Deadline: 11 July 2021
The World Food Programme (WFP) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Programme Policy Officer in Dushanbe, Tajikistan.
World Food Programme is the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide.
Key Job Responsibilities
The Programme Policy Officer will perform the following functions:
- Develop an operational plan and standard operating procedures, monitoring and reporting formats, and other guidance documents for WFP CCA programming.
- Coordinate effective and efficient implementation of CCA activities that support food security.
- Research, develop, and diversify CCA programming through sourcing and obtaining alternative funding streams, including through initiation of concept notes and proposals.
- Provide support to the field offices and cooperating partners to assist in initiating projects and ensure compliance with agreements and contracts, travelling to the field as necessary.
- Support the capacity building of WFP country office and field staff, partners, and government counterparts as relates to CCA and resilience building, travelling to the field as necessary.
- Ensure financial and narrative reports from cooperating partners follow WFP guidelines and transfers to beneficiaries are conducted in a timely manner.
- Initiate, design, and develop socio-economic assessments and desk reviews relating to CCA and/or food security issues, training relevant stakeholders on methodologies as required, and presenting outcomes and recommendations for adjusted or future programming.
- Provide direct supervisory support to junior staff in the CCARB team and serve as direct liaison for external technical staff or outsourced service providers supporting the CCARB portfolio.
- Manage documentation of negotiations and agreements with cooperating partners and other stakeholders (inclusive of a potential partner roster, field level agreement development, and cooperating partner reporting and performance evaluations).
Applicant must have:
- University Degree in International Affairs, Economics, 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.
- 2 year’s progressive experience in supporting design and implementation of climate change adaptation, resilience, or livelihoods programming with UN agencies, government entities, or civil society.
- Experience with community-based participatory planning approaches.
- Behavioural competencies such as action management, client orientation, cognitive capacity, innovation, partnering and teamwork.
- Fluency (level C) in English and Tajik and Russian (oral and written).
How to Apply
Applicants must submit applications through online process.
For more information, visit WFP.