Deadline: 21 November 2021
The World Food Programme (WFP) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Assistant Programme Officer in Brasília, Brazil. The duration of this post is 1 year.
World Food Programme is the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide.
Key Job Responsibilities
The Assistant Programme Officer will perform the following functions:
- Provide specialised technical assistance to partner countries through programme and policy analysis and advice in home-grown school feeding, school health and nutrition, social protection and related areas through South-South Cooperation and capacity development.
- Support readiness of WFP staff and other national partners to prepare for and respond to school feeding and related areas, e.g. through providing capacity support on the ground and remotely.
- Analyse and prepare a range of programme and operational documents to assist partner countries in improving social programmes’ design, monitoring, evaluation and implementation.
- Produce material and evidence to subsidize WFP Brazil and other WFP divisions and offices’ technical assistance activities and methodologies.
- Develop and coordinate data gathering, M&E, and reporting systems ensuring that rigorous WFP’s and donors’ quality standards are maintained.
- Support knowledge production and knowledge management activities to generate evidence and advocacy material for school feeding programmes (e.g.: policy briefs, 2-pagers, webinars, etc).
- Support the identification, development and negotiation of potential partnerships, leading to improved food assistance packages and resource mobilisation.
- Liaise with partners and donors to ensure effective collaboration, as well as to guarantee sound planning, timely and accurate reporting on project activities and joint events.
Applicant must have:
- University Degree in International Relations, Public Policy, Political Science, Social Sciences or International Development.
- Masters Degree in related fields will be considered an asset.
- At least 3 year’s professional experience in international development, including at least one of the following topics South-South Cooperation, capacity development, school feeding programmes, food security and social protection.
- Experience in project design, management, monitoring, evaluation and reporting of school feeding programs or related fields.
- Experience in drafting advocacy, policy and communication materials for an international audience.
- International professional experience, preferably in Africa, Asia and Latin American countries is desirable.
- Ability to work independently in a timely and organised manner.
- Oral and written fluency in Portuguese, English and French.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit applications through online process.
For more information, visit WFP.