standards and processes.
  2. Contribute to the development of systems and tools for the monitoring and assessment of food assistance needs in line with innovative methodologies and best practice.
  3. Manage and/or conduct food security, nutrition, markets and resilience analysis and prepare timely reports on food assessment needs in line with wider VAM policies, processes and guidance to enable effective decision-making on the development of country strategy, policies and programmes.
  4. Keep up to date with and advise on food assistance developments and issues and the potential impact upon WFP activity to enable timely and appropriate programme evolution and intervention.
  5. Contribute to the development of programme activities, providing technical analysis, interpretation and recommendations to facilitate food assistance needs to be met effectively.
  6. Provide coaching and guidance to VAM staff as required to ensure appropriate development and enable high performance.
  7. Support the monitoring and evaluation of WFP activities, providing technical analysis, interpretation and information as required to support the assessment of activity impact.
  8. Represent WFP during meetings with partners to contribute to technical discussions, exchange of knowledge and experience, and seek for appropriate interventions (based on an evidence base), and areas for potential collaboration.
  9. Build capacity of WFP staff, partners and national government to conduct analysis on food security, nutrition, markets, resilience, and related topics to effectively inform policies and programmes.
  10. Provide support to relevant partners that are focusing on food security and nutrition to enable sharing of experience, lessons learned and best practice.
  11. Act in an assigned emergency response capacity as required to meet emergency food assistance needs.
  12. Provide other food security analytic and technical assistance as may be requested by the Regional VAM Officer to support RB roles and responsibilities in areas such as vulnerability analysis, assessments and related food security initiatives;
  13. Other as required.


General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Temporary
Job type: Full Time
Location: Nairobi
Area of work: Medical, health
Seniority: Expert (non-managerial)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 5 years
Required skills: Project management; Project monitoring and evaluation (M&E); Reporting; Business strategy; Operative management; Project implementation; Data analysis
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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