Deadline: 23 May 2021
The World Food Programme (WFP) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Operational Information Management & Performance Reporting Officer in Dakar, Senegal. The duration of this post is 11 months.
World Food Programme is the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide.
Key Job Responsibilities
The Operational Information Management & Performance Reporting Officer will perform the following functions:
- Contribute to the development of systems and tools that support effective OIM, performance reporting and inter-agency information management in line with WFP and UN policies and practices.
- Provide technical advice, governance and oversight to a RB and/or CO on the integration of OIM & PR policies and guidance into established systems to drive the quality, consistency, standardization of information management and performance reporting across WFP.
- Oversee and approve the information collated from media and local internal and external sources to facilitate and maximize the exchange of information and data flow between functional area networks in WFP, to provide operational awareness and understanding of events that may have humanitarian and/or operational impact.
- Oversee and approve the collation, drafting and dissemination of political and humanitarian analysis pertaining to WFP current or future responses and donor policies, trends, and preferences to ensure country specific input to WFP’s operational reporting.
- Oversee and approve the collation of analysis communication the ‘Essential Elements of Information’, pertaining to the operational environment and available human, financial and physical assets in order to facilitate access to timely and accurate information used at country, regional and corporate level.
- Support the design and implementation of the SPR Intelligent Next Generation system (SPRING), leading the preparation of Standard Project Reports (SPRs) for the Annual Reporting Exercise in collaboration with the country office programme, monitoring & evaluation and logistics functions to coordinate to ensure coherence and quality of information.
- Collaborate with counterparts in other UN agencies to ensure consistency in humanitarian information and to complement WFP analysis and information.
- Collaborate with counterparts in WFP Divisions, supporting performance of activities and ensuring an aligned and consistent approach to information management, analysis, and performance reporting.
Applicant must have:
- Advanced University Degree in Political Science, Economics, Statistics, Information Management or Journalism, Business Management, Social Sciences or other relevant field, or First University Degree with additional years of related work experience and/or training/courses.
- 5 year’s or more of postgraduate professional experience in a relevant field of work, with a background and interest in international humanitarian development.
- Asset would be experience within the UN system, or similar NGO.
- Sound theoretical understanding of OIM concepts and principals with a broad knowledge of best practices, techniques, and processes.
- Strong analytical skills with the ability to analyze and interpret information and draw out the key messages.
- Strong oral and written communication skills, able to clearly articulate insights to stakeholders in WFP.
- Ability to lead, motivate and develop small teams of junior staff.
- Knowledge of common business principals and processes and the ability to quickly assimilate UN/WFP specific processes and systems.
- Fluency level C in English and level B in French.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit applications through online process.
For more information, visit WFP.