Deadline: 10 May 2020
The World Food Programme (WFP) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Programme Policy Officer in Jakarta, Indonesia.
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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:
- Lead the overall activities implementation under SDG Fund, liaise with internal and external counterparts to ensure effective collaboration, timeliness and efficiency of SDG Fund planned activities; monitor ongoing activities; and highlight any potential risk to project delivery.
- Coordinate research and development (R&D) efforts for the development, improvement, and testing of a natural hazards early-warning system based on remote sensing information to guide adaptive social protection (ASP) schemes in Indonesia, in line with innovative methodologies and best practice.
- Provide analysis and data on information related to food security and nutrition.
- Coordinate with the WFP technical staff and external service providers (web and software developers, designers, cloud-based services) to strengthen WFP’s existing natural hazards early-warning system (VAMPIRE).
- Serve as a focal point and manage relationships with UN and government partners to promote the use WFP’s existing natural hazards early-warning system for use in the development of an ASP scheme.
- Work closely with partners, including BMKG, BNPB and KLHK, on how existing and functional EW systems could complement each other in real-time monitoring and effectively informing the situation to decision makers in identifying and supporting vulnerable populations through adaptive social protection programmes.
- Support capacity building of WFP staff, partners and national government in monitoring natural hazards through remote-sensing methods as well as in identifying affected vulnerable groups eligible for emergency cash assistance, by facilitating discussions and organizing workshops.
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Applicants must have:
- Advanced University Degree in Economics, Statistics, Agriculture, Environmental Science, Social Sciences, Demography, Geography, or other related fields, or First University Degree with additional years of related work experience and/or trainings/courses.
- Deepened technical knowledge through exposure to technical teams.
- Prior working experience working with governments and/or on social protection schemes and targeting is preferred.
- Strong ability to communicate and coordinate with Government partners and stakeholders.
- Demonstrated knowledge in vulnerability concept.
- Knowledge on the landscape of social protection schemes in Indonesia.
- Fluency in both oral and written communication in Bahasa Indonesia and English.
How to Apply
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Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, visit WFP.
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