Knowledge Management and Programme Reporting Associate

WFP Nepal

The World Food Programme is the food-assistance branch of the United Nations. It is the world's largest humanitarian organization, the largest one focused on hunger and food security, and the largest provider of school meals. Founded in 1961, it is headquartered in Rome and has offices in 80 countries.

Job Information

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    Duty Station Nepal
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    Type of Appointment Full time
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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Salary Negotiable / Monthly
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    Job Level : Mid-Level
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    Job Experience : As Per Job Detail
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    Job Category NGO | INGO | Charity
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    Job Qualification : Related Field
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    Posted Date : May 10, 2022

Job Description

Mission and objectives

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide. The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetime& Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and the most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need.

WFP Nepal’s Country Strategic Plan (CSP) 2019-2023 was approved by the WFP Executive Board in November 2019 and became effective from 1 January 2019. It aims to contribute to five Strategic Outcomes (SOs) that are aligned to five Strategic Results of Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) 2 (Zero Hunger) and SDG 17 (Partnerships for the Goals). A total of ten Activities are being implemented to

achieve the contributions to the six SOs. The six Strategic Outcomes (SO) are:

  • affected populations in Nepal have timely access to adequate food and nutrition during and in the aftermath of natural disasters and/or other shocks.
  • Food Insecure people in targeted areas have improved nutrition throughout the key stages of the life-cycle by 2025.
  • Vulnerable communities in remote, food-insecure areas of Nepal have improved food security and resilience to climate and other shocks by 2030.
  • The Government of Nepal has strengthened capabilities to provide essential food security services and respond to crises by 2023.
  • Government efforts towards achieving Zero Hunger by 2030 are supported by inclusive and coherent policy frameworks across all spheres of government by 2023.
  • Humanitarian and development partners have access to reliable common services by the end of 2023.

Context

Working across both the Knowledge Management and Strategic Planning Unit and the Programme Unit, this role will provide support across all WFP activities to help maintain knowledge management systems, tools and sharing of knowledge products, and support reporting and monitoring tasks both within the Country Office and in the field, as required.

Task description

Under the direct supervision of Jennifer Karki (Programme Policy Officer), the UN University

Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

Support in contributing to maintaining knowledge management systems and tools and knowledge sharing in line with WFP policies and practices.

Assist in collaborating with Units across the Country Office and with Field Offices to support the production and dissemination of knowledge products through a consistent approach to information management, analysis and performance reporting. Draft and disseminate a monthly update to highlight new knowledge products produced across WFP Nepal to help improve cross-functional knowledge and knowledge sharing.

Support the WFP team to conduct field travel to WFP activity/programme locations to collect data/information for knowledge management and programme reporting purposes as required.

Support the regular review of reports submitted by cooperating partners (CP5). compile feedback and send to CPs for their consideration, revision and resubmission and produce a final report review document (or future reference.

Assist the production and submission of periodic donor reports through reviewing the report produced by technical units and facilitating the review and clearance by Head of Programme. Deputy Country Director and Country Director, in consultation with External Relations.

Support in designing a standard report review sheet for use by all Strategic Outcome and Activity Managers.

Support in planning monitoring visits through a desk review of relevant documents (project proposals, progress reports etc.). discussion with staff, partners and other stakeholders. identification of data collection methods and planning for the logistics of the mission including a travel risk assessment.

Support in conducting monitoring visits to selected projects to collect and analyze key relevant data in an impartial manner to compare actual project achievements (planned versus reported) through discussions with project beneficiaries, government authorities. implementing partners and other stakeholders.

Assist in producing monitoring reports based on analysis of data collected during ntonitoring visits and submit to Activity Managers. the Monitoring. Review. Evaluation and Knowledge Management Unit and Head of Programme to solicit feedback to be incorporated before sharing with relevant Units. Field Offices and CPs as a basis for discussions on required actions.

Support in strengthening monitoring and reporting processes through knowledge sharing of lessons learned and best practice to support improved decision-making Furthermore. UN Volunteers are required to:

  • Strengthen their knowledge and understanding of the concept of volunteerism by reading relevant UNV and external publications and take active part in UNV activities (for in-stance in events that mark International Volunteer Day):
  • Be acquainted with and build on traditional and/or local forms of volunteerism in the host country:
  • Reflect on the type and quality of voluntary action that they are undertaking, including participation in ongoing reflection activities:
  • Contribute articlesNnite-ups on field experiences and submit them for UNV publications/websites. newsletters. press releases. etc.:
  • Assist with the UNV Buddy Programme for newly-arrived UN Volunteers:
  • Promote or advise local groups in the use of online volunteering. or encourage relevant local individuals and organizations to use the UNV Online Volunteering service whenever technically possible.

Required Qualification & Experience

Eligibility criteria

Age

18 – 26

Additional eligibility criteria

The start of the assignment is planned for 20-30 September. Successful candidates will be invited to a briefing by KGU in August.

Nationality

Candidate must be a national of a country other than the country of assignment.

Donor priorities

Required experience

0 years of experience in or demonstrated interest and/or experience in international development, knowledge management, reporting and/or monitoring, review, and evaluation. Demonstrated interest on Knowledge of gender-transformative approaches, conflict sensitive/Do No Harm principles, and application of humanitarian protection principles is an asset.

Area(s) of expertise

Development programmes

Driving license

Languages

English, Level: Fluent, Required

Required education level

Secondary education

Competencies and values

  •  Accountability
  • Adaptability and Flexibility
  • Building Trust
  • Client Orientation
  • Commitment and Motivation
  • Commitment to Continuous Learning
  • Communication
  • Creativity
  • Empowering Others
  • Ethics and Values
  • Integrity
  • Judgement and Decision-making
  • Knowledge Sharing
  • Leadership
  • Managing Performance
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Professionalism
  • Respect for Diversity
  • Self-Management
  • Technological Awareness
  • Vision
  • Working in Teams

How to Apply

Living conditions and remarks

Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal, lies under the Phase II of the UN Security classification, but is subject to change depending on the development of the security situation. Living conditions in Kathmandu are good. Comfortable inexpensive flats (furnished and unfurnished) are available in Kathmandu. Both imported and local foods and clothing are abundantly available. There is a short supply of water while it is also not safe to drink without treatment. Public transport is easily available and generally reliable though traffic congestion is extremely high. Kathmandu has a temperate climate with coldest temperature reaching just above zero at the night during the winter and mild but humid during the monsoon period, mid-June to end September.

Inclusivity statement

United Nations Volunteers is an equal opportunity programme that welcomes applications from qualified professionals. We are committed to achieving diversity in terms of gender, care protected characteristics. As part of their adherence to the values of UNV, all UN Volunteers commit themselves to combat any form of discrimination, and to promoting respect for human rights and individual dignity, without distinction of a person’s race, sex, gender identity, religion, nationality, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy, age, language, social origin or other status.

Note on Covid-19 vaccination requirements

Selected candidates for certain occupational groups may be subject to inoculation (vaccination) requirements, including against SARS-CoV-2 (Covid-19) in line with the applicable host entity policy

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