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.
These roles are likely found in Headquarters (HQ), Regional Bureaux (RBs) or Country Offices (COs). Job holders are likely to report to the relevant Director or more senior Programme post.
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance (BHA) is seeking applications for funding for a Resilience Food Security Activity in Mozambique (Fiscal Year 2022). The main goal of the intervention is to improve nutrition outcomes for children under 2 in Zambezia.
World Food Programme (WFP) is recruiting for a Chief of Party (COP) for an anticipated USAID-funded project that will work at the individual, household, community and institutional levels to address the underlying causes of food insecurity, malnutrition and strengthen transformative opportunities. This includes a focus on improving food access and incomes through agriculture and other livelihoods initiatives; enhancing ecosystem services through natural resources management; combating under-nutrition, especially for children under 2 and pregnant and lactating women; and reducing and mitigating disaster impact through early warning and community capacity building and preparedness activities.
Master’s degree in a relevant field or a bachelor’s degree in development studies, international relations, agriculture, nutrition, public health, business administration, or a related field combined with two years of applicable experience.
Languages: Fluency in English and Portuguese is required.
Fluency in Elomwe is a preference.
Other: Existing networks and connections across sectors are a considerable asset.
The Chief of Party (COP) is responsible for the overall management and representation of the activity. These responsibilities include:
The World Food Programme Mozambique Country Office calls for an Expression of Interest from qualified individuals both National Officers - Service Contracts and International Consultants.
Contract Type: Service Contract/International Consultancy
Duration: January 2022 – December 2026
Duty Stations: Maputo or Quelimane
4th October 2021
Female qualified applicants 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.