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.
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.
Under the direct supervision of the Head of RAM and the overall supervision of the Head of Programme, the Programme Policy Officer (RAM) contributes significantly to generating evidence for development of the food security and nutrition policies and programmes and ensures the effective implementation of WFP project activities by serving as the main focal person for all analysis, research and monitoring related activities for the WFP programme activities.To provide support to policy and programme activities that effectively meet food assistance needs.
Food security and vulnerability analysis:
Advanced University degree in Sociology, Statistics, Data Science, Social Studies, Economics, Performance Management or other relevant fields; or First University degree with additional years of relevant work experience and/or training/courses.
Required: Minimum of three years of relevant professional work experience including food security analysis and/or monitoring and evaluation activities. Experience using a variety of quantitative and qualitative analytical tools and methods including proficiency in conducting statistical analysis. Demonstrated proficiency in research and policy analysis, including in the interpretation of data and statistics.
Desirable: Practical expertise in food security analysis and mapping by participating in multiple assessments, including the design, data collection, analysis and reporting. Demonstrated experience in developing monitoring plans and implementing monitoring activities of humanitarian and development programmes. Demonstrated experience in coordinating project evaluatio.ns and reviews. Demonstrated experience in report writing.
National Professional: Fluency (level C) in English language, Tajik and Russian, both written and oral.
26 September 2021
Female applicants and individuals with disabilities 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.