World Food Programme (WFP)

OIM & Performance Reports Officer

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.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Job Title  Operation Info Management & Performance Reports Officer Grade  SC8  Contract Type  Service Contract Contract Duration    6 months (extendable) Duty Station  Quetta, Pakistan This vacancy announcement is for Nationals from Pakistan only. Deadline for applications is 25 April 2021. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

ABOUT WFP

The United Nations World Food Programme is the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate. We are the world’s largest humanitarian organization, saving lives in emergencies and using food assistance to build a pathway to peace, stability and prosperity for people recovering from conflict, disasters and the impact of Climate Change.

ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT

The position works under the general supervision of the Head of Field Office, Quetta, with technical supervision by Head of Reporting and Public Information in Country Office.

JOB PURPOSE

To support all Operational Information Management and Performance Reporting (OIM & PR) activities and contribute to the establishment and presentation of standard operating picture of WFP programme portfolio and associated results that facilitate informed and timely decision-making at all levels throughout the organisation.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

Within delegated authority, the OIM & Performance Reports Officer will be responsible for the following duties:
  • Monitor, review and analyse varying sources of information and data required for the preparation of reports for a wide range of audiences;
  • Compile and analyse field-level information required for operational reports, in close Coordination with Programme and M&E teams;
  • Compile and write success stories gathered from respective programme units emanating from  interventions being implemented at the field level;
  • Write regular situational reports and briefs on varying aspects of WFP operations in the country, as required by senior management;
  • Gather information relevant to resource mobilisation opportunities, and write funding proposals;
  • Compile and analyse necessary field-level information and write operational reports for donors (including provision of inputs contributing  to the Annual Country Report for the Annual Reporting Exercise) in close coordination with Programme, M&E and Logistics teams;
  • Prepare briefing documents/factsheets on the activities being implemented in the region. These include activity specific factsheets and monthly narrative operational updates to inform internal and external audiences
  • Respond to direct or indirect requests for information about the work of WFP;
  • Prepare written materials for media occasions such as press conferences and/or other advocacy events with government counterparts, sister UN agencies, NGOs or private sector partners;
  • In the absence of a dedicated focal point, write situational reports on behalf of the Food Security Cluster and provide other Information Management Services as necessary; and
  • Perform other related duties as required.
Expected Results:

Contributes to WFP operational reporting efforts through:
  • the collection, compilation and Analysis of information and data; and the timely preparation and distribution of information products to target audience(s).
  • Consistently applies appropriate policies, guidelines and procedures.
  • Effectively, and in a timely manner, liaises and interacts with colleagues and concerned parties internally and externally.

STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:

Advanced University degree in Political Science, Economics, Statistics, Information Management or Journalism, Business Management, Social Sciences or other relevant field, or First University degree with additional years of related work experience and/or training/courses.

EXPERIENCE:

Typically three year or more of postgraduate professional experience in a relevant field of work, with a background and interest in international humanitarian development.

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:

  • General knowledge of information management best practices, techniques and processes with some understanding of the basic theoretical background.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, including substantive analysis and report writing skills.
  • Knowledge of, or the ability to quickly assimilate, UN/WFP specific processes and systems.
LANGUAGE:

Fluency in both oral and written communication in English and Urdu. Knowledge of local language is highly desired.

Female applicants and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply WFP is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all qualified candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organisation. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the selection & recruitment process, and for work-related needs upon joining the Programme. WFP has zero tolerance for sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, abuse of authority or discrimination. All selected candidates will, undergo rigorous reference and background checks. 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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