Programme Policy Officer (CBT- Digital Assistance Solutions)


Programme Policy Officer (Cbt- Digital Assistance Solutions)

Duty Station: Mogadishu, Somalia

Contract Duration: 1 year (Initial)

Closing Date: April 3, 2024

What will you do?

  • In collaboration with the PPO DAS, AO Programme team and internal teams, liaise with relevant internal and external stakeholders, cooperating partners, to research, design, and implement cash and voucher-based programs, including operational arrangements.
  • Supervise day-to-day management and implementation of the programme including operational issues, awareness raising on program objectives and assistance transfers procedures, interaction with programme stakeholders (such as WFP partners, Government departments and internally) and coordination with on-going programmes, including training and support to WFP staff in good practice guidelines.
  • Ensure the programme remains compliant with all WFP policies and procedures,
  • In cooperation with stakeholders, recommend ways to refine the programme and thereby improve the service offered to beneficiaries and facilitate implementation by WFP,
  • Ensure coordination of field level monitoring of implementation including outputs and outcomes.
  • Complete all internal reporting and contribute to external reporting obligations (including daily reports, updates, sit-reps, monthly reviews, donor reports etc)
  • Identify lessons learnt and best practices established for use in further WFP cash & food programme interventions.
  • Any additional activity that might be necessary and requested by your supervisor and/or the Area Office management.

Do you meet the minimum requirements?

Education: An advanced University degree economics, Information technology, business administration, accounting or statistics and data management other relevant field.

Experience: Alteast 2 years or more of relevant Professional experience managing humanitarian projects encompassing data analysis, research, and program implementation, with a specialized focus on Cash-Based Transfer (CBT) methodologies, including mobile money and voucher systems.

Language: Fluency in oral and written communication in English and Somali.

Are you competent for this job? Do you have

  • Proficient in data analytics and database management, with a proven track record of utilizing data effectively.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in utilizing digital humanitarian assistance tools to support program objectives effectively. Strong expertise in Cash-Based Transfer (CBT) methodologies, including mobile money and voucher systems.
  • Excellent skills in reporting and financial reconciliation, ensuring accuracy and compliance with organizational standards.
  • Strong analytical and report writing skills in English.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Suite (MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, etc)
  • Training and Capacity Strengthening skills.

Applications that do not meet the above requirements will be disregarded. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

WFP seeks applicants of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian principles. WFP is an equal opportunity employer, and we are committed to promoting diversity and gender balance.

Selection of candidates is made on a competitive basis.

WFP does not charge any application fees to candidates.