Programme Policy Officer – School Feeding

  • Education, Humanitarian Sector
  • Contract
  • 3 months ago

Job Information

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    Job Level : Manager
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    Job Experience : 1 year
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    Job Qualifications Bachelor

Job Description

Job Title: Programme Policy Officer – School Feeding
Contract Type/Grade: FT NOA
Duty Station: Mogadishu, Somalia
Contract Duration: 1 year (initial)
Date of Issue: 14th September 2022 | Closing Date: 27th September 2022

What will you do?
• Contribute towards the development and quality improvement of the School Health and Nutrition programme and processes, ensuring alignment with wider WFP and national programme policies.
• Provide project management support to home grown school feeding programme (HGSFP) in close coordination with the government, key stakeholders and partners ensuring complementarity to the multiple components of the HGSFP.
• Contribute to the development and coordination of data gathering and monitoring systems ensuring that detailed quality standards are maintained.
• Review and analyse a range of policy and operational issues to advise the development of policies, programmes, guidelines, and activities.

Vacancy Announcement No. 092/2022
Job Title: programme policy officer -school feeding Contract Type/Grade: FT NOA
Duty Station: Mogadishu, Somalia
Contract Duration: 1 year (initial)
Date of Issue: 14th September 2022 | Closing Date: 27th September 2022
• Contribute to the preparation of accurate and timely reporting on programmes and activities that enable informed decision making and consistency of information presented to partners.
• Collaborate closely with internal WFP units and external counterparts to ensure effective collaboration and implementation and highlight potential risks to project delivery.
• Represent WFP at national and sub-national meetings to contribute to technical discussions, exchange experiences, advocate for school feeding and integrated school-based health and nutrition interventions and identify areas of potential collaborations.
• Support the capacity strengthening of WFP staff, partners and national government specifically Education Ministries for the implementation and scale out of the school feeding programme.
• Support the development of donor proposals and reports.
• Perform any other duties as required.

Do you meet the minimum requirements?
• Advanced University degree in Education, International Affairs, Economics, Nutrition/Health, Agriculture, Environmental Science, Social Sciences or other field relevant to international development assistance, or First University Degree in the above fields with additional years of related work experience and/or trainings/courses
• One-year or more years of progressively responsible professional experience in Programme operations especially in the field of School Feeding.
• Good knowledge and working experience with the government or various sectors especially WFP or Education agencies will be an added advantage.
• Good advocacy and networking skills will be an added advantage
• Proficiency in both oral and written communication in English and Somali is a requirement.

Are you competent for this job? Do you have
• Strong organizational skills and ability to successfully manage multiple tasks simultaneously
• Understanding of donor policies, strategies and programme policies.
• Proficient knowledge and skills in data management analysis.

Interested and qualified candidates are requested to submit online applications through E-Recruitment using the link below:

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