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Programme Policy Officer (Resilience)

Closing: Jan 31, 2023

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Published: Jan 19, 2023 (18 days ago)

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Under the direct supervision of the head of programme, this position will support management and implementation of the WFP's strategy for integration and self-reliance of refugees in Kakuma camp and Kalobeyei settlement.

Qualifications

University degree in Agricultural Sciences, Development Studies, Economy or Socio-Economic Developments and related fields

Experience


Skills & Competencies:

  1. Project planning and management with skills in the following fields
    1. Rural/Refugee livelihoods development in the following areas; small and medium enterprise devel0pment, private sector development, urban economic development, employment creation,intergrated nutrition, financial inclusion, vocational and technical education and training.
    2. Rural Livelihoods development in  the following fields; agriculture and rural development,range management, resilience building, dryland production (crops and livestock).
  2. Project planning, management and coordination
  3. Community engagement and enhanced project ownership.
  4. Partnership building.
  5. Proposal development.
  6. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including public speaking and presentation skills and ability to participate in and facilitate meetings and/or trainings.


Responsibilities
Under the direct supervision of the head of programme, this position will support management and implementation of the WFP's strategy for integration and self-reliance of refugees in Kakuma camp and Kalobeyei settlement.

Qualifications

University degree in Agricultural Sciences, Development Studies, Economy or Socio-Economic Developments and related fields

Experience


Skills & Competencies:

  1. Project planning and management with skills in the following fields
    1. Rural/Refugee livelihoods development in the following areas; small and medium enterprise devel0pment, private sector development, urban economic development, employment creation,intergrated nutrition, financial inclusion, vocational and technical education and training.
    2. Rural Livelihoods development in  the following fields; agriculture and rural development,range management, resilience building, dryland production (crops and livestock).
  2. Project planning, management and coordination
  3. Community engagement and enhanced project ownership.
  4. Partnership building.
  5. Proposal development.
  6. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including public speaking and presentation skills and ability to participate in and facilitate meetings and/or trainings.


Project Management and Implementation

  • Support in field level management of WFP’s assistance for self-reliance and integration of refugees and hosts in Kakuma and Kalobeyei.
  • Undertake annual planning of activities of self-reliance and integration activities of activities that enhance self-reliance and integration of in compliance with WFP standards and procedures.
  • Prepare project implementation plans and detailed budgets jointly with WFP sub-office staff, government and other agencies.
  • Support capacity building of WFP staff, partners, and country government to enhance adoption of good implementation practises.
  • Provide guidance to support staff, acting as a point of referral and assisting them with analysis and queries on WFP’s assistance for self-reliance and integration of refugees and their hosts.


Partnership Management and Coordination

  • Support identification, development and management of potential partnerships for collaborative work leading to improved self-reliance and integration programmes.
  • Ensure that WFP is represented in relevant partnership, coordination and collaborations forums with government, United Nations agencies, donors and private sector forums among others related to Kalobeyei Integrated Social and Economic Development Programme.
  • Maintain calendars and records of coordination meetings held and monitor action points.
  • Support processes for contracting and managing implementing and complementary partnerships

Community Management and empowerment

  • Prepare a community engagement strategy and develop regular reporting plans as per WFP community engagement guidelines.
  • In collaboration with partners develop a network of community facilitators and link them to target communities to enhance project participation and ownership.
  • Identify community action plans in collaboration with county government and mainstream them in regular county planning.

 

Monitoring, Evaluation, Learning and Reporting

  • In collaboration with the monitoring and evaluation focal point follow data gathering and monitoring systems ensuring that rigorous quality standards are maintained.
  • Ensure the preparation and dissemination of timely analytical and period reports, and a variety of information products.
  • Organise for joint project review forums to continually learn and improve project design and implementation plans.
  • Prepare regular outcome progress report to document achievements and lesson learn.


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