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.
The LISP Pilot aims to pilot approaches to support inclusive planning and delivery of local infrastructure and green recovery job creation through the testing of incentive and co-financing-based mechanism and building capacity of local governments and promoting use of government monitoring and financing instruments. Hence, the LISP Pilot must collate real life lesson learning from implementation to inform the main phase of the LISP. Hence, the Pilot Coordination and Learning Documentation Officer should introduce innovative actions and capture real time learning from success and failures throughout the processes of the LISP Pilot implementation and consolidate them through monthly and trimester programme progress reports and share in the meetings with British Embassy and the Government.
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)
The Programme Policy Officer (LISP Pilot Coordination and Learning Documentation Officer) will be based in WFP Country Office, Kathmandu. The responsibilities will include collating real life lesson learning from implementation to inform the main phase of the LISP, by introducing innovative actions to capture real time learning from success and failures throughout the processes of the LISP Pilot implementation and regular coordination with the British Embassy, the Government, UNDP, and LISP Pilot team in the field. The incumbent will report to the LISP Pilot Team Leader based in WFP Country Office, Kathmandu.
The main role and responsibility of the position:
OTHER SPECIFIC JOB REQUIREMENTS
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|Capability Name||Description of the behaviour expected for the proficiency level|
|Programme Lifecycle & Food Assistance||Demonstrates ability to identify key variables and contextual factors that affect food assistance problems and programmes throughout the lifecycle to inform quality programme design or re-design.|
|Transfer Modalities (Food, Cash, Voucher)||Demonstrates ability to analyse and consolidate quantitative and qualitative information from different sources (e.g., market studies) to inform transfer modality selection and programme development.|
|Broad Knowledge of Specialized areas (i.e. Nutrition, VAM, etc.)||Demonstrates the ability to interpret basic data in the context of WFP specialised fields to contribute to technical programme design, implementation and monitoring.|
|Emergency Programming||Displays capacity to provide inputs into the development, implementation and realignment of high quality emergency programmes.|
|Strategic Policy Engagement w/ Government||Develops thorough recommendations using multiple inputs (e.g., government counsel, research, own experience) to strengthen national or subnational entities and government owned food and nutrition security programmes.|
Education: • Advanced University degree in International Affairs, Economics, Agriculture, Environmental Science, Social Sciences, Development Studies, Management, Livelihood, DRR or other field relevant to international development assistance, or First University Degree with additional years of related work experience and/or trainings/courses.
Language:Fluency (level C) in English language and the duty station’s language, if different.
DESIRED EXPERIENCES FOR ENTRY INTO THE ROLE
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS
16 June 2022
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