Career Opportunity :International Consultant – Programme Policy Officer (Early Warnings and

Career Opportunity :International Consultant – Programme Policy Officer (Early Warnings and



Announced Date

13 Aug 2023


03 Sep 2023



Employment Type



11 Months (with the possibility of extension)



  • Advanced University degree in International Affairs, Economics, Nutrition/Health, 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. 


  • At least 6 years professional experience, including in famine early warning and general context analysis

Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • Displays ability to identify the main hunger problem at the national or subnational level to design and implement context-specific programmes that integrate complex analysis and the full range of food assistance tools
  • Displays ability to translate understanding of programme principles in emergencies and protracted conflict situations into relevant, effective, and context specific approaches
  • High familiarity with WFP programming and ways of working as well as food security, and major contextual issues generally, in Afghanistan and/or demonstrated ability and willingness to rapidly acquire such in-depth knowledge
  • Advanced knowledge of food insecurity and vulnerability measurement and analysis 
  • Demonstrated experience in humanitarian and other data collection, management, and analysis
  • Advanced knowledge of the Integrated Food Security Classification (IPC) framework, related processes, and outputs; IPC certification an asset.
  • Strong initiative and independence, maturity of judgement, tact, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing
  • Ability to deliver on responsibilities with minimal guidance
  • Ability to establish and work within teams and build effective working relationships with persons of many national and cultural backgrounds
  • Ability and willingness to cope with situations which may threaten health or safety and to live in challenging environments
  • General knowledge of humanitarian principles, UN rules, regulations and procedures
  • Flexibility in accepting work assignments outside normal desk description or outside Terms of Reference


  • Fluency (level C) in English language. 


To be considered, interested candidates are invited to apply via ( Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. We want to ensure the recruitment process is fully accessible. Please contact us at afg.hrrecruitme[email protected] to advise us of any accessibility needs you may have.

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