Career Opportunity :International Consultant – Programme Policy Officer (Early Warnings and
13 Aug 2023
03 Sep 2023
11 Months (with the possibility of extension)
STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
- 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.
HOW TO APPLY
To be considered, interested candidates are invited to apply via (https://www.wfp.org/careers/job-openings). Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. We want to ensure the recruitment process is fully accessible. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to advise us of any accessibility needs you may have.