Deadline: 6 December 2016
World Food Programme (WFP) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Programme Policy Officer in Dili, East Timor.
The Programme Policy Officer will provide support to policy and programme activities that effectively meet food assistance needs.
World Food Programme is the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide.
Key Jobs Responsibilities
The Programme Policy Officer will perform the following functions-
- Contribute towards the development of a monitoring and evaluation activities, plans and processes, ensuring alignment with wider programme policies and guidance.
- Follow data gathering and monitoring systems ensuring that rigorous quality standards are maintained.
- Produce frequent monitoring and evaluation progress reports with status of results and implementation of improvements – ideally using Government systems.
- Follow-up with relevant partners on monitoring and evaluation findings to ensure that corrective actions are taken and/or adjustments are made to programme responses as required.
- Research and analyze policy and operational issues to support senior colleagues in the development of policies, programs and activities.
- Contribute to the preparation of accurate and timely reporting on programs 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.
- Review and give technical feedback on monitoring and evaluation plans for new programs and budget revisions to ensure that plans are integrated with Government systems, are risk-based and focus on measuring results (e.g. checking monitoring and evaluation budgets are allocated and appropriate log-frame indicators and outcome targets are documented).
- Provide guidance to support staff, acting as a point of referral and assisting them with analysis and queries.
- Provide monitoring and evaluation findings and recommendations to support performance planning and risk analysis, emergency preparedness, security risk management and risk mitigation activities.
- Other as required.
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.
- Experience in implementing technical programs (i.e. nutrition, etc.).
- Fluency in English language and the duty station’s language, if different.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, please visit WFP.