World Food Programme (WFP)

Monitoring Assistant (Nutrition/Agriculture)

World Food Programme (WFP)

Job Description

WFP seeks candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian principles. Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis, and we are committed to promoting diversity and gender balance. ABOUT WFP 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. KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive) WFP is implementing Nutrition and Climate Smart Agriculture programs in Dodoma and Singida regions under its Country Strategic Plan which ends in June 2021.  Operating under close supervision of Programme Associate, the Monitoring Assistant will have the following responsibilities:  1. Verify Monitor implementation of activities ensuring the timely delivery (including observation of partner performance;prepare process monitoring and status of action items;escalate issues and participate resolving issues. 2. Follow up and track changes in the communities 3. Liaise with promoters and Community Health Workers at health facility for joint monitoring of activities in the villages to ensure linkages on nutrition specific and nutrition sensitive. 4. Monitor the progress of agreed actions on gender integration in all projects and provide feedback to project partners including farmers 5. Track creation of assets and how beneficiaries are benefiting from them 6. Conduct interviews at community level gather qualitative information about beneficiary's response to WFP support and implementation progress. 7. Support the supervisor in compiling inputs for semi-monthly reports 8. Compile and analyze information from farmers database in collaboratiob with CO M&E unit 9. Follow Work closely with CSOs, village and ward leaders, religious and community leaders to get required support for Project Implementation 10. Monitor other program activities as needed to meet minimum monitoring requirements,improve linkages with other activities, or provide a new perspective. 11.  Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND APPLICATION DEADLINE Minimum Qualifications Education: The minimum education requirement for the position is a Post-Secondary Certificate in one or more of the following disciplines: Community Development, Public Health, Nutritional sciences, Agriculture or any other related field. Experience:
  • Collection and Analysis of programme output and outcome data.

  • General knowledge of monitoring systems and standards.

  • Compilation, analysis and presentation of data using statistical and presentation software such as Excel, SPSS, and Powerpoint.

  • Direct implementation or field monitoring of community or village-based projects.

Language: Fluency in both oral and written English and Kiswahili Application Deadline : 10th January 2020 Female applicants and qualified applicants from developing countries are especially encouraged to apply WFP has zero tolerance for discrimination and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status. No appointment under any kind of contract will be offered to members of the UN Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ), International Civil Service Commission (ICSC), FAO Finance Committee, WFP External Auditor, WFP Audit Committee, Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) and other similar bodies within the United Nations system with oversight responsibilities over WFP, both during their service and within three years of ceasing that service.
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