Deadline: 16 April 2020
The World Food Programme (WFP) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Programme Policy Officer in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe.
World Food Programme is the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide.
Key Job Responsibilities
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The Programme Policy Officer will perform the following functions:
- Provide project management support to specific and defined programmes and projects of small to moderate size, ensuring a coordinated approach with wider programmes that complies with WFP standards and procedures.
- Contribute towards the development of projects at the Field Office, plans and processes, ensuring alignment with wider programme policies and guidance.
- Follow data gathering and monitoring systems ensuring that rigorous quality standards are maintained. Have oversight over the programme team at the field office.
- Research and analyse policy and operational issues to support senior colleagues in the development of policies, programmes and activities.
- Contribute to the preparation of accurate and timely reporting on programmes and activities that enable informed decision making and consistency of information presented to stakeholders.
- Liaise with internal counterparts to ensure effective collaboration, monitor ongoing projects.
- Support the identification, development and management of potential partnerships to collaborative working leading to improved food assistance packages.
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Applicants must have:
- Advanced University Degree in International Affairs, Economics, Nutrition/Health, Agriculture, Environmental Science, Social Sciences or other field relevant to international development assistance, or First University Degree with additional years of related work experience and/or trainings/courses.
- At least 5 year’s of progressive professional experience in commerce, development, administration or food aid support.
- Gained experience in implementing technical programs (i.e. nutrition, etc.).
- Fluency (level C) in English language and Shona and/or Ndebele.
- Training and/or experience utilising computers, including word processing, spreadsheet and other standard WFP software packages and systems.
- General knowledge of UN system policies, rules, regulations and procedures governing administration.
How to Apply
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Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, visit WFP.
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