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Monitoring Assistant Service Contract at the World Food Programme | Deadline 25 July 2023

Monitoring Assistant Service Contract at the World Food Programme 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.

Monitoring Assistant Service Contract at the World Food Programme

Education:Completion of secondary school education. A post-secondary certificate in the related functional area is desirable.
Experience:At least 5 years’ experience in similar workHas experience collecting programme output and outcome data, conducting quantitative and qualitative analyses, and reporting findings to management team, partners, and other stakeholders.Has experience utilizing WFP monitoring and evaluation systems and standards.
Languages:Fluency (level C) in both written and oral communication, in English and Swahili languages.
Monitoring Assistant Service Contract at the World Food Programme

ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT

These jobs are found primarily in WFP Field based Offices, and job holders typically report to Programme Policy Officer or Programme Associate. The reporting lines may change depending on the size of the office.

At this level job holders are expected to take responsibility for completion of a range of processes and activities related to monitoring that require some interpretation of standard guidelines/practices. Job holders are able to recommend a course of action to staff at various levels and may allocate tasks to other support staff. Monitoring Assistant Service Contract at the World Food Programme.

Monitoring Assistant Service Contract at the World Food Programme
Monitoring Assistant Service Contract at the World Food Programme

JOB PURPOSE

To coordinate and perform monitoring activities within a specific coverage area and provide reports to support the effective delivery of assistance packages.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

1. Verify the planned movements and distribution of food or non-food items, resolving routine issues and escalating where appropriate, to ensure that the quantity distributed, and the quality of the operation is in line with WFP standards.

2. Collect and summarize assistance programme(s) data, collaborating with cooperating partners where required, conduct analysis and prepare weekly and monthly reports in order to support programme reviews and informative decision-making.

3. Liaise with cooperating partners and internal counterparts to gather feedback and comments to support programme reviews and improve services.

4. Suggest improvements to field monitoring processes and procedures for efficient implementation of the assistance programmes.

5. Arrange for regular meetings with refugee and community leaders and cooperating partners on commodity pipeline, distribution arrangements, food entitlements and other relevant issues to support effective communication flow and efficient operations.

6. Reporting all issues or discrepancies to the supervisor for timely resolution of problems and to ensure that the quantity distributed, and the quality of the operation is in line with WFP standards. Monitoring Assistant Service Contract at the World Food Programme

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES CONTINUED

7. Provide standard trainings for cooperating partners on WFP operational practices, monitoring tools and methods in order to support them to independently self-monitor and to contribute to the visibility of WFP in the coverage areas.

8. Prepare field mission reports documenting programme implementation.

9. Follow set emergency response processes and procedures for emergency food assistance.

10. Participate in meetings with government counterparts and implementing partners to review progress of development projects, identify challenges and update the implementation plans.

11. Conduct monitoring visits, provide inputs in process monitoring dashboard, analyze the report and inform project adjustments.

12. Support SCOPE implementation and escalate any technical challenges encounter during the distribution.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Only qualified shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

This Vacancy Announcement is open to Tanzanian nationals only.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS

Monitoring Assistant Service Contract at the World Food Programme

The deadline for application is 25 July 2023

Monitoring Assistant Service Contract at the World Food Programme
Monitoring Assistant Service Contract at the World Food Programme

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