A minimum of a secondary degree with an additional certificate in one or more of the following disciplines: Agronomy Engeneering, Rural Development, Environment engeneering Economics, Statistics, Project Management, Social Sciences or other relevant field.
The United Nations World Food Programme is the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide. The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes. Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need.
These jobs are found in Regional Bureaux (RBs), Country Offices (COs), Area/Field Offices (AOs/FOs). The job holders typically report to a Programme Policy Officer or the designate.
At this level, job holders are responsible for the completion of a range of specialized and/or standardized processes and activities requiring some interpretation of standard guidelines and practices. Job holders are able to recommend a course of action to staff at various levels and may allocate tasks to other support staff. They work under minimum supervision, perform basic analyses and compile reports to support information consistency and smooth implementation of programmes/projects.
The overall objective of WFP in Mozambique is to support the government in achieving the Sustainable Development Goal 2 (SDG2 – End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture). WFP Country Strategic Plan (CSP) 2017-2021, in line with national development priorities, aims to support long-term recovery and resilience building to address underlying causes of food insecurity and malnutrition in Mozambique. In line with its corporate strategy, WFP Mozambique in partnership with the government is adopting an ingetrated climate risk management approach that aims to promoting the resilience of smallholder farmers vulnerable farmers to the imapcts of climate shocks, through strenthing the adaptive capacities at local and national levels. Impacts of climate change are alreday felt in arid and semi arid zones in Tete Province, highlighting the need for prompt action.
|Capability Name||Description of the behaviour expected for the proficiency level|
|Programme Lifecycle & Food Assistance||Can facilitate implementation of food assistance programmes under guidance using basic understanding of principles and good practices of programme design, implementation and monitoring.|
|Transfer Modalities (Food, Cash, Vouchers)||Demonstrates ability to facilitate, under guidance, food assistance programme implementation that deploys full range of transfer modalities with an understanding of basic principles guiding modality selection and implementation.|
|Knowledge of Specialized Areas||Understands basic technical concepts and data andtheir relevance to food assistance programmes.|
|Emergency Programming||Displays capacity to provide inputs into the development, implementation and realignment of high quality emergency programmes.|
|Strategic Policy Engagement w/Govt||Understands and applies basic principles of engagement with government counterparts at the national or local level.|
Contract type: Service Contract
Duration: 09 months with possibility of extension if required