Deadline: 27 March 2023
The World Food Programme (WFP) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Programme Associate Research and Monitoring in Windhoek, Namibia. The duration of this post is 12 months.
World Food Programme is the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide.
Key Job Responsibilities
The Programme Associate Research and Monitoring will perform the following functions:
- Analysis, research and donor intelligence
- Use data to present well-researched ideas to expand support from existing partners and to scope new partners with the aim of enhancing the impact of WFP’s work and diversifying the resource base.
- Conduct ongoing analysis on donor contributions to provide trends and forecasts of donor contributions.
- Highlight fundraising opportunities and resourcing issues through quality briefs and proactively highlight strategic issues to senior staff to inform the best course of action and nurture partnership growth.
- Gather and share partner intelligence (including forecasting), using key information systems.
- Conduct desk research and prepare background information to support programme and project proposals, draft donor profiles and develop an extensive contact list of all relevant stakeholders to ensure a positive outreach.
- Assist Partnerships Officer (NOB) in drafting guidance notes on donor priorities and developing approaches to expand the donor base, including private sector donors and research and mapping of future trends.
- Gather and share socio-political insights and partner intelligence (including forecasting), using key information systems.
- Knowledge management
- Support in preparing presentations and briefs for donor meetings.
- Monitor and track opportunities and contributions from donors on weekly basis by keeping track of salesforce opportunities, PPR weekly updates, and contribution analysis, working closely with the Budget and Programming Unit.
- Assist Partnerships Officer (NOB) in maintaining oversight of the unit’s resource mobilization and donor relations portfolio by regularly updating the deck or preparing relevant briefs.
- Ensure the proper filing and management of files, keeping the record of final versions of proposals, reports, agreements, and any relevant documents.
- Support Partnerships Officer (NOB) in improving and managing the data and information flow of the unit to strengthen analytical functions and foster an evidence-informed approach to donor relations.
- Help nurture a data-driven culture within the unit, ensuring proper set-up of information system, and a common approach to data governance and acquisition.
Applicant must have:
- University degree in Agriculture, Environmental Science, Agronomy or other field relevant to Sustainable Food Systems;
- At least 4 years or more of post graduate research and work experience in community engagement and data analysis;
- Fluency (level C) in English language.
- Knowledge of other UN language is an added advantage.
- Knowledge of local Namibian languages is an added advantage.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit applications through online process.
For more information, visit WFP.